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From Rochel To Rose And Mendel To Max: First Name Americanization Patterns Among Twentieth-Century Jewish Immigrants To The United States, Jason H. Greenberg 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

From Rochel To Rose And Mendel To Max: First Name Americanization Patterns Among Twentieth-Century Jewish Immigrants To The United States, Jason H. Greenberg

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

There has been a dearth of investigation into the distribution of and the alterations among Jewish given names. Whereas Jewish surnames are a popular topic of study, first names receive far less analysis. Because Jewish immigrants to the United States frequently changed their names, this thesis can serve as a guide to genealogists and other scholars seeking to trace the paths of Jewish immigrants from Europe. Data was drawn from about 1500 naturalization records from Brooklyn in order to determine the correspondences between the given names featured on passenger lists and their Americanized counterparts. More than three-quarters of surveyed immigrants ...


A New Year, Richard C. Crepeau 2017 University of Central Florida

A New Year, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

No abstract provided.


Florida, State Department of Agriculture; Bureau of Immigration; Tallahassee; Florida 2017 University of North Florida

Florida, State Department Of Agriculture; Bureau Of Immigration; Tallahassee; Florida

Correspondence and Textual Material

Seeing any part of America is a pleasant and profitable experience. Seeing Florida gives the greatest possible returns for time and money spent. A marvelous climate during any part of the year, combined with delightful scenery and cordial people, make such a visit a source of pleasure for all the future. Those who come once return to taste of these enjoyments again and many come to stay. To the prospective visitor from other sections we offer in this book a glimpse of what Florida is and what she has for you. It is impossible to do full justice to the ...


"Trans-American Indigeneities", Tracy Devine Guzmán 2017 University of Miami

"Trans-American Indigeneities", Tracy Devine Guzmán

Tracy Devine Guzmán

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Ofengenden, Ari Curriculum Vitae, Ari Ofengenden 2017 Brandeis University

Ofengenden, Ari Curriculum Vitae, Ari Ofengenden

CLCWeb Library

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A Rainbow Of Iranian Masculinities: Raqqas, A Type Of Iranian Male Image, Anthony Shay 2017 Pomona College

A Rainbow Of Iranian Masculinities: Raqqas, A Type Of Iranian Male Image, Anthony Shay

Pomona Faculty Publications and Research

In this essay, I will explore the male dancer in the Iranian world, and how he came to occupy this abject position (dance, according to Zainab Stellar, being regarded by many conservative elements in Iranian society today as "the worst possible behavior of an undisciplined body in public, and symbol of all vice" (2011, 235)). Lotfollah “Lotfi” Mansouri, the renowned opera director and producer, recounted at a dinner that I attended (January 27, 2002 Peyvand Organization, San Jose), how one day as a student at UCLA, he entered Schonberg Music Hall and heard opera for the first time. He was ...


Encountering Greek American Soundscapes, Anthony Shay 2017 Pomona College

Encountering Greek American Soundscapes, Anthony Shay

Pomona Faculty Publications and Research

For this chapter I will look at Greek American music making through the eyes of a non-Greek, my younger self, who enjoyed and sought out this musical tradition for over fifty years, primarily as a folk dance enthusiast. For the international recreational dancer of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, Greek music has rich melodic lines and many different rhythmic patterns (5/8; 7/8; 9/8, etc.) that attracted many individuals of Anglo American background like me to learn these dances, especially in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s when recreational and performance folk dance constituted a major leisure-time activity for ...


The British Proclamation Of 1763, Thomas Gage, And French Property Rights At Detroit, Guillaume Teasdale 2016 University of Windsor

The British Proclamation Of 1763, Thomas Gage, And French Property Rights At Detroit, Guillaume Teasdale

Guillaume Teasdale

A Place in Common:  Telling Histories of Early Detroit


Introduction, Jessy Neau 2016 Univ. of Western Ontario - Univ. de Poitiers

Introduction, Jessy Neau

Le Monde français du dix-huitième siècle

The introduction reviews the coherence of the volume from the solicited report on the Weldon librarian's exhibit on Paul et Virginie, to the articles spanning the fields of culinary imports, history of arts, travel diaries, Sade's feminism, and the interpretation of Rousseau by Deleuze.


Basketball's Birthday, Richard C. Crepeau 2016 University of Central Florida

Basketball's Birthday, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

No abstract provided.


Documenting Internationalism: The Instituto Cubano Del Arte E Industria Cinematográficos As A Cultural Extension Of Cuban Foreign Policy, Vella V. Voynova 2016 CUNY Hunter College

Documenting Internationalism: The Instituto Cubano Del Arte E Industria Cinematográficos As A Cultural Extension Of Cuban Foreign Policy, Vella V. Voynova

School of Arts & Sciences Theses

This thesis examines the connection between the Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos and the Cuban Revolution's internationalism and argues that it made ICAIC documentarians, their methods of production, and their documentary films a valuable asset to Cuban foreign policy in the 1960s and 1970s.


