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The Maple Leaf Route, Dan Rager Feb 2018

The Maple Leaf Route, Dan Rager

Dan Rager

This book chronicles the famous ‘Maple Leaf Route’ that ran through Geauga County between 1899 & 1925.  From steam rail to the Cleveland & Eastern and Chagrin Falls interurban railways, this concise historical book brings to life one of Northeast, Ohio’s favorite pastimes.


Artist's Statement, Richard Klein Nov 2016

Artist's Statement, Richard Klein

Richard Klein

No abstract provided.


Balm Of Hope—Charity Afire Impels Daughters Of Charity To Civil War Nursing. A Compendium. The Civil War Records Of The Daughters Of Charity Of St. Vincent De Paul, Province Of The United States, Betty Ann Mcneil Oct 2015

Balm Of Hope—Charity Afire Impels Daughters Of Charity To Civil War Nursing. A Compendium. The Civil War Records Of The Daughters Of Charity Of St. Vincent De Paul, Province Of The United States, Betty Ann Mcneil

Betty Ann McNeil, D.C.


Betty Ann McNeil, D.C., ed., Balm of Hope: Charity Afire Impels Daughters of Charity Civil War Nurses, Mary Denis Maher, C.S.A., Foreword; Janet Leigh Bucklew, Introduction (Chicago: DePaul University Vincentian Studies Institute, 2015), 558 pp., annotated, 50 historic images, 6 maps and tables, appendix, glossary, and index. Paperback.  


Sister McNeil’s discovery of 500 pages of handwritten memoirs by Daughters of Charity Civil War nurses led her into a multi-year project to transcribe, annotate, index, and publish Balm of Hope: Charity Afire Impels Daughters of Charity Civil War Nurses. This compendium includes: 1. Notes of the Sisters ...


Social Movements Of The 1960s, Steve Brantley, Ann Brownson, Todd Bruns Jul 2015

Social Movements Of The 1960s, Steve Brantley, Ann Brownson, Todd Bruns

Todd A. Bruns

The 1960s were a decade of great social change across the nation. Many different segments of society, discriminated against because of their race, gender, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status, found a voice to protest their unfair treatment, often modeling their struggle on the successful civil rights movement of African Americans. This exhibit showcases several related but distinct social movements. Curators: Steve Brantley, Ann Brownson and Todd Bruns


Lon Hammonds At Camp Sychar Circa 1900, Ric Sheffield Jun 2015

Lon Hammonds At Camp Sychar Circa 1900, Ric Sheffield

Ric Sheffield

photo of Lon Hammonds and co-workers at Camp Sychar


Girl Scout Day, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Girl Scout Day, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader photographs.


J. Alexander Chiles, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

J. Alexander Chiles, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

Collection on African Americans in Kentucky, 1870-1940


Gertrude Mae Morbley, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Gertrude Mae Morbley, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader photographs.


Wpa Chorus, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Wpa Chorus, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

Goodman-Paxton photographs


Board Of The Negro Y.M.C.A., Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Board Of The Negro Y.M.C.A., Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader photographs.


Main Street Baptist Church, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Main Street Baptist Church, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

The Asa C. Chinn Downtown Lexington, Kentucky photographs


University Dance, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

University Dance, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

University of Kentucky general photographs


Baptismal Pond, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Baptismal Pond, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

Johanna Rice van Outer family scrapbooks


Oliver High School Basketball 2, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Oliver High School Basketball 2, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

Collection on African Americans in Kentucky, 1870-1940


Schoolchildren In Jenkins, Ky, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Schoolchildren In Jenkins, Ky, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

The Jenkins, Kentucky Photographic Collection, 1911-1930


Three Cooks, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Three Cooks, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

Louis Edward Nollau F Series photographs


Four Decades On: Vietnam, The United States, And The Legacies Of The Second Indochina War, Edwin A. Martini May 2013

Four Decades On: Vietnam, The United States, And The Legacies Of The Second Indochina War, Edwin A. Martini

Edwin A. Martini

In Four Decades On, historians, anthropologists, and literary critics examine the legacies of the Second Indochina War, or what most Americans call the Vietnam War, nearly forty years after the United States finally left Vietnam. They address matters such as the daunting tasks facing the Vietnamese at the war's end—including rebuilding a nation and consolidating a socialist revolution while fending off China and the Khmer Rouge—and "the Vietnam syndrome," the cynical, frustrated, and pessimistic sense that colored America's views of the rest of the world after its humiliating defeat in Vietnam. The contributors provide unexpected perspectives ...


