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Pickles And Pastrami: The Core Of The American Jew, Theo Satloff 2019 Colby College

Pickles And Pastrami: The Core Of The American Jew, Theo Satloff

Honors Theses

This thesis argues the there is a strong, interdependent relationship between the creation of the American Jewish deli and the growth and progress of the food technology, food safety, and society within American life. The importance of recognizing the Jewish deli as a key element in tracing the history of American life post-1800s has been underemphasized throughout the deli’s entire existence. Jewish delis represented the intersection of centuries-old technologies and modern innovations, the meeting of centuries-old cultures and new communities, and formed the basis for a force that would have an outsized impact on American politics thereafter.


Bargaining For Security: The Rise Of The Pension And Social Insurance Program Of The United Steelworkers Of America, 1941-1960, Henry Edward Himes III 2019 West Virginia University

Bargaining For Security: The Rise Of The Pension And Social Insurance Program Of The United Steelworkers Of America, 1941-1960, Henry Edward Himes Iii

Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports

This dissertation charts the United Steelworkers of America’s (USWA) quest to win long term welfare security for its members from 1941 to 1960. The study focuses on external and internal events and issues that led the union to seek pensions and social insurance at the bargaining table in 1949, and ultimately, to enhance their private security at the bargaining table throughout the 1950s. Although labor’s ability to influence the passage of national health care was greatly curtailed by a rise in conservative politics during World War II and the immediate postwar era, issues beyond politics also played a ...


Liberation By Emigration: Italian Communists, The Cold War, And West-East Migration From Venezia Giulia, 1945-1949, Luke Gramith 2019 West Virginia University

Liberation By Emigration: Italian Communists, The Cold War, And West-East Migration From Venezia Giulia, 1945-1949, Luke Gramith

Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports

In the years after World War II, several thousand Italians from the Italo-Yugoslav borderlands emigrated eastward across the emerging Iron Curtain, hoping to start new and better lives in Communist Yugoslavia. This dissertation explores what these migrants hoped Communism would be and how the experiences of everyday life under the preceding Fascist dictatorship shaped these hopes. It suggests that these Italians envisioned Communist society as one purged of certain social categories—shopkeepers, foremen, and piecework clerks—who had become known as quintessential Fascists due to the way Fascism interwove itself with local power. Marxist doctrine played a relatively minor role ...


Breaking And Remaking The Mason-Dixon Line: Loyalty In Civil War America, 1850-1900, Charles R. Welsko 2019 West Virginia University

Breaking And Remaking The Mason-Dixon Line: Loyalty In Civil War America, 1850-1900, Charles R. Welsko

Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports

Between 1850 and 1900, Americans redefined their interpretation of national identity and loyalty. In the Mid-Atlantic borderland of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia this change is most evident. With the presence of a free state and slave states in close proximity, white and black Americans of the region experienced the tumult of the Civil War Era first hand. While the boundary between freedom and slavery served as an antebellum battleground over slavery, during the war, the whole region bore witness to divisions between the Union and Confederacy as well as to define what loyalty and nation meant. By exploring ...


Ua12/2/25 United Student Activists, WKU Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Ua12/2/25 United Student Activists, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about United Student Activists.


Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project 2018 Annual Report, Michael S. Nassaney 2019 Western Michigan University

Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project 2018 Annual Report, Michael S. Nassaney

Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project

Western Michigan University (WMU) hosted its 43rd annual archaeological field school this past July and August under the auspices of the Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project. The Project is a long-term, multidisciplinary, community-based partnership between the City of Niles and WMU that investigates and interprets colonialism and the fur trade in the region.

We selected the theme “Technology Then and Now,” to focus our activities in 2019. We recognize that technology is not only important in the 21st century, but has defined humanity since our earliest ancestors crafted simple tools to assist them in their survival. Most of the archaeological ...


Ua12/2/59 Class Of 1946, WKU Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Ua12/2/59 Class Of 1946, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Class of 1946.


0857: Kfeirian Reunion Foundation Papers, 1932-2017, Marshall University Special Collections 2019 Marshall University

0857: Kfeirian Reunion Foundation Papers, 1932-2017, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

The majority of this collection consists of various printed media, including booklets, pamphlets, directories, and other materials focusing on the annual Kfeirian Reunion. Items date from the 4th Annual Reunion in 1936 to the 2017 85th Annual Reunion. The collection also contains pictures from various reunions, awards, name badges and other items related to the organization and its activities. The collection was donated by the Kfeirian Reunion Foundation and was organized into a number of manila envelopes. This order has been kept, and although some items had to be separated to fit into folders, the order of the items was ...


Blasting The Farm: Chemical High Explosives And The Rise Of Industrial Agriculture, 1867-1930, Patrick Benjamin Swart 2019 The University Of Montana

Blasting The Farm: Chemical High Explosives And The Rise Of Industrial Agriculture, 1867-1930, Patrick Benjamin Swart

Graduate Student Theses, Dissertations, & Professional Papers

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Ua37/30/3 Faculty Personal Papers Lowell Harrison Wku Book, WKU Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Ua37/30/3 Faculty Personal Papers Lowell Harrison Wku Book, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Drafts and other records related to the publishing of Lowell Harrison's book Western Kentucky University.


Ua12/2/42 Student Mobilization Committee, WKU Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Ua12/2/42 Student Mobilization Committee, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Student Mobilization Committee.


