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The New York Renaissance, Will Scott, Peter Rutkoff Aug 2015

The New York Renaissance, Will Scott, Peter Rutkoff

Peter Rutkoff

No abstract provided.


The John Muir Newsletter, Winter 2000/2001, The John Muir Center For Regional Studies Dec 2000

The John Muir Newsletter, Winter 2000/2001, The John Muir Center For Regional Studies

John Muir Newsletters

NEWS TER Was John Muir A Woodsman? by Jason Meijia, California (Editor's Note: The former director of the John Muir ■Center, R. H. Limbaugh, has submitted the following paper as an example of outstanding undergraduate "■research on John Muir.) hat is a woodsman? Several definitions are available. First, Webster's College Dictionary defines the term as "a person accustomed to life in the woods and skilled in the arts of the woods, as hunting or trapping." Secondly, a special operations organization, spECOps, with the United States Special Forces Veterans, provides global survival training and according to it, a modern ...


Life's Work : The Accidental Career Of Laura Margolis Jarblum, Julie L. Kerssen Dec 2000

Life's Work : The Accidental Career Of Laura Margolis Jarblum, Julie L. Kerssen

Theses and Dissertations

Laura Margolis Jarblum has been largely overlooked by history, but her story is an important one. She worked for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee throughout four decades, serving around the world in places including Europe, Israel, Cuba, and China. Her dedication to the welfare of her fellow Jews led her into chaotic and sometimes dangerous situations, even resulting in time spent in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp. She is given credit for saving thousands of lives, both during and after the period of World War II. This paper uses letters, reports, oral histories, and other sources to reconstruct her life ...


The Idea Of The Common Law In West Virginia Jurisprudential History: Morningstar V. Black & Decker Revisited, James Audley Mclaughlin Dec 2000

The Idea Of The Common Law In West Virginia Jurisprudential History: Morningstar V. Black & Decker Revisited, James Audley Mclaughlin

West Virginia Law Review

No abstract provided.


Lg Ms 01 Referendum 6 Collection Finding Aid, Siobain C. Monahan Dec 2000

Lg Ms 01 Referendum 6 Collection Finding Aid, Siobain C. Monahan

Search the Manuscript Collection (Finding Aids)

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The Collection was assembled by the staff of USM's Special Collections to document the November 2000 State election referendum against discrimination based on sexual orientation. The issue was Question 6 on the ballot and read: “Do you favor ratifying the action of the 119th Legislature whereby it passed an act extending to all citizens regardless of their sexual orientation the same basic rights to protection against discrimination now guaranteed to citizens on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodation and credit and where the act expressly states ...


Morehead Memories, Jack Ellis, Morehead News Dec 2000

Morehead Memories, Jack Ellis, Morehead News

Rowan County War Collection

Four part series written by Jack Ellis on the Rowan County War and published in Morehead News in December of 2000.


South Union Messenger (November 2000), Kentucky Library Research Collections Nov 2000

South Union Messenger (November 2000), Kentucky Library Research Collections

South Union Messenger

No abstract provided.


Rogers, Benjamin Franklin, 1840-1915 - Relating To (Sc 1390), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2000

Rogers, Benjamin Franklin, 1840-1915 - Relating To (Sc 1390), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1390. Paper compiled by Jack L. Ray, Bowling Green, Kentucky, about Benjamin Franklin Rogers, who was a Church of Christ minister, chiefly in Warren County, Kentucky.


The Diffusion Of British Steam Technology And The First Creation Of America's Urban Proletariat, Mark Stephen Stanzione Nov 2000

The Diffusion Of British Steam Technology And The First Creation Of America's Urban Proletariat, Mark Stephen Stanzione

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Student Scholarship

The intent of this thesis project is to thoroughly analyze the effects of the transatlantic transfer of British steam engine machinery to the United States during the Antebellum and Gilded Ages. The American assimilation of British steam engine technology sustained improvements in industrial production, commerce, and transportation. In the process, transforming the work habits of native-born Americans and recent European immigrants by creating the need for a more mobile labor force while leading to the first urban proletariat in American society.

The transatlantic transfer of textile machine technology disseminated to America from England, during the Republic, had initiated the movement ...


Save Our Old Neighborhood (Soon) (Mss 131), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2000

Save Our Old Neighborhood (Soon) (Mss 131), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 131. Administrative papers of Save Our Old Neighborhood (SOON), an organization formed in the College Hill area of Bowling Green, Kentucky, to maintain the area's historic integrity.


Traces Volume 28, Number 3, Kentucky Library Research Collections Oct 2000

Traces Volume 28, Number 3, Kentucky Library Research Collections

Traces, the Southern Central Kentucky, Barren County Genealogical Newsletter

Traces, the South Central Kentucky Genealogical Society's quarterly newsletter, was first published in 1973. The Society changed its name in 2016 to the Barren County Historical Society. The publication features compiled genealogies, articles on local history, single-family studies and unpublished source materials related to this area.


