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Interview With Dr. Brian Coutts (Fa 769), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives, Brian E. Coutts, Lisa K. Miller 2017 Western Kentucky University Libraries

Interview With Dr. Brian Coutts (Fa 769), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives, Brian E. Coutts, Lisa K. Miller

Brian Coutts

Oral interview with Dr. Brian E. Coutts conducted by Lisa K. Miller on 21 December 2014. This interview was part of the Evelyn Thurman Oral History Project. The audio interview can be accessed by clicking the "Download" button. This download may take several minutes. A photograph of the interviewee can be accessed by clicking on "Additional Files."


Letter From Mollie Lee Clifford To Daughter Margaret ("Marty")., Mollie Lee Clifford 2017 University of New England

Letter From Mollie Lee Clifford To Daughter Margaret ("Marty")., Mollie Lee Clifford

Sincerely Yours, Letters From The Maine Women Writers Collection (Multi-Page Items)

Handwritten letter from Mollie Lee Clifford to her daughter Margaret ("Marty"), in which she discusses Nana's health, visiting plans, and other happenings.


Eternal Perspectives In Nineteenth-Century Friendship Albums, Jenifer Blouin 2017 Western Michigan University

Eternal Perspectives In Nineteenth-Century Friendship Albums, Jenifer Blouin

The Hilltop Review

It is apparent through the inscriptions made in nineteenth-century friendship albums that the young women who wrote in and owned the albums were highly concerned with eternity, with things they believed would last forever. This preoccupation with eternity raises the question of how young women in the nineteenth century related to time and to religion, both of which are inherently concerned with eternity. These topics will therefore be addressed in brief discussions of how nineteenth-century conceptions of time and the Second Great Awakening affected young women. This will be followed by an examination of the friendship album verses themselves, which ...


Red Lights, White Hope: Race, Gender, And U.S. Camptown Prostitution In South Korea, Julie Kim 2017 Claremont McKenna College

Red Lights, White Hope: Race, Gender, And U.S. Camptown Prostitution In South Korea, Julie Kim

CMC Senior Theses

U.S. military camptown prostitution in South Korea was a system ridden with entangled structures of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality. This thesis aims to elucidate the ways in which racial ideologies, in conjunction with gendered nationalist ideologies, materialized in the spaces of military base communities. I contend that camptowns were hybrid spaces where the meaning and representation of race were constantly in flux, where the very definitions of race and gender were contested, affirmed, and redefined through ongoing negotiations on the part of relevant actors. The reading of camptown prostitutes and American GIs as sexualized and racialized bodies ...


Cloelia: Breaking Glass Ceilings Before It Was Cool, Lindsay Kline 2016 Collin College

Cloelia: Breaking Glass Ceilings Before It Was Cool, Lindsay Kline

Lindsay Kline

This essay discusses the heroic deeds of Cloelia, an ancient roman heroine of Roman history.


Nuevas Reflexiones Sobre “Elena, Alias Eleno De Céspedes”, Transgénero, Redes Sociales Y Libertad En La España Del Siglo Xvi, Aurelia Martín Casares Prof., Magdalena Díaz Hernández 2016 University of Granda, Spain

Nuevas Reflexiones Sobre “Elena, Alias Eleno De Céspedes”, Transgénero, Redes Sociales Y Libertad En La España Del Siglo Xvi, Aurelia Martín Casares Prof., Magdalena Díaz Hernández

Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies

Hasta ahora el personaje de Elena de Céspedes, una esclava que llegó a ser cirujano y a casarse con una mujer, ha sido reconocido por su dualidad sexual, de género o de ocupación. Sin embargo, todos esos factores se interrelacionan en la construcción de su realidad transgenéro. El cross-dressing o travestismo, el género fluido, la androginia y la transexualidad fueron elementos esenciales en la construcción de diferentes tipos de redes sociales que le posibilitaron ascender personal, social y profesionalmente, obteniendo así un amplio margen de libertad en la España de finales del siglo XVI.

Precisamente, el gran valor de Elena ...


