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Lincoln's Words At Gettysburg Resonate After Charlottesville, Christopher R. Fee 2017 Gettysburg College

Lincoln's Words At Gettysburg Resonate After Charlottesville, Christopher R. Fee

English Faculty Publications

Seven score and fourteen years ago, Abraham Lincoln eloquently reminded us of the idealism of our founding our fathers, who “brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. “

Lincoln also called upon all persons of good conscience, not simply to remember the sacrifice of those who died preserving these ideals on the battlefield at Gettysburg, but also to act upon those ideals, and to rise to the challenge “to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us….” (excerpt)


Taylor, Richard, B. 1941 (Sc 3139), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Taylor, Richard, B. 1941 (Sc 3139), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3139. Handwritten note card from Richard Taylor, Frankfort, Kentucky, to James Baker Hall thanking him for arranging a recent event honoring Larkspur Press of Monterey, Kentucky. He also refers to the work of the operator of the Press, Gray Zeitz.


Emerging Cold War Ideologies During The Populist Era In Latin America And The Us Media Response, Katherine D. Prince 2017 University of Texas at Tyler

Emerging Cold War Ideologies During The Populist Era In Latin America And The Us Media Response, Katherine D. Prince

History Theses

This thesis aims to identify the characteristics of populism and how those characteristics directly affected the politics and helped set the stage for later military dictatorships in Latin America. This text aims to look at how military regimes in Latin America placed blame on populist leaders and used their inefficiencies as a justification for taking power and establishing military rule. In many instances in Latin America, populist leader’s time in office was characterized by inflation and concern over foreign investment.

The concern over foreign investment and possible foreign takeover of local industries provides the background for another concern, that ...


Making The Most Of Interpretative Tours At Fredericksburg And Spotslyvania National Military Park, Julia K. Deros 2017 Gettysburg College

Making The Most Of Interpretative Tours At Fredericksburg And Spotslyvania National Military Park, Julia K. Deros

The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History

Freeman Tilden argues that the purpose of good interpretation is to inspire people to want to discover and learn for themselves in order to gain an understanding and appreciation for what they see. After having experienced the challenges of interpreting the battlefields at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, I agree that provocation is important to good interpretation.


Logan, Mary Middleton (Curd), B. 1915 - Collector (Sc 3137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Logan, Mary Middleton (Curd), B. 1915 - Collector (Sc 3137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3137. Chiefly invitations, Christmas cards and brief letters from Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt to James and Mary Logan, Hyde Park, New York. Includes a photograph of Mrs. Roosevelt’s Hyde Park cottage, Val-Kill, and of prominent mourners at her funeral. Also includes invitations to Roosevelt memorials and social occasions from the Roosevelts’ son John, and birthday greetings to Mary from President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton.


A Different Sort Of Park: Interpreting Pow Experiences At Andersonville National Historic Site, Andrew Knight 2017 Gettysburg College

A Different Sort Of Park: Interpreting Pow Experiences At Andersonville National Historic Site, Andrew Knight

The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History

Unlike many other historic sites, Andersonville does not fit neatly into any one box. It is not a battlefield, although we still interpret the experience of soldiers and the ideas they fought for. It is not a historic home or building; the only original parts of the site left are earthworks. Andersonville is a Civil War site but tells a story common to every war. Andersonville National Cemetery contains the remains of American soldiers from every American war except for 1812. Unlike any other National Cemetery entrusted to the National Park Service (except for Andrew Johnson National Historic Site) Andersonville ...


An Impossible Direction: Newspapers, Race, And Politics In Reconstruction New Orleans, Nicholas F. Chrastil 2017 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

An Impossible Direction: Newspapers, Race, And Politics In Reconstruction New Orleans, Nicholas F. Chrastil

LSU Master's Theses

This thesis examines the racial ideologies of four newspapers in New Orleans at the beginning and end of Radical Reconstruction: the Daily Picayune, the New Orleans Republican, the New Orleans Tribune, and the Weekly Louisianian. It explores how each paper understood the issues of racial equality, integration, suffrage, and black humanity; it examines the specific language and rhetoric each paper used to advocate for their positions; and it asks how those positions changed from the beginning to the end of Reconstruction. The study finds that the two white-owned papers, the Picayune and the Republican, while political opponents, both viewed racial ...


