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Arts & Letters, The Magazine Of Potter College At Western Kentucky University, Karen Schneider, Editor-In-Chief, David Lee, Dean, Potter College, Western Kentucky University Apr 2012

Arts & Letters, The Magazine Of Potter College At Western Kentucky University, Karen Schneider, Editor-In-Chief, David Lee, Dean, Potter College, Western Kentucky University

PCAL Publications

No abstract provided.


Galloway, Ewing, 1881-1953 (Sc 2502), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Galloway, Ewing, 1881-1953 (Sc 2502), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2502. Correspondence of Ewing Galloway, a native of Henderson, Kentucky and the owner of a photography service in New York City, with Mary Marks, a geography professor at Western Kentucky University, related to a gift of photographs made to the Kentucky Library & Museum at WKU. Also includes clippings, chiefly related to Galloway’s return to Henderson, Kentucky and the gift to WKU.


Bridwell, Margaret (Morris), 1905-1973 (Sc 366), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Bridwell, Margaret (Morris), 1905-1973 (Sc 366), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 366. Letter to Mrs. E. H. Canon, Bowling Green, Kentucky, regarding information that Mrs. Canon had concerning silversmiths of the 1850 era. Also a paper about Asa Blanchard, an early Kentucky silversmith.


Venable Family Papers (Mss 382), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Venable Family Papers (Mss 382), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 382. Correspondence, account books, receipts, sermons, drawings, and diaries of the Venable family of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, chiefly John Wesley Venable, Sr. and his wife Fannie and son John, Jr. Of particular interest is an 1839-1839 travel journal kept by John, Sr. while in Florida. Also includes John, Sr.’s sermons and sermon preparation material as well as thirty-nine small diaries documenting his career as an Episcopal priest in Versailles and Hopkinsville. Includes one of John, Sr.’s art sketch books.


Richards, Alta Beatrice (Lightfoot), 1900-1989 (Mss 381), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Richards, Alta Beatrice (Lightfoot), 1900-1989 (Mss 381), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 381. Materials chiefly related to Allen County-native Alta Beatrice Richards’s interest in weaving, developed while working at Berea College. Includes correspondence with other weavers, weaving patterns, and weaving techniques. Also, information concerning noted Kentucky weaving authority Lou Tate of the Little Loomhouse, Louisville, Kentucky.


The Decagonal Tomb Tower At Maragha And Its Architectural Context: Lines Of Mathematical Thought, Carol Bier Jan 2012

The Decagonal Tomb Tower At Maragha And Its Architectural Context: Lines Of Mathematical Thought, Carol Bier

Carol Bier

No abstract provided.


"The New Costumes Of Odd Sizes:" Plus Sized Women's Fashions, 1910-1924, Carmen Nicole Keist Jan 2012

"The New Costumes Of Odd Sizes:" Plus Sized Women's Fashions, 1910-1924, Carmen Nicole Keist

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this research was to examine the fashionable styles available to women in the 1910s and 1920s, the advice, both prescriptive and proscriptive, given to plus sized women in the 1910 and the 1920s, and the apparel-related patents issued during the 1910s to 1929 to aid the plus sized woman. Primary sources analyzed included The New York Times, Vogue, Good Housekeeping, and utility patents. They provided multiple viewpoints regarding the plus sized woman during this period. The percentage of larger women grew during the early twentieth century, and it was estimated that by 1916 there were over 13 ...


The Power Of Design In Nazi Anti-Bolshevik Propaganda, 1937-1943, Grace Janzen Jan 2012

The Power Of Design In Nazi Anti-Bolshevik Propaganda, 1937-1943, Grace Janzen

Honors Theses

The Nazi regime has gone down in infamy as one of the most self-consciously coercive regimes in history. When studying the National Socialists, men of power and influence are found in abundance. Individuals such as Hitler, Himmler and Hess receive credit for the influence they held over German society during that era. Organizations of individuals, such as the SA and SS, are also well recognized for their ability to control the masses. But in analysis of power during Nazi rule, one group is almost universally overlooked: the designers and graphic artist of the Ministry of Propaganda. The Minister of Propaganda ...


The Praxis Of Horst Hoheisel: The Countermonument In An Expanded Field, Juan Felipe Hernandez Jan 2012

The Praxis Of Horst Hoheisel: The Countermonument In An Expanded Field, Juan Felipe Hernandez

Masters Theses 1911 - February 2014

This paper examines the work of German artist Horst Hoheisel in Latin-America. I open the conversation by including Hoheisel’s provocative participation in the 2005 memory debates in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Here, I introduce the nature of Hoheisel’s reasoning and the dialectical self-reflectiveness that is at work in his artifacts. In each project, I look for the way in which Hoheisel lays down the “memorialistic substance” of a specific site together with the self-critical rationality that characterizes his creation. The second part of this essay attempts to construct the theoretical parameters for the expansion of the definition of the ...


Come-See-Me Festival Records - Accession 1408, Come-See-Me Festival Jan 2012

Come-See-Me Festival Records - Accession 1408, Come-See-Me Festival

Manuscript Collection

The Come-See-Me Festival Records consist of papers, photographs, meeting minutes, scrapbooks, media kits, publicity kits, awards, applications, invitations, bylaws, guidelines, histories, correspondence, promotions and advertisements, posters, and memorabilia from the Come-See-Me Festivals from the 1980s to 2013.


Study Guide For United In Anger: A History Of Act Up, Matt Brim Jan 2012

Study Guide For United In Anger: A History Of Act Up, Matt Brim

Open Educational Resources

The United in Anger Study Guide facilitates classroom and activist engagement with Jim Hubbard’s 2012 documentary, United in Anger: A History of ACT UP. The Study Guide contains discussion sections, projects and exercises, and resources for further research about the activism of the New York chapter of ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power). The Study Guide is a free, interactive, multimedia resource for understanding the legacy of ACT UP, the film’s role in preserving that legacy, and its meaning for viewers' lives.


Charles Iv: An Endless Search For Tongues And Toes To Enrich His Empire, Shanna Goodwin Jan 2012

Charles Iv: An Endless Search For Tongues And Toes To Enrich His Empire, Shanna Goodwin

Phi Kappa Phi Research Symposium

Excerpt: "This paper will discuss why Charles IV used reliquaries to enrich his empire and will also explain their importance to the king himself."