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Degrees Conferred By Unm: Dataset, Amy E. Winter, Mary C. Wise 2018 University of New Mexico

Degrees Conferred By Unm: Dataset, Amy E. Winter, Mary C. Wise

University Libraries Staff Publications

As of February 22, 2018, the dataset for this project consists of 7741 records of degrees conferred by the University of New Mexico between 1916 and 1951. This time period was selected because lists of degrees conferred were available from the UNM course catalogs. These scanned course catalogs were processed using PDFMiner, Notepad ++, and MS Excel. Degree recipients' sex was coded based on first and middle names, and the presence of the "Jr." suffix; if the names were ambiguous or unknown, the sex was coded as "U."

In the future the dataset will be improved and expanded by adding data ...


I Have Been Wanting To Write To You For Some Time., Dodie [unknown] 2018 University of New England

I Have Been Wanting To Write To You For Some Time., Dodie [Unknown]

Sandra Featherman Correspondence

Handwritten letter from Dodie to Sandra Featherman congratulating Featherman on her retirement and thanking her for the honorary degree.


Exhibit Introduction, American Association of University Women 2018 University of New Mexico

Exhibit Introduction, American Association Of University Women

The 1976 Women in New Mexico Exhibit by the American Association of University Women - New Mexico

This show recognizes the significant contributions made by the women of New Mexico throughout the years.

It was apparent from the beginning of this project, by the Albuquerque Branch, American Association of University women, that there were, and are, far too many notable women to document in one exhibit. A careful selection process, based on ordered criteria, progressively narrowed the field, originally composed of more than 150 names.

Names of many New Mexico women were suggested for this unique exhibit. Those selected met these criteria: the individual woman's contribution to her era and to future lifestyles and attitudes; documentation ...


For The Cobweb Club: Mottoes, Margaret J. M. Sweat 2018 University of New England

For The Cobweb Club: Mottoes, Margaret J. M. Sweat

Annals of the Cobweb Club

Ribbon-bound booklet containing handwritten mottoes for the Cobweb Club.


Your Messages Of Springtime Happiness Came..., Sue McConkey 2018 University of New England

Your Messages Of Springtime Happiness Came..., Sue Mcconkey

Sue McConkey Papers

Handwritten letter from Sue McConkey.


Should I Call Her Or Just Show Up?, Donna M. Loring 2018 University of New England

Should I Call Her Or Just Show Up?, Donna M. Loring

Donna M. Loring Correspondence

Handwritten note between Donna Loring and Deb, regarding a meeting, showing both answer and reply.


Hippie Communes Of The West Coast: A Study Of Gender Roles And The Evolution Of The Counterculture's Definition Of Freedom, Lisa A. Scott 2018 University of North Georgia

Hippie Communes Of The West Coast: A Study Of Gender Roles And The Evolution Of The Counterculture's Definition Of Freedom, Lisa A. Scott

Papers & Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research

Following the deterioration of conditions in the Haight-Ashbury in 1968, hippies moved to communes throughout the west coast, specifically in the nearby Santa Cruz Mountains above San Francisco in California. Beginning as a utopian vision, many of the traditions and problems that commune residents sought to escape manifested again in communal life, including the division of races, repression of women, and intolerance of homosexuals. Additionally, they could not escape the financial realities of the world they lived in, and communes were plagued with health issues and unscrupulous individuals. Eventually, women of the communes, forced to provide income for their families ...


Judith Bronfman, Chaucer's "Clerk's Tale": The Griselda Story Received, Rewritten, Illustrated. Garland Publishing, 1994, Edward Wheatley 2018 Selected Works

Judith Bronfman, Chaucer's "Clerk's Tale": The Griselda Story Received, Rewritten, Illustrated. Garland Publishing, 1994, Edward Wheatley

Edward Wheatley

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How Lucille Ball Fought The Patriarchy, While Lucy Ricardo (Indirectly) Contributed To Second-Wave (White) Feminism, Anam Rana Afzal 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

How Lucille Ball Fought The Patriarchy, While Lucy Ricardo (Indirectly) Contributed To Second-Wave (White) Feminism, Anam Rana Afzal

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Author Stephanie Coontz argues that our most powerful visions of traditional families derive from images that are still delivered to our homes in countless reruns of 1950s television sitcoms. In actuality, the happy, homogenous families that we “remember” from America in the 50s were a result of the media’s denial of diversity. Also, women’s retreat to housewifery after working during WWII was in many cases, not freely chosen. In his study of sitcoms, Saul Austerlitz claims that once television arrived in American cities after the war’s end, its impact was immediate and incontrovertible, and no sitcom caught ...


