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Children’S Advertisements In The Youth’S Companion From 1890 To 1910, Maya Noonan 2022 Murray State University

Children’S Advertisements In The Youth’S Companion From 1890 To 1910, Maya Noonan

Honors College Theses

This paper shall demonstrate that at the turn of the 19th century, the advertising strategies used in children's advertisements published in The Youth’s Companion reflected the rise of childhood consumerism and formation of the ideology of childhood innocence. The years 1890 to 1910 were characterized as years of reform and the period is most often recognized for its role in the rise of consumerism in part due to the industrial revolution. The industrial revolution worked as a catalyst to force children into a new role in society. The mass availability of disposable income led to a decrease in ...


Girl Power Book Final Grant Report, 2020-2021, 2021 Arkansas State Archives

Girl Power Book Final Grant Report, 2020-2021

Finding aids

This collection contains the book, "Girl Power" and a grant report related to the project. The project was funded through the Curtis H. Sykes Memorial Grant Program, administered by the Black History Commission of Arkansas. The Black History Commissioner of Arkansas (BHCA) was created by Act 1233 of 1991 and is composed of seven members appointed by the governor with approval of the Senate. The BHCA is charged with preserving the history of black Arkansans and black communities in Arkansas. This commission also encourages research of Arkansas’ black history and promotes teaching black history in Arkansas schools. Grants are awarded ...


The Naked Truth: Mabel Wadsworth Women's Health Center's Sexuality Education Series, Women's Resource Center 2021 The University of Maine

The Naked Truth: Mabel Wadsworth Women's Health Center's Sexuality Education Series, Women's Resource Center

Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Flyer promoting a Women's Sexual Health education series hosted by the Women's Resource Center with the Mabel Wadsworth Women's Health Center.


The Impact Of The United States Army Nurses Corps On The United States Army Fatality Rate In The Mediterranean And European Theater Of Operations During World War Ii, Joshua Benjamin Groomes 2021 East Tennessee State University

The Impact Of The United States Army Nurses Corps On The United States Army Fatality Rate In The Mediterranean And European Theater Of Operations During World War Ii, Joshua Benjamin Groomes

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

World War II was the most devastating war in human history in terms of loss of life. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, plunged the United States into war. Less than seven thousand military nurses were on active duty at the time of the attack. By the end of the war, there were over fifty-thousand active-duty nurses. The army nurses performed under fire in field and evacuation hospitals, on hospital trains and ships, and as flight nurses on medical evacuation transport aircraft. The skill and dedication of the Army Nurses Corps insured a 95% survival rate ...


Benjamin Smith Lyman: Geologist At The Intersection Of Hokkaido, Japan, And The United States, Benjamin Ashby 2021 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Benjamin Smith Lyman: Geologist At The Intersection Of Hokkaido, Japan, And The United States, Benjamin Ashby

Masters Theses

Benjamin Smith Lyman was a geologist from Northampton, Massachusetts, who was contracted by the Japanese government in 1872 to carry out coal surveys on the island of Hokkaidō 北海道. What started out as a standard geological survey, quickly evolved into a lifelong interest in Japan for Lyman. The large collection of letters, books, photographs, and other documents housed under the Benjamin Smith Lyman Collection at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, serve as a primary source on both early relations between the Japanese and the West and the beginnings of the large network of academic writings which today can be classified ...


Richards, Frances, 1893-1991 - Collector (Sc 3622), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Richards, Frances, 1893-1991 - Collector (Sc 3622), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3622. Autographs of six authors, collected by WKU English professor Frances Richards.


"So Long As We Still Live: Polish Efforts In Establishing A Military Recruitment Center In North America During The Second World War.", Peter Sawicki 2021 University of Windsor

"So Long As We Still Live: Polish Efforts In Establishing A Military Recruitment Center In North America During The Second World War.", Peter Sawicki

Major Papers

Following their retreat to Great Britain in 1940, the Polish government and its military sought out fresh reserves to reinforce their depleted armed forces. With mainland Europe being overrun by the enemy, the Poles turned to the prospect of recruiting from the Polish émigré community on the American continent (Polonia). A generation earlier, over 20,000 Polish-Americans had enlisted to fight for the liberation of their homeland in the Blue Army. Seeking to recreate this success, the Poles established a recruitment center in Windsor, Ontario and a training camp in Owen Sound, Ontario. Despite their efforts, by 1942, the Poles ...


Kyrock Oral History Project (Fa 167), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Kyrock Oral History Project (Fa 167), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 167. Interviews conducted February April 1981 with Edmonson County, Kentucky, residents concerning the Kentucky Rock Asphalt Company. Includes information on the Methodist church, schools, social life and customs, United Mine Workers of America Local #72, and working conditions.


