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Bowling Green Music Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 457), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Bowling Green Music Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 457), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 457. Minutes, governing documents, yearbooks, programs for public concerts, membership information, various reports, and news clippings for the Woman’s Music Club, the Bowling Green Music Club and the Bowling Green Junior Music Club.


Bowling Green, Kentucky Musical Fund Society (Mss 460), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Bowling Green, Kentucky Musical Fund Society (Mss 460), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 460. Minutes, financial records, governing documents and miscellaneous items of the Bowling Green Musical Fund Society, which was established in 1872 for “the cultivation of music and the social enjoyment of its members.”


Webster, Pauline (Martin) Tabor, 1905-1992 (Sc 1192), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Webster, Pauline (Martin) Tabor, 1905-1992 (Sc 1192), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1192. Card to David Helm, Bowling Green, Kentucky, in which Pauline Tabor Webster tells him she will look for a catalog of her 1973 antiques sale.


Webster, Pauline (Martin) Tabor, 1905-1992 (Sc 1180), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Webster, Pauline (Martin) Tabor, 1905-1992 (Sc 1180), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1180. Cards and letters, 1984-1991 (10), from Pauline Tabor Webster, Universal City, Texas, to Mitchell Leichhardt, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Originally from Bowling Green, Webster discusses mutual friends, family affairs, and past and present events. Also related data.


Trends In Poverty Rates Among Latinos In New York City And The United States, 1990 - 2011, Justine Calcagno Nov 2013

Trends In Poverty Rates Among Latinos In New York City And The United States, 1990 - 2011, Justine Calcagno

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Introduction: This study examines demographic and socioeconomic factors regarding Latinos in New York City and the United States between 1990 and 2011 – particularly poverty rates.

Methods: Data on Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, reorganized for public use by the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, IPUMSusa. Cases in the dataset were weighted and analyzed to produce population estimates.

Results: The analyzed data indicate that the poverty rate among the national population over the last two decades increased. However, there were nuanced and complex trends within both New York ...


'Dred Scott V. Sandford' Analysis, Sarah E. Roessler Nov 2013

'Dred Scott V. Sandford' Analysis, Sarah E. Roessler

Student Publications

The Scott v. Sandford decision will forever be known as a dark moment in America's history. The Supreme Court chose to rule on a controversial issue, and they made the wrong decision. Scott v. Sandford is an example of what can happen when the Court chooses to side with personal opinion instead of what is right.


Minton, Stella (Phelps), 1892-1986, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Minton, Stella (Phelps), 1892-1986, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text (click on "Additional Files") for Manuscripts Small Collection 2773. Commemorative material about Butler County, Kentucky native Stella (Phleps) Minton, which includes remembrances by relatives and excerpts from Stella’s letters to her daughter, Elizabeth “Betty” Allen (Minton) Upton. Much of this material was included in a book titled Memory is a Wonderful Thing: The Life and Letters of Stella Minton by Larry Upton and Judy McDonald and presented at the Upton Family Reunion, Phoenix, Arizona, 27-28 September 2013. Includes commemorative bookmark from the reunion.


Street, James William, 1858-1944 (Mss 478), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Street, James William, 1858-1944 (Mss 478), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 478. Account books and journals of James William Street, recording his activities and local events, primarily in Henderson and Lyon counties in Kentucky. He also records the 1908-1909 activities of the Night Riders in the region.


Trends In Median Household Income Among New York City Latinos In Comparative Perspective, 1990 - 2011, Laird Bergad Oct 2013

Trends In Median Household Income Among New York City Latinos In Comparative Perspective, 1990 - 2011, Laird Bergad

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Introduction: This report examines trends in median household incomes among New York City’s Latino population between 1990 and 2011, and considers these in comparative perspective with the City’s other major race/ethnic groups as well as with Latinos across the United States.

Methods: Data on Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, reorganized for public use by the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, IPUMSusa. Cases in the dataset were weighted and analyzed to produce population estimates.

Results: Between 1990 and 2011 median household incomes among the City ...


I, The Queen: Power And Gender In The Reign Of Isabel I Of Castile, Sarah E. Hayes Oct 2013

I, The Queen: Power And Gender In The Reign Of Isabel I Of Castile, Sarah E. Hayes

Student Publications

The role of women in society, in particular, women in leadership positions, constantly is debated. However, this discussion extends far back in history. As one of the most memorable rulers of Early Modern Europe, the life and reign of Queen Isabella of Spain, more accurately known as Queen Isabel I of Castile and León, can provide answers. Scholars have long grappled with the degree to which Isabel embodied or transcended the gender norms of her time as well as whether she ruled more through the joint monarchy with her husband King Fernando of Aragón or as a sovereign in her ...


New Media And New Publics: An Example With Polar Bears, Etienne S. Benson Sep 2013

New Media And New Publics: An Example With Polar Bears, Etienne S. Benson

Departmental Papers (HSS)

Etienne Benson is a historian of science, technology, and environment in the Department of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania. In this guest post he describes his interactive web-based map plotting publicly available government data about who has applied for polar bear trophy import permits, and its implications.


