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The Naked Truth: Mabel Wadsworth Women's Health Center's Sexuality Education Series, Women's Resource Center 2021 The University of Maine

The Naked Truth: Mabel Wadsworth Women's Health Center's Sexuality Education Series, Women's Resource Center

Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Flyer promoting a Women's Sexual Health education series hosted by the Women's Resource Center with the Mabel Wadsworth Women's Health Center.


Below-Deck: The Specialist Sailor In World War Ii, Gregory Falcon 2021 Chapman University

Below-Deck: The Specialist Sailor In World War Ii, Gregory Falcon

War and Society (MA) Theses

U.S. Navy ships were made up of many unexpected jobs during World War II. Traditional war histories say little about sailors who rarely saw direct combat below active war decks but instead worked skilled jobs. Specialized sailors were often unseen as they worked below the waterline as, for example, electrician’s mates and boiler room firemen. These jobs were pivotal to keeping the ship running and allowed men to make use of their valuable time in the navy. This thesis argues that, although evolving naval culture led men to enter for various reasons, many entered to enhance their future ...


The Evolution Of The “We Can Do It” Poster And American Feminist Movements, Reina Aguirre 2021 San Jose State University

The Evolution Of The “We Can Do It” Poster And American Feminist Movements, Reina Aguirre

McNair Research Journal SJSU

World War II created mass destruction and economic distress but was also responsible for creating new opportunities for women. The war had torn families apart and had altered family dynamics. The high demands of the wartime economy called for a reevaluation of American women’s roles in society. In 1942, Pittsburgh artist J. Howard Miller was hired by the Westinghouse Company’s War Production Coordinating Committee to create a range of propaganda posters to encourage women to join the war effort.[1] The most iconic was christened “Rosie the Riveter” and further popularized by Norman Rockwell. These images exemplified how ...


A Just And True Return: A Dataset Of Pennsylvania's Surviving County Slave Registries, Cory James Young 2021 Georgetown University

A Just And True Return: A Dataset Of Pennsylvania's Surviving County Slave Registries, Cory James Young

The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

This dataset contains information on more than 6,000 Black people and their enslavers compiled from extant registries in twelve Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Allegheny, Bedford, Bucks, Centre, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Fayette, Lancaster, Washington, and Westmoreland. Pennsylvania's 1780 gradual abolition law required enslavers to register with their county clerk any people they wished to continue holding in lifetime slavery. A 1788 law required that they do the same for any children they wished to hold in twenty-eight-year term slavery. Complete registries provide the name, place of residence, and occupation of enslavers; the date they filed their registration; and the name ...


The Penn & Slavery Project Augmented Reality Tour, Kathleen Brown, Alexis Broderick, VanJessica Gladney, Meaghan Moody, Dallas Taylor, Matt Tidridge 2021 University of Pennsylvania

The Penn & Slavery Project Augmented Reality Tour, Kathleen Brown, Alexis Broderick, Vanjessica Gladney, Meaghan Moody, Dallas Taylor, Matt Tidridge

Frameless

No abstract provided.


The Bodies Of The Condemned: The Return Of The Body As The Object Of State Power, Kenzo E. Okazaki 2021 Middlebury College

The Bodies Of The Condemned: The Return Of The Body As The Object Of State Power, Kenzo E. Okazaki

Swarthmore Undergraduate History Journal

This paper provides a historical analysis of the genealogy of American policing and attempts to explain the return of state power to individual bodies. It argues that this return was informed by French counterinsurgency strategies in Algeria. Through engagement with Foucault's analysis of power and surveillance practices, it aims to shed light on and help us better understand and combat police brutality today.


“Unspoken Understanding”: The Evolution Of Chinese American Adoption Communities, Annie Abruzzo 2021 Swarthmore College

“Unspoken Understanding”: The Evolution Of Chinese American Adoption Communities, Annie Abruzzo

Swarthmore Undergraduate History Journal

While scholarly work on adoption, transnational adoption, and specifically international adoption from China has been robust, it has tended to focus on studying parents and parenting. This paper analyzes the resources used by both parents and children to discuss race, culture, and adoption, and seeks to understand the effects of these parenting strategies on Chinese American adoptees, who have begun to reach young adulthood in the last ten years. Examination of the recent growth of adoptee communities reveals that a shared and complex adoptee identity is a more powerful nexus than shared Chineseness.


Through Savage Dogs: Police Dogs, African Americans, And Opportunity For Change Amidst The Civil Rights Movement, Kyle Oswald 2021 University of Northern Colorado

Through Savage Dogs: Police Dogs, African Americans, And Opportunity For Change Amidst The Civil Rights Movement, Kyle Oswald

Ursidae: The Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of Northern Colorado

How did the use of police dogs affect the American civil rights movement? This paper argues that police dogs during the movement furthered the protesters’ cause through violent conflicts between law enforcement and protesters. The use of police dogs during this movement characterized the interconnected historical struggle between African Americans and the white supremacist status quo represented by law enforcement. While initially serving as tools for law enforcement to fight crime, police dogs became brutal symbols of the status quo’s power against the protesters. However, instead of ceding to the status quo, protestors embraced a form of martyrdom to ...


