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Using Charms For Sympathy: The Verbal Powwow Tradition In The American South, Jack G. Montgomery Jr. May 2019

Using Charms For Sympathy: The Verbal Powwow Tradition In The American South, Jack G. Montgomery Jr.

Jack G. Montgomery Jr.

No abstract provided.


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 Dec 2018

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 ...


The Toxicity Of Otherness, Justin Malone Dec 2018

The Toxicity Of Otherness, Justin Malone

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

This article discusses the dangerous philosophical principle of Othering, wherein a group of people are ostracized for being different from the majority. While categorization of information is a fundamental aspect of how the brain works, the categorization of people homogenizes their complexities. In doing so, a group is seen as a single entity, rather than individuals, which strips them of their humanity. After a group has been Othered, society will inevitably invoke some method of forced displacement upon them. Additionally, the article emphasizes the importance of affected individuals telling the stories of their experiences with oppression from Othering. Sharing one ...


Variables Predicting The Severity Of A Mass Shooting: The Connection To White Supremacy, Sarina Resnick Dec 2018

Variables Predicting The Severity Of A Mass Shooting: The Connection To White Supremacy, Sarina Resnick

Honors Projects in History and Social Sciences

Since mass shootings have become increasingly relevant in today’s society, the subject of what makes a mass shooting deadly has become more and more popular. This project focuses on how selected variables correlate with the severity of a mass shooting, and especially focuses on the impact of white supremacy ideology. Theoretically, a shooter imbued with this ideology will likely be more violent, thus causing a higher victim count (injuries + deaths). The other variables included in the model are: the use of a long gun, the use of multiple guns, the use of semi-automatic guns, mental illness, and shooter suicide ...


From Swing King To Swing Kids: The Jazz Era Of ‘Big Band Orchestras’ In World War Ii, Katie Victoria Burnopp Apr 2018

From Swing King To Swing Kids: The Jazz Era Of ‘Big Band Orchestras’ In World War Ii, Katie Victoria Burnopp

Student Scholar Showcase

Known as the ‘King of Swing’, clarinetist and band leader Benny Goodman (1909-1986) threatened the Nazi cause during WWII. With intent of improving music pedagogy, the purpose of this research was to investigate swing music during World War II. The particular problems of this study were to: (1) identify how the swing music of Benny Goodman (1909-1986) influenced adolescents in the United States of America, United Kingdom, and Germany; (2) explore the Nazi party view on ‘swing’ music of the era; (3) examine how the music of Charlie and his Orchestra became used as a tool for Nazi propaganda; and ...


The Election Of Pope Francis: What Does It Mean For Global Catholicism?, Mathew N. Schmalz Aug 2015

The Election Of Pope Francis: What Does It Mean For Global Catholicism?, Mathew N. Schmalz

Mathew Schmalz

This lecture addresses the election of the Argentinian pope and whether that will mean a shift in the Church’s focus to the developing world and how that might impact American Catholicism.


"Elizabeth's Story": Arizona-Sonora Border, Minute-Men, Ariana Ochoa Camacho Dec 2011

"Elizabeth's Story": Arizona-Sonora Border, Minute-Men, Ariana Ochoa Camacho

Ariana Ochoa Camacho

Border vigilantes use night-vision cameras to "track" migrants. A young woman named Elizabeth tells her story of crossing the Arizona-Sonora border while pregnant. Contact me if you'd like a copy for an art show, a class, or a border-related exhibit. Video by Orlando Lara.


"Elizabeth's Story" At The Arizona-Sonora Border, Ariana Ochoa Camacho Dec 2011

"Elizabeth's Story" At The Arizona-Sonora Border, Ariana Ochoa Camacho

Ariana Ochoa Camacho

No abstract provided.


‘High Feeding And Smart Drinking’: Associating Hedge-Lane Lords In Exclusion Crisis London, Newton Key Jan 2006

‘High Feeding And Smart Drinking’: Associating Hedge-Lane Lords In Exclusion Crisis London, Newton Key

Faculty Research & Creative Activity

No abstract provided.


‘High Feeding And Smart Drinking’: Associating Hedge-Lane Lords In Exclusion Crisis London, Newton Key Dec 2005

‘High Feeding And Smart Drinking’: Associating Hedge-Lane Lords In Exclusion Crisis London, Newton Key

Newton Key

No abstract provided.


Cclhp: Data As Microsoft Access File, Newton Key, Chris Waldrep, Michael Kroll, Mark Voss-Hubbard Jan 1998

Cclhp: Data As Microsoft Access File, Newton Key, Chris Waldrep, Michael Kroll, Mark Voss-Hubbard

Coles County Legal History

Table Cases Fields:

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File_Date

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Table Parties

Record_Number

Case_Number

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F_Name

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Cclhp: Parties As Csv, Newton Key, Mark Voss-Hubbard, Michael Kroll, Chris Waldrep Jan 1998

Cclhp: Parties As Csv, Newton Key, Mark Voss-Hubbard, Michael Kroll, Chris Waldrep

Coles County Legal History

Fields included: Record Number case_number Actor (P D W or J) Last Name First Name Sex Occupation Literate Location Additional Information Marked Last Modified


Cclhp: Cases As Csv, Newton Key, Mark Voss-Hubbard, Chris Waldrep, Michael Kroll Jan 1998

Cclhp: Cases As Csv, Newton Key, Mark Voss-Hubbard, Chris Waldrep, Michael Kroll

Coles County Legal History

Fields included: case_number Incident Date File Date Settlement Date Location Case Type Dollar Amount Issue Outcome Ancillary Matters Memo Transcribed Additional Information Marked Last Modified


Cclhp: Case Types As Csv, Newton Key, Mark Voss-Hubbard, Michael Kroll, Chris Waldrep Jan 1998

Cclhp: Case Types As Csv, Newton Key, Mark Voss-Hubbard, Michael Kroll, Chris Waldrep

Coles County Legal History

Single column, controlled vocabulary for case types


The Semi-Weekly News July 16, 1915, W. W. Pegram, Stewart L. Cassels, J. H. Williamson Jul 1915

The Semi-Weekly News July 16, 1915, W. W. Pegram, Stewart L. Cassels, J. H. Williamson

Chester News 1915

No abstract provided.


The Semi-Weekly News July 7, 1915, W. W. Pegram, Stewart L. Cassels, J. H. Williamson Jul 1915

The Semi-Weekly News July 7, 1915, W. W. Pegram, Stewart L. Cassels, J. H. Williamson

Chester News 1915

No abstract provided.