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Bradley Family Papers (Sc 3079), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Bradley Family Papers (Sc 3079), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3079. Miscellaneous papers of the Bradley family of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes correspondence, personal accounts, cemetery data, condolences on the death of Fanny (Arl) Bradley and her son Henry W. Bradley, and letters from Henry W. Bradley, Jr. written during his Naval service in the Far East after the close of World War II.


The Destruction Of Property And The Radical Nature Of The Boston Tea Party, Holly K. Nehls 2017 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Destruction Of Property And The Radical Nature Of The Boston Tea Party, Holly K. Nehls

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


From Rochel To Rose And Mendel To Max: First Name Americanization Patterns Among Twentieth-Century Jewish Immigrants To The United States, Jason H. Greenberg 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

From Rochel To Rose And Mendel To Max: First Name Americanization Patterns Among Twentieth-Century Jewish Immigrants To The United States, Jason H. Greenberg

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

There has been a dearth of investigation into the distribution of and the alterations among Jewish given names. Whereas Jewish surnames are a popular topic of study, first names receive far less analysis. Because Jewish immigrants to the United States frequently changed their names, this thesis can serve as a guide to genealogists and other scholars seeking to trace the paths of Jewish immigrants from Europe. Data was drawn from about 1500 naturalization records from Brooklyn in order to determine the correspondences between the given names featured on passenger lists and their Americanized counterparts. More than three-quarters of surveyed immigrants ...


Delving Into Diaries Of The Past, John M. Rudy 2017 Gettysburg College

Delving Into Diaries Of The Past, John M. Rudy

Civil War Era Studies Faculty Publications

January of 1856 was blustery and cold, but John T. McIlhenny had enough work to keep him warm. The 19-year-old typesetter dropped letter after letter into the frames to create the week's news. The Star and Banner office along Chambersburg Street was always a busy place. Beside the weekly issues of the paper, McIlhenny and his coworkers were job printers, making sure Gettysburg was plastered with broadsides, ads and published sermons galore. Outside the window, McIlhenny told his diary, those first few weeks of January had, "been extremely cold - exceeding anything we have had for many long years." The ...


2017 Mlk Convocation, Otterbein University 2017 Otterbein University

2017 Mlk Convocation, Otterbein University

MLK Convocations

Otterbein University honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. each year at an annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation which features a keynote speaker. This year's speakers included several speeches & performances by Otterbein Students.


The Ethics Of The Vietnam War, Samuel Ewing 2017 Liberty University

The Ethics Of The Vietnam War, Samuel Ewing

The Kabod

Although the Vietnam Conflict was not conducted in an entirely ethical manner, the war provided a tangible example of the extent of Kennan’s containment theory and its effect on the United States in the twentieth century.


Benjamin Coleman Stamper Papers, Benjamin Coleman Stamper, Peyton Buckner Byrne, George W. Hall 2017 Morehead State University

Benjamin Coleman Stamper Papers, Benjamin Coleman Stamper, Peyton Buckner Byrne, George W. Hall

Manuscript Collection Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 600), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 600), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 600. Typescript of the South Union, Kentucky, Shaker Necropolis, a compilation of deaths at the colony from 1810-1918. The deceased’s name, place and date of birth, date of death and age at death are provided.


Book Review: Thomas S. Kidd. Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots. New York: Basic Books, 2011., Anne Midgley 2017 American Public University System

Book Review: Thomas S. Kidd. Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots. New York: Basic Books, 2011., Anne Midgley

Saber and Scroll

A review of Thomas S. Kidd's Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots.


Book Review: Alan Taylor. American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750- 1804. Ny: W. W. Norton And Company, 2016., Stan Prager 2017 American Public University System

Book Review: Alan Taylor. American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750- 1804. Ny: W. W. Norton And Company, 2016., Stan Prager

Saber and Scroll

A review of Alan Taylor's American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750- 1804.


Outside The Sandbox: Camels In Antebellum America, Ryan Lancaster 2017 American Public University System

Outside The Sandbox: Camels In Antebellum America, Ryan Lancaster

Saber and Scroll

There was a time during the antebellum period in America when the United States military thought to use unconventional means to explore the deserts of the Southwest. The United States Camel Corps had a small, yet crucial collection of advocates who helped advance the project. Influential men, like Secretary of War Jefferson Davis, virtually formed a cabal that surrounded the program. However, it was to be short lived, as the United States Camel Corps was only in service for a few years. The loss of crucial leaders, the oncoming Civil War, and the advent of new transportation technology combined to ...


