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"This Dangerous Ascendancy": Women's Political Participation In The French Revolution, Natalie Merten 2020 Brigham Young University

"This Dangerous Ascendancy": Women's Political Participation In The French Revolution, Natalie Merten

The Thetean: A Student Journal for Scholarly Historical Writing

No abstract provided.


Morton, Lilith - Letters To, 1897-1900 (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2020 Western Kentucky University

Morton, Lilith - Letters To, 1897-1900 (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

Genealogical Records

Letters addressed to Lilith Morton of Mortons Gap in Hopkins County, Kentucky, 1897-1900. Click on "Additional File" below to see more information about Lilith Morton and the letters.


The Pattern Of American Society: Treatment Of Korean War Brides In The United States Following The Korean War, Tatiana Moore 2020 University of Nebraska at Kearney

The Pattern Of American Society: Treatment Of Korean War Brides In The United States Following The Korean War, Tatiana Moore

Undergraduate Research Journal

While serving overseas in the early to mid-twentieth century, American servicemen often engaged in relationships with foreign women and wanted to bring these women back to the United States as wives. Following the Korean War, many of the more than 6,000 women who married American military men immigrated to the United States. Often referred to as GI War Brides, these women faced discrimination, tried to assimilate into American culture, and struggled to share their stories. Through the examination of government documents, personal stories, and cultural expectations, this paper argues that Korean War Brides’ experiences in America differed very little ...


A Unique Type Of Loneliness: Infertility In Nineteenth-Century America, Abigail Butler 2020 Arkansas Tech University

A Unique Type Of Loneliness: Infertility In Nineteenth-Century America, Abigail Butler

Theses and Dissertations from 2020

Many diaries and letters written by nineteenth-century Americans display the aching for parenthood and pain of loss due to miscarriage. Though some women felt joy or relief when they recognized they had miscarried or were not pregnant, infertility negatively affected the everyday lives of many men and women in the nineteenth century. Infertility not only disturbed their personal beliefs of family and their role in society, but could cause marital discord, feeling outcast from society, and could lead to other health problems. Women in slavery faced even more serious consequences that included being sold away from their family and/or ...


Imagining Margaret Garner: The Tragic Life Of An American Woman, Cecilia M. Smith 2020 CSUSB

Imagining Margaret Garner: The Tragic Life Of An American Woman, Cecilia M. Smith

History in the Making

There is limited information on the life of the nineteenth century female slave with most details compiled from the narratives of well-known women such as Sojourner Truth. Professor Erlene Stetson and other historians argue that scholars treat slavery as a male phenomenon and the female is merely looked upon as a breeder, while noted African-American activist Angela Davis calls for a more accurate portrayal to debunk derogatory myths. This paper addresses the issue of image with the argument that the enslaved African-American woman possessed no image of her own. It focuses on the story of a runaway female slave named ...


Treating The Revolution: Health Care And Solidarity In El Salvador And Nicaragua In The 1980s, Brittany McWilliams 2020 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Treating The Revolution: Health Care And Solidarity In El Salvador And Nicaragua In The 1980s, Brittany Mcwilliams

Masters Theses

TREATING THE REVOLUTION: HEALTH CARE AND SOLIDARITY IN EL SALVADOR AND NICARAGUA IN THE 1980S

MAY 2020

BRITTANY MCWILLIAMS, B.A., NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

M.A., UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST

Directed by: Professor Kevin A. Young

Health care played an important role in the revolutions of El Salvador and Nicaragua. Both the Sandinistas and the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN) prioritized popular health throughout the 1980s. Clinics and hospitals served as sites of revolution that drew healthcare solidarity activists from the United States. These health internationalists worked to build community-level networks that relied upon trained medical volunteers. In both El ...


Her-Story: The Forgotten Part Of The Civil Rights Movement, Elizabeth Guzman 2020 CSUSB

Her-Story: The Forgotten Part Of The Civil Rights Movement, Elizabeth Guzman

History in the Making

No abstract provided.


Amjambo Africa! (July 2020), Kathreen Harrison 2020 University of Southern Maine

Amjambo Africa! (July 2020), Kathreen Harrison

Amjambo Africa!

In This Issue...

Publisher’s Editorial ....................p. 4

Translations French ...................................... p.5

Swahili...................................... p.6

Somali ....................................... p.7

Kinyarwanda ..........................p.18

Portuguese .............................p.19

News from Africa ........................p. 8

Business, Economics & Financial Literacy...................p. 10

World Market Basket ..........p. 12/13

Legislative Update ......p 17/20/21/9

Community News......................p. 16

Columns..............................................

About hair .................................p. 20

Hope House ..............................p. 19

Safe Healthcare .........................p. 21


Hattie Caraway, 2020 Arkansas State Archives

Hattie Caraway

Women's history in Arkansas

Black and white photographic portrait of Senator Hattie Caraway.


