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Since The Time Of Eve : La Leche League And Communities Of Mothers Throughout History., Joanna Paxton Federico 2017 University of Louisville

Since The Time Of Eve : La Leche League And Communities Of Mothers Throughout History., Joanna Paxton Federico

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

La Leche League International (LLL) is the oldest and largest breastfeeding support group in the world. This thesis examines how, beginning in 1956, seven Catholic housewives from suburban Chicago built up the institutional knowledge to sustain a cohesive global network of breastfeeding mothers. It also explores how LLL managed this knowledge over time in response to developments in scholarship and changing social conditions. Based on a narrative analysis of LLL publications, this thesis argues that the League’s founders drew selectively from existing bodies of knowledge and from their own cultural perspectives to establish a sense of community among breastfeeding ...


Southern Veils : The Sisters Of Loretto In Early National Kentucky., Hannah O'Daniel 2017 University of Louisville

Southern Veils : The Sisters Of Loretto In Early National Kentucky., Hannah O'Daniel

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis analyzes the experiences of Roman Catholic women who joined the Sisters of Loretto, a community of women religious in rural Washington and Nelson Counties, Kentucky, between the 1790s and 1826. It argues that the Sisters of Loretto used faith to interpret and respond to unfolding events in the early nation. The women sought to combat moral slippage and restore providential favor in the face of local Catholic institutional instability, global Protestant evangelical movements, war and economic crisis, and a tuberculosis outbreak. The Lorettines faced financial, social, and cultural pressures—including an economic depression, a culture that celebrated family ...


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.


The Game Warden's Gun, S. Ray Granade 2017 Ouachita Baptist University

The Game Warden's Gun, S. Ray Granade

Creative Works

Growing up in 1950s Evergreen, Alabama, meant more than growing up in a small, South-Alabama county-seat town. It meant growing up in a rural environment where hunting and fishing were never more than a few minutes away. Field and stream activities lured mostly males above the age of eight, and generous game laws did not obviate a brisk business in poaching. Since it was a poor county, Conecuh had its share of those who poached to put meat on the table as well as those who poached because they did not believe that game laws applied to them. Some prime ...


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.


Freedom Seekers And The Underground Railroad, Larry McClellan 2017 Governors State University

Freedom Seekers And The Underground Railroad, Larry Mcclellan

OPUS

Major routes of travel for freedom seekers included movement from communities in the Mississippi River valley, up the Illinois River valley, east out of Iowa and Missouri, and going overland including north on the old Vincennes Trace/Hubbard's Trail.

From the onset of statehood in 1818 and into the Civil War years, more than 8,000 freedom seekers moved into and through Illinois. They traveled up the Illinois River Valley and overland from the Mississippi River towns of Cairo, Chester, Alton, Quincy, Galena and innumerable smaller places. Some came north through Indiana, some by foot, coach and horseback from ...


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 ...


Hays Family Papers (Sc 3161), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Hays Family Papers (Sc 3161), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3161. Estate papers of the Hays family of Warren County Kentucky: wills of Samuel, Rebecca and Daniel W. Hays; William Hays estate settlement; appraisement of slaves of Daniel Hays; and sale bill of personal property of Rebecca Hays.


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