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Recipes (Sc 3164), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Recipes (Sc 3164), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3164. Handwritten recipes, mostly for cakes and frosting. Includes typescripted recipes for cookies and pastry using Pan American Mills products.


Miners, Moonshiners, And Men Of The Mountains: The Effect Of Violence In Central Appalachia Through The Reconstruction Era, Ellen E. Tuttle 2017 Salve Regina University

Miners, Moonshiners, And Men Of The Mountains: The Effect Of Violence In Central Appalachia Through The Reconstruction Era, Ellen E. Tuttle

Pell Scholars and Senior Theses

The United States, a nation once divided, was forced to reunite in the wake of the Civil War. While the rest of the country propelled toward industrialization, the rural region of Central Appalachia remained untouched and secluded. As Victorian society and industrialization broke into and invaded the Appalachian mountains, the lifestyle and traditions of the mountain people fell under scrutiny. The mining and moonshining industries, in addition to notorious family feuds and the ways of Appalachian life, became largely to blame for widespread violence in the region and, as a result, created stereotypes that are still widely used today.


The Emmett Till Generation: The Birmingham Children's Crusade And The Renewed Civil Rights Movement, Rebecca Sherman 2017 Salve Regina University

The Emmett Till Generation: The Birmingham Children's Crusade And The Renewed Civil Rights Movement, Rebecca Sherman

Pell Scholars and Senior Theses

In 1954, two white men murdered an African American boy named Emmett Till; his death sparked a generation of children to take part in the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s. One particular event in Birmingham, Alabama sparked nationwide sympathy for the movement. This event, called the Children's Crusade, highlighted the civil rights struggle in Birmingham by publishing images of children violently attacked by the police in newspapers and on television across the country. This media frenzy garnered sympathy from all Americans and ultimately led to the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, landmark civil rights legislation.


Grann's "Killers Of The Flower Moon: The Osage Murders And The Birth Of The Fbi" (Book Review), Roderick Leupp 2017 Indiana Wesleyan University

Grann's "Killers Of The Flower Moon: The Osage Murders And The Birth Of The Fbi" (Book Review), Roderick Leupp

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Integrating Ethnic Studies In Social Studies Curriculum, Alyssa Denise Hernández 2017 California State University, Monterey Bay

Integrating Ethnic Studies In Social Studies Curriculum, Alyssa Denise Hernández

Capstone Projects and Master's Theses

Traditional social studies curriculum in the K-12 system focuses on United States history through a Eurocentric lens. The issue with focusing on a black-and-white version of history impacts people of color from ethnic backgrounds that are not equally represented in the curriculum. The research conducted for this project specifically focuses on the impact of this subject matter on individuals in a predominantly Latino community. Through surveys and interviews, the researcher presents feedback on the experiences of these individuals and provides possible solutions on how schools can improve social studies curriculum at the high school level to be more culturally relevant ...


Cahokia: The Great Native American Metropolis, Terry A. Barnhart 2017 Selected Works

Cahokia: The Great Native American Metropolis, Terry A. Barnhart

Terry Barnhart

Review of: Cahokia: The Great Native American Metropolis. Young, Biloine Whiting and Fowler, Melvin L.


Cahokia: Mirror Of The Cosmos, Terry A. Barnhart 2017 Selected Works

Cahokia: Mirror Of The Cosmos, Terry A. Barnhart

Terry Barnhart

Review of: Cahokia: Mirror of the Cosmos. Chappell, Sally A. Kitt.


Of Wholes And Parts: Local History And The American Experience, Terry A. Barnhart 2017 Eastern Illinois University

Of Wholes And Parts: Local History And The American Experience, Terry A. Barnhart

Terry Barnhart

The relationships between the wholes and parts of American history are vital to our understanding of ourselves as a nation and a people. Many of the central paradoxes and ambiguities of our national existence cannot be adequately understood without exploring the interplay between localism and nationalism that runs like a lietmotiv throughout American history. The influence of the westward movement in our nation’s past, the give and take of federal-state relations, the internecine sectionalism of the nineteenth century, and the more benign regionalism of the twentieth century raise important questions about the relationship between local history and national heritage ...


Copperheads: The Rise And Fall Of Lincoln's Opponents In The North, Terry A. Barnhart 2017 Eastern Illinois University

Copperheads: The Rise And Fall Of Lincoln's Opponents In The North, Terry A. Barnhart

Terry Barnhart

Review of: "Copperheads: The Rise and Fall of Lincoln's Opponents in the North," by Jennifer L. Weber.


De Paepe, Duane - Collector (Mss 625), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

De Paepe, Duane - Collector (Mss 625), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 625. The Duane De Paepe Kentucky Cave Saltpetre History Research Collection, a collection of historical research, field notes, cave surveys, photographs, maps, reports, and scholarly writing on saltpetre mining in Kentucky, especially at Mammoth Cave. The collection was created under a research program sponsored by the Cave Research Foundation and the National Geographic Society in Kentucky, 1976-1980, and directed by De Paepe.


