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Downloadable Conference Program, Maine Bicentennial Conference 2019 The University of Maine

Downloadable Conference Program, Maine Bicentennial Conference

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

A printable Maine Bicentennial Conference flyer that includes general event information, a draft conference schedule, and list of institutional partners.


An Economic Interpretation Of Rhode Island’S 1788 Referendum On The Constitution, Ruth Wallis Herndon, John E. Murray 2019 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

An Economic Interpretation Of Rhode Island’S 1788 Referendum On The Constitution, Ruth Wallis Herndon, John E. Murray

History Faculty Publications

In their 1788 popular referendum, Rhode Island voters overwhelmingly rejected ratification of the Federal Constitution: 92 percent against and 8 percent for adoption. The town-by-town voter lists, correlated with tax and estate records, show that "yea" voters were significantly wealthier than “nay” voters. Available data also indicates that "yea" wealth was concentrated in personal estate rather than real estate. Both these findings support Charles Beard's original economic interpretation of the Constitution. Our detailed data provides new evidence about town-level voters, supplementing the usual data Beard’s supporters and critics have used from state ratifying conventions and the Philadelphia constitutional ...


Excerpts From The Diary Of Rev. George Whitefield, 1740, John Benjamin Burroughs 2018 Coastal Carolina University

Excerpts From The Diary Of Rev. George Whitefield, 1740, John Benjamin Burroughs

HCAC Research

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The Great Killer, James C. Schaap, Mark Munger 2018 Dordt College

The Great Killer, James C. Schaap, Mark Munger

Faculty Work Comprehensive List

This is a podcast from Dr. James Schaap's Small Wonders, a series of historical vignettes about regional history for KWIT/KOIA public radio in Sioux City, Iowa. Podcasts of these and other stories from the collection, read by the author, can also be found on the station's website, www.KWIT.org, by entering Professor Schaap's name in the search field.


Dunlap, Henry (Lg 463), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Dunlap, Henry (Lg 463), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scanned image for Manuscripts Land Grant #463. Land grant, 13 December 1811, by which Charles Scott, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to Henry Dunlap 100 acres in Christian County, Kentucky.


Prophetic Rhetoric And Natural Rights - Mlk Mountaintop.Pptx, Jon P. Radwan 2018 Selected Works

Prophetic Rhetoric And Natural Rights - Mlk Mountaintop.Pptx, Jon P. Radwan

Jon P. Radwan

No abstract provided.


The Origins And Uses Of The Three-Fifths Clause Related To Slavery And Taxation, William F. Hughes 2018 Liberty University

The Origins And Uses Of The Three-Fifths Clause Related To Slavery And Taxation, William F. Hughes

Masters Theses

The Three-fifths clause of the 1787 U.S. Constitution is noted for having a role in perpetuating racial injustices of America’s early slave culture, solidifying the document as pro-slavery in design and practice. This thesis, however, examines the ubiquitous application of the three-fifths ratio as used in ancient societies, medieval governments, and colonial America. Being associated with proportions of scale, this understanding of the three-fifths formula is essential in supporting the intent of the Constitutional framers to create a proportional based system of government that encompassed citizenship, representation, and taxation as related to production theory. The empirical methodology used ...


Living Through Rat Hell: The Lives And Escape Attempts Of Soldiers At Libby Prison, Blake Davis 2018 Liberty University

Living Through Rat Hell: The Lives And Escape Attempts Of Soldiers At Libby Prison, Blake Davis

Montview Liberty University Journal of Undergraduate Research

This paper examines the lives and experiences of the men who survived the horrors of the Confederate prisoner of war camp, Libby Prison. Located inside the Confederacy’s capital city, the camp housed captured Union officers from its establishment in 1862 until the fall of Richmond in 1865. Under the command of the Major Thomas Turner and the dreaded Warden Richard Turner, Libby foreshadowed the horrors of concentration camps which would be run by other Germans eighty years later. Unlike a normal officer’s prison, the conditions faced by the officers at Libby were incredibly deplorable. By the war’s ...


Rawlins, Arline Mclean (Perkins), 1899-1962 (Mss 647), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Rawlins, Arline Mclean (Perkins), 1899-1962 (Mss 647), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 647. Material about the hooked rug designs created and executed by Arline McLean (Perkins) Rawlins of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes correspondence, published and unpublished articles, and photographs


Harris, Thurmon Ray, 1937-2017 (Sc 3261), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Harris, Thurmon Ray, 1937-2017 (Sc 3261), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3261. Letter, 2 January 1996, of Thurmon Harris, pastor of Victory Baptist Church, Providence, Kentucky, to Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Martin, Bowling Green, Kentucky, thanking them for a memorial donation. He comments on his church's giving record to missions in Kentucky and on the generosity of the congregation, but regrets that "the area and town is in decline and this is reflected in the church."


Daniel Boone Cigar Factory - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3260), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Daniel Boone Cigar Factory - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3260), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3260. Letter, 1 December 1886, of Dan'l Boone Cigar Factory, C. C. Bickel & Co., Louisville, Kentucky, notifying Scott Cunningham, Derby, Indiana, of shipment and invoicing for an order of cigars. A postcript wishes the addressee a "Good 'Holiday Season.'" Letter is on the factory's letterhead and includes envelope with image of Daniel Boone.


Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, 1917-1963 (Sc 3259), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, 1917-1963 (Sc 3259), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3259. Letter, 19 January 1961, from President-elect John F. Kennedy to James Gray of Cardinal Office Supply in Frankfort, Kentucky, thanking him for assistance rendered on behalf of the Democratic ticket during the 1960 election campaign.


Brunson, Grace Myra (Pitchford), 1877-1965 (Sc 3257), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Brunson, Grace Myra (Pitchford), 1877-1965 (Sc 3257), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3257. “Why I Am A Baptist,” an essay by Grace (Mrs. J. R.) Brunson, Bowling Green, Kentucky, setting out the process by which she came to embrace the Baptist doctrine.


Baptist Succession (Sc 3258), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Baptist Succession (Sc 3258), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3258. Letter, 19 January 1961, from President-elect John F. Kennedy to James Gray of Cardinal Office Supply in Frankfort, Kentucky, thanking him for assistance rendered on behalf of the Democratic ticket during the 1960 election campaign.


Color Our Campus: A Holy Cross Coloring Book, Holy Cross Libraries 2018 College of the Holy Cross

Color Our Campus: A Holy Cross Coloring Book, Holy Cross Libraries

Holy Cross Books

To commemmorate the 175th anniversary of the College of the Holy Cross, the Holy Cross Libraries Outreach Team designed and created a coloring book using photographs from the College Archives and other sources. The images were edited using Adobe Photoshop® to create line drawings more suitable for coloring.

This project was co-sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations. The Outreach Team of the Holy Cross Libraries and the Office of Alumni Relations are pleased to offer this coloring book, and hope it will bring hours of relaxing enjoyment as well as a nostalgic stroll down Linden Lane.


Remembering The Violence Of Antietam, Cameron T. Saures 2018 Gettysburg College

Remembering The Violence Of Antietam, Cameron T. Saures

The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History

Saturday, September 8th, saw a powerful collaboration between the Civil War Institute, Antietam National Battlefield, Eastern National, and Shepherd University. Together, these organizations hosted an event titled “Remembering the Violence of Antietam” which had a morning session at Shepherd University’s Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education. Those fortunate enough to have secured a seat in the auditorium were treated to a thought-provoking and informative string of talks. The afternoon session took place at different sites around Antietam National Battlefield. [excerpt]


Jackson, Carlton Luther, 1933-2014 (Mss 581), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Jackson, Carlton Luther, 1933-2014 (Mss 581), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 581. Research and manuscripts for books written by Western Kentucky University history professor Carlton Jackson. Includes some personal and professional correspondence, unpublished writing, and a partial memoir. Click on "Additional Files" below to see a listing of correspondents who provided information about the influenza pandemic of 1918. This correspondence is found in Boxes 13 and 14.


Back In Formation: Presenting The 2018-2019 Cwi Fellows, Olivia Ortman 2018 Gettysburg College

Back In Formation: Presenting The 2018-2019 Cwi Fellows, Olivia Ortman

The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History

With the new academic year off to a racing start, the Civil War Institute Fellows are back and ready to muster in. Veterans, Ryan Bilger ’19, Savannah Labbe ’19, Jonathan Tracey ’19, and Zachary Wesley ’20 will be joined by new recruits, James Goodman ’20, Elizabeth Hobbs ’21, Benjamin Hutchison ’21, Benjamin Roy ’21, Cameron Sauers ’21, and Isaac Shoop ’21. Everyone is eager to begin working on their new projects and sharing history with all of you. [excerpt]


The Tet Offensive: Are We Mired In A Stalemate?, Colin A. Sawyer 2018 University of Ottawa

The Tet Offensive: Are We Mired In A Stalemate?, Colin A. Sawyer

Grand Valley Journal of History

The Tet Offensive of 1968 is commonly looked at as the "turning point" of the American Vietnam War. This leads to the question "what did the American and South Vietnamese militaries think about this 'turning point'?" Using the reports to the White House from General Westmoreland and the retrospective work by Colonel Hoang Ngoc Lung, the conclusion can be reached that the Tet Offensive did not change the military's perception on the course of the conflict.


Trampling Mrs. Lee’S Roses: Union Soldiers At Arlington, Savannah Labbe 2018 Gettysburg College

Trampling Mrs. Lee’S Roses: Union Soldiers At Arlington, Savannah Labbe

The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History

“I would not stir from this house even if the whole Northern Army were to surround it,” wrote Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee, wife of Robert E. Lee, to her daughter, Eleanor Agnes Lee on May 5, 1861. The Civil War was still in its infancy when Mary Lee wrote this letter, having begun a month earlier on April 12, 1861. Her husband had already sided with the Confederacy but there had not been much fighting yet. Even still, Mary Lee’s life was changing and would continue to change irrevocably throughout the war, especially in relation to Arlington House ...


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