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Adams County History 2010, 2010 Gettysburg College

Adams County History 2010

Adams County History

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Mapping Gettysburg: Baltimore Street In 1910, Danielle C. Hiss, Megan L. Gray 2010 Gettysburg College

Mapping Gettysburg: Baltimore Street In 1910, Danielle C. Hiss, Megan L. Gray

Adams County History

In 1910, the town of Gettysburg was a thriving, bustling place. The Civil War was long over, and the town had begun to profit from tourists who wished to see the site of the famous battle. Business boomed. Merchants moved in and out of buildings and young families set up housekeeping in their own homes, raising their children and getting off to a running start in their chosen professions. There were cars in the streets next to the old horse-drawn buggies and electricity had begun to replace the gas lamps and candles of the Victorian era. For all that the ...


Ms-112: Deborah H. Barnes Papers, Katherine Downton 2010 Gettysburg College

Ms-112: Deborah H. Barnes Papers, Katherine Downton

All Finding Aids

The collection contains papers accumulated by Deborah Barnes while she was a graduate student at Howard University and a professor at Gettysburg College. The bulk of the collection consists of course materials, including syllabi, handouts, course readings, and other resources used for course preparation and research.

Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids are discovery tools used to describe and provide access to our holdings. Finding aids include historical and biographical information about each collection in addition to inventories of their content. More information about our collections can be found on our website http://www.gettysburg.edu/special_collections/collections/.


“There Was Nothing In Sight But Nature, Nothing...”: Nineteenth-Century Gendered Perceptions Of The Overland Trail, Andrea J. Savadelis 2010 Gettysburg College

“There Was Nothing In Sight But Nature, Nothing...”: Nineteenth-Century Gendered Perceptions Of The Overland Trail, Andrea J. Savadelis

The Gettysburg Historical Journal

One hundred and seventeen years ago, between 1841 and 1867, the Overland Trail saw approximately 350,000 Oregon and California bound North Americans traverse its landscape. This westward migration painted the American frontier with a white sea of wagon covers, spotted the grassy plains with brown patches of oxen herds, and lighted the night sky with open cooking fires. Men and women Overlanders experienced this life-changing event in different ways, which are crucial to understanding the dynamics and interaction between these people and their frontier context. Gender-specific roles and social standards of masculinity and femininity carried from emigrants’ previous lives ...


The Babsonian 2010, Babson College 2010 Babson College

The Babsonian 2010, Babson College

Babson College Yearbooks

This is a digitized, downloadable version of the Babsonian. Downloading the full yearbook may take a long time. We have divided it into sections for easier access.


Democratic Triumph, Scholarly Pessimism, Bruce Gilley 2010 Portland State University

Democratic Triumph, Scholarly Pessimism, Bruce Gilley

Political Science Faculty Publications and Presentations

This article discusses how the democratic form of government has gone from an oddity to the most common form of government in the world. The written works on democracy in the past twenty years have dealt primarily with the writers' growing sense of insecurity, the belief that history runs in cycles, and the belief that democracy will run its course and the world will find itself returned to an authoritarian existence. Samuel P. Huntington expressed his pessimism with democracy in his book "The Third Wave." Huntington believes that only countries with a substantial Western influence will be able to sustain ...


'A Little Bit Of Love For Me And A Murder For My Old Man': The Queensland Bush Book Club, Robin Wagner 2010 Gettysburg College

'A Little Bit Of Love For Me And A Murder For My Old Man': The Queensland Bush Book Club, Robin Wagner

Musselman Library Staff Publications

This paper addresses rural book distribution in an era before free public libraries came to Australia. Well-to-do, city women established clubs, which solicited donations of “proper reading matter” and raised funds for the purchase of books for their “deprived sisters” in the Outback. They took advantage of a well-developed rail system to deliver book parcels to rural families. In New South Wales and Queensland they were known as Bush Book Clubs.

Testimonials found in the Clubs’ annual reports provide a snapshot of the hard scrabble frontier life and the gratitude with which these parcels were received. This paper looks at ...


“Facing East” From Iberian America: Postrevolutionary Spanish Policies In The Southwestern Backcountry, 1783-1792, Kevin T. Barksdale 2010 Marshall University

“Facing East” From Iberian America: Postrevolutionary Spanish Policies In The Southwestern Backcountry, 1783-1792, Kevin T. Barksdale

History Faculty Research

Following the American Revolution, the new United States government and its citizenry greedily cast their eyes westward across the expansive trans-Appalachian frontier. The contest between the region’s native peoples, Anglo-American westerners, and Spanish colonists for the trans-Appalachian West began long before the first shots of the Revolution were fired at Lexington & Concord. From the near perpetual regional Indian warfare to the diplomatic maneuverings of Euroamerican backcountry leaders, the struggle to control the land the Indians called the “western waters” defined borderland relations for most of the 18th century. Historians have devoted a great deal of scholarly energy to chronicling ...


Farmville, 1963: The Long Hot Summer, Jill Ogline Titus 2010 Gettysburg College

Farmville, 1963: The Long Hot Summer, Jill Ogline Titus

Civil War Institute Faculty Publications

On July 9, 1963, a reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch informed his readers that black protesters had attempted two sit-ins in the college town of Farmville, the hub of rural Prince Edward County. Obviously shocked by these developments, he termed the events at the College Shoppe restaurant and the State Theater "the first reported Negro movement in this Southside Virginia locality, which has gained prominence in recent years as the focal point of a struggle over the closings of Prince Edward County's schools." In this writer's mind, and perhaps many of his readers' as well, social movements were ...