Medora Hampton Kitchens Making Rugs With Friends, 2020 Arkansas State Archives

Medora Hampton Kitchens Making Rugs With Friends

Women's history in Arkansas

Black and white photographic negative of Medora Hampton Kitchens and her friends showing rugs they are making. Medora is standing with a rug labeled, "Daisy Scroll." The seated women are unnamed but the titles of their rugs are listed left to right: "Gift of Love," Bow, Knot and Roses," "Paradise Garden," "Hearth Rug," and "Arcadia."


Charlotte Stephens, 2020 Arkansas State Archives

Charlotte Stephens

Women's history in Arkansas

Black and white print photograph of Charlotte Stephens, the first African American teacher in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Narrative, Origins Of Arkansas's State Flag, Willie K. Hocker 2020 Arkansas State Archives

Narrative, Origins Of Arkansas's State Flag, Willie K. Hocker

Women's history in Arkansas

This is Willie K. Hocker's narrative about the origin of Arkansas's state flag. The first four pages are handwritten on Pine Bluff letterhead by Hocker, designer of the flag, but the last page is typed.


Arkadelphia Ladies Library, 2020 Arkansas State Archives

Arkadelphia Ladies Library

Women's history in Arkansas

Color postcard of the Arkadelphia Ladies Library.


Women's City Club In Little Rock, 2020 Arkansas State Archives

Women's City Club In Little Rock

Women's history in Arkansas

Color postcard of the Women's City Club at 4th and Scott Streets in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Geraldine Jones Jefferson, 2020 Arkansas State Archives

Geraldine Jones Jefferson

Women's history in Arkansas

Black and white photograph of Mrs. Geraldine Jones Jefferson posed sitting in a chair wearing a dress, coat, and hat and holding a purse.


Convent Of Mercy, Little Rock, 2020 Arkansas State Archives

Convent Of Mercy, Little Rock

Women's history in Arkansas

This is a pencil sketch of the Convent of Mercy at 7th and Louisiana Street in Little Rock, unknown date.


“Deserting The Broad And Easy Way”: Southern Methodist Women, The Social Gospel, And The New Deal State, 1909-1939, Chelsea Hodge 2020 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

“Deserting The Broad And Easy Way”: Southern Methodist Women, The Social Gospel, And The New Deal State, 1909-1939, Chelsea Hodge

Theses and Dissertations

Over the course of three decades, white southern Methodist women took on issues of labor and poverty through their national women’s organization, the Woman’s Missionary Council (WMC). Between 1909 and 1939, the WMC focused their work on five groups of people they viewed as in need of their help: women, children, black southerners, immigrants, and rural people. Motivated by the Social Gospel and an intense belief that their faith led them to effect real change in the American South, the WMC intervened in people’s lives, pursuing reform that could at times be maternalistic and condescending but at ...


The Emotional Toil Of Paying For College: Lower Socioeconomic Status White Women’S College Experiences, 1880-1920, Heidi A. Jaeckle 2020 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Emotional Toil Of Paying For College: Lower Socioeconomic Status White Women’S College Experiences, 1880-1920, Heidi A. Jaeckle

Theses and Dissertations

Typically historical inquiries in higher education have been centered on privileged individuals from wealthier backgrounds who had the opportunity of attending primarily prestigious institutions. The experiences of college women from lower to middle class socioeconomic backgrounds have been for the most part ignored. This dissertation explores how socioeconomic backgrounds shaped the experiences of college women from the late nineteenth century to the early twentieth century, focusing on lower class students. With no universal financial aid program, the majority of these women were from families who could afford to pay tuition. Women from lower socioeconomic backgrounds did attend college, but their ...


Too Much And Too Graphic: Dr. Ruth Westheimer And The Struggle For 1980s And 1990s Feminism, Louisa Marshall 2020 Chapman University

Too Much And Too Graphic: Dr. Ruth Westheimer And The Struggle For 1980s And 1990s Feminism, Louisa Marshall

Voces Novae

During the second wave of feminism, spanning from the mid 1960s to the mid 1970s, the United States saw unprecedented levels of change regarding the status of women. However, the conservative administrations of Reagan and H.W. Bush that followed turned the tides against the feminist movement and towards re-establishing traditional gender roles. Trail blazing women, including sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer, dedicated their 20th century careers to combating traditional sentiment, thus changing gender roles forever.


African American Women In The Domestic Service Industry During Reconstruction. An Intersectional Analysis, Kathryn Small 2020 James Madison University

African American Women In The Domestic Service Industry During Reconstruction. An Intersectional Analysis, Kathryn Small

MAD-RUSH Undergraduate Research Conference

African American Women in the Domestic Service Industry during Reconstruction. An Intersectional Analysis.

My paper focuses on the experiences of African American women, within the workplace, during Reconstruction. Whilst the Civil War resulted in the emancipation of the African American population, the day-to-day attainment of freedom posed a very different reality, most notably in respect of limited opportunities for economic advancement. All working women of this time were subjected to discrimination. However, black women were especially discriminated against due to their race. Most markedly, this can be seen in the fact that work opportunities available to black women were restricted ...


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