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Não Somente Indígenas Como Também Africanos: Uma Introdução À Demografia Do Estado Do Grão-Pará E Rio Negro (1778-1823), Daniel S. Barroso 2016 Universidade de São Paulo

Não Somente Indígenas Como Também Africanos: Uma Introdução À Demografia Do Estado Do Grão-Pará E Rio Negro (1778-1823), Daniel S. Barroso

Daniel S. Barroso

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`But What Kind Of Work Do The Rest Of You Do?’: Child Labor On Nebraska’S Farms, 1870-1920, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg 2016 Iowa State University

`But What Kind Of Work Do The Rest Of You Do?’: Child Labor On Nebraska’S Farms, 1870-1920, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Bryan Echtemkardt and Laura Brown were tum-of-the-twentieth-century Nebraska farm children. Certainly they attended school and played with their friends, but when writing to the children's page of a farm magazine, they described their lives largely in terms of work. In a nation where childhood, in the ideal, was increasingly defined by school and play, farm families continued to be highly integrated and interdependent units. Their success depended upon the work of children who remained tied economically to the family until they were twenty-one years old or married. Moreover, for the children-and their families-to be successful, children had to cultivate ...


A Woman And Her World, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg 2016 Iowa State University

A Woman And Her World, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

I first became acquainted with Mary Knackstedt Dyck's diary in the spring of I989, when I interviewed her elder daughter, Thelma Warner, of Syracuse, Kansas. I was working on my doctoral dissertation and listening to the oral histories of dozens of residents of southwestern Kansas, asking them about their experiences during the dust bowl era. I also would ask my subject if he or she had saved any materials from that era that might be useful to me, such as letters, photographs, and diaries. At the end of my interview with Thelma Warner, she turned to me and said ...


Farm Boys, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg 2016 Iowa State University

Farm Boys, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Between the colonial period and 1925, the average American boy was a farm boy. During that period, the majority of Americans made their living from the soil and raised their children on farms. Being raised on a farm provided these boys with a far different experience than they would have had in the nation's growing cities. Although nineteenth-century, urban, middle- class children increasingly turned their attention to school and to play, farm boys remained integral to their families' economic survival well into the twentieth century. To be a farm boy was to be a worker, first and foremost. Beyond ...


2016-08-01 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-08-01 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress newsletter for August 1, 2016.


2016-08-01 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-08-01 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress meeting minutes for August 1, 2016.


The Barber Who Read History And Was Overwhelmed, Rowan Cahill 2016 University of Wollongong

The Barber Who Read History And Was Overwhelmed, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Beginning with a chance encounter in a Barber's shop whilst travelling, the author ruminates on history, and the proposition that each and everyone of us is an historian, and that in a sense we are all time travellers. Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) is invoked, and the role of radical historians from below discussed before the author returns to his Barber shop encounter, and to Brecht. The title of the piece references Brecht's poem A Worker Reads History (1936).


2016-07-11 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-07-11 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress meeting minutes for July 11, 2016.


2016-07-11 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-07-11 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress Newsletter for July 11, 2016.


2016-07-00 Concerns, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-07-00 Concerns, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress concerns for July of 2016.


Domesticating The Diaspora: Memory And The Life Of Sister Katie, Caroline Waldron Merithew 2016 University of Dayton

Domesticating The Diaspora: Memory And The Life Of Sister Katie, Caroline Waldron Merithew

Caroline Merithew

Three shrines in Illinois honor heroes of the working class: one for the legendary Mother Jones; one for the Virden martyrs, who died for coal mining unionism, and whose memory is kept alive by labor organizers around the world; and one for Catherine (Katie) Bianco DeRorre. Katie's monument, unlike the others, draws few visitors today. But when it was dedicated in 1961, men and women — on the floor of the U.S. Congress, in the neighborhood where Katie grew up, at American universities, in union halls, on the streets of New York City, and in Milan — took notice and ...


2016-06-06 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-06-06 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for June 6, 2016.


2016-06-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-06-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress Newsletter for June 6, 2016.


2016-06-00 Concerns, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-06-00 Concerns, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress concerns for June of 2016.


