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2017-08-02 Memo From The President, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-08-02 Memo From The President, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Memo sent from the president on August 2, 2017.


Design Plan For The Sawmill Town History Wing At The Texas Forestry Museum, Kendall D. Gay 2017 Stephen F Austin State University

Design Plan For The Sawmill Town History Wing At The Texas Forestry Museum, Kendall D. Gay

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The Texas Forestry Museum in Lufkin, Texas is the only forestry museum in the state. It preserves artifacts and educates visitors about Texas’ forest industry history. The museum has a Sawmill Town History Wing that is outdated and in need of a refreshing exhibit design based on current best practices. Using a previous museum audit as a guide, the new exhibit will have better flow, panel aesthetics, content, and interactive elements. By creating a new exhibit, the museum is better able to educate and entertain the visitors about Texas’ forest industry history.


2017-07-10 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-07-10 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress newsletter for July 10, 2017.


The Epic Failure Of Labor Leadership In The United States, 1980-2017 And Continuing, Kim Scipes 2017 Purdue University - North Central Campus

The Epic Failure Of Labor Leadership In The United States, 1980-2017 And Continuing, Kim Scipes

Class, Race and Corporate Power

The organizational failure of labor leadership in the US is more than individual failures, which could perhaps be overcome by the election of new leaders. The author argues that the model of trade unionism that has dominated US unionism—business unionism—offers no viable way forward and must be replaced by another model— social justice unionism.


John L. Lewis And His Critics: Some Forgotten Labor History That Still Matters Today, Staughton Lynd 2017 Florida International University

John L. Lewis And His Critics: Some Forgotten Labor History That Still Matters Today, Staughton Lynd

Class, Race and Corporate Power

The purpose of this essay is to propose a new answer to the question of "what happened to the Congress of Industrial Organizations?" Lynd argues the CIO became what its creator, United Mine Workers (UMW) president John L. Lewis, intended it to be. This approach is juxtaposed with the approach taken by A.J. Muste, who helped to lead the cotton textile strike of 1919 to victory, then founded the Brookwood Labor School—probably the most radical and effective school for workers in American history.


Time To Tackle The Whole Squid: Confronting White Supremacy To Build Shared Bargaining Power, Erica Smiley 2017 Jobs with Justice

Time To Tackle The Whole Squid: Confronting White Supremacy To Build Shared Bargaining Power, Erica Smiley

Class, Race and Corporate Power

The operators of global capital, who have representatives in both US political parties, use a system of white supremacy and structural racism to keep working people disorganized and isolated from each other so that they do not collectively (and successfully) disrupt their ability to continue to concentrate resources among a tiny, select few. And thus in order to truly confront global capitalism and reverse the dramatic trends of inequality in the US and elsewhere, the struggle against white supremacy must be a central element of any strategy to build working class power.


New Design Principles For Mobile History Games, Owen Gottlieb 2017 Rochester Institute of Technology

New Design Principles For Mobile History Games, Owen Gottlieb

Presentations and other scholarship

This study draws on design-based research on an ARIS–based mobile augmented reality game for teaching early 20th century history. New design principles derived from the study include the use of supra-reveals, and bias mirroring. Supra-reveals are a kind of foreshadowing event in order to ground historical happenings in the wider enduring historical understanding. Bias mirroring refers to a nonplayer character echoing back a player’s biased behavior, in order to open the player to listening to alternative perspectives. Supra-reveals engendered discussion of historical themes early in the game experience. The results showed that use of a cluster of NPC ...


2017-06-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-06-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress newsletter for June 6, 2017.


Making An Impression: Butter Prints, The Butter Market, And Rural Women In Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Pennsylvania, Jennifer L. Putnam 2017 Villanova University

Making An Impression: Butter Prints, The Butter Market, And Rural Women In Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Pennsylvania, Jennifer L. Putnam

Madison Historical Review

Pre-industrial butter-making was an arduous process, involving milking, churning, proper storage, printing, and, sometimes, transport to market. The 19th-century economy in Philadelphia was forever changed by the practice of rural women selling their surplus butter as a response to the rise of consumerism. Butter-making provided rural women with the means to earn their own income, providing economic agency and increasing their independence by allowing them to work outside of the home. Butter prints emerged as a way to brand one’s butter with a signature trademark. A print’s size and shape, the materials and methods used in its construction ...