Fox, Arthur Smith, 1920-1997 (Mss 624), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Fox, Arthur Smith, 1920-1997 (Mss 624), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 624. Letters, clippings, photographs, programs and other records relating to the life of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky native and Hopkins County, Kentucky teacher Arthur S. Fox, especially his service in World War II. Includes genealogical data.


Cold Upset: How The American 1980 Olympic Hockey Victory Restored Patriotism In America, Samuel L. Chernakoff 2017 Salve Regina University

Cold Upset: How The American 1980 Olympic Hockey Victory Restored Patriotism In America, Samuel L. Chernakoff

Pell Scholars and Senior Theses

The 1980 Olympic hockey game between the Soviet Union and the United States, is considered to be one of, if not the greatest upset in sports history. Occurring about eleven years prior to the complete fall of the Soviet Union, this victory was more than just a hockey victory, it was a victory for America. This win helped bring back hope into the hearts of the Americans, which they were lacking during the 1970s. The energy crisis that brought gas lines around the block and the Iran hostage crisis had disheartened the American public. This match up was basically seen ...


Wagon Tracks Vol. 32, No. 1 (November 2017), Santa Fe Trail Association 2017 University of New Mexico

Wagon Tracks Vol. 32, No. 1 (November 2017), Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks

2 On the Cover: Setting a Wagon Tire

4 President: As I See It

5 Joanne's Jottings

7 Trail News

12 SFTA Hall of Fame

16 Lightning Strikes Fort Union

18 Steamboat Malta Discovered

18 Symposium Photos

20 Maj. Gen. George A. McCall Letter Provides Assessment of New Mexico: 1849

23 Youth Photography Contest Winner

29 Membership Information

30 Chapter Reports

32 Calendar


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 Illusion Of Parity: Determining Us Policy In The Post-Post Soviet Period, Kyle Sallee 2017 Portland State University

The Illusion Of Parity: Determining Us Policy In The Post-Post Soviet Period, Kyle Sallee

Kyle Sallee

For 70 years, Soviet schoolchildren were taught “Moya rodina — Sovetskiy Soyuz (TheSoviet Union is my motherland),” but the motherland would be brought to her knees in 1991 as the trans-national Soviet identity disappeared with the collapse of the Soviet Empire, taking with it the ruins of the ideological, social, and political institutions that had supported civilization in the USSR and the Eastern Bloc for generations. What remained in the wake, a nuclear apparatus which was second only to that of the United States, would be the cause of an ongoing discourse between the Russian Federation and the United States. This ...


De Graffenried, Thomas Pritchett, 1881-1961 (Mss 622), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

De Graffenried, Thomas Pritchett, 1881-1961 (Mss 622), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 622. Manuscript of 1911-1961 Seven Hundred and Seventy Years: The de Graffenried Family Scrap Book Volume Two, a genealogical work compiled by New York attorney Thomas de Graffenried.


Presbyterian Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 623), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Presbyterian Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 623), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 623. Minutes, letters, resolutions, subscriptions and other documents relating to the early history of the Presbyterian Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky, including doctrinal schisms in 1837 and 1868 and the reunification of its congregation.


Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 (Sc 3162), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 (Sc 3162), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3162. Envelope addressed to P. R.Fendall, Esq., Washington, D.C. from Henry Clay, Lexington, Kentucky. The date of receipt is listed as 21 November 1829. On the left margin Fendall, a journalist, attorney, and politician in Washington, D.C. has noted when he replied to Clay in January 1830. The red wax seal remains attached; the envelope is empty.


Johnson, James (Lg 462), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Johnson, James (Lg 462), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid for and full scan of (Click on "Additional Files" below) of Land Grant 462, 2 December 1808, by which Charles Scott, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to James Johnson 100 acres in Barren County, Kentucky.


Precarious Democracy: "It Can't Happen Here" As The Federal Theatre's Site Of Mass Resistance, Macy Donyce Jones 2017 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Precarious Democracy: "It Can't Happen Here" As The Federal Theatre's Site Of Mass Resistance, Macy Donyce Jones

LSU Doctoral Dissertations

The scholarly consensus of the Federal Theatre Project (FTP) is that it was a massive undertaking set to employ theatre professionals during the Great Depression. That undertaking resulted in vibrant, relevant theatre that helped to build a theatre audience across the nation. Outside of the overview-style scholarship, specialized studies have delved into the FTP as a community-building enterprise, a site of racial/ethnic study, and an essential new play creator.

My scholarship fills a hole that previous FTP scholarship has left open. The FTP was a political machine engaged in producing pro-American propaganda. That aspect of production has been largely ...


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