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Morris, Hiram Chesterfield, 1880-1949 (Sc 2124), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Morris, Hiram Chesterfield, 1880-1949 (Sc 2124), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2124. Legal papers, chiefly deeds and mortgages, related to land transfers among the Mitchell, Buckner, and Morris families of Simpson and Warren Counties. Also includes genealogical information concerning the Buckner, Morris, and Hegewald families.


Man O'War (Sc 2137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Man O'War (Sc 2137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid for Mansucripts Small Collection 2137 and image attached as an additional file. Commemorative envelope in "Kings of Sport" series portraying Man O'War, postmarked Lexington, Kentucky, March 29, 1975. Includes horse racing postage stamp and information sheet on Man O'War.


Bowling Green, Kentucky - Water-Sewer-Sanitation Commission (Sc 2135), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky - Water-Sewer-Sanitation Commission (Sc 2135), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2135. Letter from Allen A. Ball, Commission engineer, to Mayor James H. Topmiller, and minutes of meeting between Commission and contractor to discuss citizen complaints over inconveniences caused by sewer expansion project.


Gray, John H. (Sc 2136), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Gray, John H. (Sc 2136), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2136. Typewritten paper by John H. Gray, "Brief History of the Coal Industry in Western Kentucky and West Kentucky Coal Company." Includes a 1963 clipping relating to Gray's son.


Brown-Hammer-Bryant Collection (Sc 2132), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Brown-Hammer-Bryant Collection (Sc 2132), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2132. Legal documents, chiefly deeds, from Monroe County, Kentucky relating to the Brown, Hammer and Bryant families. Also includes tax receipts and religious material.


Moore, Levi A. (Sc 2133), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Moore, Levi A. (Sc 2133), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2133. Certificates appointing Levi A. Moore, of Warren County, Kentucky, a corporal in Company K, 52nd Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers, and discharging Moore from service.


Miller, Emmitt E., 1907-1985 (Sc 2130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Miller, Emmitt E., 1907-1985 (Sc 2130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only and stock certificate (added as additional file) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2130. Miscellaneous deeds, will, tax receipts, stock certificate, and school trustee's report relating primarily to the Miller family of Muhlenberg County.


Moore, Nancy Elam, 1807-1889 (Sc 2134), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Moore, Nancy Elam, 1807-1889 (Sc 2134), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2134. Letter written by Nancy Elam Moore, a Shaker at South Union, Kentucky, to her brother James Moore. She discusses her father's estate, particularly a piece of property located in Warren County, Ohio.


Cosby Family Papers (Mss 242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Cosby Family Papers (Mss 242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 242. Letters to John Dudley Cosby, Muhlenberg County, and his family, from other family members in Virginia, Kentucky, Arkansas and Mississippi. Includes genealogical data, some of Cosby's personal papers, and his estate inventory.


The Hall Of Fame For Great Americans: Organizational Comatosis Or Hibernation, William N. Thompson, M. Ernita Joaquin 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Hall Of Fame For Great Americans: Organizational Comatosis Or Hibernation, William N. Thompson, M. Ernita Joaquin

Public Policy and Leadership Faculty Publications

The world’s first organization that has been specifically designated as a “Hall of Fame” was established in New York City in 1900. The Hall of Fame for Great Americans honors 102 Americans. It has served as a model for hundreds of other “halls of fame,” the most prominent being baseball’s Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, established in 1939. While the Hall of Fame for Great Americans remains the original icon in a history of popular culture museums visited by millions each year, the Hall today is little known, visited by scant few, and in a state ...


Polish Influence On American Synagogue Architecture, Samuel D. Gruber 2010 Syracuse University

Polish Influence On American Synagogue Architecture, Samuel D. Gruber

Religion

Hundreds of thousands of Jews from Poland came to America after 1880. Many built synagogues with details recalling synagogues in their homeland. Immigrant artisans brought motifs and methods of Poland. Many of these synagogues were small, so the relationship to Polish art was on the inside in the painted and carved decoration. Established architects also had access to Polish synagogues as sources. With publication of the Jewish Encyclopedia (1901-06) images of Polish synagogues, such as the Warsaw’s Tlomackie Street Synagogue, became part of many Jewish libraries. More Polish influence came in the 1950s. Most architects were building modern synagogues ...


The Imperfect Revolution: Anthony Burns And The Landscape Of Race In Antebellum America, Anthony Burns 2010 Kent State University

The Imperfect Revolution: Anthony Burns And The Landscape Of Race In Antebellum America, Anthony Burns

American Abolitionism and Antislavery

Gripping re-examination of the rendition of Anthony Burns

On June 2, 1854, crowds lined the streets of Boston, hissing and shouting at federal authorities as they escorted the fugitive slave Anthony Burns to the ship that would return him to his slaveholders in Virginia. Days earlier, handbills had littered the streets decrying Burns’s arrest, and abolitionists, intent on freeing Burns, had attacked with a battering ram the courthouse in which he was detained, leaving one dead, several wounded, and thirteen in custody. In the end it would take federal officials nearly 2,000 troops and $40,000 to send ...


