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"Thank You, Senator Horn" Campaign Document, 2019 Wright State University

"Thank You, Senator Horn" Campaign Document

Charles F. Horn Selected Materials

A political brochure describing Charles Horn's various achievements during his term as an Ohio senator. From 1985 to 2000, Horn served in the Ohio Senate, representing the sixth district, which encompasses most of Montgomery County, including Dayton. Circa 1984-1999.


Dayton Regional Issues Notes, Charles F. Horn 2019 Wright State University

Dayton Regional Issues Notes, Charles F. Horn

Charles F. Horn Selected Materials

Notes from Charles Horn detailing future plans to improve the Dayton, Ohio region. Throughout his political career, Horn was involved in many initiatives that aimed to boost Dayton's economy. Circa 1984-2000


Instructions For Planting Marigolds, Kettering Garden City Beautification Committee 2019 Wright State University

Instructions For Planting Marigolds, Kettering Garden City Beautification Committee

Charles F. Horn Selected Materials

Instructions explaining how to properly plant marigolds for city of Kettering, Ohio residents. These instructions were created and distributed by the Kettering Garden City Beautification Committee, a group created and led by mayor, Charles Horn.


Swiss-American Missionaries For The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints In The Nineteenth Century, Cindy Brightenburg 2019 Brigham Young University

Swiss-American Missionaries For The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints In The Nineteenth Century, Cindy Brightenburg

Swiss American Historical Society Review

In the fa ll of 1888, Gottfried Buehler left his home, wife and small children in Utah for a two-year return to Switzerland. He had been ass igned by his church to serve a miss ion in the land of his birth with the goal to preach the tenets of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also known as the Mormon church, and hereafter referred to as "the church") to the people of Switzerland, baptize them into membership , and encourage them to emigrate to the land of Zion, or the Utah Territory. From the mid- to late-nineteenth century ...


Materials Related To The History Of Greene County, Ohio, Cedarville University 2019 Cedarville University

Materials Related To The History Of Greene County, Ohio, Cedarville University

Archives Guides

No abstract provided.


Materials Related To The History Of Cedarville, Ohio, Cedarville University 2019 Cedarville University

Materials Related To The History Of Cedarville, Ohio, Cedarville University

Archives Guides

No abstract provided.


Prosperity Club (Sc 3479), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Prosperity Club (Sc 3479), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3479. “Prosperity Club” chain letter with a list of six addressees in Tennessee and Oklahoma and instructions to the recipient to send ten cents to the person at the top of the list, replace the name with his/hers at the bottom, and send copies of the letter to five friends. The letter promises eventual receipt of $1,562.50.


Parker, Elizabeth (Elwell), 1809-1848 (Sc 3478), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Parker, Elizabeth (Elwell), 1809-1848 (Sc 3478), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3478. Letter, 18 August 1837, to Samuel Elwell and his wife in care of Henry Elwell, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from Samuel’s sister E. E. Parker, Louisville, Kentucky. She expresses hope for the education and success of Samuel’s newborn son and advises that she and her husband are doing well at “the best business place on the river.” She notes amenities in Louisville such as “large handsome stores,” an abundance of berries and other foodstuffs, steam and flatboats on the river, and good blacksmithing, despite a shortage of coinage. She also remarks on ...


On The Reactionary Treatment Of American Radicals By J. Edgar Hoover's Fbi, Sonia Potter 2019 The University of Akron

On The Reactionary Treatment Of American Radicals By J. Edgar Hoover's Fbi, Sonia Potter

Student Projects from the Archives

African Americans, who had been systematically oppressed from the very beginning of their time in the United States, were calling more and more loudly for freedom and equality in the mid-twentieth century. Compounded with the fear and hatred of communism was also a fear of black Americans ascending to the same societal plane as white Americans, especially among individuals and groups of people who held racist views and had reservations about equality between blacks and whites.

One of the groups of people who seemed to have reservations about such a concept was the United States’ own Federal Bureau of Investigation ...


Tuberculosis Patient Number 296 In The Daniel Harris Papers, Margaret Stehura, Cristopher Shell, Zachary Piette 2019 The University of Akron

Tuberculosis Patient Number 296 In The Daniel Harris Papers, Margaret Stehura, Cristopher Shell, Zachary Piette

Student Projects from the Archives

This essay examines Susan Sontag's _Illness as Metaphor_ alongside Daniel Harris's studies of those admitted for tuberculosis care at the Saranac Lake Sanitarium. While both Sontag’s perceptions and Patient 296’s tubercular reality may not be 100% aligned with one another (i.e., lived experience of someone with tuberculosis versus historical perceptions of the disease itself), by combining both aspects we are able to develop a fairly crystalline image of what it was like to actually have tuberculosis at this point in time. In doing so, it becomes clear that while some perceptions of tuberculosis may have ...


