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All You Knew: Twentieth Century Southern Appalachian Coal Miners And Their Experience With Death And Danger, Steven M. Malachowski 2978994 2018 University of Puget Sound

All You Knew: Twentieth Century Southern Appalachian Coal Miners And Their Experience With Death And Danger, Steven M. Malachowski 2978994

History Theses

Nineteenth century coal miners' oral interviews from Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia convey their experiences as individuals and of a general community. Southern Appalachian coal miners experienced nearly constant dangers and threats to their lives underground which helped shape their relationships between other miners and industry controls. Added to coal miners’ occupational hazards, the long term emphysemic effects of coal mining and the physical prevalence of coal dust in the coal miner’s life created a life defined by danger. Miners reconciled this dehumanizing lifestyle through readily predictable methods, such as spirituality and camaraderie but also seemingly paradoxical methods, including ...


2018-06-04 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-06-04 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

The Staff Congress newsletter for June 4, 2018.


2018-06-04 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-06-04 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for June 4, 2018.


Ptsd Among Working Women In A Developing Country, Lung-Chang Chien, Taylor J. Fitch, Xiao Yu, Mohammad Monjural Karim, Hasanat Alamgir 2018 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Ptsd Among Working Women In A Developing Country, Lung-Chang Chien, Taylor J. Fitch, Xiao Yu, Mohammad Monjural Karim, Hasanat Alamgir

Research Briefs

No abstract provided.


2018-05-17 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office of the President. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-05-17 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

Staff Congress Records

A message from the President to the faculty and staff issued on May 17, 2018.


Extracted Economies, Extracted Lives: Mining In Bolivia And Mexico 1880-1980, Andrew Schuster 2018 University of Wyoming

Extracted Economies, Extracted Lives: Mining In Bolivia And Mexico 1880-1980, Andrew Schuster

Honors Theses AY 17/18

The mining history of Bolivia and Mexico is tied to one of extractive industry, of the kind which made our modern world, and the complexity of its problems. In this context many of these raw materials are extracted to more advanced economies by large scale and intensely capitalist companies, these have immense power both in the economies of extraction but also everyday worker life. This relationship both at a micro and macro-level importantly shapes said countries labor relations and conditions, especially in respect to foreign managers and owners.

Specifically this project focuses on labor relations and complications in the long-standing ...


The Evolution Of The “We Can Do It” Poster And American Feminist Movements, Reina Aguierre 2018 San Jose State University

The Evolution Of The “We Can Do It” Poster And American Feminist Movements, Reina Aguierre

McNair Research Journal SJSU

World War II created mass destruction and economic distress but was also responsible for creating new opportunities for women. The war had torn families apart and had altered family dynamics. The high demands of the wartime economy called for a reevaluation of American women’s roles in society. In 1942, Pittsburgh artist J. Howard Miller was hired by the Westinghouse Company’s War Production Coordinating Committee to create a range of propaganda posters to encourage women to join the war effort.1 The most iconic was christened “Rosie the Riveter” and further popularized by Norman Rockwell. These images exemplified how ...


2018-05-07 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-05-07 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for May 7, 2018.


2018-05-07 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-05-07 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for May 7, 2018.


Of Life And History, Vol. 1 (May 2018), 2018 College of the Holy Cross

Of Life And History, Vol. 1 (May 2018)

Of Life and History

No abstract provided.


Manufacturing Progress, Prosperity, And Pride: The Social Construction Of Worcester’S Industrial Identity, 1850-1910, Michael T. DeSantis 2018 College of the Holy Cross

Manufacturing Progress, Prosperity, And Pride: The Social Construction Of Worcester’S Industrial Identity, 1850-1910, Michael T. Desantis

Of Life and History

No abstract provided.


Final Call: Rank-And-File Rebellion In New York City, 1965-1975, Glenn D. Dyer 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Final Call: Rank-And-File Rebellion In New York City, 1965-1975, Glenn D. Dyer

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Between 1965 and 1975, New York City’s workers fomented a powerful yet inchoate movement that challenged the entrenched power of employers, union officials, and politicians. In the words of Central Labor Council head Harry Van Arsdale Jr., “strike fever” gripped the city; workers refused to follow their leaders, rejecting contracts, wildcatting, and organizing insurgent electoral campaigns. While historians have explored the rebellion as a national phenomenon, New York City’s wave of upheaval was a locally bound movement with its own unique dynamics, culture, and timeline, both powerfully shaping and shaped by the local political and social environment. Significantly ...


Women And Work: African American Women In Depression Era America, Sarah Ward 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Women And Work: African American Women In Depression Era America, Sarah Ward

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This project explores whether African American women met similar public sentiments as Caucasian women during the Depression Era and how gender dynamics changed within African American households in urban America as well as the effect of the crisis on a populace that was not new to the work force. Historical statistical analysis and emphasis on labor policy are used to garner information. The Great Depression sparked an abrupt shift in not only the American economy but also American ideology regarding male and female gender dynamics. Despite discouragement from entering the workforce due to dominant masculinity, employment rates rose amongst Caucasian ...


Rebel Roots.Docx, Rowan Cahill 2018 University of Wollongong

Rebel Roots.Docx, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

A brief account of the role of Romain Gary's novel 'The Roots of Heaven' in the author's radicalisation in the 1960s.


2018-04-09 Message From Assistant Vice President For Auxiliary Services, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-04-09 Message From Assistant Vice President For Auxiliary Services, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Message from the Assistant Vice President for Auxiliary Services from April 9, 2018.


2018-04-02 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-04-02 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for April 2, 2018.


2018-04-02 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-04-02 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for April 2, 2018.


A Review Of Feminist Perspectives On Class And Work, Olivia Aguilar 2018 University of Redlands

A Review Of Feminist Perspectives On Class And Work, Olivia Aguilar

the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Student Conference

No abstract provided.


2018-03-21 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office of the President. 2018 Morehead State University

2018-03-21 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

Staff Congress Records

A message from the President, related to staff evaluations, issued on March 21, 2018.


Labor Scarcity, Finance, And Innovation: Evidence From Antebellum America, Yifei Mao, Jessie Jiaxu Wang 2018 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Labor Scarcity, Finance, And Innovation: Evidence From Antebellum America, Yifei Mao, Jessie Jiaxu Wang

Working Papers

This paper establishes labor scarcity as an important economic channel through which access to finance shapes technological innovation. We exploit antebellum America, a unique setting with (1) staggered passage of free banking laws across states and (2) sharp differences in labor scarcity between slave and free states. We find that greater access to finance spurred technological innovation as measured by patenting activities, especially in free states where labor was relatively scarce. Interestingly, in slave states where slave labor was prevalent, access to finance encouraged technological innovation that substituted for free labor, but discouraged technological innovation that substituted for slave labor.


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