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Polish Immigrants And Chicago's Progressive Parks: Creating Public Space In The City, Dominic Pacyga 2010 Columbia College Chicago

Polish Immigrants And Chicago's Progressive Parks: Creating Public Space In The City, Dominic Pacyga

Dominic Pacyga

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Stone, Sue Lynn, B. 1959 (Sc 2313), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Stone, Sue Lynn, B. 1959 (Sc 2313), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan for Manuscripts Small Collection 2313. Paper: "The Gerard Undertaking Establishment, 1870-1910," written by Sue Lynn Stone for a "State and Local History" class at Western Kentucky University. Discusses the Gerard business located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes illustrations of building facade and basic floor plans as well as photographs of the facility.


Newman, Robert Mason, 1910-1988 & Frances Earlene (Holton) Newman, B. 1918 (Sc 2278), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Newman, Robert Mason, 1910-1988 & Frances Earlene (Holton) Newman, B. 1918 (Sc 2278), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2278. Miscellaneous papers, chiefly items related to Robert Mason Newman's retirement from the U.S. Naval Reserves and pre-marriage letters written to Frances Earlene Holton from her friends.


Interview With Jane O’Connor By Brien Williams, Jane F. O'Connor 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With Jane O’Connor By Brien Williams, Jane F. O'Connor

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
Jane Frances O’Connor was born on March 13, 1960, in Augusta, Maine. She was one of twelve children born to Barbara Louise (Murray) and Dr. Francis J. O’Connor, both from Dorchester, Massachusetts. Her father was head of radiology at Augusta General Hospital; her mother was an artist and musician who stayed at home while her children were young. After growing up in Augusta in a nonpolitical family, Jane attended the University of Southern Maine and, later, Trinity College in Washington, DC. In the summer of 1980, she became an intern for Beverly Bustin-Hatheway, accompanying her around ...


Pruitt Grocery - Account Book, 1936-1941 (Mss 214), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Pruitt Grocery - Account Book, 1936-1941 (Mss 214), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Mansucripts Collection 214. Account book (276 p.) for the K.E. Pruitt Grocery in Halfway, Allen County, Kentucky. The accounts are for local individuals and list debits for grocery, gasoline and oil, dry goods, and hardware items.


Interview With Walter Corey By Andrea L’Hommedieu, Walter E. Corey III 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With Walter Corey By Andrea L’Hommedieu, Walter E. Corey Iii

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
Walter Ellsworth Corey III was born June 19, 1941, in White Plains, New York, to Walter E., Jr. and Theresa (Stallone) Corey and grew up mainly on Staten Island. His father was an insurance executive with Metropolitan Life and his mother was a homemaker. They divided their time between New York and Ogunquit, Maine. He attended Yale Law School, then moved to Maine to join the Portland law firm Bernstein Shur; he left the firm to serve in the Ken Curtis administration as Maine’s first federal coordinator. He was active in several of Mitchell’s campaigns, for ...


Art Fronts: Visual Culture And Race Politics In The Mid-Twentieth-Century United States, Erin P. Cohn 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Art Fronts: Visual Culture And Race Politics In The Mid-Twentieth-Century United States, Erin P. Cohn

Publicly Accessible Penn Dissertations

ART FRONTS: VISUAL CULTURE AND RACE POLITICS IN THE MID-TWENTIETH-CENTURY UNITED STATES Erin Park Cohn Supervisor: Kathy Peiss Art Fronts argues that visual culture played a central and understudied role in the African American freedom struggle in the middle part of the twentieth century. In particular, it traces the political lives and cultural productions of a generation of visual artists, both black and white, who seized on the Depression-era ethos of art as a weapon to forge a particular form of visual activism that agitated for social, political, and economic equality for African Americans. Participating in the proliferation of visual ...


The Dualities Of Endurance: A Collaborative Historical Archaeology Of Ethnogenesis At Brothertown, 1780-1910, Craig N. Cipolla 2010 University of Pennsylvania

The Dualities Of Endurance: A Collaborative Historical Archaeology Of Ethnogenesis At Brothertown, 1780-1910, Craig N. Cipolla

Publicly Accessible Penn Dissertations

The Brothertown Indian community formed in the late 18th century when segments of several tribal groups from coastal northeastern North America broke away from their home settlements to move west together. What united the community was a shared belief in Christianity, a dedication to practices of agriculture, and hopes of escaping the land politics and corrupting influences of colonial culture on the East Coast. This dissertation investigates the ethnogenesis, evolution, and endurance of the Brothertown Indian community from the perspective of collaborative historical archaeology. In doing so, it aims to reassess theories of culture, identity, and discourse in the modern ...


Interview With Diane Dewhirst (2) By Mike Hastings, Diane Dewhirst 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With Diane Dewhirst (2) By Mike Hastings, Diane Dewhirst

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
Diane Dewhirst was born on May 28, 1957, in Framingham, Massachusetts, to Joan Priscilla Audubon and Robert Thornton Dewhirst. She grew up in Boston and Philadelphia. Her father worked in sales for an energy firm. Majoring in journalism at the University of Ohio and then transferring to Northwestern, she was graduated with a degree in political science. She worked on Jimmy Carter’s presidential campaign in 1976, as an intern for Common Cause, the Democratic National Committee, and briefly for ABC News on delegate selection rules, covering the 1984 presidential election. She then became press secretary for the ...


