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Poverty's Impact On Education, Lauren Magnus Jan 2019

Poverty's Impact On Education, Lauren Magnus

Petersheim Academic Exposition

No abstract provided.


Beating Poverty's Impact On School Performance, Rachel Brooks Jan 2019

Beating Poverty's Impact On School Performance, Rachel Brooks

Petersheim Academic Exposition

No abstract provided.


Robber Barons And Humbuggers: The Rise Of Philanthropic Museums In Nineteenth-Century New York, Meaghan O'Connor Aug 2014

Robber Barons And Humbuggers: The Rise Of Philanthropic Museums In Nineteenth-Century New York, Meaghan O'Connor

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

New York City's most recognizable museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History came to prominence in the second half of the nineteenth century thanks to the support of wealthy benefactors. At the same time, social reformers, mostly Protestant and middle or upper-class, were combating the vice and poverty that they saw in the diversifying city with a moralizing rhetoric of character building. This paper will show that these two movements, the rise of Philanthropic Museums and the Social Reform movement were connected and that the large temple-like museums that thrive to this ...