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Clarke, Kenneth Wendell, B. 1917 (Fa 1304), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Clarke, Kenneth Wendell, B. 1917 (Fa 1304), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1304. Project titled “Place Names [Clark County, Indiana],” which includes details about the folk names of sites in Clark County, Indiana. The paper may include the traditional name of the site, the history of the site’s folk name, and its location.


Kimbler, Jewel (Fa 1303), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Kimbler, Jewel (Fa 1303), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1303. Student folk studies project titled: “History of Columbia, Kentucky, 1920’s and 1930’s,” which includes interviews with Mason Judd and Callie Huff about their early lives in Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky. Interviews are found on cassette tapes 1420 and 1422, which are also stored in the Sound Archives.


Antle, Ruth Ann (Fa 1302), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Antle, Ruth Ann (Fa 1302), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1302. Student folk studies project completed by Ruth Ann Antle titled: “Parvin Reece History Project,” which includes an interview with Parvin Egbert Reece about his life in Montpelier, Adair County, Kentucky. Interview is found on cassette tape 1451, which is also stored in the Sound Archives.


Grape, Virginia (Fa 1301), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Grape, Virginia (Fa 1301), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1301. Student project titled “Place Name Legend: Lickskillet, Kentucky,” which includes a project with a brief description of the history of Lickskillet in Logan County, Kentucky. Project includes descriptions of sites, photos, and the names and addresses of the informants.


Wheeldon, Jeffrey (Fa 1256), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Wheeldon, Jeffrey (Fa 1256), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1256. Student project titled “Origin of Place Names [Pulaski County, Kentucky],” completed for a geography class at Campbellsville College. Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of Pulaski County, Kentucky, sites. Sheets may include name of the site, location, history, and informant’s name and age.


A Parade Of Identities: Negotiation Of Ethnic Identities In Three New York City Cultural Parades, Julia M. Herrera-Moreno Feb 2019

A Parade Of Identities: Negotiation Of Ethnic Identities In Three New York City Cultural Parades, Julia M. Herrera-Moreno

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

“A Parade of Identities” is a digital project that applies social theories of international migration, psychology and cultural anthropology to ethnographic visual data in order to analyze ethnic identity and urban space appropriation found in three of New York City’s cultural parades. The project traces and analyzes the historical meaning and emerging directions in terms of ethnic identity construction, of NYC immigrant parades through the use of the author’s photography and video collections (2012-2018) of St. Patrick’s Day, Columbus Day and Chinese New Year parades, in association with a website and blog via digital humanities’ platform. Additionally ...


"In Bits And Pieces Remembered": Revisiting The Archaeology Of Fort Vasquez, A Nineteenth Century Trading Post, Megan Catherine Murphy Jan 2019

"In Bits And Pieces Remembered": Revisiting The Archaeology Of Fort Vasquez, A Nineteenth Century Trading Post, Megan Catherine Murphy

Anthropology Graduate Theses & Dissertations

This study examines the archaeology of Fort Vasquez, a nineteenth century fur trade fort in the South Platte River Basin of Colorado that operated from 1835-1842. I use artifact analysis, historical documentation, historical and archaeological analogue, expert opinion, and the excavation notes of Dr. James Judge from 1970 to address two research questions. 1) What are the global trade connections that can be identified from the Fort Vasquez artifact collection? 2) Is Dr. James Judge’s hypothesis about the function of Fort Vasquez as being primarily a storage facility out of which traders operated remotely, supported by an in-depth analysis ...


Soka Gakkai’S Human Revolution: The Rise Of A Mimetic Nation In Modern Japan, Levi Mclaughlin Dec 2018

Soka Gakkai’S Human Revolution: The Rise Of A Mimetic Nation In Modern Japan, Levi Mclaughlin

UH Press Book Previews

Soka Gakkai is Japan’s largest and most influential new religious organization: It claims more than 8 million Japanese households and close to 2 million members in 192 countries and territories. The religion is best known for its affiliated political party, Komeito (the Clean Government Party), which comprises part of the ruling coalition in Japan’s National Diet, and it exerts considerable influence in education, media, finance, and other key areas.

Levi McLaughlin’s comprehensive account of Soka Gakkai draws on nearly two decades of archival research and non-member fieldwork to account for its institutional development beyond Buddhism and suggest ...