Eternal Perspectives In Nineteenth-Century Friendship Albums, Jenifer Blouin 2017 Western Michigan University

Eternal Perspectives In Nineteenth-Century Friendship Albums, Jenifer Blouin

The Hilltop Review

It is apparent through the inscriptions made in nineteenth-century friendship albums that the young women who wrote in and owned the albums were highly concerned with eternity, with things they believed would last forever. This preoccupation with eternity raises the question of how young women in the nineteenth century related to time and to religion, both of which are inherently concerned with eternity. These topics will therefore be addressed in brief discussions of how nineteenth-century conceptions of time and the Second Great Awakening affected young women. This will be followed by an examination of the friendship album verses themselves, which ...


Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 599), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 599), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 599. Shaker Record D, a journal of the activities of the Shaker colony at South Union, Kentucky. The journal has been typescripted from the original, held at the Shaker Museum at South Union. Also includes an index of names.


Florida, State Department of Agriculture; Bureau of Immigration; Tallahassee; Florida 2017 University of North Florida

Florida, State Department Of Agriculture; Bureau Of Immigration; Tallahassee; Florida

Correspondence and Textual Material

Seeing any part of America is a pleasant and profitable experience. Seeing Florida gives the greatest possible returns for time and money spent. A marvelous climate during any part of the year, combined with delightful scenery and cordial people, make such a visit a source of pleasure for all the future. Those who come once return to taste of these enjoyments again and many come to stay. To the prospective visitor from other sections we offer in this book a glimpse of what Florida is and what she has for you. It is impossible to do full justice to the ...


U.S.-China Economic And Security Review Commission: Emerging Factor In Western Pacific Strategic Policy Analysis, Bert Chapman 2017 Purdue University

U.S.-China Economic And Security Review Commission: Emerging Factor In Western Pacific Strategic Policy Analysis, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Those studying and analyzing Western Pacific strategic trends and develop- ments have access to multiple unclassified analyses of security trends in this region covering these waters and adjacent countries. These information resources are produced by military and government agencies from multiple countries, multinational public policy research institutions, popular and scholarly journals, and Internet resources featuring text, data, webcasts, and imagery. One of these resources is the U.S.–China Economic and Security Review Commission established in the 2001 National Defense Authorization Act. This article argues that this organization’s analyses should be considered essential reading by civilian and military policymakers ...


Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 598), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 598), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 598. Shaker Record B, a journal of the activities of the Shaker colony at South Union, Kentucky. The journal has been typescripted from the original, held at the Shaker Museum at South Union. Also includes an index of names.


Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 597), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 597), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 597. Shaker Record A, a journal of the activities of the Shaker colony at South Union, Kentucky. Includes a record of the missionary trip to Kentucky from the east, and the 1830 constitution and covenant of the South Union colony. Also includes an index of names.


Commentary: Challenging Three Electoral College Indictments, Allen C. Guelzo, James H. Hulme 2017 Gettysburg College

Commentary: Challenging Three Electoral College Indictments, Allen C. Guelzo, James H. Hulme

Civil War Era Studies Faculty Publications

On the day the Electoral College met and elected Donald J. Trump the 45th president of the United States, the New York Times editorial board published a scathing attack on the Electoral College as an "antiquated mechanism" which "overwhelming majorities" of Americans would prefer to eliminate in favor of a direct national popular vote. [excerpt]


They Don't Call People 'Harvey' Anymore, Mark D. McGraw 2017 Ouachita Baptist University

They Don't Call People 'Harvey' Anymore, Mark D. Mcgraw

Creative Works

This is a personal essay about my search for the truth about my grandfather, which had been shrouded in myth for much of my life. When I was able to see his military and medical records a few years ago I was able to piece together more of the history of where he had been and what happened to him in the years preceding and during World War II.


Caught In The Headlights: Revising The Road Kill Hypothesis Of Antebellum Illinois Bank Failures, Scott N. Clayman, Scott Deacle, Andrew J. Economopoulos 2017 Ursinus College

Caught In The Headlights: Revising The Road Kill Hypothesis Of Antebellum Illinois Bank Failures, Scott N. Clayman, Scott Deacle, Andrew J. Economopoulos

Business and Economics Faculty Publications

Illinois had a dismal free banking experience, with over 80% of its free banks failing by the start of the Civil War. Researchers agree that a dramatic change in bond prices was the catalyst, and some have shown that the riskiest banks, ex ante, were the most likely to fail. This study examines how Illinois free banks adjusted their portfolios in the face of increased political and financial risks prior to Abraham Lincoln’s election as president. Lincoln’s nomination in May 1860 and the Democratic Party schism in June 1860 raised the likelihood of secession and the potential for ...


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