Anarchist Motherhood: Toward The Making Of A Revolutionary Proletariat In Illinois’ Coal Towns, Caroline Waldron Merithew 2016 University of Dayton

Anarchist Motherhood: Toward The Making Of A Revolutionary Proletariat In Illinois’ Coal Towns, Caroline Waldron Merithew

Caroline Merithew

In the winter of 1900, several months before Leon Czolgosz assassinated U.S. President William McKinley for the cause of anarchy and for the love of Emma Goldman, a group of French-speaking and Italian women residing in northern Illinois’s coal-mining communities formed a club, Il Gruppo Femminile Luisa Michel, and began to put egalitarian theory into practice.

One of the women’s first acts of rebellion was a challenge to the all-male Prosperity Club – an anarchist saloon and a key venue of radical culture and activism in the region. With the help of some sympathetic members, Luisa Michel planned ...


Swedish Wage-Earner Funds: An Experiment In Economic Democracy, Jonas Pontusson, Sarosh Kuruvilla 2016 Cornell University

Swedish Wage-Earner Funds: An Experiment In Economic Democracy, Jonas Pontusson, Sarosh Kuruvilla

Sarosh Kuruvilla

This article analyzes the performance of the "wage-earner funds" established in Sweden in 1983 - collective share-holding funds financed by special payroll and profits taxes. The authors' analysis indicates that although the wage-earner funds generally met the financial objectives set by the 1983 legislation, their significance in promoting "wage solidarity" (wage determination based on the work performed rather than on firm or industry profitability) and in providing workers with substantial influence over corporate decisions was limited by the size of their stockholdings and the seven-year (1984-90) restriction on the inflow of revenues into the funds. The authors conclude that the funds ...


American Trade Unions And Public Approval: Can Unions Please All Of The People All Of The Time?, Paul Jarley, Sarosh Kuruvilla 2016 Louisiana State University

American Trade Unions And Public Approval: Can Unions Please All Of The People All Of The Time?, Paul Jarley, Sarosh Kuruvilla

Sarosh Kuruvilla

Public opinion about labor unions has long been viewed as an important determinant of industrial relations outcomes. Yet, analyses of changes in union popularity over time have been largely qualitative and have focused on the impact of short-term idiosyncratic events. This paper provides a quantitative analysis of the determinants of American public approval of unions from 1936 to 1991. Hypotheses relating to the union wage advantage, strike activity, the national unemployment rate, and World War II, receive the strongest support. The implications of these results for organized labor and future research on attitudes toward unions are discussed.


Complicating The Narrative: Labor, Feminism, And Civil Rights In The United Teachers Of New Orleans Strike Of 1990, Emma Long 2016 University of New Orleans

Complicating The Narrative: Labor, Feminism, And Civil Rights In The United Teachers Of New Orleans Strike Of 1990, Emma Long

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

In 1990, over 3,000 of 4,500 New Orleans public school teachers refused to enter their classrooms over a contract dispute with their employer, the Orleans Parish School Board. For three weeks, teachers picketed while the negotiating team for their union, The United Teachers of New Orleans, worked to reach a contract agreement. Using interviews with striking teachers and union leaders, this paper aims to tell this story from their perspective. The interviews shed light on the ways that minorities and women used UTNO, with the incorporated ideologies and strategies of civil rights and feminism, as a platform to ...


Historic Huntington Businesses: The Birth Of Huntington, W.Va. 1871-1900, Jack L. Dickinson, Alison K. Summer-Ramirez 2016 Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.

Historic Huntington Businesses: The Birth Of Huntington, W.Va. 1871-1900, Jack L. Dickinson, Alison K. Summer-Ramirez

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In the post-Civil War period of 1871 to 1900 the newly formed city of Huntington boomed in population and industry. Both immigrants and migrants alike flocked to the growing city which offered not only a fresh start and job opportunities but also educational opportunities such as the local Marshall College. This city’s strategic placement was ideal in that not only was it the halfway point between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, but it was also connected to the rest of the country by the growing railroad and the great Ohio River. These factors allowed for businesses of every want and need ...


2016-05-02 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-05-02 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress newsletter for May 5, 2016.


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