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The City With A Bathtub Ring: A Century Of Shared Industrial Identity In Belfast, Maine, Michael Munson 2022 University of Maine

The City With A Bathtub Ring: A Century Of Shared Industrial Identity In Belfast, Maine, Michael Munson

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Belfast, Maine, is a small, visitor-friendly city of approximately 6,700 residents located on that state’s picturesque mid-coast. Founded by Ulster Scots descendants in 1770, Belfast’s rich history has allowed its sense of place to evolve as the community’s identity changed from a frontier settlement to a commercial seaport, then an industrial city, and currently a host city for several prominent customer call centers. While now charming, increasingly gentrified and popular with tourists, the city earlier prospered for more than a century as a blue-collar industrial community, which eschewed tourism well into the 1980s. This paper addresses Belfast’s sense of place …


Plants And People: Foraging To Farming Foodway Transition From Late Archaic To Early Woodland In Western North Carolina, U.S.A., Catherine Linn Herring 2022 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Plants And People: Foraging To Farming Foodway Transition From Late Archaic To Early Woodland In Western North Carolina, U.S.A., Catherine Linn Herring

Masters Theses

During the Late Archaic to Early Woodland Transition, 3,200 years B.P. [Before Present], some gathering communities in the Eastern Woodlands began to increase their cultivation of plants. While archaeologists have located several sites in the Upper Tennessee River Valley and near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee that explicitly show an increase in plant cultivation, less research has focused on the North Carolina Appalachian Summit Region. This paper uses paleoethnobotanical data and spatial analysis of site locations to explore cultivation and settlement patterns in Jackson and Swain Counties, North Carolina. Data include site locations obtained from the North …


Wak'as, Mallkis, And The Inca Afterlife: The Hydrological Connection Between The Incan Empirical And Nonempirical Worlds, Marius C. Vold 2022 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Wak'as, Mallkis, And The Inca Afterlife: The Hydrological Connection Between The Incan Empirical And Nonempirical Worlds, Marius C. Vold

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

The ruling elite amongst the indigenous groups of the Andes region, often referred to as the Incas, were, before European contact, a non-literal society. Therefore, our understanding of their religious beliefs pertaining to the relationship between life and death, and the intricate relationship between this belief system and the environment surrounding the Inca is heavily influenced by post-European contact, often clouded by European propaganda and a lack of cultural relativism. This project aims at exploring the relationship between the hydrological cycle and the Incan empirical and nonempirical worlds by comparing and synthesizing post-European contact written records, ethnohistorical records, archeological evidence, …


Interview With Sasha Chanoff Of Refuge Point, Sasha Chanoff, Chris Davey 2022 Clark University

Interview With Sasha Chanoff Of Refuge Point, Sasha Chanoff, Chris Davey

Interviews

Transcript of interview and audio recording conducted with Sasha Chanoff. Per the "Methodology" section, the transcript has been lightly edited for clarity.

This interview was recorded over Zoom and manually transcribed.


Afn 122 Course Design Worksheet And Content: An Anti - Racist And Culturally Inclusive Pedagogy, Oluremi "Remi" Alapo 2022 CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

Afn 122 Course Design Worksheet And Content: An Anti - Racist And Culturally Inclusive Pedagogy, Oluremi "Remi" Alapo

Open Educational Resources

Studying (and teaching) such a vast and diverse continent can be challenging. Because no introductory course can claim to be fully comprehensive, this one will explore several themes in the history of Africa and its peoples that the professor finds important and noteworthy. The readings, lectures, films, and activities will consider broad regions of the continent, and the goals of this course include both knowledge and enjoyment. You should come away from this class with a new appreciation for Africa and a general idea of its history from 1500 to the present.


The Malleability Of Home: A Genealogy Of Clark University's English House, Christina Rose Walcott, Justin Shaw 2022 Clark University

The Malleability Of Home: A Genealogy Of Clark University's English House, Christina Rose Walcott, Justin Shaw

English

This essay details the history of the land and structures that occupy the property currently located at the corner of Hawthorne and Woodland Streets in Worcester, Mass. Covering over 300 years, it begins with the legacies of the Nipmuc and the early English colonialist settlers before moving into a discussion of Worcester's 19th Century industrialists and 20th Century acquisition by the University. The essay builds on extensive archival research using materials from both physical and digital collections such as atlases, censuses, biographies, directories, criticism, and more. To further develop the story of the English Department and its home, the essay …


Cora Ann Westmoreland, Kelli Johnson 2022 Marshall University

Cora Ann Westmoreland, Kelli Johnson

Oral Histories – NPS AACR Civil Rights In Appalachia Grant

Kelli Johnson conducting an oral history interview with Cora Westmoreland.

This oral history is part of the National Park Service African Americans Civil Rights History and Appalachia Grant Program.


Sandra Clements, Kelli Johnson 2022 Marshall University

Sandra Clements, Kelli Johnson

Oral Histories – NPS AACR Civil Rights In Appalachia Grant

Kelli Johnson conducting an oral history interview with Sandra Clements.

This oral history is part of the National Park Service African American Civil Rights History and Appalachia Grant Program.


