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Women In Engineering: The Impact Of The College Internship On Persistence Into An Engineering Field, Kimberly M. Brush Jan 2013

Women In Engineering: The Impact Of The College Internship On Persistence Into An Engineering Field, Kimberly M. Brush

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Pacific Trade Winds: Towards A Global History Of The Manila Galleon, Matthew F. Thomas Jan 2011

Pacific Trade Winds: Towards A Global History Of The Manila Galleon, Matthew F. Thomas

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Federal Recognition Politics And Collaborative Archaeologists: The Need For A Cultural Consensus, Alexandra Grace Martin Jan 2010

Federal Recognition Politics And Collaborative Archaeologists: The Need For A Cultural Consensus, Alexandra Grace Martin

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Against The Odds: Academic Resilience Among High -Ability African American Adolescents Living In Rural Poverty, Wendy Taylor Ellis Jan 2010

Against The Odds: Academic Resilience Among High -Ability African American Adolescents Living In Rural Poverty, Wendy Taylor Ellis

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No abstract provided.


Recipe For Citizenship: Professionalization And Power In World War I Dietetics, Kathleen Marie Scott Jan 2009

Recipe For Citizenship: Professionalization And Power In World War I Dietetics, Kathleen Marie Scott

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This dissertation is an analysis of the professionalization tactics of white, native-born, Protestant, middle-class women who served with the U.S. armed forces as dietitians during World War I. Through the overlapping rubrics of maternalism, citizenship, and professionalism, I examine the ways in which dominant race, class, and gender ideologies inflected their quest for professionalization. I specifically examine the way hospital dietitians infused their expertise with rhetoric of race betterment and national security to acquire distinct status and authority in relation to other female medical/health practitioners. In this study, I locate the ideological origins of Public Law 36, 80 ...


The Rise Of Modern Richmond And The Fall Of Electric Transit, Earl Ferdinand Glock Jan 2009

The Rise Of Modern Richmond And The Fall Of Electric Transit, Earl Ferdinand Glock

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"More Than Shelter": Community, Identity, And Spatial Politics In San Francisco Public Housing, 1938--2000, Amy L. Howard Jan 2005

"More Than Shelter": Community, Identity, And Spatial Politics In San Francisco Public Housing, 1938--2000, Amy L. Howard

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

During the second half of the twentieth century, scholars and journalists documented the failures of the public housing program in the United States with a range of studies focusing on the Midwest and East. Problems such as displacement, criminal activity, high vacancy rates, racial segregation, and the isolation of tenants informed critiques of federally-subsidized housing for low-income families. These aspects contributed to the national image of "the projects" as high-rise ghettos, populated primarily by African Americans, and located in run-down areas. Public housing with its position at the crossroads of national, state, and local politics and policies as well as ...


The United States Army Chaplain As Prophet In The Twenty-First Century: "Is There A Soul Of Goodness In Things Evil?", Donald W. Kammer Jan 2005

The United States Army Chaplain As Prophet In The Twenty-First Century: "Is There A Soul Of Goodness In Things Evil?", Donald W. Kammer

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Spousal Abuse In The Army, James Palmer Jan 2004

Spousal Abuse In The Army, James Palmer

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Shenandoah River Gundalow And The Politics Of Material Reuse, Seth C. Bruggeman Jan 2000

The Shenandoah River Gundalow And The Politics Of Material Reuse, Seth C. Bruggeman

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Radical Environmentalism And Religion, Evelyn Louise Bush Jan 1996

Radical Environmentalism And Religion, Evelyn Louise Bush

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Trains, Trucks, And Traffic Jams: The Rise Of Automotive Transportation, 1880-1956, Anthony Roland Destefanis Jan 1996

Trains, Trucks, And Traffic Jams: The Rise Of Automotive Transportation, 1880-1956, Anthony Roland Destefanis

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


A Cross-Cultural Comparison Of Selected Medical Students' Perceptions Of Issues Related To Battered Women, Anita Strickland Jan 1995

A Cross-Cultural Comparison Of Selected Medical Students' Perceptions Of Issues Related To Battered Women, Anita Strickland