Flapperism: A National Phenomenon Comes To New Orleans, Tracy Carrero 2017 University of New Orleans

Flapperism: A National Phenomenon Comes To New Orleans, Tracy Carrero

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Interpreting The Life And Times Of Maggie Walker, Lucy A. Marks 2017 Gettysburg College

Interpreting The Life And Times Of Maggie Walker, Lucy A. Marks

The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History

As a part of my orientation as an intern at Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, I was told that 90% of visitors who come into the site have a very limited knowledge of who Maggie L. Walker was and what she had accomplished in her 70 years of life. Equipped with that information I felt a heightened sense of responsibility for the overall quality and accuracy of my tour of her home. In my opinion, Mrs. Walker is one of the most extraordinary people in history, a big claim to make, but this claim speaks for itself even in ...


Thunderstruck: Teaching Boy Scouts About History And Cannons, Gary H. Nobbs Jr., Andrew D. Nicholls 2017 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Thunderstruck: Teaching Boy Scouts About History And Cannons, Gary H. Nobbs Jr., Andrew D. Nicholls

The Exposition

No abstract provided.


Pushing The Protestant Culinary Agenda In Depression Era America, Brittany M. Millidge 2017 Buffalo State College

Pushing The Protestant Culinary Agenda In Depression Era America, Brittany M. Millidge

The Exposition

No abstract provided.


African-American Labor History In Waterloo: The Exhibit, Niria White 2017 University of Northern Iowa

African-American Labor History In Waterloo: The Exhibit, Niria White

McNair Scholars Program Summer Symposium

Abstract: This study uses a labor history lens to research African American labor impacts in Waterloo, Iowa. During the Great Migration, African American laborers travelled to Iowa to work on the Illinois Central Railroad. In time, they began to work at the Rath Packinghouse and helped to build the community. This work is being developed into a public history exhibit at the Grout Museum, furthering knowledge of African American contributions to the Mid-West; countering the idea that African Americans have only been politically active during the Civil Rights Era. Historical records, artifacts, and personal interviews provided the data for this ...


Risky Business Provocation And Interpretation, Alexandria J. Andrioli 2017 Gettysburg College

Risky Business Provocation And Interpretation, Alexandria J. Andrioli

The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History

The fourth commandment of Freeman Tilden’s six principles for interpretation is, “The chief aim of Interpretation is not instruction, but provocation.” This statement is both profound and problematic because the very heart of provocation is goading some sort of reaction from someone or something. Provocation usually has a negative connotation associated with it, like to purposely play the devil’s advocate in order to upset someone. Of course, a museum’s goal is never to intentionally upset visitors. However, at the same time, a museum may want to change the way visitors might think about a certain topic in ...


Wagon Tracks. Vol. 2, No. 4 (August, 1988), Santa Fe Trail Association 2017 Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks. Vol. 2, No. 4 (August, 1988), Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks

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Wagon Tracks. Vol. 2, No. 3 (May, 1988), Santa Fe Trail Association 2017 Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks. Vol. 2, No. 3 (May, 1988), Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks

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Wagon Tracks. Vol. 2, No. 2 (February, 1988), Santa Fe Trail Association 2017 Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks. Vol. 2, No. 2 (February, 1988), Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks

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Wagon Tracks. Vol. 2, No. 1 (November, 1987), Santa Fe Trail Association 2017 Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks. Vol. 2, No. 1 (November, 1987), Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks

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Wagon Tracks. Vol. 1, No. 4 (August, 1987), Santa Fe Trail Association 2017 Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks. Vol. 1, No. 4 (August, 1987), Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks

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Wagon Tracks. Vol. 1, No. 3 (May, 1987), Santa Fe Trail Association 2017 Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks. Vol. 1, No. 3 (May, 1987), Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks

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Wagon Tracks. Vol. 1, No. 2 (February, 1987), Santa Fe Trail Association 2017 Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks. Vol. 1, No. 2 (February, 1987), Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagon Tracks

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