Jesse James' Hideout Or Civil War Midden?, Steven Meyer, Tim Evers, Ben Ebert 2022 University of Missouri, St. Louis

Jesse James' Hideout Or Civil War Midden?, Steven Meyer, Tim Evers, Ben Ebert

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Whether the infamous outlaw Jesse James (1847-1882) ever lived in Iron County Missouri during his post-Civil War crime spree is a highly debated issue shrouded in legend and myth. A plot of land called “The Hideout” in Southern Iron County is a prime source for these legends to be tested. Archaeologists Benjamin Ebert, Steven Meyer, and Tim Evers will attempt to answer the question “Could Jesse James have stayed at the Hideout?” Iron County is steeped in rich history dating back to the Civil War, and other historic landmarks add credence to the legends
and help push tourism and preservation …


Archetype, Story, And Myth Within Bulgarian Folklore And Black American Music, Wes C. Georgiev 2022 Portland State University Honors College

Archetype, Story, And Myth Within Bulgarian Folklore And Black American Music, Wes C. Georgiev

University Honors Theses

The confluence of several disciplines is explored through the investigation of archetypes, stories, folklore, and myths within the realm of music composition. This research aims to draw fresh conclusions which contend with some of the meanings of being a human. All research is done in conjunction with the creation of a new body of compositions written and arranged for piano, upright bass, and drum set. The academic objective of these pieces is to combine many of the salient characteristics of Bulgarian Folk music with those of Black American music. The supporting research in this essay examines centuries of migration, conflict, …


Queer History In The Streets: A Walking Tour Of Portland, Maine, Megan MacGregor 2022 University of Southern Maine Libraries

Queer History In The Streets: A Walking Tour Of Portland, Maine, Megan Macgregor

Faculty and Staff Scholarship

The University of Southern Maine’s Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + Collection preserves the history of LGBTQ+ communities in Maine. The collection contains books, personal papers, photographs, and newspapers documenting the LGBTQ+ activism from 1970s to 1990s.

While three research publications have some out of the collection (one article and two thesis), no overall history about Maine’s LGBTQ+ community has been written. As a result many Mainer’s, queer and straight, know very little of the history. The instruction and outreach librarian and the staff of USM’s Special Collections wanted an opportunity to …


Echoes Of Soho, Emma Bronsema, Emily Clink, Keely Shaw, Madeline Shaw, Avraham Shaver, Danielle Sinopoli 2022 Western University

Echoes Of Soho, Emma Bronsema, Emily Clink, Keely Shaw, Madeline Shaw, Avraham Shaver, Danielle Sinopoli

History Publications

Formed by the London Community Foundation (LCF), the Vision SoHo Alliance is a partnership between six non-profit housing developers, which includes Chelsea Green Home Society, Homes Unlimited, Indwell, Residenza Affordable Housing, London Affordable Housing Foundation, and Zerin Development Corporation. Vision SoHo Alliance will create 650-unit apartments, of which 30-60% will be affordable units, in seven buildings on the former South Street Victoria Hospital property. Most buildings will be located on the block bounded by Waterloo, South, Colborne, and Hill streets. Another building will be constructed at the northeast corner of South and Colborne. Indwell purchased the former Faculty of Medicine …


Shane Mickelson Interview 2022, Dawn Mcnamee 2022 Western Oregon University

Shane Mickelson Interview 2022, Dawn Mcnamee

Oral Histories of Western Oregon University

In this short interview, Shane Mickelson discusses his life during Covid 19 as retail worker and college student. He tells us what he experienced during the hard times during the two years, and the extra tragedies that fell on Oregon.


Anna Belle King, Kelli Johnson 2022 Marshall University

Anna Belle King, Kelli Johnson

Oral Histories – NPS AACR Civil Rights In Appalachia Grant

Kelli Johnson conducting an oral history interview with Anna Belle King.

This oral history is part of the National Park Service African American Civil Rights History and Appalachia Grant Program.


Dawn "Dj" Mcnamee Interview 2022, Amanda Larios 2022 Western Oregon University

Dawn "Dj" Mcnamee Interview 2022, Amanda Larios

Oral Histories of Western Oregon University

Dawn "DJ" McNamee discusses her experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic, including the initial shutdown, quarantine, and the lifting of state restrictions. She describes her home, work, school, and personal life in regard to the pandemic.


Donna Sinclair Interview 2022, Astra Underhill 2022 Western Oregon University

Donna Sinclair Interview 2022, Astra Underhill

Oral Histories of Western Oregon University

In this interview, Dr. Donna Sinclair speaks about her experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. She talks about how COVID-19 affected her personal, social, and politic life as well as being a university professor during the pandemic.


Said Gonzalez Interview 2022, Ryan Duffy 2022 Western Oregon University

Said Gonzalez Interview 2022, Ryan Duffy

Oral Histories of Western Oregon University

In a short interview, Said Gonzalez describes his experience during the Covid-19 pandemic. He discusses his experiences at home and work as well as how his life changed during the shutdown period.


April Torrez Interview 2022, Thomas Sweet 2022 Western Oregon University

April Torrez Interview 2022, Thomas Sweet

Oral Histories of Western Oregon University

In this interview, April Torrez gives her experience on Covid and how she dealt with the issues that happened during 2020-2022. She talks about her family and how they dealt with Covid


Thomas Sweet Interview 2022, Shane Mickelson 2022 Western Oregon University

Thomas Sweet Interview 2022, Shane Mickelson

Oral Histories of Western Oregon University

Thomas Sweet details his experiences during the COVID-19 lockdown and other events that occurred in 2020 and 2021. Thomas talks about his experiences with the initial shutdown, summer protests, the strange weather events, and the state's lifting of restrictions.


Ryan Duffy Interview 2022, Wilmer Diaz 2022 Western Oregon University

Ryan Duffy Interview 2022, Wilmer Diaz

Oral Histories of Western Oregon University

In a short interview, Ryan Duffy discusses his experience in the covid-19 shut down, what school was like and what the environment at home was like. He talks about how life was before and after covid-19. He discusses how covid changed his life and the ones around him.


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