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The Warner Brothers Prove Their Patriotism, Lara Jacobson 2018 Chapman University

The Warner Brothers Prove Their Patriotism, Lara Jacobson

Voces Novae

Warner Bros. Pictures did not become the widely successful company they are today by sitting back and letting “the world go to pot.” The Brothers patriotic beginnings in America earned them a reputation as trailblazers in the motion picture industry. Their Polish and Jewish family heritage initially motivated the four brothers to take a stand when they released Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939) as a direct result of Hitler’s growing reign in Europe. Many of the Brothers’ early movies focused on injustice, prejudice, and violation of basic human rights; the era of World War II would be no ...


"I See Genocide" - The Struggles Of The Ponca Nation To Reclaim Their City From Polluters, Douglas Fournet 2018 University of Puget Sound

"I See Genocide" - The Struggles Of The Ponca Nation To Reclaim Their City From Polluters, Douglas Fournet

History Theses

This thesis examines two court cases undertaken by the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma and residents of Ponca City and the surrounding areas against two polluting corporations on their land: Conoco and Continental Carbon. By analyzing the history of history of the Ponca alongside the history of Native American relations to the petroleum industry and the history of EPA enforcement problems, the paper sets out to demonstrate that the unique position of Native American tribes in the United States allows them to employ what Klyza and Sousa term "alternative pathways" in fighting environmental injustice.


Teaching Apportionment, Charles M. Biles 2018 Humboldt State University

Teaching Apportionment, Charles M. Biles

IdeaFest: Interdisciplinary Journal of Creative Works and Research from Humboldt State University

No abstract provided.


Capwell, Franklin Wall, 1823-1889 (Sc 3232), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Capwell, Franklin Wall, 1823-1889 (Sc 3232), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3232. Letter, 10 January 1845, of teacher Franklin W. Capwell to his parents in Wyoming County, New York. Writing from Mortonsville, Kentucky, he describes the circumstances of his decision to teach at a seminary there, listing his subjects and fees. He finds Southern girls unsuitable for their lack of education, but declares that their wealth makes them good marriage prospects for other Northern men. He also comments on the reliance on slaves for ordinary labor, the defense of slavery byministers, and the fear of slave uprisings among whites,who arm themselves with guns ...


Abraham, John E., 1844-1925 (Sc 3233), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Abraham, John E., 1844-1925 (Sc 3233), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3233. Letter, 8 March 1886, of John E. Abraham, Beattyville, Kentucky, to Captain Thomas J. Hardin, Monterey, Kentucky. He discusses timber transactions and meeting with a supplier of stone in connection with a bid to construct dikes on the Ohio River.


Shucraft Family Letters (Sc 3224), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Shucraft Family Letters (Sc 3224), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and transcripts of letters (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3211. Letters of the Shucraft family of Nashville (Davidson County) and Blount County, Tennessee, mostly between brothers John, Van and Charley Shucraft. Family members discuss marriages and deaths, work and hard economic times, commodity prices, and religious revivals. A worker in a Blount County distillery, Charley regularly sends whiskey to brother John and arranges sales of John’s lumber.


Bicentennial Provides Opportunity To Celebrate The Extraordinary And The Ordinary, Matthew R. Ballard 2018 Orleans County Department of History

Bicentennial Provides Opportunity To Celebrate The Extraordinary And The Ordinary, Matthew R. Ballard

Pioneer Record

Bicentennial celebrations are an opportunity to draw communities together, at a time when we are perhaps not as close-knit as past generations may have recalled. It is also a time to reflect on the contributions of the "common folk," scattered throughout the countryside, those who plowed their fields, raised their families, and made a modest living without recognition.


Strickler, Sally Ann (Mcleod) Koenig, 1933-2016 (Mss 643), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Strickler, Sally Ann (Mcleod) Koenig, 1933-2016 (Mss 643), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 643. Research materials collected by Sally Ann Strickler related to the Shaker community at South Union, Kentucky. This material deals chiefly with women’s roles in the society. Also includes information about the U.S. flag and Strickler’s dissertation on library services in Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accredited institutions.


Consuming Victory: American Women And The Politics Of Food Rationing During World War Ii, Kelly Cantrell 2018 The University of Southern Mississippi

Consuming Victory: American Women And The Politics Of Food Rationing During World War Ii, Kelly Cantrell

Dissertations

Life on the home front formed the most ubiquitous American experience during World War II. Americans in the early 1940s found themselves caught in a rapidly evolving world, which wrought changes both great and small on their daily lives. This project explores women’s responses to some of that change. The federal government created wartime agencies to control and direct most elements of daily life from public opinion, to factory production, to employment practices, to family food procurement. The Office of Price Administration was charged with creating a food rationing program to insure steady availability of foodstuffs at home while ...


The Library Of Robert Morris, Civil Rights Lawyer & Activist, Laurel Davis, Mary Sarah Bilder 2018 Boston College Law School

The Library Of Robert Morris, Civil Rights Lawyer & Activist, Laurel Davis, Mary Sarah Bilder

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

This article analyzes the Robert Morris library, the only known extant, antebellum, African American-owned library. The seventy-five titles, including two unique pamphlet compilations, reveal Morris’s intellectual commitment to full citizenship, equality, and participation for people of color. The article provides a model for the interpretation of lawyers' libraries.


