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"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 ...


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

2017-04-03, 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.


2017-03-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-03-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress newsletter for March 3, 2017.


2017-03-06 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-03-06 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress meeting minutes for March 6, 2017.


2017-02-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-02-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress newsletter for February 6, 2017.


2017-02-06 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-02-06 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress meeting minutes for February 6, 2017.


Capitalism And Unfreedom: Louis D. Brandeis And A Liberty Of The Left, Eric L. Apar 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Capitalism And Unfreedom: Louis D. Brandeis And A Liberty Of The Left, Eric L. Apar

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

The American Right features a well-developed—and well-heeled—infrastructure for promoting a conception of freedom as inextricable from capitalism. The American Left, by contrast, has seemed content to cede the territory, abandoning the ground of freedom for the terrain of “equality,” “justice,” “fairness,” and “prosperity.” This paper is an effort to address this asymmetry in the public discourse over the meaning of freedom. Its principal objective is to capture the vision of freedom embodied in the political and economic thought of Louis D. Brandeis, one of the American Left’s ablest expositors of freedom.

In addition, the paper has three ...


2017-01-09 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-01-09 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for January 9, 2017.


2017-01-09 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-01-09 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for January 9, 2017.


Patterns Of Enslavement And Economic Oppression Of Central Virginia, Hannah Bedwell 2017 Virginia Commonwealth University

Patterns Of Enslavement And Economic Oppression Of Central Virginia, Hannah Bedwell

Undergraduate Research Posters

I address how anthropologists can identify the patterns and development of slavery and economic oppression through archaeology and the visualization of Virginia enslavement. I focus on the enslaved people of James Madison's Montpelier. I use 3D modeling as a foundation for integrating enhanced visuals with the goal of presenting a tangible understanding of the enslaved individuals in relation to the artifacts and history of the archaeological sites. I intend to show a common theme in economic oppression by comparing modern themes in slavery and examining Fraser D. Neiman's synthesis of the evolutionary perspective of slavery, and how little ...


Who Really Said What? Mobile Historical Situated Documentary As Liminal Learning Space, Owen Gottlieb 2016 Rochester Institute of Technology

Who Really Said What? Mobile Historical Situated Documentary As Liminal Learning Space, Owen Gottlieb

Articles

This article explores the complexities and affordances of historical representation that arose in the process of designing a mobile augmented reality video game for teaching history. The process suggests opportunities to push the historical documentary form in new ways. Specifically, the article addresses the shifting liminal space between historical fiction narrative, and historical interactive documentary narrative. What happens when primary sources, available for examination are placed inside of a historically inspired narrative, one that hews closely to the events, but creates drama through dialogues between player and historical figure? In this relatively new field of interactive historical situated documentary, how ...


“God Was With Us:” Child Labor In Colonial Kenya, 1922 - 1950s, Samson K. Ndanyi 2016 Indiana University - Bloomington

“God Was With Us:” Child Labor In Colonial Kenya, 1922 - 1950s, Samson K. Ndanyi

Journal of Retracing Africa

Contentious debates about the allowable minimum age of child laborers informed the discourse of child labor in colonial Kenya between 1922 and the 1950s. Beginning with the Harry Thuku Uprising of 1922 that instigated the discussion over labor policy concerning juvenile wage laborers and heightened the tension between the British colonial administration and African adult workers, the British government in Kenya struggled to forge coherent labor policies concerning the ages of African child workers. Frequent changes in labor laws made it easier for labor recruiters and employers to manipulate the system by recruiting younger children for work thus drawing them ...


2016-12-05 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-12-05 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress newsletter for December 5, 2016.


2016-12-05 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-12-05 Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress meeting minutes for December 5, 2016.


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