Art Out Of Place: International Art Exhibits At The New York World's Fair Of 1964-1965, Julie Nicoletta 2010 University of Washington Tacoma

Art Out Of Place: International Art Exhibits At The New York World's Fair Of 1964-1965, Julie Nicoletta

SIAS Faculty Publications

Set against the backdrop of the cold war, the New York World's Fair of 19641965 emphasized capitalism and commercialization while it downplayed art as an element that should be elevated above other exhibits. This emphasis placed art in settings that seemed populist, even vulgar to some critics, in order to attract as many visitors as possible. Adding to this perception that the fair lacked high culture, officials did not sponsor any exhibits showcasing art despite the fact that most earlier fairs had at least one pavilion dedicated to art. The two most distinctive features of the 1964-1965 fair no ...


Unlocked Books: Manuscripts Of Learned Magic In The Medieval Libraries Of Central Europe (Review), Michael D. Bailey 2010 Iowa State University

Unlocked Books: Manuscripts Of Learned Magic In The Medieval Libraries Of Central Europe (Review), Michael D. Bailey

History Publications

Magic in the medieval past is often seen through the eyes of its opponents, through trial records, inquisitorial texts, denunciatory sermons, and theological [End Page 232] treatises explaining and condemning the demonic nature of virtually all magical rites. Yet there is another way to approach at least elite, learned magic in Europe’s medieval period, namely through the texts that literate practitioners of those forms of magic have left scattered through libraries across the continent. This method of studying magic is not new, but has undergone significant development in recent years, with Richard Kieckhefer, Claire Fanger, Frank Klaassen, and Sophie ...


The Spinster (2010), Hollins University 2010 Hollins University

The Spinster (2010), Hollins University

The Spinster

Yearbook of Hollins University (previously College)


2010 Ruby Yearbook, Lindsay Adams, Jonathan Edward Barber, Taylor Manferdini, Katie Callahan, Elizabeth Burns, Ursinus College Senior Class 2010 Ursinus College

2010 Ruby Yearbook, Lindsay Adams, Jonathan Edward Barber, Taylor Manferdini, Katie Callahan, Elizabeth Burns, Ursinus College Senior Class

The Ruby Yearbooks

A digitized copy of the 2010 Ruby, the Ursinus College yearbook.


Come-See-Me Festival Records - Accession 815, Come-See-Me Festival 2010 Winthrop University

Come-See-Me Festival Records - Accession 815, Come-See-Me Festival

Manuscript Collection

The Come-See-Me Festival Records consist of records and memorabilia from the Come-See-Me Festivals since its founding in 1962. The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, financial reports and papers, promotional materials, and other records and material chronicling the development of the Come-See-Me Festival in Rock Hill, SC.


The Thompsons’ Town: Family, Industry, And Material Culture In Indiana, Ontario, 1830–1900, Laura Kathleen Quirk 2010 Wilfrid Laurier University

The Thompsons’ Town: Family, Industry, And Material Culture In Indiana, Ontario, 1830–1900, Laura Kathleen Quirk

Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive)

This study considers the industrial development and subsequent decline of the town of Indiana, Ontario, during the years 1830–1900, a period of intense socioeconomic change and population mobility. This dissertation applies interdisciplinary frameworks, especially those derived from archaeological inquiry, in order to assess the documentary evidence and also the material culture of nineteenth-century Indiana, in the interests of understanding both the historic process of rural industrialization by means of a case study and also the elusive processes of social and familial interaction in the Ontario towns caught up by the swirl of socioeconomic change during this period. How, and ...


Chintz Appliqué Albums: Memory And Meaning In Nineteenth Century Quilts Of The Delaware River Valley, Carolyn K. Ducey 2010 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Chintz Appliqué Albums: Memory And Meaning In Nineteenth Century Quilts Of The Delaware River Valley, Carolyn K. Ducey

Public Access Theses and Dissertations from the College of Education and Human Sciences

This study examined two sub-sets of a unique style of chintz appliqué album quilt that developed in the 1840s in Delaware River Valley, specifically Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Trenton, New Jersey. The two groups provide examples of two distinct roles that the album quilts played in the lives of their makers: one acting as a literal record of familial ties, serving to preserve memory and reinforce family structure and the other representing the work of the members of the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, providing a vehicle to recognize and appreciate dedicated service and playing a role in encouraging interest and ...


Not Undertaking The Almost-Impossible Task: The 1961 Wire Act’S Development, Initial Applications, And Ultimate Purpose, David G. Schwartz 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Not Undertaking The Almost-Impossible Task: The 1961 Wire Act’S Development, Initial Applications, And Ultimate Purpose, David G. Schwartz

Library Faculty Publications

For a Camelot-era piece of legislation, the Wire Act has a long and unintended shadow. Used haltingly in the 1960s, when the Wire Act failed to deliver the death blow to organized crime, 1970’s Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) became a far better weapon against the mob. Yet starting in the 1990s, the Wire Act enjoyed a second life, when the Justice Department used to it prosecute operators of online betting Web sites that, headquartered in jurisdictions where such businesses were legal, took bets from American citizens. The legislative history of the Wire Act, however, suggests that it ...


Women Of New France 5: Music, Dance, And Diversions, Stacey Moore, Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project 2010 Western Michigan University

Women Of New France 5: Music, Dance, And Diversions, Stacey Moore, Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project

Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project

Panel 5. Music, Dance, and Diversions.


Women Of New France 6: Education And Literacy, Stacey Moore, Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project 2010 Western Michigan University

Women Of New France 6: Education And Literacy, Stacey Moore, Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project

Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project

Panel 6. Education and Literacy.


Women Of New France 7: Women In Trade And Diplomacy, Stacey Moore, Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project 2010 Western Michigan University

Women Of New France 7: Women In Trade And Diplomacy, Stacey Moore, Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project

Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project

Panel 7. "Go-Betweens" and Madame Montour, métis diplomat.


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