Laughing Out Loud: American Indian Comedy As A Force For Social Change, Jacob M. Ward 2019 Georgia Southern University

Laughing Out Loud: American Indian Comedy As A Force For Social Change, Jacob M. Ward

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Activism entails not only individuals overtly campaigning for changes in public spheres, but in other ways and strategies as well. One of these other avenues is the use of political satire and humor. Comedy publicizes frustrations of American issues, just as sit-ins, walk-outs, or marches do. For the most part, scholars fail to address the importance of humor. This work researches not only the comedic works of Charlie Hill, the 1491s, and other American Indian comedians, but also how their craft possibly alters stances and opinions. These comedians have a voice, and, therefore, deserve examination. This work shows the influence ...


The Slaughterhouse Cases: “Unforeseen” Consequences And Public Reaction, Gavin Jensen 2019 Hamline University

The Slaughterhouse Cases: “Unforeseen” Consequences And Public Reaction, Gavin Jensen

Departmental Honors Projects

This Project focuses on the Slaughterhouse Cases, the ramifications of the Supreme Court decision, and the reaction to the decision from the public. The Slaughterhouse Cases were a series of cases originating in New Orleans around the year 1869. The white, French butchers inside the city of New Orleans had been creating a sanitary and health issue for the city for decades. The lack of ways to dispose of offal and inedible product mixed with general apathy from the butchers as to how their practices were impacting the city led to widespread cholera epidemics.

To solve this issue the newly ...


A People So Different From Themselves: British Attitudes Towards India And The Power Dynamics Of The East India Company, Eric Gray 2019 Murray State University

A People So Different From Themselves: British Attitudes Towards India And The Power Dynamics Of The East India Company, Eric Gray

Murray State Theses and Dissertations

Gray, Eric, A People So Different from Themselves: British Attitudes Towards India and the Power Dynamics of the East India Company. Master of Arts (History), April, 2019, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky.

Today, many characteristics of the nineteenth- and twentieth-century British Raj are well ingrained in the public consciousness, particularly Victorian Era Britons’ general disdain for numerous aspects of the many cultures found on the Indian Subcontinent. Moreover, while many characteristics of the preceding East India Company’s rule in India were no less exploitative of Indian peoples, evidence shows a much different relationship between British and Indian cultures during ...


Curation, Erika K. Hartley, Miro Dunham 2019 Western Michigan University

Curation, Erika K. Hartley, Miro Dunham

Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project

Table of Contents

  • Preserving the Past for the Future
  • Common Curation Challenges
  • Fort St. Joseph Collection
  • Did You Know?
  • Collection Challenges
  • Fort St. Joseph Curatorial Fellowship
  • How You Can Help


Record Of Indentures Of Individuals Bound Out As Apprentices, Servants, Etc., And Of German And Other Redemptioners, 1771 October 3 - 1773 October 5, American Philosophical Society, Cynthia Heider, Ben Weinstein 2018 University of Pennsylvania

Record Of Indentures Of Individuals Bound Out As Apprentices, Servants, Etc., And Of German And Other Redemptioners, 1771 October 3 - 1773 October 5, American Philosophical Society, Cynthia Heider, Ben Weinstein

The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

This dataset was created from a volume of over 800 pages that records information pertaining to individuals entering contracts of indentured servitude in Philadelphia from 1771-1773. Each entry contains details about the person to be indentured, including their name, country of origin, length of contract, and amount of debt owed. The records not only list the name of the person, but contain details on their profession and on the terms of the indenture. Although the volume is described as the records of German immigrants, there are other indentures included, such as that of John Slour, "a free negro," records of ...


Philadelphia 1772 Tax List (Complete) Matched With 1775 Constables Returns, Billy G. Smith, Gary B. Nash 2018 montana sate unviersity

Philadelphia 1772 Tax List (Complete) Matched With 1775 Constables Returns, Billy G. Smith, Gary B. Nash

The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

This dataset contains Everyone on THE 1772 TAX LIST FOR PHILADELPHIA (10 WARDS) & Suburbs (NORTHERN LIBERTIES AND SOUTHWARK). Also included is information from “matching” taxpayers with a sample of 50% of the 1775 Constables Return from Philadelphia. Added to the 1772 tax list is information for taxpayers who also received assistance from various agencies for whom records are still extant. (Project 50)


Philadelphia Inventories Of Estate 1746-1775, Billy G. Smith 2018 bgs@montana.edu

Philadelphia Inventories Of Estate 1746-1775, Billy G. Smith

The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

PHILADELPHIA INVENTORIES of Estate, 1746-1775 (Project 45). Value of Estates.

Source: Inventories of Estate for Philadelphia, Philadelphia City Archives.


Philadelphia 1754 Tax List For Chestnut, South, And Middle Wards Matched With Taxpayers On 1756 Tax List, Billy G. Smith, Gary B. Nash 2018 bgs@montana.edu

Philadelphia 1754 Tax List For Chestnut, South, And Middle Wards Matched With Taxpayers On 1756 Tax List, Billy G. Smith, Gary B. Nash

The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

Philadelphia 1754 TAX LIST FOR CHESTNUT, SOUTH, AND MIDDLE WARDS matched with taxpayers on 1756 tax list.

Note: only the tax list for 3 wards in 1754 is still extant. In addition, the names in this file do not include all of the names in 1754 but only the names of taxpayers who were recorded in 1756 as well. (Note: see separate file on MEAD for the full 1756 tax list).

SOURCE: Hannah Benner Roach, comp., "Taxables in Chestnut, Middle and South Wards," The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, volume 21, 151-96.


Businesses On The 1790 Census Of Philadelphia, Billy G. Smith 2018 bgs@montana.edu

Businesses On The 1790 Census Of Philadelphia, Billy G. Smith

The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

ALL BUSINESSES ON THE 1790 CENSUS of Philadelphia (both city wards and suburbs of Northern Liberties and Southwark)

Source: Bureau of the Census, Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States (Washington, D.C., 1908)


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