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Letter, Harriet Taylor Upton To Martha Mcclellan Brown, Harriet Taylor Upton 2019 Wright State University

Letter, Harriet Taylor Upton To Martha Mcclellan Brown, Harriet Taylor Upton

Martha McClellan Brown Correspondence

A letter from Harriet Taylor Upton of the Ohio Woman Suffrage Association to Martha McClellan Brown asking Brown to speak at a Farmers' Institute in Okeana, Ohio.


Letter, Harriet Taylor Upton To Ohio Women, Harriet Taylor Upton 2019 Wright State University

Letter, Harriet Taylor Upton To Ohio Women, Harriet Taylor Upton

Martha McClellan Brown Correspondence

An open letter to Ohio Women from Harriet Taylor Upton of the Ohio Woman Suffrage Association informing them of the upcoming Ohio Constitutional Convention and calling on them to contact Upton to help change the constitution.


The Federal Suffrage Amendment, Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage 2019 Wright State University

The Federal Suffrage Amendment, Congressional Union For Woman Suffrage

Martha McClellan Brown Correspondence

A two page letter outlining the text of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, steps necessary for it's passage, reasons for suffragists to focus on passing amendments at the federal level, and more.


Intersectionality And Maternal Mortality: African-American Women And Healthcare Bias, Katherine Mijal 2019 University of Washington Tacoma

Intersectionality And Maternal Mortality: African-American Women And Healthcare Bias, Katherine Mijal

Global Honors Theses

African-American women's maternal mortality is significantly higher than that of white women. This is because of the intersectional oppression of sexism and racism, which significantly limits these women's access to quality healthcare through their pregnancy and during and after birth. This access is impeded by healthcare practitioners' implicit biases, which result in these practitioners not providing their patients with the quality of care they need.


Se Mando I Biglietti Et Presentazione Per Il Siren, Il Warbury E Il Bertaux, Spero Che Arriveranno In Tempo Utile…, Adolfo Venturi 2019 University of New England

Se Mando I Biglietti Et Presentazione Per Il Siren, Il Warbury E Il Bertaux, Spero Che Arriveranno In Tempo Utile…, Adolfo Venturi

Margaret Talbot Jackson Correspondence

Handwritten letter from Adolfo Venturi to Margaret Talbot Jackson regarding tickets.


La Commission Des Antiquitiés Et Des Arts De Seine-Et-Oise A Décidé…, 2019 University of New England

La Commission Des Antiquitiés Et Des Arts De Seine-Et-Oise A Décidé…

Margaret Talbot Jackson Correspondence

Typed letter regarding a visit to the Maisons-Laffitte. Includes envelope.


Restraint And Patient Agency: Institutional Control At The Oregon State Hospital In The 1920s, Hudson Kennedy 2019 Western Oregon University

Restraint And Patient Agency: Institutional Control At The Oregon State Hospital In The 1920s, Hudson Kennedy

Student Theses, Papers and Projects (History)

This thesis examines the experiences of female patients in mental health institutions in the early twentieth century using two patient medical files from the Oregon State Hospital in the 1920s as a case study. The two patient case files are examined for their content regarding the treatments given to patients in order to determine the rationale behind the treatments. This rationale would often cross the line between treatment and discipline. The treatments were chosen in reaction to the behaviors of the patients and were an attempt to control their bodies. The treatments examined are put into context with a comparison ...


Mental Hospitals And Their Effect On Race And Gender In The 1920s, Dayna Ragasa 2019 Western Oregon University

Mental Hospitals And Their Effect On Race And Gender In The 1920s, Dayna Ragasa

Student Theses, Papers and Projects (History)

Mental illness in the United States has been part of a complex history. Many details of mental hospitals and the treatment of its patients have been omitted from popular literature and media. These patients were subjected to harsh treatment and forced to undergo extreme therapies that doctors claimed would improve their condition. In particular, female patients were also affected by the events that occurred during the early twentieth century, namely World War I and the Great Depression, and the stigmas of race and gender that they caused. Mental illness remained an understudied topic for much of the nineteenth and twentieth ...