Reimagining Essex Street Market, Madeleine M. Crenshaw Dec 2018

Reimagining Essex Street Market, Madeleine M. Crenshaw

Capstones

Reimagining Essex Street Market is a multimedia story highlighting a historic 78-year-old market on the Lower East Side that is moving to a massive mixed-used development. Using, GIFS, text, social video and photo, this project illustrates the historical and cultural significance of the market that has been a staple to the neighborhood and the immigrant communities of the Lower East Side for decades.

https://medium.com/@madeleinecrenshaw/reimagining-essex-street-market-6ebcbb704b25


Cox, Hilda-Gay (Fa 1239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2018

Cox, Hilda-Gay (Fa 1239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1239. Student folk studies project titled “Sequent Occupance of the Main Business District of Hodgenville, Kentucky,” which includes a list of illustrations with brief descriptions of residents and buildings in the main business district of Hodgenville, LaRue County, Kentucky. List entries may include a brief description of building, resident, location, donor, and photo.


Life In Lincoln: Deciphering The Archaeological Material Culture Of A Turn Of The 20th Century Neighborhood, Amy Neumann Nov 2018

Life In Lincoln: Deciphering The Archaeological Material Culture Of A Turn Of The 20th Century Neighborhood, Amy Neumann

Anthropology Department Theses and Dissertations

In June 1999, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) conducted a two-week salvage archaeology project during the early construction phase of the Kauffman Residential Center, an honors dormitory on campus. Nineteen archaeological features were discovered and fourteen were excavated from this historically residential area covering approximately one city block. The excavated archaeological materials include a large number of glass bottles, ceramics, metal artifacts, faunal remains, and personal items dating to the turn of the 20th century.

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Lincoln, Nebraska experienced substantial population growth. The city thrived on manufacturing and purchasing goods allowing the economy ...


Japan And Critical Marketing Theory: Opening A Window, Masaaki Takemura, Nikhilesh Dholakia Sep 2018

Japan And Critical Marketing Theory: Opening A Window, Masaaki Takemura, Nikhilesh Dholakia

Markets, Globalization & Development Review

No abstract provided.


First Fieldwork: Pacific Anthropology, 1960–1985, Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi Aug 2018

First Fieldwork: Pacific Anthropology, 1960–1985, Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi

UH Press Book Previews

First Fieldwork: Pacific Anthropology, 19601985 explores what a generation of anthropologists experienced during their first visits to the field at a time of momentous political changes in Pacific island countries and societies and in anthropology itself. Answering some of the same how and why questions found in Terence E. Hays’ Ethnographic Presents: Pioneering Anthropologists in the Papua New Guinea Highlands (1993), First Fieldworkbegins where that collection left off in the 1950s and covers a broader selection of Pacific Islands societies and topics. Chapters range from candid reflections on working with little-known peoples to reflexive analyses of adapting research ...


Producing The Past: Contested Heritage And Tourism In Glastonbury And Tintagel, Vivian Beatrice Gornik Jun 2018

Producing The Past: Contested Heritage And Tourism In Glastonbury And Tintagel, Vivian Beatrice Gornik

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Heritage, the “present-centered” use of the past (Ashworth 2007) influences the identities of contemporary citizens (Palmer 2005, Sommer 2009). Grasping the ways in which the production and consumption of heritage takes place is becoming increasingly relevant in a post-Brexit Britain, where the national identity is constantly up for debate. This research asks: what role does heritage tourism play in (re)producing hegemonic national narratives in Glastonbury and Tintagel? And subsequently, what do these narratives say about broader conceptualizations of English identity?

Arthurian legend permeates the historical narrative in both locations. According to the legend, King Arthur was conceived and born ...


On Convivencia, Bridges And Boundaries: Belonging And Exclusion In The Narratives Of Spain’S Arab-Islamic Past, K. Elaine Mcilwraith Jun 2018

On Convivencia, Bridges And Boundaries: Belonging And Exclusion In The Narratives Of Spain’S Arab-Islamic Past, K. Elaine Mcilwraith

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

References to the history of al-Andalus, the medieval Muslim territory of the Iberian Peninsula, in what is today the region of Andalusia (Spain) still have a palpable presence and relevance. This dissertation examines diverse accounts of the Arab-Islamic past, and the ways and contexts in which they are invoked. Based on a year and a half of fieldwork in Granada, Spain, I conducted interviews with ordinary Andalusians, academics and researchers (primarily historians), tour guides, historical novelists, high school history teachers, Spanish-born Muslim converts to Islam, Moroccans, and others involved in the contemporary production of this history. Moreover, I conducted participant ...