"Propaganda For Democracy": The Vexed History Of The Federal Theatre Project, Karen E. Gellen 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

"Propaganda For Democracy": The Vexed History Of The Federal Theatre Project, Karen E. Gellen

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

My thesis explores and analyzes the Federal Theater Project’s cultural and political impact during the Depression, as well as the contested legacy of this unique experiment in government-sponsored, broadly accessible cultural expression. Part of the New Deal’s Works Projects Administration, the FTP aimed to provide jobs for playwrights, actors, designers, stagehands, and other theater professionals on relief in the stark period from 1935 to 1939. But the project became a nationwide political and artistic flashpoint, spurring fierce debate over the leadership, politics and impact of this “people’s theater.” The FTP gave professional theater an unprecedented reach into ...


Clara Lemlich Shavelson: An Activist Life, Sarah B. Cohn 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Clara Lemlich Shavelson: An Activist Life, Sarah B. Cohn

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

Clara Lemlich Shavelson is primarily known for her impassioned speeches during the 1909 Uprising of 20,000. The majority of histories written about her address her involvement in organizing women garment workers in New York’s Lower East Side from her arrival in New York in 1903 up through the eleven-week general strike in 1909. After this, the literature would have you believe she fades into obscurity, for there is only one book that addresses her life post 1909. Shavelson did not give up organizing after 1909. She got married, moved to Brooklyn, and started a family. In Brooklyn, she ...


Interview Of Robert Leasher, William Leasher 2017 La Salle University

Interview Of Robert Leasher, William Leasher

All Oral Histories

Robert was born in Brownsville Pennsylvania, a small town south of Pittsburgh. He was born on February 26, 1944 to Mary and LeRoy Leasher. Robert was the third of four sons born to Mary and LeRoy, with him and his older brothers being relatively close in age, while his youngest brother was considerably younger. He lived in Brownsville, PA until the age of 3. His family then moved to Germantown, where they lived with a relative until he was around 9 years old. In 1958, his parents purchased land and built their own house in Warminster, Pennsylvania where his mother ...


2017-05-01 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-05-01 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for May 1, 2017.


2017-04-03 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-04-03 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress minutes for April 3, 2017.


2017-04-03 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-04-03 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for April 3, 2017.


“Long Cold Days”: The Natural Ice Industry, 1880 To 1940, Andrew Olson 2017 University of Northern Iowa

“Long Cold Days”: The Natural Ice Industry, 1880 To 1940, Andrew Olson

Research in the Capitol

On January 30, 1908, ice harvester Frank Osgood, who was hard at work on the Cedar River during a viciously cold day taking ice blocks cut from the river then up the elevator to the ice house, “froze his eye lids.” Common tasks in the natural ice industry required workers to be out in the coldest winter conditions to produce blocks of frozen water for sale to those who kept food fresh year-round. Hard physical labor permeates the natural ice industry’s fascinating history and is often overlooked, but the story of Osgood and those like him offers insight into ...


Migrant Laborers And Their Stories, John M. Rudy 2017 Gettysburg College

Migrant Laborers And Their Stories, John M. Rudy

Civil War Era Studies Faculty Publications

In November of 1960, Edward R. Murrow presented a documentary. It was Thanksgiving and the fame investigative reporter was thinking about food. "Harvest of Shame," focused on how Americans got food and the men of women who brought in the bountiful crops of America. Murrow's vision was less than glowing. The CBS news team interviewed the migrant laborers who traveled with the sun and the seasons, starting in Florida and working their ways up the east coast. [excerpt]


Bush, Velma, 1923-2016 (Sc 3101), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Bush, Velma, 1923-2016 (Sc 3101), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding Aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3101. Correspondence about lay-offs and eventual termination information for Velma Bush from M. B. Manufacturing Company, Glasgow, Kentucky. M. B. Manufacturing Company supplied material to Chrysler Corporation. The lay offs and eventual termination were due to strikes at Chrysler and a slow down in business.


2017-03-08 Election Notification, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-03-08 Election Notification, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress election notification from March 8, 2017.


Content Matters--Teaching "The Case For Reparations," 9-12, Tamara Jaffe-Notier, Carol Friedman 2017 Niles West High School

Content Matters--Teaching "The Case For Reparations," 9-12, Tamara Jaffe-Notier, Carol Friedman

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

We offer specific materials and plans for teaching the structure and content of Ta-Nehisi Coates' persuasive essay, "The Case for Reparations," and building trustworthy relationships with and among students. By participating in this interactive session, you will practice teaching five specific high school appropriate lessons addressing requisite knowledge and skills for studying this essay, from real estate redlining to building academic vocabulary for rhetorical analysis.


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