Immigrants, Mental Health, And The Oregon State Hospital, Andres Alvarez 2019 Western Oregon University

Immigrants, Mental Health, And The Oregon State Hospital, Andres Alvarez

Student Theses, Papers and Projects (History)

This Senior thesis examines the treatment and care of immigrants who found themselves within the confines of the Oregon State Hospital in the early 20th century. During the Progressive Era (1890-1920) there was a rise in the use of mental health institutions and along with it came patients from various backgrounds. Many patients were admitted either voluntarily or by others in good faith for recovery from their mental ailments. Others however, fell victim to mental institutions being used to work against marginalized groups during this time. Two case files show individual examples of immigrants who were put in the State ...


Beware The Cat In The Hat: How Children's Literature Is The Modern Form Of Segregation, Lucy Kebler 2019 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Beware The Cat In The Hat: How Children's Literature Is The Modern Form Of Segregation, Lucy Kebler

Celebration of Learning

Every person grows up exposed to children’s literature. Unfortunately, much of the children’s literature that is published is racially discriminatory, historically inaccurate, blatantly offensive, or pure propaganda. The research for this presentation began in Augustana College’s library and has transitioned to a much broader space: The Saint Louis Country Library. Through this research, it has become obvious that diverse literature is hard to find and is often marketed as only readable for those in the minority race depicted. Many libraries mark literature that contains African Americans, as to help “guide” readers in their selections. Books labeled in ...


Law Library Blog (June 2019): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School of Law 2019 Roger Williams University

Law Library Blog (June 2019): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Law Library Newsletters/Blog

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"A Bias Steam-Ironed Into Women's Lives": A Conversation With Author Phyllis Chesler About Women And Madness, 47 Years After Publication, Jody Raphael 2019 University of Rhode Island

"A Bias Steam-Ironed Into Women's Lives": A Conversation With Author Phyllis Chesler About Women And Madness, 47 Years After Publication, Jody Raphael

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

A conversation with Phyllis Chesler about Women and Madness, 47 years after publication, conducted by Jody Raphael. Chesler discusses her motive for writing Women and Madness and its early reception. She reflects on changes and lack of changes in views and treatment of women by society and the mental health system in the years since its publication. Her feminist analysis now includes Islamic fundamentalism, prostitution, and surrogacy, which are not always politically correct views among feminists today.


Bolivia: Subaltern Politics In The Age Of The New Latin American Left Participation & Representaiion, Annika Gunderson 2019 Augsburg College

Bolivia: Subaltern Politics In The Age Of The New Latin American Left Participation & Representaiion, Annika Gunderson

Augsburg Honors Review

Through the voices of Bolivian women's organizations, testimonios [testimonials] deliver the message of many: the many who struggle against hierarchy and the status quo in order to organize, the many who seek to form a more representative, inclusive and deliberative State, and the many who, even centuries after the Spanish conquest, continue experiencing both external and internal colonization. A collective Bolivian action, encompassing both distinct and mutual identities, is manifested through these testimonios that serve to amplify the voices of the people. Using the land as a metaphor, the plights of many Bolivian women are explored.


Cuckoldry And The “Gone For A Soldier” Narrative: Infidelity And Performance Among Eighteenth-Century English Plebeians, Elias Hubbard 2019 Lawrence University

Cuckoldry And The “Gone For A Soldier” Narrative: Infidelity And Performance Among Eighteenth-Century English Plebeians, Elias Hubbard

Lawrence University Honors Projects

This project addresses existing historical arguments about the role of performance in eighteenth-century English plebeian infidelity cases, identifying some of the cultural scripts available to married men and women from popular texts in order to better understand cases of infidelity in contemporary plebeian marriages. The thesis seeks to clarify the effect of infidelity on a plebeian individual’s social standing and relationships, and to draw conclusions about the nature of plebeian infidelity, marriage, and gender in England through the long eighteenth century.

While examining contemporary public texts of cuckoldry, I address how homosocial behavior appears in narratives of cuckoldry, how ...