Who Really Said What? Mobile Historical Situated Documentary As Liminal Learning Space, Owen Gottlieb 2016 Rochester Institute of Technology

Who Really Said What? Mobile Historical Situated Documentary As Liminal Learning Space, Owen Gottlieb

Articles

This article explores the complexities and affordances of historical representation that arose in the process of designing a mobile augmented reality video game for teaching history. The process suggests opportunities to push the historical documentary form in new ways. Specifically, the article addresses the shifting liminal space between historical fiction narrative, and historical interactive documentary narrative. What happens when primary sources, available for examination are placed inside of a historically inspired narrative, one that hews closely to the events, but creates drama through dialogues between player and historical figure? In this relatively new field of interactive historical situated documentary, how ...


History Reclaimed: Sister Betty Ann Mcneil, D.C., Tells The Hidden Story Of The Daughters Of Charity During The Civil War, 2016 DePaul University

History Reclaimed: Sister Betty Ann Mcneil, D.C., Tells The Hidden Story Of The Daughters Of Charity During The Civil War

DePaul Magazine

This article excerpts from Sr. Betty Ann McNeil, D.C.'s “Balm of Hope: Charity Afire Impels Daughters of Charity to Civil War Nursing,” based on her finds while serving as the archivist for the Daughters of Charity, Province of Emmitsburg, Md. The collection is valuable for it gives names which have been suppressed in later transcriptions.


Artists’ Expression Of Women’S Unresolvable Internal Conflict, Diedre Miles-Girod 2016 Linfield College

Artists’ Expression Of Women’S Unresolvable Internal Conflict, Diedre Miles-Girod

Senior Theses

The Victorian period (1837 to 1901) was a time of great change in the United States. The country was growing with the Louisiana Purchase and the addition of several states to the Union. Railroads were connecting together the vast lands. Unprecedented economic and manufacturing changes were unfolding; it was the time of the Industrial Revolution. This period also brought about a revolution for women by opening up new possibilities in many spheres of life. However, these new possibilities, ironically, exacerbated a timeless women’s struggle of finding balance between their traditional roles as caregivers and their human need for self- ...


“A Flower Which Blossoms And Fades”: Depictions Of Tuberculosis In 19th-Century Opera, Daniel Goldberg 2016 Chapman University

“A Flower Which Blossoms And Fades”: Depictions Of Tuberculosis In 19th-Century Opera, Daniel Goldberg

Student Research Day Abstracts and Posters

The romantic period in art and music is a time that focused on the regular person and had a fascination with nature, emotion, and death. One of the most common themes used was disease. One of the more common diseases of the time in both opera and real life was tuberculosis. In opera tuberculosis is always brought upon the same type of person time and time again and is always shown both by the character, and also though a series of metaphors. This character is always a woman and these “tubercular heroines” always are young, beautiful, frail people who need ...


"The Quality Of Women's Intelligence" : Female Humanists In Renaissance Italy., Julie Myers-Mushkin 2016 University of Louisville

"The Quality Of Women's Intelligence" : Female Humanists In Renaissance Italy., Julie Myers-Mushkin

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis examines how the advent of humanism in Renaissance Italy impacted women, namely those who were raised within intellectual families and granted educational opportunities not before afforded to members of their sex. In quattrocento Italy, learned women began to circulate their writings and participate in the humanist milieu, and the intellectual lives and published works of these female humanists all in some manner contested Renaissance patriarchy and gender perceptions. As such, this thesis challenges the conception that the Renaissance further disenfranchised women and offers a framework for analyzing and appreciating the ways in which women participated in the academic ...


The Sexual Revolution Of The "Roaring Twenties": Practice Or Perception?, Shellie Clark 2016 The College at Brockport

The Sexual Revolution Of The "Roaring Twenties": Practice Or Perception?, Shellie Clark

#History: A Journal of Student Research

Even after the passage of over 80 years, the perceived radical shift in morality in the 1920’s defies concrete definition. Many popular images seem to offer evidence that indicate a change in sexual propriety, with portrayals of scantily dressed flappers swigging illicit liquor from flasks, and racy advertisements for silk stockings showing off women’s legs, so soon after a time when women were covered from the neck to the ankle even at the beach. Religious and conservative leaders alluded to a total collapse of morality and blamed popular entertainment for degrading America’s youth. This paper analyzes primary ...


