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Design Plan For The Sawmill Town History Wing At The Texas Forestry Museum, Kendall D. Gay 2017 Stephen F Austin State University

Design Plan For The Sawmill Town History Wing At The Texas Forestry Museum, Kendall D. Gay

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The Texas Forestry Museum in Lufkin, Texas is the only forestry museum in the state. It preserves artifacts and educates visitors about Texas’ forest industry history. The museum has a Sawmill Town History Wing that is outdated and in need of a refreshing exhibit design based on current best practices. Using a previous museum audit as a guide, the new exhibit will have better flow, panel aesthetics, content, and interactive elements. By creating a new exhibit, the museum is better able to educate and entertain the visitors about Texas’ forest industry history.


Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative Interviews, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative, Chris Green, Gurney Norman, Jim Webb, Pauletta Hansel, Renee Stamper, George Ella Lyon, Richard Hague, Mike Henson, Bob Henry Baber, Pat Arnow 2017 Morehead State University

Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative Interviews, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative, Chris Green, Gurney Norman, Jim Webb, Pauletta Hansel, Renee Stamper, George Ella Lyon, Richard Hague, Mike Henson, Bob Henry Baber, Pat Arnow

Manuscript Collection Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


Wagon Tracks. Vol. 31, No. 2 (February, 2017), Santa Fe Trail Association 2017 Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks. Vol. 31, No. 2 (February, 2017), Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks

CONTENTS

2 On the Cover: Winter at Bent's Old Fort
4 President: As I See It
5 Joanne's Jottings
7 Trail News
9 How the DAR Marked the Santa Fe Trail
12 Santa Fe Trail Hall of Fame
15 PNTS Report
16 Francisca Lopez Kimball: Across the Santa Fe Trail to Missouri
20 Book Reviews
23 Research Grant Report
24 Padilla Monument May Be Ancient Indian Landmark
28 Chapter Reports
32 Calendar


Wagon Tracks. Vol. 31, No. 3 (May, 2017), Santa Fe Trail Association 2017 Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks. Vol. 31, No. 3 (May, 2017), Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks

CONTENTS

2 On the Cover
4 President: As I See It
5 Joanne’s Jottings
7 Trail News
8 SFTA Board of Director Candidates
10 SFTA/NPS: A 30-Year Partnership By Frank Norris
12 Answers to Certain Queries Upon the Origin, Present State, and Future Prospect of Trade Between Missouri and the Internal Provinces of Mexico: Report to Congress 1825
18 Symposium 2017 “The Santa Fe Trail: America’s First Highway of International Commerce”
23 Designation of SFT as National Historic Trail
24 Charles Trumbull Hayden (1825-1900): Santa Fe Trail Merchant and Freighter By Joy Poole
31 Junior Wagon Master ...


A House Of Cards: Free Banking In Antebellum Chicago, Miles J. Holtzman 2017 Ursinus College

A House Of Cards: Free Banking In Antebellum Chicago, Miles J. Holtzman

Business and Economics Summer Fellows

The Chicago free banking market of the antebellum period has more than once aroused the interest of historians and economists alike. Implemented in the state of Illinois in 1851, free banking was a common, though not universal occurrence in the United States at the time. The city of Chicago’s experience with free banking was anything but common, however. Within the first 18 months after the Illinois legislature enacted the Illinois Free Banking Law, 9 free banks had begun operation in Chicago and between them had an aggregate note issue of over $800,000. But by 1860, Chicago was home ...


Historical Society Has Tools To Dig Deep, John M. Rudy 2017 Gettysburg College

Historical Society Has Tools To Dig Deep, John M. Rudy

Civil War Era Studies Faculty Publications

"On last Wednesday night, Lincoln's Birthday," the Star and Sentinel reported in 1908, "a colored lodge of Elks was instituted in Xavier Hall this place with 45 members." The Improved Benevolent Protective Order of Elks of the World was originally formed as an African-American fraternal organization in the 1890s after a white elks lodge in Philadelphia denied local black men membership. By 1908, the organization was quickly working its way through Pennsylvania. And now Gettysburg had "Colored Elks," working as a social safety net for the black community of the Third Ward. They provided aid to the sick and ...


James Schaap Tells Stories From The Past, Sarah Vander Plaats 2017 Dordt College

James Schaap Tells Stories From The Past, Sarah Vander Plaats

Dordt Voice, 2016-

No abstract provided.


Deweese, Elizabeth Ann (Phelps), 1842-1915 (Sc 3132), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Deweese, Elizabeth Ann (Phelps), 1842-1915 (Sc 3132), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3132. Weaving drafts (4 originals; 1 photocopy) on long strips of paper, several of which have been stitched together, created by Elizabeth Ann Deweese of Butler County, Kentucky.


Same-Sex Marriage - Law And Legislation (Sc 3131), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Same-Sex Marriage - Law And Legislation (Sc 3131), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3131. Letters to Brian Coutts, Bowling Green, Kentucky, from Congressman Ron Lewis (R-KY) and Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY), outlining their support of the Marriage Protection Act, a bill to amend the U.S. Constitution to define marriage as a union between a man and woman. The bill failed to pass in either the House or Senate.