Clubwomen, Reformers, Workers, And Feminists Of The Gilded Age And Progressive Era, Alison M. Parker 2010 The College at Brockport

Clubwomen, Reformers, Workers, And Feminists Of The Gilded Age And Progressive Era, Alison M. Parker

History Faculty Publications

During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, clubwomen, reformers, laborers, and feminists asserted their right to participate in the public, political sphere. Whether they intended to further their education, improve society, gain better working conditions, or control their own bodies, women expanded traditional gender roles and played an important role in transforming their society. Most significantly, the guarantee of voting rights provided by the Nineteenth Amendment marked a major milestone in the history of the struggle for women's rights. While women made important advances in other areas as well, many of the goals of tum-of-the-century reformers and feminists-for economic ...


John F. Kennedy History, Memory, Legacy: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry, Brian K. Landsberg 2010 University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

John F. Kennedy History, Memory, Legacy: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry, Brian K. Landsberg

McGeorge School of Law Scholarly Books

The Kennedy Justice Department's Enforcement of Civil Rights: A View from the Trenches, in The Kennedy Justice Department’s Enforcement of Civil Rights: A View from the Trenches, in John F. Kennedy History, Memory, Legacy: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry (John Delane Williams et al. eds., 2010) available at www.und.edu/instruct/jfkconference/.

Civil Rights Chronology, January 1961 -- November 1963, in The Kennedy Justice Department’s Enforcement of Civil Rights: A View from the Trenches, in John F. Kennedy History, Memory, Legacy: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry (John Delane Williams et al. eds., 2010) available at www.und.edu/instruct/jfkconference/.


The Extinction Of Bison Culture, Austin Marshall Preller 2010 Western Oregon University

The Extinction Of Bison Culture, Austin Marshall Preller

Student Theses, Papers and Projects (History)

No abstract provided.


Building Bridges Between Archives And Indian Communities, Timothy B. Powell 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Building Bridges Between Archives And Indian Communities, Timothy B. Powell

Departmental Papers (Religious Studies)

The APS has a long, distinguished history of preserving Native American languages. It began when Thomas Jefferson was the President of the Society in the late eighteenth century. A new chapter in this history was written this past May at the “Building Bridges between Archives and Indian Communities” conference—the first time in more than two hundred years that a large number of Native Americans have been invited to the Library to reconnect with their heritage. It was my great privilege to organize the conference. As Larry Aitken, tribal historian from the Leech Lake band of Ojibwe, who performed the ...


Religious Experiences In New England, Douglas L. Winiarski 2010 University of Richmond

Religious Experiences In New England, Douglas L. Winiarski

Religious Studies Faculty Publications

This chapter examines the shifting language of conversion in New England Congregationalism - the bastion of Puritan culture in North America - from the period of settlement in the 1630s to the eve of the Civil War. Evidence is drawn from a database of more than a thousand church-admission narratives from nearly three dozen communities scattered across Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire. Throughout this period, most Congregational ministers remained committed to a Calvinist theology that emphasized innate human depravity, unconditional election, limited atonement, and irresistible grace. Yet the importance of conversion - the sacred calculus through which God winnowed saints from sinners - waxed ...


Schooling, Family, And The Ethnic Working Class Before World War Ii, Ivan Greenberg 2010 independent scholar

Schooling, Family, And The Ethnic Working Class Before World War Ii, Ivan Greenberg

Ivan Greenberg

No abstract provided.


Introduction: Homoerotic, Lesbian, And Gay Ethnic And Immigrant Histories, Horacio N. Roque Ramirez Dr. 2010 independent scholar

Introduction: Homoerotic, Lesbian, And Gay Ethnic And Immigrant Histories, Horacio N. Roque Ramirez Dr.

Horacio N Roque Ramirez, Ph.D.

This essay introduces a special journal issue bringing together the well-established field of racial-ethnic and immigration history in the U.S. with the less visible but just as strong and growing field of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) and “queer” history and culture, essays exploring race and ethnicity, immigration and nation, and gender, sex, and sexuality as they inform one another, as well as the making of identities, historical subjects, communities, and policy. The contributors challenge the assumption that the history of immigration and racial-ethnic immigrant settlement take form only along heterosexual or heteronormative lines, whether people’s movements ...


Dred Scott Vs. The Dred Scott Case: History And Memory Of A Signal Moment In American Slavery, 1857-2007, Adam Arenson 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Dred Scott Vs. The Dred Scott Case: History And Memory Of A Signal Moment In American Slavery, 1857-2007, Adam Arenson

Adam Arenson

The Dred Scott Case centered on the Scott family—Dred and Harriet, and their daughters Eliza and Lizzie—but in the recorded history, after March 6, 1857 the Scotts suddenly fade, as if their lives ended that day in the courthouse. They did not. Elsewhere I have examined how the Dred Scott decision catalyzed the transformation of St. Louis politics, turning Missouri toward gradual emancipation just as the South’s proslavery advocates were declaring victory. And I have described how the Scotts’ lives were recovered to memory through the actions spearheaded by their descendents. Here I chronicle how the legacies ...


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