Minutes, Florida Historical Society 2021 University of Central Florida

Minutes, Florida Historical Society

Florida Historical Quarterly

Minutes from the Directors' Meeting in December 1970


Book Reviews, Florida Historical Society 2021 University of Central Florida

Book Reviews, Florida Historical Society

Florida Historical Quarterly

Reviews of Dibble and Newton (eds.), In Search of Gulf Coast Colonial History, by Laura D. S. HarreII; Smith, Strengthening the Florida Legislature: An Eagleton Study and Report, by Manning J . Dauer; Kammen, Empire and Interest: The American Colonies and the Politics of Mercantilism, by Trevor Colbourn; Lycan, Alexander Hamilton and American Foreign Policy, by Jack Sosin; Kerber, Federalists in Dissent: imagery and Ideology in Jefiersonian America, by Frank A. Cassell; Curtis, The Fox at Bay: Martin Van Buren and the Presidency, 1837-1841, by Thomas P. Govan; Bernath, Squall Across the Atlantic: American Civil War Prize Cases and Diplomacy, by ...


History News, Florida Historical Society 2021 University of Central Florida

History News, Florida Historical Society

Florida Historical Quarterly

Announcements and Activities


Sources For The History Of The Spanish Borderlands, William S. Coker 2021 University of Central Florida

Sources For The History Of The Spanish Borderlands, William S. Coker

Florida Historical Quarterly

The recent flurry of scholarly endeavors on Spanish Louisiana and the Spanish Floridas has revealed some new sources for the study of those areas. In addition to a number of new books and articles and some valuable reprints, several recent meetings have been devoted in whole or in part to resources and research opportunities for the Spanish era. The interest stimulated by this burst of activity led to the compilation of this note which reviews new sources available, indicates well-known collections and archival holdings that have been microfilmed and can now be purchased or borrowed on interlibrary loan, and mentions ...


Manuscript Aquisitions And Accessions, Florida Historical Society 2021 University of Central Florida

Manuscript Aquisitions And Accessions, Florida Historical Society

Florida Historical Quarterly

A list of acquisitions in Florida libraries of new books about Florida


Hamilton Disston's St. Cloud Sugar Plantation, 1887-1901, Pat Dodson 2021 University of Central Florida

Hamilton Disston's St. Cloud Sugar Plantation, 1887-1901, Pat Dodson

Florida Historical Quarterly

Florida history remembers Henry Bradley Plant and Henry Morrison Flagler because of the railroads and hotels that these two nineteenth century magnates built and because of the major impact that they had on state politics and on Florida’s economic growth. But Hamilton Disston of Philadelphia preceded them, and in fact, helped make their ventures possible. Disston’s own accomplishments may have had a greater influence than either Plant or Flagler in leading Florida into the twentieth century. A member of the prominent Pennsylvania saw-manufacturing family, D&ton was first attracted to Florida in the 1870s by the lunker black ...


Lord Dunmore's Loyalist Asylum In The Floridas, J. Leitch Wright, Jr. 2021 University of Central Florida

Lord Dunmore's Loyalist Asylum In The Floridas, J. Leitch Wright, Jr.

Florida Historical Quarterly

To the astonishment of many, Lord John Murray, fourth Earl of Dunmore, member of the House of Lords, formerly controversial colonial governor of New York and Virginia, became governor of the Bahama Islands in 1787. Immediately eyebrows were lifted and questions raised as to why the Earl had accepted the apparently insignificant governorship of islands whose total population, black and white, was not appreciably greater than that of Williamsburg when the colonial assembly had been in session. Dunmore had returned to America late in 1781 and had expected to resume his role as the Virginia governor in the wake of ...


Making Of Modern Tampa: A City Of The New South, 1885-1911, Durward Long 2021 University of Central Florida

Making Of Modern Tampa: A City Of The New South, 1885-1911, Durward Long

Florida Historical Quarterly

Historican have yet to devote the thought and research to urbanization in the South that the subject deserves. Coulter’s brief attention to the growth and role of cities and towns in the Reconstruction era, Van Woodward’s similarly brief concern with cities in his Origins of the New South, Ezell’s short treatment in his textbook survey, Park’s interpretative chapter in Couch’s Culture in the South, and Vance’s edited work on the recent South nearly exhaust the list of serious histories which offer even slight leads about southern urbanization. A survey of the Journal of Southern ...


The Case Against A Nineteenth-Century Cuba-Florida Slave Trade, Kenneth F. Kriple 2021 University of Central Florida

The Case Against A Nineteenth-Century Cuba-Florida Slave Trade, Kenneth F. Kriple

Florida Historical Quarterly

The belief that there existed a sizable clandestine traffic in Negro slaves between the island of Cuba and Florida after 1808 has been a persistent one in the historiography of slavery in the United States. There are, of course, many logical reasons for this persistence.


Title Page, Florida Historical Society 2021 University of Central Florida

Title Page, Florida Historical Society

Florida Historical Quarterly

Title page for Volume 49, Number 4. Includes the Table of Contents


History News, Florida Historical Society 2021 University of Central Florida

History News, Florida Historical Society

Florida Historical Quarterly

Announcements and Activities


Florida History Research In Progress, Florida Historical Society 2021 University of Central Florida

Florida History Research In Progress, Florida Historical Society

Florida Historical Quarterly

No abstract provided.


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