Early Skiing On Snoqualmie Pass: The Opening Of The Milwaukee Ski Bowl In The Winter Of 1938 Changed Local Skiing, John W. Lundin 2018 Central Washington University

Early Skiing On Snoqualmie Pass: The Opening Of The Milwaukee Ski Bowl In The Winter Of 1938 Changed Local Skiing, John W. Lundin

Works by Local Authors

The late 1930s were exciting times for Pacific Northwest skiers. The opening of the country’s first destination ski resort in Sun Valley, Idaho in 1936, by the Union Pacific Railroad, where the chair lift was invented and first installed, changed the ski industry forever and the area attracted skiers from all over the world. Seattle newspapers regularly reported on local skiers traveling by train to Sun Valley to enjoy the attractions if this international resort.

Western Washington skiing was organized around private ski clubs, and ski racing competitions were held most weekends in many areas accessible by car, including ...


Seattle’S Municipal Ski Park At Snoqualmie Summit 1934-1940, John W. Lundin 2018 Central Washington University

Seattle’S Municipal Ski Park At Snoqualmie Summit 1934-1940, John W. Lundin

Works by Local Authors

The Seattle Park Board opened its Municipal Ski Park at Snoqualmie Summit in January 1934, on U.S. Forest Service land, and operated it as a park facility through the ski season of 1940. This was likely the only municipally owned and operated ski area in the country at the time. The Ski Park was made possible by the availability of federal funds under programs adopted by the Roosevelt Administration to put people back to work in the Great Depression, and reflects how skiing had grown in popularity in the Northwest by the early 1930s.


Mountaineers Patrol Races At Snoqualmie Pass: A Grand Tradition Revisited, John W. Lundin 2018 Central Washington University

Mountaineers Patrol Races At Snoqualmie Pass: A Grand Tradition Revisited, John W. Lundin

Works by Local Authors

In February 2014, the Mountaineers recreated one of the club’s grand traditions by holding the first Patrol Race since 1941, an 18.5 mile cross-country event along the crest of the Cascades between its two lodges, Snoqualmie Lodge and Meany Ski Hut at Martin near Stampede Pass. The race was variously reported to be 18, 18.5 or 20 miles long. From 1930 to 1941, three man patrol teams competed in the event that was based on military patrol races which were common in Europe. Initially the race was just for club members, but beginning in 1936, Open Patrol ...


Santo Tomás Apóstol De Abiquiú Church, Abiquiú, New Mexico - Burial Register Extractions 1777-1827, Samuel Sisneros 2018 University of New Mexico

Santo Tomás Apóstol De Abiquiú Church, Abiquiú, New Mexico - Burial Register Extractions 1777-1827, Samuel Sisneros

University Libraries Staff Publications

This dataset was created as part of a recovery project of several New Mexico Catholic Church registers that were missing since 1933 or perhaps earlier. The registers contain entries of parishioners being baptized, married and receiving burial rites at the church of Santo Tomás Apóstol de Abiquiú, Abiquiú, New Mexico. The Center for Southwest Research (CSWR) at UNM digitized the registers, at which time a surrogate microfilm copy was made and the originals were transferred to the Archives of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. The microfilm edition has been catalogued in the UNM library system. Extractions of the registers were ...


Bogues Dedicated Estate To Caring For Children Of Orleans County, Matthew R. Ballard 2018 Orleans County Department of History

Bogues Dedicated Estate To Caring For Children Of Orleans County, Matthew R. Ballard

Pioneer Record

Ninety-five years ago, the Virgil Bogue Home for Dependent Children opened its doors to young children in need of a home due to the "loss of their parents or the inability of their parents to support them." The home functioned from 1923 to 1949, when it was determined that the Bogue estate and associated investments were no longer sufficient in value to support the institution. The home was sold in 1963 and the organization became the Bogue Fund for Dependent Children.


Willett, Herbert Lockwood (5 May 1864-28 Mar. 1944), Steven W. Holloway 2018 James Madison University

Willett, Herbert Lockwood (5 May 1864-28 Mar. 1944), Steven W. Holloway

Steven W Holloway

No abstract provided.


A ‘New’ Kutir-Nahhunte Ii Text, Steven W. Holloway 2018 James Madison University

A ‘New’ Kutir-Nahhunte Ii Text, Steven W. Holloway

Steven W Holloway

No abstract provided.


Hatcher, William Paul, 1929-2003 (Mss 637), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Hatcher, William Paul, 1929-2003 (Mss 637), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 637. Letters written by William P. Hatcher’s family and friends to him whilst he served in the Korean War. The letters discuss community gossip as well as family news.


Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resource Iq: Pt. 2: The Central Intelligence Agency, Bert Chapman 2018 Purdue University

Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resource Iq: Pt. 2: The Central Intelligence Agency, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Provides an overview of information resources produced by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) including popular reference works like World Factbook and Chiefs of State and Cabinet Leaders of Foreign Governments. Additional content describes the CIA's origins and development, descriptions of current organizational components, information about it's directors, and the text of historical National Intelligence Estimates (NIE) and the President's Daily Brief covering topics as varied as North Korea, the 1973 Yom Kippur War, and NIE's on Soviet ballistic missile forces and numerous other topics. Features artifacts from the CIA Museum.


Reynolds Family - Bible Records (Sc 3229), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Reynolds Family - Bible Records (Sc 3229), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3229. Genealogy records removed from two family Bibles related to the Reynolds family of Barren County, Kentucky. Dates reflect the inclusive dates of the vital records, not necessarily the dates of the items themselves.

Corollary families include: Clark, Slinker and Covington.


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