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


African-American Influence On The Chesapeake Bay Log Canoe: Evidence From Nineteenth Century Probate Inventories And Population Census Records Of York County, Virginia And Worcester County, Maryland, Albert James M. Mamary Jan 1994

African-American Influence On The Chesapeake Bay Log Canoe: Evidence From Nineteenth Century Probate Inventories And Population Census Records Of York County, Virginia And Worcester County, Maryland, Albert James M. Mamary

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Predictors Of Social Support And Well-Being For Low Income Women, Debra Lee Wright Jan 1992

Predictors Of Social Support And Well-Being For Low Income Women, Debra Lee Wright

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Relationship Between The Board Of Trade And Plantations And The Colonial Government Of Virginia, 1696-1775, Mary Carroll Johansen Jan 1992

The Relationship Between The Board Of Trade And Plantations And The Colonial Government Of Virginia, 1696-1775, Mary Carroll Johansen

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Care Of The Poor In Elizabeth River Parish, Norfolk County, Va 1749-1761, Cecile G. Glendening Jan 1987

Care Of The Poor In Elizabeth River Parish, Norfolk County, Va 1749-1761, Cecile G. Glendening

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Nobody's Children: The Treatment Of Illegitimate Children In Three North Carolina Counties, 1760-1790, Lynne Howard Frazer Jan 1987

Nobody's Children: The Treatment Of Illegitimate Children In Three North Carolina Counties, 1760-1790, Lynne Howard Frazer

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Black Leadership In A Small Town, William Harry Whitley Jan 1977

Black Leadership In A Small Town, William Harry Whitley

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Care Of The Poor In Albemarle Parish, Surry And Sussex Counties, Virginia, 1742-1787, Amanda Jane Townes Jan 1976

The Care Of The Poor In Albemarle Parish, Surry And Sussex Counties, Virginia, 1742-1787, Amanda Jane Townes

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


From Benevolent Individual To Professional Agency: Personal Service To The Poor, 1880-1910, David Harry Robinson Jan 1976

From Benevolent Individual To Professional Agency: Personal Service To The Poor, 1880-1910, David Harry Robinson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Shipping In Yorktown, Virginia, 1740-1744, June Meredith Costin Jan 1973

Shipping In Yorktown, Virginia, 1740-1744, June Meredith Costin

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Job Corps, 1964-1969, Marie Morris Jan 1972

The Job Corps, 1964-1969, Marie Morris

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Union Treatment Of Civilians And Private Property In Mississippi, 1862-1865: An Examination Of Theory And Practice, Nathaniel A. Jobe Jan 1972

Union Treatment Of Civilians And Private Property In Mississippi, 1862-1865: An Examination Of Theory And Practice, Nathaniel A. Jobe

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Shipping Between England And Virginia 1606-1630, Susan Elizabeth Hillier Jan 1970

Shipping Between England And Virginia 1606-1630, Susan Elizabeth Hillier

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Virginia Enters The Union: A Legislative Study Of The Commonwealth, 1789-1792, Susan Lee Foard Jan 1966

Virginia Enters The Union: A Legislative Study Of The Commonwealth, 1789-1792, Susan Lee Foard

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Powers Of The Governor In Early Eighteenth-Century Virginia, Anita Joy Lonnes Jan 1964

The Powers Of The Governor In Early Eighteenth-Century Virginia, Anita Joy Lonnes

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Williamsburg And Norfolk: Municipal Government And Justice In Colonial Virginia, Robert Mangum Barrow Jan 1960

Williamsburg And Norfolk: Municipal Government And Justice In Colonial Virginia, Robert Mangum Barrow

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Beginnings Of The Norfolk And Western Railway System, 1830-1870, Emmett Garnett Shufflebarger Jan 1958

The Beginnings Of The Norfolk And Western Railway System, 1830-1870, Emmett Garnett Shufflebarger

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


County Government In Westmoreland, Ray Elwood Reid Jan 1936

County Government In Westmoreland, Ray Elwood Reid

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.