Nagle, Mary Elizabeth (Ricks), 1910-1992 (Sc 3174), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Nagle, Mary Elizabeth (Ricks), 1910-1992 (Sc 3174), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3174. Baby book of Mary Elizabeth Ricks, daughter of William Benjamin Ricks and Nora (Neal) Ricks, born in Bowling Green, Kentucky on 2 January 1910. Includes a childhood photograph of Mary.


Men In The Food Lab, Women In The Engine Shop, Amy Bix 2018 Iowa State University

Men In The Food Lab, Women In The Engine Shop, Amy Bix

Amy Bix

Democracy's colleges promised higher education opportunities to the sons and daughters of America's working classes. Many land-grants had incorporated that promise in their degree programs by establishing majors aimed specifically at one sex. At their inception, home economics and engineering were among the disciplines considered discrete by gender. This bias remained well into the 1970s, about a hundred years later, before that supposed assumption came under strenuous attack. Bix's essay provides a necessary corrective. She shows that a not negligible portion of both curricula contained members of the opposite sex almost from their beginnings. Students chose to ...


The Experiences And Contributions Of Women Following The British Army During The Seven Years’ War, James Dennison 2018 University of Windsor

The Experiences And Contributions Of Women Following The British Army During The Seven Years’ War, James Dennison

Major Papers

For much of history women followed with European armies on campaign. They filled auxiliary roles for the army and supported their men. Though history has often overlooked them, they are consistently present in primary material. Camp women during the Seven Years’ War (1754 to 1763) lived a hard life, much like soldiers. Yet despite attempts by officers to limit their numbers, as well as the difficult and dangerous living conditions, women continued to follow the army and proved to be both helpful and a hindrance to military officials. This paper examines the experiences of these women and in doing so ...


Dorothy Moser Medlin Papers - Accession 1049, Dorothy Moser Medlin 2018 Winthrop University

Dorothy Moser Medlin Papers - Accession 1049, Dorothy Moser Medlin

Manuscript Collection

(The Dorothy Moser Medlin Papers are currently in processing.)

This collection contains most of the records of Dorothy Medlin’s work and correspondence and also includes reference materials, notes, microfilm, photographic negatives related both to her professional and personal life. Additions include a FLES Handbook, co-authored by Dorothy Medlin and a decorative mirror belonging to Dorothy Medlin.

Major series in this collection include: some original 18th century writings and ephemera and primary source material of André Morellet, extensive collection of secondary material on André Morellet's writings and translations, Winthrop related files, literary manuscripts and notes by Dorothy Medlin (1966-2011 ...


“Mais Elle Connaît L’Art De Feindre, Étant Femme”: La Duchesse De Châtillon, Entre Émotion Ostentatoire, Séduction Et Stratégie Politique, Anne-Pauline Crepet 2017 University of London

“Mais Elle Connaît L’Art De Feindre, Étant Femme”: La Duchesse De Châtillon, Entre Émotion Ostentatoire, Séduction Et Stratégie Politique, Anne-Pauline Crepet

Le Monde français du dix-huitième siècle

Cet article s'intéresse à la duchesse de Châtillon (1627-1695) et à son utilisation, fréquemment feinte, des émotions, et plus précisément de l’affliction, comme stratégie d’intervention sociale. Issue de la prestigieuse maison des Montmorency, cette éminente aristocrate a fait l’objet de très peu d’études. Veuve à deux reprises, elle a pourtant tenu le rôle de négociatrice officieuse pour Louis XIV dans le Saint-Empire romain germanique, alors que les femmes étaient à l’époque tenues à l’écart des affaires politiques. L'argumentation s'appuie d’une part sur la correspondance diplomatique de la duchesse avec d ...