Umaine Office For Diversity And Inclusion_Happy Coming Out Week! Email, University of Maine Office for Diversity and Inclusion 2021 The University of Maine

Umaine Office For Diversity And Inclusion_Happy Coming Out Week! Email, University Of Maine Office For Diversity And Inclusion

Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Email from the UMaine Office for Diversity and Inclusion with various details of the Office's work and specific events related to Coming Out Week and LGBTQ+ History Month events.


Bushong, George (Lg 467), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Bushong, George (Lg 467), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Land Grant 467. Original land grant, 6 December 1832, by which John Breathitt, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to George Bushong 250 acres in Barren County, Kentucky.


Page, Fleming Smith, 1803-1857 (Lg 466), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Page, Fleming Smith, 1803-1857 (Lg 466), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Land Grant 466. Original land grant, 2 July 1849, by which John J. Crittenden, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to F. S. Page 25 acres in Monroe County, Kentucky.


Holloway, Grant (Lg 469), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Holloway, Grant (Lg 469), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Land Grant 469. Original land grant, 12 December 1833, by which John Breathitt, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to Grant Holloway, assignee of William H. Wilson, assignee of William Butler as agent for the Monroe County Court, 90 acres in Monroe County, Kentucky.


Monroe, Thomas B. And Benjamin F. Pleasants (Lg 468), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Monroe, Thomas B. And Benjamin F. Pleasants (Lg 468), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding and and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Land Grant 468. Original land grant, 21 February 1820, by which Gabriel Slaughter, Lieutenant Governor and Acting Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to Thomas B. Monroe and Benjamin F. Pleasants 275 acres in Barren County, Kentucky.


Cawein, Madison, 1865-1914 (Sc 3621), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Cawein, Madison, 1865-1914 (Sc 3621), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3620. Poem, “The Little Boy’s Thanksgiving,” by Madison Cawein. The typescript of the poem is inscribed by Cawein. Includes a letter from Cawein to Reverend Charles E. Craik, Louisville, Kentucky, expressing pleasure in composing it for children.


Watts, John Clarence, 1902-1971 (Sc 3620), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Watts, John Clarence, 1902-1971 (Sc 3620), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3620. Letter, 18 September 1962, from Congressman John C. Watts to constituent Faye Steilberg, Lexington, Kentucky, updating her on proposed legislation regarding voluntary pension plans for self- employed individuals.


Helm, John Blakey, 1889-1979 (Sc 3619), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Helm, John Blakey, 1889-1979 (Sc 3619), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3619. Miscellaneous letters to John Blakey Helm, Louisville, Kentucky, relating to various civic matters. One asks his help in staffing a precinct with primarily African-American voters in a 1923 election; two refer to his participation in Constitution Week in Louisville; others acknowledge his views on political issues.


Wyatt, Wilson Watkins, 1905-1996 (Sc 3618), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Wyatt, Wilson Watkins, 1905-1996 (Sc 3618), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3618. Letter, 13 August 1945, from Mayor Wilson W. Wyatt, Louisville, Kentucky to Major Carl E. Heustis, Louisville, Kentucky Police Department, expressing sympathy on the death of his father. Includes a photograph of Wyatt, 1952.


Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881 (Sc 3617), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881 (Sc 3617), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3617. Letter, 30 January 1876, from Leslie Combs, Lexington, Kentucky, to Thomas L. Jones. Combs appeals to Representative Jones to assist him in promoting a petition to Congress in which Combs seeks redress for loss of property to a railroad.


Minutes Of The Directors' Meeting, Florida Historical Society, Florida Historical Society 2021 University of Central Florida

Minutes Of The Directors' Meeting, Florida Historical Society, Florida Historical Society

Florida Historical Quarterly

President James C. Craig convened the semi-annual meeting of the officers and board of directors of the Florida Historical Society at 10:00 a.m., January 8, 1972, in the student union building, Stetson University, DeLand. In addition to the president, the following attended: John E. Johns, Margaret Chapman, Mrs. Milton D. Jones, Mary Jane Kuhl, Samuel Proctor, Audrey Broward, Donald W. Curl, Herbert J, Doherty, Jr., William M. Goza, Byron S. Hollinshead, Milton D. Jones, Eugene Lyon, Thelma Peters, Mrs. O. C. Peterson, Anthony Pizza, Jerrell Shofner, John D. Ware, and Robert W. Williams.


Publication Information, Florida Historical Society 2021 University of Central Florida

Publication Information, Florida Historical Society

Florida Historical Quarterly

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