The Mexican-Origin Population In Metropolitan Statistical Areas Across The United States, 1990-2010, Haiwen Chu Sep 2013

The Mexican-Origin Population In Metropolitan Statistical Areas Across The United States, 1990-2010, Haiwen Chu

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Introduction: This study examines demographic and socioeconomic factors of racial/ethnic groups in the United States between 1990 and 20010 – particularly the Mexican origin population.

Methods: Data on Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, reorganized for public use by the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, IPUMSusa. Cases in the dataset were weighted and analyzed to produce population estimates.

Results: This section focuses on the growth of the Mexican population in different Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). The top three MSAs in terms of total Mexican population in 2010 were ...


Demographic, Economic And Social Transformations In The Mexican-Origin Population Of The New York City Metropolitan Area, 1990 - 2010, Laird Bergad Sep 2013

Demographic, Economic And Social Transformations In The Mexican-Origin Population Of The New York City Metropolitan Area, 1990 - 2010, Laird Bergad

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Introduction: This report examines demographic and socioeconomic factors concerning the Mexican population of New York City Metro Area between 1990 and 2010.

Methods: Data on Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, reorganized for public use by the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, IPUMSusa. Cases in the dataset were weighted and analyzed to produce population estimates.

Results: The demographic structure of the region’s Mexican community (over 600,000 in 2010) was in large part determined by the arrival of over 250,000 foreign-born Mexicans between 1990 and 2010 ...


Stuff White People Like #1863, Joseph Stephen Slowinski Aug 2013

Stuff White People Like #1863, Joseph Stephen Slowinski

SURGE

There I sat: sun burning my neck, sweat pouring down my face, watching grown men play at death. I’d been meaning for years to get to Gettysburg to see the reenactment, and this past July, I was lucky enough to be there for the 150th anniversary of the battle. And so there I was, sitting in a grandstand in the middle of a farm in rural Pennsylvania, surrounded by fellow white people, watching a Confederate soldier get shot in the back for pretending to desert in the face of the Union cavalry. He flopped to the ground in front ...


Oriki Ogun (Praise Of The God Of Iron) By Mayowa Adeyemo, Aaron Carter-Enyi, David Oludaisi Aina, Mayowa Adeyemo Jul 2013

Oriki Ogun (Praise Of The God Of Iron) By Mayowa Adeyemo, Aaron Carter-Enyi, David Oludaisi Aina, Mayowa Adeyemo

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

Lagos State University music student, Mayowa Adeyemo, praises Ogun (Yoruba Orisha/God of Iron). Recorded on July 26, 2013 at Peter King College of Music near Badagry, Lagos State.


Massachusetts Abolition Society - Boston, Massachusetts (Sc 1084), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2013

Massachusetts Abolition Society - Boston, Massachusetts (Sc 1084), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1084. Photocopy of a circular letter written by Executive Committee member H. Cummings, Boston, Massachusetts, to Society members in Ashburnham, Massachusetts, asking their assistance in paying off the organization’s indebtedness.


Sarah R. Graff And Enrique Rodriguez-Alegría, Eds. The Menial Art Of Cooking: Archaeological Studies Of Cooking And Food Preparation, Ken Albala Jul 2013

Sarah R. Graff And Enrique Rodriguez-Alegría, Eds. The Menial Art Of Cooking: Archaeological Studies Of Cooking And Food Preparation, Ken Albala

College of the Pacific Faculty Articles

No abstract provided.


Hodges, Ida Leighton, 1885-1949 (Sc 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Hodges, Ida Leighton, 1885-1949 (Sc 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1028. Letters commending Hodges for a variety of civic activities, including her work as coordinator of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration and Civil Works Administration in Bowling Green, Kentucky during the 1930s.


Kentucky Federation Of Music Clubs (Mss 461), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Kentucky Federation Of Music Clubs (Mss 461), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 461. Constitution and by-laws, programs from annual conventions, news clippings, and a “traveling” scrapbook from 1946-1947 that documents activities of the Federation’s affiliate clubs.


Bowling Green Warren County Bicentennial Commission (Mss 122), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Bowling Green Warren County Bicentennial Commission (Mss 122), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 122. Correspondence, minutes, calendars, financial reports, and promotional material of the Commission which was created to oversee the bicentennial celebrations of Warren County, Kentucky (1 March 1997) and Bowling Green (1 March 1998).


Mothers Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 113), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Mothers Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 113), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 113. Organizational records including minutes, financial and attendance reports, yearbooks, and newspaper clippings related to the Mothers Club, a group of concerned mothers who formed the Bowling Green club in 1925 for educational purposes. The group formally dissolved in 1998.