Black Leadership, Maureen Elgersman - Lee (Ed.) Oct 2000

Black Leadership, Maureen Elgersman - Lee (Ed.)

The Griot

No abstract provided.


The Great Valley And The Meaning Of The Civil War, Edward L. Ayers Oct 2000

The Great Valley And The Meaning Of The Civil War, Edward L. Ayers

History Faculty Publications

To understand the coming of the Civil War, then, we need to pick up the story before Fort Sumter and to carry it deeper than national events. We need to understand both the advocated of conflict and those who sought to avoid it regardless of the cost. We need to understand the communities people fought to defend, the institutions that held them together and that drove them apart.


Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter Volume 23, Number 4, Kentucky Library Research Collections Oct 2000

Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter Volume 23, Number 4, Kentucky Library Research Collections

Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Slaves To The Bottle: Smith's Civil Damage Liquor Law, Elaine Frantz Parsons Oct 2000

Slaves To The Bottle: Smith's Civil Damage Liquor Law, Elaine Frantz Parsons

The Annals of Iowa

No abstract provided.


Mobilizing Science In The Heartland: Iowa State College, The State University Of Iowa, And National Science During World War Ii, Joanne Abel Goldman Oct 2000

Mobilizing Science In The Heartland: Iowa State College, The State University Of Iowa, And National Science During World War Ii, Joanne Abel Goldman

The Annals of Iowa

No abstract provided.


Envisioning Doom Or Hope For The Midwestern Small Town: A Review Essay, Jan Olive Nash Oct 2000

Envisioning Doom Or Hope For The Midwestern Small Town: A Review Essay, Jan Olive Nash

The Annals of Iowa

No abstract provided.


Covering Iowa: The History Of The Des Moines Register And Tribune Company, 1849-1985 Oct 2000

Covering Iowa: The History Of The Des Moines Register And Tribune Company, 1849-1985

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: Covering Iowa: The History of the Des Moines Register and Tribune Company, 1849-1985. Friedricks, William B.


North American Exploration. Volume 3, A Continent Comprehended Oct 2000

North American Exploration. Volume 3, A Continent Comprehended

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: North American Exploration. Vol. 3: A Continent Comprehended. Allen, John Logan, ed.


Antislavery Violence: Sectional, Racial, And Cultural Conflict In Antebellum America Oct 2000

Antislavery Violence: Sectional, Racial, And Cultural Conflict In Antebellum America

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: Antislavery Violence: Sectional, Racial, and Cultural Conflict in Antebellum America. McKivigan, John R. and Harrold, Stanley, ed.


Life With Father: Parenthood And Masculinity In The Nineteenth-Century American North Oct 2000

Life With Father: Parenthood And Masculinity In The Nineteenth-Century American North

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: Life with Father: Parenthood and Masculinity in the Nineteenth-Century American North. Frank, Stephen M.


Provincial Lives: Middle-Class Experience In The Antebellum Middle West Oct 2000

Provincial Lives: Middle-Class Experience In The Antebellum Middle West

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: Provincial Lives: Middle-Class Experience in the Antebellum Middle West. Mahoney, Timothy R.


Empire Express: Building The First Transcontinental Railroad Oct 2000

Empire Express: Building The First Transcontinental Railroad

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: Empire Express: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad. Bain, David Howard.


The Frontier Army In The Settlement Of The West Oct 2000

The Frontier Army In The Settlement Of The West

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West. Tate, Michael L.


Women And Nature: Saving The "Wild" West Oct 2000

Women And Nature: Saving The "Wild" West

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: Women and Nature: Saving the "Wild" West. Riley, Glenda.


Birthing A Nation: Gender, Creativity, And The West In American Literature Oct 2000

Birthing A Nation: Gender, Creativity, And The West In American Literature

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: Birthing a Nation: Gender, Creativity, and the West in American Literature. Rosowski, Susan J.


The Follinglo Dog Book: A Norwegian Pioneer Story From Iowa Oct 2000

The Follinglo Dog Book: A Norwegian Pioneer Story From Iowa

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: The Follinglo Dog Book: A Norwegian Pioneer Story from Iowa. Tjernagel, Peder Gustav.


E. W. Scripps And The Business Of Newspapers Oct 2000

E. W. Scripps And The Business Of Newspapers

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: E. W. Scripps and the Business of Newspapers. Baldasty, Gerald J.


Congressional Populism And The Crisis Of The 1890s Oct 2000

Congressional Populism And The Crisis Of The 1890s

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: Congressional Populism and the Crisis of the 1890s. Clanton, Gene.


The American State Fair Oct 2000

The American State Fair

The Annals of Iowa

Review of: The American State Fair. Nelson, Derek.