Browse by Subject "History, United States"
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White Collar Read: The American Public Library and the Left-Led CIO: A Case Study of the Chicago Public Library, 1929--1952 (2007)This research participates in the ongoing debate about the degree of engagement of public librarians in challenges to dominant social and cultural constructs. This research demonstrates that public librarians involved with ...
(2003)I argue that Americans prior to the War of 1812 maintained practially the same ideology that had driven them through the Revolution, i.e., a tendency to attribute all social or political ills to British influence. The ...
William J. Kerby, John A. Ryan, and the Awakening of the Twentieth-Century American Catholic Social Conscience, 1899-1919 (Progressivism) (1986)William J. Kerby and John A. Ryan were two of the best known progressive activists of the early twentieth-century American Catholic Church. Whether demanding political concern on the part of Catholics, urging reform of the ...
(1986)The major focus of this comprehensive study is the multi-textured women's movement that reemerged in the United States during the 1960s. This history of the movement includes an examination and an analysis of its origins, ...
(1992)This dissertation focuses on Chicago working-class and labor newspapers published between 1880 and 1930, documenting an often- neglected part of communications history. The workers' press played a key role in sustaining ...
The world of Belle Dickey: A study of child life and childhood education in mid-nineteenth century Illinois (1991)The following study of Belle Dickey and her life and times is not only the study of the life of a child at a particular point in American history, but an example of the development of middle-class itself--and the changing ...
World War I and Local Change in America: Federal War Production and Class Relations in Portland, Oregon (2002)I argue that this program represented a novel form of and scope for federal policing. The new approach relied upon executive branch agencies working in tandem with local authorities and cooperative interest groups, a more ...
(2008)This dissertation is a case study of the rise and fall of the Minnesota Experimental City (MXC), a futuristic attempt from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s to build an all-new, pollution-free metropolis in rural northern ...