Honoring Mt. Hope Cemetery’S Chinese Burial Grounds: Asian American Studies Program With The Coalition For Asian Pacific American Youth (Capay) And The Chinese Historical Society Of New England (Chsne), Asian American Studies Program, University Of Massachusetts Boston, Chinese Historical Society Of New England Apr 2013

Honoring Mt. Hope Cemetery’S Chinese Burial Grounds: Asian American Studies Program With The Coalition For Asian Pacific American Youth (Capay) And The Chinese Historical Society Of New England (Chsne), Asian American Studies Program, University Of Massachusetts Boston, Chinese Historical Society Of New England

Office of Community Partnerships Posters

Honoring the Chinese burial grounds of Boston’s Mt. Hope Cemetery has been the signature focus of the Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) for two decades. Throughout that time, students from the Asian American Studies Program and the Coalition for Asian Pacific American Youth (CAPAY) at UMass Boston have been deeply involved with service-learning, documentation, and education projects to connect younger generations with the site’s historical importance and contemporary meaning.


Mass. Memories Road Show: Your Place In Massachusetts History, Andrew Elder, Carolyn M. Goldstein, Joanne Riley, University Archives & Special Collections, University Of Massachusetts Boston Apr 2013

Mass. Memories Road Show: Your Place In Massachusetts History, Andrew Elder, Carolyn M. Goldstein, Joanne Riley, University Archives & Special Collections, University Of Massachusetts Boston

Office of Community Partnerships Posters

The Mass. Memories Road Show is an event-based public history project that digitizes family photographs and stories shared by the people of Massachusetts. We work with local communities to organize free public events where everyone is invited to bring photographs to be scanned and included in the archives at UMass Boston.

To date, the Mass. Memories Road Show has digitized more than 5,000 photographs and stories from across the state, creating an educational resource of primary sources for future generations. Over time, we plan to visit each of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts.


Ellis, Beulah (Collins), 1886?-1975 - Telegrams To (Sc 951), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Ellis, Beulah (Collins), 1886?-1975 - Telegrams To (Sc 951), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 951. Telegrams, 1937, n.d. (3), sent to Beulah Collins Ellis, Bowling Green, Kentucky, by her daughters Lena and Dot, as birthday and Mother’s Day remembrances.


Interview Of Finn Hornum, Finn Hornum, Michael Laskowski Apr 2013

Interview Of Finn Hornum, Finn Hornum, Michael Laskowski

All Oral Histories

Finn Hornum was born in 1932 in Copenhagen, Denmark. His father was a businessman and his mother a homemaker and civil servant. He attended the University of Copenhagen. He moved to the United States in 1955 and graduated from Haverford College with a degree in Sociology. He enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Sociology and Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania and completed his coursework but not the dissertation thesis (ABD). He started teaching at La Salle University in 1967, was promoted to Assistant Professor, and served as Department Chair for many years. He retired in 2005.

Obituary:

Passed ...


Interview Of Helen Gidjunis, Helen Gidjunis, Paula Gidjunis Apr 2013

Interview Of Helen Gidjunis, Helen Gidjunis, Paula Gidjunis

All Oral Histories

Interview topic: Mrs. Helen Gidjunis is a life-long resident of Philadelphia. The majority of her life she spent growing up in the shadow of La Salle College – now University. She moved to Uber Street in 1934, while La Salle’s groundbreaking occurred on February 29, 1928 at its fourth and current location at 20th Street and Olney Avenue. She has observed the neighborhood change for seventy-nine years. When she married in 1949, she moved one street west to 20th Street. She has been her block captain for many years and still retains that position and as such has ...


Third District, Kentucky Branch Of The National Congress Of Parents And Teachers - Minutes (Sc 2687), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Third District, Kentucky Branch Of The National Congress Of Parents And Teachers - Minutes (Sc 2687), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts 2687. Minutes of the Third District, Kentucky Branch of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers. Minutes were kept in a notebook in chronological order.


Boaz, Peggy Bradley, B. 1951 (Sc 979), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Boaz, Peggy Bradley, B. 1951 (Sc 979), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 979. Thesis titled, “The Oral Folk History Surrounding the Life of William Bernard ‘Big Six’ Henderson,” written by Peggy Bradley Boaz for Western Kentucky University’s Folk Studies Program, 1976. Also associated newspaper clippings, 1978, 1987 (2).


Warren County Kentucky Homemakers Project (Fa 82), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Warren County Kentucky Homemakers Project (Fa 82), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 82. These interviews examine the lives of rural women through their membership in the Warren County Homemakers Extension Program. Former extension agents and members recall their experiences in the organization and the significance of the education programs in preparing them to adapt to new technologies and to move from farm life to public work.


Hines, Margaret Gates (Nicholls), 1878-1941 (Sc 669), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Hines, Margaret Gates (Nicholls), 1878-1941 (Sc 669), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 669. History of the Current Events Club, formed in 1902, written by Mrs. Margaret (Nicholls) Hines, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes a typescripted 1931 newspaper article with club history.