“Failure Of Will”?: Tb Patient Narratives And Susan Sontag’S Illness As Metaphor, Bryon Dickon, Ashley Gonzalez 2019 The University of Akron

“Failure Of Will”?: Tb Patient Narratives And Susan Sontag’S Illness As Metaphor, Bryon Dickon, Ashley Gonzalez

Student Projects from the Archives

Susan Sontag outlines in Illness as Metaphor the romantic narratives of what she called a “tubercular personality.” Sontag writes the following in doing so, describing one key aspect of romantic tuberculosis: “TB was understood, like insanity, to a kind of one-sidedness; a failure of will or an overintensity…the tubercular was considered to be someone quintessentially vulnerable, and full of self-destructive whims” (63-64). “A failure of will” and “quintessential vulnerability” form a set of characteristics through which a narrative of the “tubercular personality” is constructed. The tubercular narrative Sontag describes is based on a wide variety of stereotypes. This creates ...


“Ships, Vol. 2” Beyond Transport, Combat And Tourism: A Study Into Ships On Postcards, Janos Jalics 2019 The University of Akron

“Ships, Vol. 2” Beyond Transport, Combat And Tourism: A Study Into Ships On Postcards, Janos Jalics

Student Projects from the Archives

Over several millennia, ships have been displayed in all sorts of media ranging from commercials to diaries and newspapers. When the postcard was invented in 1869, various ships began appearing on them. Postcards with ships became far more than a way to message. They became advertisements, showcases of paintings, and repositories of information. Postcards gave ships a new purpose and unique audiences in the name of advertisement, art, and knowledge, as this essay will show by examining “Ships, Vol. 2”of the David P. Campbell Postcard Collection at The University of Akron.


Replicating Nontraditional Postcards From The Archive, Cristopher Shell 2019 University of Akron

Replicating Nontraditional Postcards From The Archive, Cristopher Shell

Student Projects from the Archives

The purpose of this project is to digitize and replicate nontraditional postcards from the David P. Campbell Postcard Collection from Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology.I set out to find the easiest way to replicate a few postcards that are nontraditional in one way or another. The method I came to involves using a Cricut Printer and the Cricut Design Space to scan and upload the complex shapes. The result was that I could very easily replicate any of the three chosen postcards with little to no trouble. I concluded that, even though Cricut ...


Postcards And Psychograms: The Science Of Handwriting Analysis, Aubrey Baldwin 2019 The University of Akron

Postcards And Psychograms: The Science Of Handwriting Analysis, Aubrey Baldwin

Student Projects from the Archives

One psychogram, or means of testing personality, is handwriting analysis or graphology. Handwriting analysis can be used to look at personality traits or it can be used to determine emotions that a person is feeling when they are writing things like a postcard or a letter. This essay will look at the history of handwriting analysis and then will analyze four postcards from the 1920’s using Paul D. Hugon's handwriting analysis test.

Thanks to the Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cumming Center for the History of Psychology, Hugon's Psychograms test has been saved and it will be used ...


“Here Is Where Al Capone And A Few Others Are Spending Their Vacations?” : Tracing How Alcatraz Was Portrayed In Postcards, 1924-1971, Franchesica Kidd 2019 The University of Akron

“Here Is Where Al Capone And A Few Others Are Spending Their Vacations?” : Tracing How Alcatraz Was Portrayed In Postcards, 1924-1971, Franchesica Kidd

Student Projects from the Archives

Between the 1920s and the 1970s and as Alcatraz was decommissioned as a federal prison and bloomed into a booming tourist industry, the Rock saw a change in the way that the postcard industry portrayed it via photos on the back of postcards. As time went on, Alcatraz was depicted more as a tourist hotspot than a warning place to stay out of. Photo postcards of Alcatraz shifted from black and white photos and printed photos toward lively colored photos that had the message “Wish You Were Here!” printed on them, suggesting a cultural shift in attitude toward this notorious ...


Grandpa Chopra’S Stories For Life’S Nourishment Retold By Ashok Kumar Malhotra Idea India (Cooperjal Limited), 2011, Peter Hecht 2019 Brigham Young University

Grandpa Chopra’S Stories For Life’S Nourishment Retold By Ashok Kumar Malhotra Idea India (Cooperjal Limited), 2011, Peter Hecht

Comparative Civilizations Review

In the modern era, information seems to be abundant. The internet is readily accessible for so many. It is a nearly endless source of up-to-the-minute information and qualified, or more often not-so-qualified, opinion. But is humanity any smarter than it was in the days before the internet? How about before the days of the printing press? Or an alphabet?


Full Issue, 2019 Brigham Young University

Full Issue

Comparative Civilizations Review

No abstract provided.


Front Matter, 2019 Brigham Young University

Front Matter

Comparative Civilizations Review

No abstract provided.


Editor's Note, 2019 Brigham Young University

Editor's Note

Comparative Civilizations Review

No abstract provided.


The Twisted Mirror Of Perception: Social Science In Service Of Political/Ideological Expediency -- The Case Of Russian Eurasianism, Dmitry Shlapentokh 2019 Brigham Young University

The Twisted Mirror Of Perception: Social Science In Service Of Political/Ideological Expediency -- The Case Of Russian Eurasianism, Dmitry Shlapentokh

Comparative Civilizations Review

There are many reasons why certain creeds or phenomena from foreign countries remain unknown in the West. They could be almost totally ignored for decades before becoming interesting to the scholarly community and general public until, eventually, works about them become published by the leading presses.


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