Gerwig, Frank T., 1897-1962 (Sc 3128), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Gerwig, Frank T., 1897-1962 (Sc 3128), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3128. Letter, 24 February 1918, of Frank T. Gerwig to Hal Kritschgau, Scottdale, Pennsylvania. While training at Fort Thomas, Kentucky, Gerwig writes on YMCA letterhead of military routines, a quarantine due to measles, meeting other soldiers from Pittsburgh, and his eagerness to serve overseas as an ambulance driver.


Carroll, Hillary Bellerby, 1908-1999 (Mss 615), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Carroll, Hillary Bellerby, 1908-1999 (Mss 615), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 615. World War II letters written by Hillary B. Carroll, while serving in the U.S. Army in The Philippines and Japan, to his wife Katherine “Kate” (Whallen) Carroll, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Also includes some information and photos related to Carroll’s family.


Booksellers And Bookselling - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Booksellers And Bookselling - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3130. Pamphlet advertising school books and theological and other works for sale at the Missionary and Education Rooms, South Market Street, Louisville, Kentucky. Includes a purchaser’s account showing sales, prices and returns.


Messer, George, 1833-1863 (Sc 3129), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Messer, George, 1833-1863 (Sc 3129), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and transcription (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3129. Letter, 26 March 1863, of George Messer to his wife Lottie in DeWitt County, Illinois. From Camp Joe Kelly (the name changed, as he notes, to Camp Hobson) near Glasgow, Kentucky, he describes camp life, including the clearing of timber and his duty in the cold and rainy weather. He also praises the hospital facilities and describes a joke played on an officer who returned to camp without a pass. Expecting the war to end soon, he also writes of matters relating to home.


Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3127), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3127), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3127. Pencil sketch of the Warren County, Kentucky, home of Nathaniel and Mary Lucas, executed by an English visitor in the winter of 1883.


Robinson Family - Bible Records (Sc 3126), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Robinson Family - Bible Records (Sc 3126), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3126. Two pages from a Bible of the Robinson family, Warren County, Kentucky, listing births, marriages and deaths.


Vance, Edward Richard, 1833-1902 (Mss 612), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Vance, Edward Richard, 1833-1902 (Mss 612), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 612. Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs and family papers of Richard Vance, a Warren County, Kentucky native and U.S. Army officer. After his Civil War service, Vance spent his career at several posts in the South and on the frontier until his retirement in 1892.


Local History Collection, Brooklyn College Library and Academic IT 2017 City University of New York (CUNY)

Local History Collection, Brooklyn College Library And Academic It

Finding Aids

The Local History Collection contains documents that are related to the borough of Brooklyn, ranging from the 1600s through the 2000s. The collection is divided into two series: miscellaneous subject files and oversized files. Both series are organized alphabetically by subject, and a full list of the subjects present in this collection is provided in the Collection Outline.


Book Review - Slavery And Freedom In Savannah, LaTiffany D. Davis 2017 Kennesaw State University

Book Review - Slavery And Freedom In Savannah, Latiffany D. Davis

Georgia Library Quarterly

No abstract provided.


Settlement In The Old Northwest Frontier And The Merging Of Culture, 1750 -1790, Sandra K. Ellefsen 2017 Pittsburg State University

Settlement In The Old Northwest Frontier And The Merging Of Culture, 1750 -1790, Sandra K. Ellefsen

Electronic Thesis Collection

SETTLEMENT IN THE OLD NORTHWEST FRONTIER

AND THE MERGING OF CULTURE, 1750 -1790

An Abstract of the Thesis by Sandra Ellefsen

During the late 1700s, the Cumberland Gap in the Appalachian Mountain Chain became the main corridor that precipitated settlement into Kentucky. Along this frontier line, settlers had to contend with various Native American tribes, and settlement on the frontier from the beginning of colonization irrevocably altered the Native American way of life. Warfare, encroachment, and disease caused the Native American population to decline drastically in the process of contact; often as a result, Native tribes chose to adopt many ...


The Earliest American Map Of The Northwest Coast: John Hoskins's A Chart Of The Northwest Coast Of America Sketched On Board The Ship Columbia Rediviva ... 1791 & 1792, James V. Walker, William L. Lang 2017 Portland State University

The Earliest American Map Of The Northwest Coast: John Hoskins's A Chart Of The Northwest Coast Of America Sketched On Board The Ship Columbia Rediviva ... 1791 & 1792, James V. Walker, William L. Lang

History Faculty Publications and Presentations

Between 1790 and 1793, John Hoskins created a map of the Northwest Coast of North America that included ninety-one place names documenting Native communities. The map is the earliest example of such detailed documentation by an American and was rediscovered in 1852 at the Cartographic Archives Division of the National Archives and Records Administration. In this research article, James Walker and William Lang provide a historical context for the map, including comparative charts that break down the Native names that Hoskins documented into seven cultural groups. According to Walker and Lang, the map “opens a window to what American traders ...


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