Warren, Kaye (Fa 1150), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2018

Warren, Kaye (Fa 1150), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1150. Student folk studies project titled “From Slavery to Freedom for the Negro Race in Logan County [Kentucky]” which includes survey sheets with a brief description of African American life in Logan County, Kentucky. Sheets may include interviews, written records, photographs, informant’s name, age, and address.


Fortifying Saint Cloud: Searching For Fort Holes, Charles Peliska May 2018

Fortifying Saint Cloud: Searching For Fort Holes, Charles Peliska

Culminating Projects in Cultural Resource Management

This thesis is about my efforts to locate Fort Holes – a civilian fortification built in September of 1862 in response to the nearby threats of Native American violence. A decade after the western parts of Minnesota were opened to Euro-American settlement, the actions of government agents, traders, and a small group of Native American actors led to violence on the frontier. The citizens of Saint Cloud constructed Fort Holes in a week and it only stood for a couple of years before they removed the lumber for the growing city. Throughout Minnesota, citizens constructed over 50 of these expedient “settlers ...


Miami: Then & Now, Dana Mcgeehan Apr 2018

Miami: Then & Now, Dana Mcgeehan

Library Research Scholars Program 2017-2018

This project consists of an ArcGIS Story Map of Miami-Dade County. Each “then” and “now” photo set will be marked with an icon on the map. The side-bar will show viewers two photos of the same physical space. These photos can be placed side-by-side. These spaces will mostly be buildings, but may also focus on the landscape through maps and how this has changed over time. The “then” photos come primarily from the UM Library’s Special Collections and the Florida State Archives website, floridamemory.com. The “now” photos are ones that I’ve taken myself. A paragraph or two ...


Immigration In Japan: History, Attitudes, And Effects, Jacqueline Witwicki Apr 2018

Immigration In Japan: History, Attitudes, And Effects, Jacqueline Witwicki

Senior Honors Projects

No abstract provided.


Memory And History In South Eleuthera: A Report To The People Of South Eleuthera, Elena Sesma Jan 2018

Memory And History In South Eleuthera: A Report To The People Of South Eleuthera, Elena Sesma

Archaeological Project Reports

Over the past 5 years, archaeologists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst have made several short-term trips to South Eleuthera to research the history of this portion of the island. Our main interests have been in understanding how the landscape has changed over the past 150 years, and especially in the past few decades as tourism has fallen off in the south. Through a combination of ethnographic research and pedestrian survey of the South Eleuthera landscape, we have gained a clearer understanding of the history of this region, and of contemporary life today. This report offers a summary of findings ...


Words To Cook By: Changing Meanings Of Eating Local In Humboldt County, Nora E. Mounce Jan 2018

Words To Cook By: Changing Meanings Of Eating Local In Humboldt County, Nora E. Mounce

Theses and projects

Humboldt County has an active food system of small, sustainable farms and a vibrant cottage food industry. Yet, this system fails to address the needs of a diverse population that struggles with a disproportionate degree of poor health outcomes. In order to understand the unique challenges facing the region’s food system – and how local government and advocacy groups should begin to address healthy food policy - this research thesis analyzes key texts about food, which illustrate the language and ideologies of eating local in Humboldt County. This research thesis found that the concept of eating local – consuming foodstuffs produced in ...


Music In The Northern Woods: An Archaeological Exploration Of Musical Instrument Remains, Matthew Durocher Jan 2018

Music In The Northern Woods: An Archaeological Exploration Of Musical Instrument Remains, Matthew Durocher

Dissertations, Master's Theses and Master's Reports

Archaeological and historical literature neglects music and sound. The quantity and distribution of musical remains found during archaeological excavations at Coalwood, a Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company (CCI) logging camp active from 1901-1912 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, addresses the importance of music to the people that lived there. Musical reed plates from harmonicas, concertinas, and accordions were recovered and examined. These musical remains have traditionally been ignored as a diagnostic artifact, but here, I use them as primary evidence to access the daily lives of people in the northern woods. To do this, I will present how CCI developed Coalwood ...