Ham, Tobias James, 1847-1935 (Sc 2273), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Ham, Tobias James, 1847-1935 (Sc 2273), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2273. Ledgers (2) containing lecture notes of a religious nature prepared by Tobias James Ham, a native of Allen County, Kentucky. One ledger contains a brief biographcial note about Ham's call and early years in the ministry. Also includes a few associated items related to the family.


Hagan-Payne Family Papers (Sc 2272), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Hagan-Payne Family Papers (Sc 2272), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2272. Photocopies of letters, 1927-1929 (5), mostly written by Rosavelt and Lucian Payne, of Franklin, Kentucky; and promissory notes, tax receipts, and other receipts, 1894-1908 (17), of James K. Hagan of Woodburn, Kentucky.


Warren County, Kentucky - Public Schools (Mss 311), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Warren County, Kentucky - Public Schools (Mss 311), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 311. Information collected about schools in Warren County, Kentucky from 1909 to 1928, including photos, physical description of school houses, school populations, school expenses, etc. The school census books (1932 and 1934) contain information about the student population only. Also includes photographs (negatives and proof sheets) that were included with the superintendent's record books, 1909-1928.


Kentucky Christian Missionary Convention (Sc 2269), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Kentucky Christian Missionary Convention (Sc 2269), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2269. Letter from Allen Wilson, General Secretary of the Kentucky Christian Missionary Convention, Lexington, Kentucky, to N.A. Hale in Mayfield, Kentucky. The letter summarizes the organization's mission and finances, and requests a donation to help retire its debt.


Walter, Jacob "Jack" Bradford (Sc 2268), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Walter, Jacob "Jack" Bradford (Sc 2268), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2268. Letter from Jacob "Jack" Bradford Walters to Grace Tichenor in Frankfort, Kentucky. On his way to military training in South Carolina, Walters consoles her on their separation and expresses support for the war.


Helm, Cyrus T., 1828-1868 (Sc 2271), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Helm, Cyrus T., 1828-1868 (Sc 2271), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2271. Account book for a dry goods operation, April 1849; record book for Bowling Green, Kentucky's Police Court, 1859-1864.


Cisney, Barbara (Sc 2252), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Cisney, Barbara (Sc 2252), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2252. "Bevie W. Cain," and "Civil War Letters of Bevie Cain," two papers written by Barbara Cisney for Western Kentucky University history classes and based primarily on a collection of Cain's letters at the Kenktucky Library & Museum (SC 2251).


Cain, Bevie Waughn, 1844-1883 (Sc 2251), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Cain, Bevie Waughn, 1844-1883 (Sc 2251), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Mansucripts Small Collection 2251. Letters (31) from Cain to James M. Davis, written mostly during the Civil War from her home and school in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, and from Illinois. A strong Confederate sympathizer, Cain responds to Davis’s support of the Union, criticizes President Abraham Lincoln, and opines freely on love, courtship and marriage. She also writes of mutual friends, family, and social and religious activities. Includes 3 additional letters to Davis from his father, sister, and a friend who writes of an opportunity to manage a store. Also includes brief typescripted summaries of the ...


Cisney, Barbara (Sc 2252), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Cisney, Barbara (Sc 2252), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2252. "Bevie W. Cain," and "Civil War Letters of Bevie Cain," two papers written by Barbara Cisney for Western Kentucky University history classes and based primarily on a collection of Cain's letters at the Kenktucky Library & Museum (SC 2251).


Park City Coal Company - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 319), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Park City Coal Company - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 319), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 319. Collection consists of two of the coal company's account books, 1901-1902, and 1909-1910. Entries list the purchases of coal by individuals and businesses as well as company expenses and cash on hand.


"An Attentive Ear, A Watchful Eye, And A Calm Judicious Pen": William Samuel Johnson, The Colonial Agents, And The Transformation Of The British Atlantic World, Allison Hopkins 2010 University of Connecticut - Storrs

"An Attentive Ear, A Watchful Eye, And A Calm Judicious Pen": William Samuel Johnson, The Colonial Agents, And The Transformation Of The British Atlantic World, Allison Hopkins

Honors Scholar Theses

By looking at Great Britain and the American colonies in conjunction with the larger British Atlantic Empire, historians can better understand the political, social, and cultural transformations that occurred when transatlantic actors met. William Samuel Johnson is an example of an "ordinary" agent who nonetheless had extensive contacts with numerous British and American thinkers. While acting on Connecticut's behalf in London between 1767 and 1771, he sent reports back to Connecticut governors Jonathan Trumbull and William Pitkin on parliamentary proceedings while corresponding with the people who traveled around the Atlantic world during this critical period-merchants, seafarers, emigrants, soldiers, missionaries ...


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