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Kit Carson And The “Americanization” Of New Mexico, Barton Barbour Mar 2002

Kit Carson And The “Americanization” Of New Mexico, Barton Barbour

Barton H. Barbour

This article appeared as a lead article in the New Mexico Historical Review, 77:2 (Spring 2002), and as one of a dozen biographies in Richard W. Etulain's New Mexico Lives: Profiles and Historical Stories (2002). Carson's contemporary fame, and his mythical and historical legacies offer a great deal of material that helps readers understand not only Kit Carson's real life, but the Santa Fe Trade, fur traders and Indian-White relations, and Anglo-Hispanic relations during the decades spanning 1820 and 1870. For a sample, see the following introductory paragraph: Dateline: Fort Lyon, Colorado Territory, May 1868 Kit ...


Crossing The Boundary Between Academia And Neighborhood: Steel Mills, Stockyards, Bungalows, And The Public Historian, Dominic Pacyga Jan 2002

Crossing The Boundary Between Academia And Neighborhood: Steel Mills, Stockyards, Bungalows, And The Public Historian, Dominic Pacyga

Dominic Pacyga

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The Murder Of Alvin Palmer: Polish Americans, Assimilation, Juvenile Delinquency, And Racial Violence In 1950s Chicago, Dominic Pacyga Jan 2002

The Murder Of Alvin Palmer: Polish Americans, Assimilation, Juvenile Delinquency, And Racial Violence In 1950s Chicago, Dominic Pacyga

Dominic Pacyga

No abstract provided.


Apostle Of Cleanliness: Colonel George E. Waring, Jr. And The Sanitary Reform Impulse In New York City, Steven Corey Dec 2001

Apostle Of Cleanliness: Colonel George E. Waring, Jr. And The Sanitary Reform Impulse In New York City, Steven Corey

Steven H. Corey

No abstract provided.


Railroad Women Tell It, Linda Niemann Dec 2001

Railroad Women Tell It, Linda Niemann

Linda G. Niemann

No abstract provided.


Norwood : A History, Patricia Fanning Dec 2001

Norwood : A History, Patricia Fanning

Patricia J. Fanning

Before Norwood, Massachusetts became a town in 1872, hardy settlers from Dedham left security and comfort behind and began building homes along the Neponset River and Hawes Brook. Living in an area still known as the South Parish, these hard-working citizens fought for their values in both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. The town encouraged industry and diversity, expanding its primarily agricultural base until the community could boast a stable, if ever changing, economy. Wealthy industrialists and working-class immigrants united to build this New England town and to foster its growth into the Norwood of today: a vital community that ...