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Realtors, Resistance, And White Roses, Casey Trattner Dec 2016

Realtors, Resistance, And White Roses, Casey Trattner

SURGE

I remember driving to school with my mother, eyes wide. I thought, as we passed by buildings and stores and little cafes with seats outside, that the small suburban town we were driving through was beautiful.

And when I told my mom, she looked at me out of the corner of her eyes and told me:

“Did I ever tell you how Dad and I were going to move here?”

“Here?” I said. “No… I don’t think so.”

“We were looking at a house that we both liked, but when I asked the real estate agent about how I ...


December 2016, John M. Pfau Library Dec 2016

December 2016, John M. Pfau Library

Latino Baseball History Project newsletter

No abstract provided.


The Family History Of Jerab Abraham Pino, Jerab Abraham Pino Dec 2016

The Family History Of Jerab Abraham Pino, Jerab Abraham Pino

Your Family in History: HIST 550/700

This paper recounts the history of several generations of the family of Jerab Abraham Pino. Included is a structured genealogy that covers five generations of his family tree.


The Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions Over The Earth (Acre) Initiative Acre China Workshop: Recovery, Digitization, And Analysis Of Pre-Mid-Twentieth Century Climate Observational Data In East Asia Workshop On 23-24 August, Beijing, China, Fiona Williamson, Guoyu Ren, Rob Allan Dec 2016

The Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions Over The Earth (Acre) Initiative Acre China Workshop: Recovery, Digitization, And Analysis Of Pre-Mid-Twentieth Century Climate Observational Data In East Asia Workshop On 23-24 August, Beijing, China, Fiona Williamson, Guoyu Ren, Rob Allan

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

This commentary discusses a recent workshop designed to explore the extant historic instrumental record of weather observations for China, East Asia, and the China Seas region; to uncover new sources of observations; and to work on joint initiatives for their recovery and inclusion in open access data sets. The workshop was funded by the UK Newton Fund's Climate Science for Service Partnership China. It was organized by the Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth China, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA), the Beijing Climate Centre, and the China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) and held at CMA offices in Beijing.


The History Problem: The Politics Of War Commemoration In East Asia, Hiro Saito Dec 2016

The History Problem: The Politics Of War Commemoration In East Asia, Hiro Saito

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

Seventy years have passed since the end of the Asia-Pacific War, yet Japan remains embroiled in controversy with its neighbors over the war’s commemoration. Among the many points of contention between Japan, China, and South Korea are interpretations of the Tokyo War Crimes Trial, apologies and compensation for foreign victims of Japanese aggression, prime ministerial visits to the Yasukuni Shrine, and the war’s portrayal in textbooks. Collectively, these controversies have come to be called the “history problem.” But why has the problem become so intractable? Can it ever be resolved, and if so, how? To answer these questions ...


Fearless Friday: Anya Jameson, Anya Jameson Nov 2016

Fearless Friday: Anya Jameson, Anya Jameson

SURGE

This Friday we are celebrating the work of Anya Jameson ’17, a senior at Gettysburg College who is originally from Gettysburg, PA. Anya is a Political Science major and a Middle Eastern/Islamic Studies minor, whose most active involvement at Gettysburg is as co-founder and President of Refugee Action Committee. This group, which is only in its second year at Gettysburg, runs many fundraisers to raise money for various organizations that aim to support refugees. This spring, the group will be running a Refugee Rights week, with a CUB table and events including a movie night and a guest speaker ...


A. Robert Schell Papers: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Emily Tricco, Kristine M. Sjostedt Nov 2016

A. Robert Schell Papers: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Emily Tricco, Kristine M. Sjostedt

Finding Aids

The A. Robert Schell Papers chronicle A. Robert Schell’s time as a student in the first class of the University of Massachusetts Medical School.


Agenda: Flpma Turns 40, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment Oct 2016

Agenda: Flpma Turns 40, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment

FLPMA Turns 40 (October 21)

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) administers approximately 245 million acres of our public lands and yet, for most of our nation's history, these lands seemed largely destined to end up in private hands. Even when the Taylor Grazing Act of 1934 ushered in an important era of better managing public grazing districts and "promoting the highest use of the public lands," such use of our public lands still was plainly considered temporary, "pending its final disposal." It was not until 1976 with the passage of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) that congress adopted a policy ...


Watson, Betty Lou (Fa 959), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Watson, Betty Lou (Fa 959), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 959. Paper titled: “Under the Waves.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of the valley and its farm life to be flooded by the Green River Reservoir in the Pennyroyal Region of Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description, informant’s name, illustrations, and photos of the area.


Molden, Roy (Fa 963), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Molden, Roy (Fa 963), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 963. Project titled: “The Chestnut Farmstead.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions ofbuildings and implements on the Chestnut family farm in Pulaski County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description and photo.