“Solving The ‘Social Question’: Women Workers And Working-Class Families In Restoration Valencia, 1870-1900.”, Julia A. Hudson-Richards 2017 Independent Scholar

“Solving The ‘Social Question’: Women Workers And Working-Class Families In Restoration Valencia, 1870-1900.”, Julia A. Hudson-Richards

Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies

In Restoration Valencia, social reformers engaged in solving the so-called "social question" honed in on working women and the structure of the working class family as a way to promote a hegemonic view of bourgeois culture among the working classes. The data they produced, primarily in Valencia's report for the Commission for Social Reform, are the most comprehensive data about women's work lives available for late-19th-century Valencia, and helped to provide the foundation for legislation limiting women's work, particularly the law of 13 March 1900.


Growing Up Midwestern, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg 2017 Iowa State University

Growing Up Midwestern, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

After setting myself the task of writing a paper on “growing up Midwestern,” otherwise known as “Midwestern childhood,” I realized I had made a horrible mistake. The harder I thought about the topic, the muddier my thoughts became. The truth is that we know a great deal about individual Midwestern childhoods, but what we know about Midwestern childhood, writ large, is considerable less clear. What does it mean to “grow up Midwestern?” If a historian takes her cues from economist John Ise’s autobiographical account of growing up in the late 19th century in north central Kansas, it means to ...


Children Of The Crisis: Farm Youth In Troubled Times, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg 2017 Iowa State University

Children Of The Crisis: Farm Youth In Troubled Times, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

The farm crisis of the 1980s was one of the defining American moments of the late twentieth century. The Midwest’s farmers, long revered as the protectors of America’s agrarian heritage, saw economic reversals of a magnitude unseen since the Great Depression. Many had expanded their operations in the 1970s on the basis of rising land prices, only to see the value of their farms plummet in the early days of the 1980s. Farm income fell significantly, while the number of farm foreclosures skyrocketed. Families began to show signs of stress, as rates of spousal abuse, clinical depression, and ...


Object Lesson: The High School Yearbook, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg 2017 Iowa State University

Object Lesson: The High School Yearbook, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

In the fall of 1984, high school senior Beth Ellsworth and her yearbook staff were facing a tough task: how to tell the story of the good things that were happening at Harlan Community High School, while at the same time acknowledging the pain that they and their classmates were feeling in the wake of the agricultural crisis that was sweeping Iowa. While the obvious choice would be to focus in on a big event that was happening that year, or to do a “sign of the times” yearbook, none of that was particularly appealing. After all, in small-town Iowa ...


Diseases Chasing Money And Power: Breast Cancer And Aids Activism Challenging Authority, Amy Bix 2017 Iowa State University

Diseases Chasing Money And Power: Breast Cancer And Aids Activism Challenging Authority, Amy Bix

Amy Bix

Through the 1980s and early 1990s, the course of American health research was increasingly shaped by politically,aggressive activism for two particular diseases, breast cancer and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). Even as national stakes rose, both in dollars spent and grow, ing demands on the medical system, breast cancer and AIDS advocates made government policy-making for research ever more public and con, croversial. Through skillful cultivation of political strength, interest groups transformed individual health problems into collective demands, winning notable policy influence in federal agencies such as the National lnsti, cutes of Health (NIH) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA ...


Women's Education, Amy Bix 2017 Iowa State University

Women's Education, Amy Bix

Amy Bix

Evolution of the American educational system has been shaped in multiple ways by concepts of appropriate gender roles and the value of different types of learning. In colonial America, while some schools offered boys and girls the same coursework, other teaching both reflected and reinforced gender divisions (Nash 2005). Some towns limited girls' training to basic reading and arithmetic, assuming that academics would prove less valuable to women than domestic skills such as sewing. Even as public high schools began to open over subsequent decades, they similarly focused the education of girls on cultivating them to become good wives and ...


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