Coles County Soldiers In The Illinois Regiments, Bradley P. Tolppanen Mar 2012

Coles County Soldiers In The Illinois Regiments, Bradley P. Tolppanen

Bradley P. Tolppanen

This exhibit provides informaƟon on the service of the more than 2,000 soldiers from Coles County that served in the Illinois regiments during the Civil War.


Abraham Lincoln & Coles County, Bradley P. Tolppanen Mar 2012

Abraham Lincoln & Coles County, Bradley P. Tolppanen

Bradley P. Tolppanen

Although he never lived in the county, Abraham Lincoln visited Coles County more than 30 times between 1831 and 1861. He came to the county to visit his parents, practice law, and in 1858 to debate his rival Stephen Douglas. Lincoln’s close relationship with Coles County is explained in this exhibit.


A Civil War Chronology, Bradley P. Tolppanen Mar 2012

A Civil War Chronology, Bradley P. Tolppanen

Bradley P. Tolppanen

This exhibit uses illustrations and a timeline to examine the political, military, and social aspects of the Civil War, including the origins of the conflict as well as the Reconstruction Era.


The Words Of Abraham Lincoln, Bradley P. Tolppanen Mar 2012

The Words Of Abraham Lincoln, Bradley P. Tolppanen

Bradley P. Tolppanen

Abraham Lincoln delivered many famous speeches and has been called by historians the “eloquent president.” This poster displays excerpts from Lincoln’s most noteworthy addresses, including the “House Divided” speech and the Second Inaugural.


African-American Soldiers And Sailors Of The Civil War, Bradley P. Tolppanen Mar 2012

African-American Soldiers And Sailors Of The Civil War, Bradley P. Tolppanen

Bradley P. Tolppanen

African‐Americans composed 12% of the Union army during the Civil War and fought in 41 major baƩles and 449 smaller clashes. This poster exhibit studies the role of African‐Americans in the conflict.


Elizabeth Bayley Seton 1774-1821, Annabelle Melville, Ph.D., (1910-1991), Betty Ann Mcneil Dec 2008

Elizabeth Bayley Seton 1774-1821, Annabelle Melville, Ph.D., (1910-1991), Betty Ann Mcneil

Betty Ann McNeil, D.C.


First published in 1951, Elizabeth Bayley Seton, known for historical accuracy, remains the definitive Seton biography. All citations were updated and the work republished in 2009. Annotation in the 2009 edition reflects the structural arrangement of documents and pagination in Regina Bechtle, S.C., and Judith Metz, S.C., eds., Ellin M. Kelly, mss. ed., Elizabeth Bayley Seton Collected Writings, 3 vols.  (New City Press: New York, 2000-2006).


Edge Of Empire, 1671-1716: Documents Of Michilimackinac (Copublication With Mackinac Island State Park Commission), Joseph Peyser Dec 2007

Edge Of Empire, 1671-1716: Documents Of Michilimackinac (Copublication With Mackinac Island State Park Commission), Joseph Peyser

Jose Antonio Brandao

Few places were as important in the seventeenth-century European colonial New World as the pays d’en haut. This term means "upper country" and refers to the western Great Lakes (Huron, Michigan, and Superior) and the areas immediately north, south, and west of them. The region was significant because of its large Native American population, because it had an extensive riverine system needed for beaver populations—essential to the fur trade—and because it held the transportation key to westward expansion. 
     It was vital to the French, who controlled the region, to be on good terms with its peoples. To ...


Edge Of Empire, 1671-1716: Documents Of Michilimackinac (Copublication With Mackinac Island State Park Commission), Joseph Peyser Dec 2007

Edge Of Empire, 1671-1716: Documents Of Michilimackinac (Copublication With Mackinac Island State Park Commission), Joseph Peyser

Jose Antonio Brandao

Few places were as important in the seventeenth-century European colonial New World as the pays d’en haut. This term means "upper country" and refers to the western Great Lakes (Huron, Michigan, and Superior) and the areas immediately north, south, and west of them. The region was significant because of its large Native American population, because it had an extensive riverine system needed for beaver populations—essential to the fur trade—and because it held the transportation key to westward expansion. 
     It was vital to the French, who controlled the region, to be on good terms with its peoples. To ...