Do Africans Support English Football Teams And Neglect Local African Teams: An Interrogation Of Eight Black African Men In Cape Town, Eddie Mungai Oct 2016

Do Africans Support English Football Teams And Neglect Local African Teams: An Interrogation Of Eight Black African Men In Cape Town, Eddie Mungai

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

This project unravels the various reasons why black African men have such a strong attachment to English football teams belonging to the English Premier League. It works to find the answer to the hypothesis, which states that black African men exhibit greater fan support for English football teams and neglect the support of the local African teams.

Eight black African men from East, West, Southern, and Central Africa, describe the manifestation of their soccer fandom for the English team they support as well as their favorite local African club team. Based on the observations gathered through participant observations and interviews ...


Early, Laura (Fa 888), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Early, Laura (Fa 888), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folkilfe Archives Project 888. Title: “Spirit of the Ohio.” Project includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of buildings in Meade County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description of each building.


Walker, Edith (Fa 870), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Walker, Edith (Fa 870), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 870. Project titled: "Joe Coleman: A Local Legend." Includes typescripts of interviews and survey sheets collected by Edith Walker about Joe Coleman, an accused murderer in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Survey sheets includes lines of a ballad about Coleman and various informant's memories of the ballad or the veracity of the incident in Adair County, Kentucky.


Walker, Joyce (Fa 868), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Walker, Joyce (Fa 868), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 868. Paper titled: “Possum Hunters: A Vigilance Committee.” Project includes a short interpretive paper and interviews with one former member (unidentified) and several people who remembered the Possum Hunters in Muhlenburg County, Kentucky. Sheets include transcribed interviews and informant’s name. The Possum Hunters was a common name given to vigilante groups in the Green River valley.


How To Fly A Horse: The Secret History Of Creation, Invention, And Discovery (Book Review), Kevin Timmer Sep 2016

How To Fly A Horse: The Secret History Of Creation, Invention, And Discovery (Book Review), Kevin Timmer

Faculty Work Comprehensive List

Reviewed Title: How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery by Kevin Ashton. New York: Doubleday, 2015. 336 pages. ISBN: 9780385538596.


Trending @ Rwu Law: Michael Bowden's Post: Come & Celebrate Roger On The Block 08/31/2016, Michael Bowden Aug 2016

Trending @ Rwu Law: Michael Bowden's Post: Come & Celebrate Roger On The Block 08/31/2016, Michael Bowden

Law School Blogs

No abstract provided.


H. Brownell Wheeler Papers, 1961 – 2009: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Kristine M. Reinhard Aug 2016

H. Brownell Wheeler Papers, 1961 – 2009: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Kristine M. Reinhard

Finding Aids

The H. Brownell Wheeler Papers document the early history of the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) and University Hospital, collectively known as University of Massachusetts Medical Center (UMMC). This collection also chronicles Dr. Wheeler’s career as a vascular surgeon, educator, administrator, end-of-life care advocate, and inventor. Also included in this collection are materials related to Dr. Wheeler’s personal life including his interest in travel and wood sculpting.


Teaching: Natural Or Cultural?, David F. Lancy Jul 2016

Teaching: Natural Or Cultural?, David F. Lancy

Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology Faculty Publications

In this chapter I argue that teaching, as we now understand the term, is historically and cross-culturally very rare. It appears to be unnecessary to transmit culture or to socialize children. Children are, on the other hand, primed by evolution to be avid observers, imitators, players and helpers—roles that reveal the profoundly autonomous and self-directed nature of culture acquisition (Lancy in press a). And yet, teaching is ubiquitous throughout the modern world—at least among the middle to upper class segment of the population. This ubiquity has led numerous scholars to argue for the universality and uniqueness of teaching ...


James P. Loughlin Papers, 1965-1979: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Kristine M. Reinhard Jul 2016

James P. Loughlin Papers, 1965-1979: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Kristine M. Reinhard

Finding Aids

The James P. Loughlin Papers chronicles Loughlin’s career as a labor union leader in Massachusetts and the role he had in locating the University of Massachusetts Medical School and its affiliated hospital in Worcester.


Samuel B. Woodward Papers (1806 – 1848): A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Dina Litvak, Kristine M. Sjostedt Jul 2016

Samuel B. Woodward Papers (1806 – 1848): A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Dina Litvak, Kristine M. Sjostedt

Finding Aids

Samuel Bayard Woodward, M.D., (1787-1850), physician, educator, and publicist, was the first superintendent (1832-1846) of the State Lunatic Hospital (later the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital) and the co-founder and first president (1844-1848) of the Association of Medical Superintendents of American Institutions for the Insane (later the American Psychiatric Association). This collection contains digitized versions of essays, addresses, obituaries, letters, and verses created by Woodward from 1806 to 1848 and cover various medical, social, financial, educational, and personal topics.