Hines, Joseph R. (Fa 1077), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2017

Hines, Joseph R. (Fa 1077), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1077. Paper titled “The Saga of the Navigable Green and Barren Rivers” by Joseph R. Hines in which he discusses the development of the rivers for slack water navigation and anecdotal information, collected from individuals familiar with the history, culture and lore of the two rivers.


Reesor, Gary (Fa 1068), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2017

Reesor, Gary (Fa 1068), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1068. Paper titled “Legends and Tales of Bullitt County” by Gary Reesor based on an interview with Ivy McBride of Bullitt County, Kentucky. McBride provides tales, legends, ghost stories, and information about traditional folk ways in Bullitt County, Kentucky.


New Design Principles For Mobile History Games, Owen Gottlieb Jun 2017

New Design Principles For Mobile History Games, Owen Gottlieb

Presentations and other scholarship

This study draws on design-based research on an ARIS–based mobile augmented reality game for teaching early 20th century history. New design principles derived from the study include the use of supra-reveals, and bias mirroring. Supra-reveals are a kind of foreshadowing event in order to ground historical happenings in the wider enduring historical understanding. Bias mirroring refers to a nonplayer character echoing back a player’s biased behavior, in order to open the player to listening to alternative perspectives. Supra-reveals engendered discussion of historical themes early in the game experience. The results showed that use of a cluster of NPC ...


Guide To The Lyle Hubbard Slide Collection, Linfield College Archives Apr 2017

Guide To The Lyle Hubbard Slide Collection, Linfield College Archives

Linfield College Archives Finding Aids

This collection is a digital representation of several thousand 35-millimeter color slides used to document, characterize, and teach about forensics and physical anthropology field work. The slides were taken by Linfield College alumnus Lyle Hubbard and document his travels outside of Oregon, as well as projects at the University of Oregon, Portland Community College, Washington State University, the Oregon Bureau of Land Management, and the University of Tennessee.


Remembering Negdels: Nostalgia, Memory & Soviet-Era Herding Collectives, Maya Sutton-Smith Apr 2017

Remembering Negdels: Nostalgia, Memory & Soviet-Era Herding Collectives, Maya Sutton-Smith

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

During the socialist period Mongolia’s nomadic herders were grouped into collective herding units called negdels. Today, over twenty years after Mongolia transitioned to democracy, herding has been privatized completely and negdels are a distant memory. This study explores the history of negdels by conducting twenty-five oral interviews with herders about their memories of collective herding. This study focuses on a soum in the Mongolian countryside, Bayandelger, while also incorporating interviews with people from Ulaanbaatar. Bayandelger is a unique location for this project because it was selected by the Soviets to receive assistance in an effort to make it a ...


Women's Work: Sumbanese Textiles From The May Weber Collection, Catherine Nichols, Grace Iverson, Jill Forshee Mar 2017

Women's Work: Sumbanese Textiles From The May Weber Collection, Catherine Nichols, Grace Iverson, Jill Forshee

Anthropology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

This catalogue was produced to accompany Women’s Work, an exhibition of textiles from the May Weber Ethnographic collection held from March 16 — June 2017 in the Damen Student Center. The exhibition was curated by Anthropology student Grace Iverson (B.A. Loyola University Chicago 2017).


The Origins Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights, James V. Spickard Feb 2017

The Origins Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights, James V. Spickard

Working Papers

Presents the history of the 1948 adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, focusing on the prior status of human rights in international law and the cultural/ideological aspects of the debates surrounding its adoption. This chapter shows both the Western origin of the core human rights concepts and the positive-law nature of the Universal Declaration. it also shows that the cultural issues were present from the very start of the modern human rights era.


Ancient Egyptian Figurines: An Investigation Into Manufacture, Use, And Culture., Kristina B. Donnally 2455289 Jan 2017

Ancient Egyptian Figurines: An Investigation Into Manufacture, Use, And Culture., Kristina B. Donnally 2455289

Undergraduate Research Posters

I will analyze the social and religious role of figurines in Egyptian society. I will delve into the differences in the figurines in both manufacture and purpose between the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms. I hope to look at religious, political, and other figurines to get a broad spectrum of usage for the artifacts. The main purpose of the research is to identify the time period, purpose, and usage for the figure donated to VCU by Professor Waybright. Questions I have is if the changes in political structure and minute changes in religion between each Kingdom affected the manufacture and ...