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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 ...


2017-06-05 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. 2017 Morehead State University

2017-06-05 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress minutes for June 5, 2017.


"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 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

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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 ...


People, Land, And Profit In The South Of Market: A Critical Analysis Of The Central Soma Plan, David Woo 2017 The University of San Francisco

People, Land, And Profit In The South Of Market: A Critical Analysis Of The Central Soma Plan, David Woo

Master's Theses

The South of Market neighborhood in San Francisco has undergone several transformations, especially since WWII, that have largely characterized the broader relationships among local city government, private interests, and the public in San Francisco. These transformations have included deindustrialization and the restructuring of the local economy after WWII, Urban Renewal, the intensification of office uses, and the first and second technology booms. City planning and the implementation of area plans (a type of city planning development tool) have also played a significant role in facilitating these changes. By historically situating the current moment in San Francisco, this research paper seeks ...


Time Travel, Labour History, And The Null Curriculum: New Design Knowledge For Mobile Augmented Reality History Games, Owen Gottlieb 2017 Rochester Institute of Technology

Time Travel, Labour History, And The Null Curriculum: New Design Knowledge For Mobile Augmented Reality History Games, Owen Gottlieb

Articles

This paper presents a case study drawn from design-based research (DBR) on a mobile, place-based augmented reality history game. Using DBR methods, the game was developed by the author as a history learning intervention for fifth to seventh graders. The game is built upon historical narratives of disenfranchised populations that are seldom taught, those typically relegated to the 'null curriculum'. These narratives include the stories of women immigrant labour leaders in the early twentieth century, more than a decade before suffrage. The project understands the purpose of history education as the preparation of informed citizens. In paying particular attention to ...


Interview Of Robert Leasher, William Leasher 2017 La Salle University

Interview Of Robert Leasher, William Leasher

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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.

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Staff Congress newsletter for May 1, 2017.


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

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

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Staff Congress minutes 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.

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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.

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Staff Congress newsletter for April 3, 2017.


Black Gold: Molly Maguireism, Unionism, And The Anthracite Labor Wars, 1860-1880, Samantha Edmiston 2017 Old Dominion University

Black Gold: Molly Maguireism, Unionism, And The Anthracite Labor Wars, 1860-1880, Samantha Edmiston

History Theses & Dissertations

The class and ethnic tensions that manifested in the anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania were a microcosm of the broader, nation-wide labor wars of the late-nineteenth century. These labor wars, violent and sometimes bloody, shaped workingmen’s condition and the larger history of unionism. The Molly Maguires, in both their real and imagined form counted as key protagonists in these wars between big business and unions. More local wars also occurred between workers, those like the Mollies who wanted to use violence to encourage change, and others who instead sought to peacefully organize and bargain collectively with their employers.

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“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.


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