John F. Stockwell Papers, 1966-2006: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Kristine M. Reinhard Jul 2016

John F. Stockwell Papers, 1966-2006: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Kristine M. Reinhard

Finding Aids

The John F. Stockwell Papers chronicles Stockwell’s career as the first director of University Hospital, Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs, and Associate Professor of Hospital Administration at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS). This collection also documents the early history of UMMS and University Hospital, collectively known as University of Massachusetts Medical Center (UMMC).


Robert E. Tranquada Papers, 1979-2009: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Kristine M. Reinhard Jul 2016

Robert E. Tranquada Papers, 1979-2009: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Kristine M. Reinhard

Finding Aids

The Robert E. Tranquada Papers chronicle Tranquada’s role as Chancellor and Dean of the University of Massachusetts Medical School.


Union Medical Association Papers (1758 – 1858): A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Dina Litvak, Kristine M. Sjostedt Jul 2016

Union Medical Association Papers (1758 – 1858): A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Dina Litvak, Kristine M. Sjostedt

Finding Aids

The Union Medical Association was officially established at Blackstone Village, Mendon, Massachusetts, on May 12, 1834 by local doctors Hiram Allen, Abel Wilder, Metcalf Marsh, Ariel Ballou and Moses D. Southwick. The goal of the Union Medical Association was to maintain and advance the medical knowledge of its members. This collection includes reports and transcripts of lectures on interesting medical cases, new remedies, medical ethics, and statistics created from 1834 to 1858 by the Association’s members. Also included in this collection are autograph letters of different French, English, and American physicians dated 1758 - 1836. Currently, the papers of the ...


Samuel Thompson Papers, 1974 – 1982: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Kristine M. Reinhard Jul 2016

Samuel Thompson Papers, 1974 – 1982: A Finding Aid, Office Of Medical History And Archives, Lamar Soutter Library, University Of Massachusetts Medical School, Kristine M. Reinhard

Finding Aids

The Samuel Thompson Papers chronicle the career of Samuel Thompson, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Community Relations, Planning and Development and Associate Dean for Administration and Finance at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.


Law Library Blog (July 2016): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law Jul 2016

Law Library Blog (July 2016): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Law Library Newsletters/Blog

No abstract provided.


The Symphony Of State: São Paulo's Department Of Culture, 1922-1938, Micah J. Oelze Jun 2016

The Symphony Of State: São Paulo's Department Of Culture, 1922-1938, Micah J. Oelze

FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In 1920s-30s São Paulo, Brazil, leaders of the vanguard artistic movement known as “modernism” began to argue that national identity came not from shared values or even cultural practices but rather by a shared way of thinking, which they variously designated as Brazil’s “racial psychology,” “folkloric unconscious,” and “national psychology.” Building on turn-of-the-century psychological and anthropological theories, the group diagnosed Brazil’s national mind as characterized by “primitivity” and in need of a program of psychological development. The group rose to political power in the 1930s, placing the artists in a position to undertake such a project. The Symphony ...


Framework For Drafting Ecological Objectives For Water Sharing Plans - Submission Of The Nsw Aboriginal Land Council, Geoff Scott, New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council Jun 2016

Framework For Drafting Ecological Objectives For Water Sharing Plans - Submission Of The Nsw Aboriginal Land Council, Geoff Scott, New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council

Indigenous Water Justice Symposium (June 6)

Presenter: Phil Duncan, Gomeroi Nation, New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council

4 pages

Contains 1 footnote

Letter addressed to Nick Cook, A/Team Leader, WSP Science & Evaluation - North, NSW Office of Water, from Geoff Scott, Chief Executive Officer, New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council.


Fish, Dianne (Fa 859), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2016

Fish, Dianne (Fa 859), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 859. Paper: “A Collection of Breckinridge County Folklore.” This project was conducted by Dianne Fish for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Antiques And Hidden Treasures, Robert Meringolo, Friends Of The Drake Memorial Library, Western Monroe Historical Society, Kenneth R. Wierzbowski May 2016

Antiques And Hidden Treasures, Robert Meringolo, Friends Of The Drake Memorial Library, Western Monroe Historical Society, Kenneth R. Wierzbowski

Library Publications and Presentations

Robert Meringolo has been a leading figure in fine arts, antiques and collectibles for more than 25 years. On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016, he lead a discussion on "Antiques and Hidden Treasures" at 7 pm in McCue Auditorium, Liberal Arts Building, which was followed by Special Presentation and Reception at 8 pm.

This event was co-sponsored by the Friends of Drake Memorial Library and the Western Monroe Historical Society.

Videography by Kenneth R. Wierzbowski, MLS.


Defending A Mixed Economy, Herbert J. Hovenkamp May 2016

Defending A Mixed Economy, Herbert J. Hovenkamp

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

This essay reviews Jacob S. Hacker's and Paul Pierson's very engaging book, American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget what Made America Prosper (2016).