French Women In Art: Reclaiming The Body Through Creation/Les Femmes Artistes Françaises : La Réclamation Du Corps À Travers La Création, Liatris Hethcoat 2016 Chapman University

French Women In Art: Reclaiming The Body Through Creation/Les Femmes Artistes Françaises : La Réclamation Du Corps À Travers La Création, Liatris Hethcoat

Student Research Day Abstracts and Posters

The research I have conducted for my French Major Senior Thesis is a culmination of my passion for and studies of both French language and culture and the history and practice of Visual Arts. I have examined, across the history of art, the representation of women, and concluded that until the 20th century, these representations have been tools employed by the makers of history and those at the top of the patriarchal system, used to control women’s images and thus women themselves. I survey these representations, which are largely created by men—until the 20th century. I ...


Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 62), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 62), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 62. Diary of Shaker eldress Nancy E. Moore, and a journal, probably kept by Shaker eldress Lucy Shannon. The diary and journal record life in the Shaker colony at South Union, Kentucky, with Moore’s diary focused on the Civil War years 1863-1864.


R. Howard Bloch, The Anonymous Marie De France. University Of Chicago Press, 2003, Wendy Marie Hoofnagle 2016 University of Northern Iowa

R. Howard Bloch, The Anonymous Marie De France. University Of Chicago Press, 2003, Wendy Marie Hoofnagle

Wendy Hoofnagle

No abstract provided.


Deborah A. Fraioli, Joan Of Arc: The Early Debate. Boydell & Brewer, Ltd., 2000, Wendy Marie Hoofnagle 2016 University of Northern Iowa

Deborah A. Fraioli, Joan Of Arc: The Early Debate. Boydell & Brewer, Ltd., 2000, Wendy Marie Hoofnagle

Wendy Hoofnagle

No abstract provided.


The Next Generation: Bringing Medieval Feminism Into The New Millennium , Wendy Marie Hoofnagle 2016 University of Northern Iowa

The Next Generation: Bringing Medieval Feminism Into The New Millennium , Wendy Marie Hoofnagle

Wendy Hoofnagle

No abstract provided.


Margaret Jane Mussey Sweat Diary, 1849-1880, Margaret J. M. Sweat 2016 University of New England

Margaret Jane Mussey Sweat Diary, 1849-1880, Margaret J. M. Sweat

Diary, 1849-1880

Diary of Margaret Jane Mussey Sweat with entries dating from 1849-1880. Includes several clippings and photographs pasted in.


Witchcraft In Scotland In Early Modern Europe, Chloe Chaplin 2016 Murray State University

Witchcraft In Scotland In Early Modern Europe, Chloe Chaplin

Posters-at-the-Capitol

Chloe Chaplin

Dr. Kathy Callahan, Faculty Mentor

Dept. of History

Witchcraft in Scotland

This research project centered around witchcraft in Scotland and England in Early Modern Europe (roughly late 15th century to mid 18th century). The witch hunts characterized Europe during this time; our research initially looked at how England and Scotland compared to the European continent in the frequency of witch hunts, victimhood, and the specific details of the hunt. Scotland and England differed in that Scotland resembled the witch hunts of the continent whereas England was less prone to witch hunts. England suffered less witch hunts ...


Daughters Of Liberty: The Women Who Fought In The American Revolution, Kimberly Trenner 2016 American Public University System

Daughters Of Liberty: The Women Who Fought In The American Revolution, Kimberly Trenner

Saber and Scroll

While women may not have had a voice in politics during the American Revolution, they had a voice at home and they expressed their beliefs and fears. Women such as Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Mercy Otis Warren were able to use the time with their husbands and their husband’s friends to aid in setting in motion the split from England. Other women called for boycotts of local merchants who were thought to be price gouging due to the war and limited supplies getting through from England. When open warfare broke out in 1775, many women chose to follow ...


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