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2019-03-14 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office of the President. 2019 Morehead State University

2019-03-14 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

Staff Congress Records

A message from the President of Morehead State University delivered to the faculty and staff on March 14, 2019.


2019-02-15 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office of the President. 2019 Morehead State University

2019-02-15 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

Staff Congress Records

A message sent to the faculty and staff by the Office of the President on February 15, 2019.


2019-02-04 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2019 Morehead State University

2019-02-04 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for February 4, 2019.


2019-02-04 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2019 Morehead State University

2019-02-04 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress meeting minutes for February 4, 2019.


2019-01-18 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office of the President. 2019 Morehead State University

2019-01-18 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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A message sent to the faculty and staff by the Office of the President on January 18, 2019.


Farm Mechanization And Rural Migration In The Great Depression, Christopher Boone, Laurence Wilse-Samson 2019 Cornell University

Farm Mechanization And Rural Migration In The Great Depression, Christopher Boone, Laurence Wilse-Samson

Working Papers

We study sectoral labor realloaction in the U.S. during the Great Depression by examining transitions between the farm and nonfarm sectors as well as movement within the farm sector. Towns and cities that are hit harder by the downturn see higher levels of out-migration to farms, suggesting that the widespread movement to farms serves as a source of migratory insurance. We also show that the more mechanized farming areas are far less able to provide this insurance function. In fact, while the subsistence agricultural sector gains large numbers of people during the crisis, the mechanized agricultural sector sheds workers ...


2019-01-07 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2019 Morehead State University

2019-01-07 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress meeting minutes for January 4, 2019.


2019-01-07 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2019 Morehead State University

2019-01-07 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress newsletter for January 7, 2019.


Images, Art, And Paraphernalia: Analyzing Tactics Of The United Farm Workers And The Coalition Of Immokalee Workers, Felicia Viano 2018 Chapman University

Images, Art, And Paraphernalia: Analyzing Tactics Of The United Farm Workers And The Coalition Of Immokalee Workers, Felicia Viano

Student Scholar Symposium Abstracts and Posters

What do grapes and tomatoes have in common? Both of these foods have been or are major points of contention for influential farm worker movements. The United Farm Workers formed by Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, and Gilbert Padilla in 1962 has become a hallmark of success in labor history. This movement used traditional yet innovative methods of social movement strategy, eventually branding themselves as a household name. The images and paraphernalia such as buttons, bumper stickers, and posters distributed during the Delano Grape Strike seemed like a simple concept at the time, but there were strategic decisions made to incorporate ...


2018-12-03 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-12-03 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for December 4, 2018.


2018-12-03 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-12-03 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for December 3, 2018.


Schendel And Cunninghams' "Calling And Vocation: From Martin Luther To The Modern World Of Work" (Book Review), Stefana Dan Laing 2018 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Schendel And Cunninghams' "Calling And Vocation: From Martin Luther To The Modern World Of Work" (Book Review), Stefana Dan Laing

The Christian Librarian

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The Historiography Of Black Workers In The Urban Midwest: Toward A Regional Synthesis, Joe William Trotter, Jr. 2018 Carnegie Mellon University

The Historiography Of Black Workers In The Urban Midwest: Toward A Regional Synthesis, Joe William Trotter, Jr.

Studies in Midwestern History

Focusing on Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, St. Louis, and Milwaukee, this article explores the transformation of research on black workers in the urban Midwest from the foundational years of the early 20th century through recent times. While much work remains to be done, a century of innovative research on different time periods, topics, and themes provides an excellent opportunity to craft a regional Midwestern synthesis of black labor and working class history.

This article is based upon Professor Trotter's keynote address, "Toward a Regional Synthesis of the Black Working Class: The Urban Midwest from the American Revolution to the Postindustrial ...


2018-11-05 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-11-05 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for November 5, 2018.


2018-11-05 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-11-05 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for November 5, 2018.


British Motives In The Settlement Of German Palatines In Colonial New York, Adam G. Novey 2018 Liberty University

British Motives In The Settlement Of German Palatines In Colonial New York, Adam G. Novey

Bound Away: The Liberty Journal of History

In 1710, a group of German Palatine refugees landed in the New World courtesy of Britain’s Queen Anne. While British propaganda boasted charitable and religious motives behind the Palatine relocation to America—particularly in light of the Catholic-Protestant feud gripping Europe at that time—the historical record paints an alternative picture. Based on the evidence, the move was predominantly an act of convenience and profit to the Crown. Britain had a need to remove excess poor from its midst, make its northerly Colonies profitable, and ensure Colonial security in the face of Iroquois threat. England viewed the Palatines as ...


The Far Left In Australia, Rowan Cahill 2018 University of Wollongong

The Far Left In Australia, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Review of The Far Left in Australia Since 1945, edited by Jon Piccini, Evan Smith and Matthew Worley (Routledge, 2019).


2018-10-30 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office of the President. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-10-30 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

Staff Congress Records

Message from the President issued to university employees on October 30, 2018.


2018-10-29 Memo From The President, Morehead State University. Office of the President. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-10-29 Memo From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

Staff Congress Records

Memo issued to the employees of Morehead State University by the president on October 29, 2018.


2018-10-15 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office of the President. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-10-15 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

Staff Congress Records

Message from the President issued to university employees on October 15, 2018.


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