‘Posed With The Greatest Care’: Photographic Representations Of Black Women Employed By The Work Progress Administration In New Orleans, 1936-1941, Kathryn A. O'Dwyer 2019 University of New Orleans

‘Posed With The Greatest Care’: Photographic Representations Of Black Women Employed By The Work Progress Administration In New Orleans, 1936-1941, Kathryn A. O'Dwyer

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

For decades, scholars have debated the significance of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), emphasizing its political, economic, and artistic impact. This historiography is dominated by the accomplishments of white men. In an effort to highlight the long-neglected legions of black women who contributed to WPA projects and navigated the agency’s discriminatory practices, this paper will examine WPA operations in New Orleans where unemployment was the highest in the urban south, black women completed numerous large-scale projects, and white supremacist notions guided relief protocol. By analyzing the New Orleans WPA Photography collection, along with newspapers, government documents, and oral histories ...


Her People And Her History: How Camille Lucie Nickerson Inspired The Preservation Of Creole Folk Music And Culture, 1888-1982, Shelby N. Loyacano 2019 University of New Orleans

Her People And Her History: How Camille Lucie Nickerson Inspired The Preservation Of Creole Folk Music And Culture, 1888-1982, Shelby N. Loyacano

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

Over the twentieth century, Camille Lucie Nickerson excelled in her multi-faceted career as an educator, musician, and interpreter for the advancement of musical education for generations of black students in New Orleans and at Howard University in Washington D.C. Nickerson devoted herself to furthering her musical education through private instruction with her father, Professor William J. Nickerson. She then graduated with a diploma from Southern University and with a B.A. and M.A. in music from Oberlin College. Nickerson’s leadership in musical associations on a local and national level enhanced her ability to reach audiences of all ...


Thriving Against All Odds: How The Writing Of Catherine Of Siena Shaped Christianity In Europe In The 14th Century, Emily Harden 2019 University of Puget Sound

Thriving Against All Odds: How The Writing Of Catherine Of Siena Shaped Christianity In Europe In The 14th Century, Emily Harden

History Theses

This paper examines how Catherine of Siena's partnership with Raymond of Capua and her letters allowed her to access spaces that she wouldn't have otherwise been able to access due to her gender. By looking closely at her letters and secondary scholars works, I was able to determine that her determination to focus peoples' attention on God's Will, she was able to enter into big political and religious discussions to which other women were not privy.


Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Marie Ahnighito Peary 2019 University of New England

Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Marie Ahnighito Peary

Diaries and Notebooks

Notebook containing transcribed letters between Marie Peary and Vilhjalmur Stefansson, as well as excerpts from her diary and other commentary.


Volunteer Women: Militarized Femininity In The 1916 Easter Rising, Sasha Conaway 2019 Chapman University

Volunteer Women: Militarized Femininity In The 1916 Easter Rising, Sasha Conaway

War and Society (MA) Theses

Women were an integral part to the Easter Rising, yet until recently, their contributions have been forgotten. Those who have been remembered are often women who bucked conservative Irish society’s notions of femininity and chose to actively participate in combat, which has led to a skewed narrative that favors their contributions over the contributions of other women. Historians and scholars favor these narratives because they are empowering and act as clear foils to the heroic narratives of the male leaders in the Easter Rising. In reality, however, most of the women who joined Cumann na mBan or worked for ...


Α “Guarantee Of Clustered Energy And Collective Promotion”: The Association Of Greek Women Artists And Its Exhibitions In The 50s And 60s, Glafki Gotsi 2019 Hellenic Open University

Α “Guarantee Of Clustered Energy And Collective Promotion”: The Association Of Greek Women Artists And Its Exhibitions In The 50s And 60s, Glafki Gotsi

Artl@s Bulletin

Founded in Athens in 1954 the Association of Greek Women Artists aimed at promoting art among the Greek public, confronting the problems of women artists through collective action, and encouraging the presentation of Greek art on the international scene. In the 1950s and 1960s it organized a significant number of group exhibitions in Greece as well as abroad, where its members showed their work. This paper examines the context of the association’s all-women shows and their meaning in relation to feminist cultural politics inside but also beyond national borders. More specifically, it analyzes the circumstances under which the collectivity ...


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