The State Of Bridgewater: Developments In The Bridgewater State College Campus Through Undergraduate Students Activism, Kayla Jane Hoyt 2016 Bridgewater State University

The State Of Bridgewater: Developments In The Bridgewater State College Campus Through Undergraduate Students Activism, Kayla Jane Hoyt

Honors Program Theses and Projects

No abstract provided.


Femininity And Feminism In Courtship In Eighteenth-Century Britain, Nicole Langevin 2016 Bridgewater State University

Femininity And Feminism In Courtship In Eighteenth-Century Britain, Nicole Langevin

Honors Program Theses and Projects

No abstract provided.


History In Collaboration: Equalizing The Arts And The Humanities In San Francisco, Nicole C. Meldahl 2016 University of San Francisco

History In Collaboration: Equalizing The Arts And The Humanities In San Francisco, Nicole C. Meldahl

Master's Projects

Historically, there has been a critical imbalance in the way history and preservation organizations are civically supported in comparison with the amount of funding that is available to arts organizations in the United States. To correct this imbalance in San Francisco, I propose the creation of a San Francisco Department of Culture that would place the San Francisco Arts Commission equally alongside a San Francisco History Commission within a department that absorbs responsibilities currently managed by other divisions with in city government, such as the Planning Department and the Office and Economic and Workforce Development. City government necessarily takes time ...


Challenging Filipino Colonial Mentality With Philippine Art, Francesca V. Mateo 2016 University of San Francisco

Challenging Filipino Colonial Mentality With Philippine Art, Francesca V. Mateo

Master's Theses

For 350 years, the Philippines was colonized by Spain and the United States. The Philippines became a sovereign nation in 1946 yet, fifty years later, colonial teachings continue to oppress Filipinos due to their colonial mentality (CM.) CM is an internalized oppression among Filipinos in which they experience an automatic preference for anything Western—European or U.S. American—and rejection of anything Filipino. Although Filipinos show signs of a CM, there are Filipinos who are challenging CM by engaging in Philippine art. Philippine art is defined as Filipino-made visual art, literature, music, and dance intended to promote Philippine culture ...


Creating Exhibits For Small History Museums On A Limited Budget, Annveig Bugge 2016 The University of San Francisco

Creating Exhibits For Small History Museums On A Limited Budget, Annveig Bugge

Master's Projects

In this capstone project, I study the process of developing an exhibition for small history museums. Working with the Treasure Island Museum, a small history museum in San Francisco, I explore the different options for developing exhibitions for small history museums, with small budgets, in contrast to the more well funded practice that larger museums have the opportunity to produce. For museums, exhibits are the media used to communicate with visitors, and it is important to install new ones regularly. Being limited by budget and staff constraints this can be a challenge, but I argue that the benefits from the ...


Wabanki Access To Sweetgrass (Hierochloe Odorata) Within Coastal Maine's Diminishing Open Land Tradition, Amanda Marie Ellis 2016 University of Maine

Wabanki Access To Sweetgrass (Hierochloe Odorata) Within Coastal Maine's Diminishing Open Land Tradition, Amanda Marie Ellis

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Nontimber forest products (NTFPs), refer to a class of resources (i.e. moss, fungi, mushrooms, plants, etc.) gathered in both rural and urban landscapes. NTFPs are utilized by a variety of cultures all over the world and are a critical part of medicinal, spiritual, dietary, and economic practices. In fact, some NTFP species are so critical to people that they are considered ‘cultural keystone species’ (Garibaldi and Turner 2004). This designation means that without access to the NTFP, cultural survival is at risk. This is the case in Maine where the Wabanaki, a confederacy of four tribes (Passamaqouddy, Penobscot, Mikmaq ...


‘Tis The Season For Bowling, Richard C. Crepeau 2016 University of Central Florida

‘Tis The Season For Bowling, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

No abstract provided.


African Americans In Advertising: A Fight For Representation, Riley O'Keefe 2016 Loyola Marymount University

African Americans In Advertising: A Fight For Representation, Riley O'Keefe

Research & Exhibition

The Civil Rights Movement dramatically effected American citizens in nearly every sphere of daily life. Though many people believe that the Movement ended with the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the American African American population was still fighting a bitter war for accurate representation in their country. One area where this population was both underrepresented and inaccurately represented was in advertisements in mainstream media. This project will focus on why mainstream magazines at the time were not representing the full American population, and why their attempts at representation were wildly inaccurate and inadvertently racist. By examining primary ...


Sexual Abuse In British Youth Football, Richard C. Crepeau 2016 University of Central Florida

Sexual Abuse In British Youth Football, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

No abstract provided.


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