Browse by Subject "History"

  • Thornhill, Anthony (2007-05-15)
    This project explores the history of great football players, focusing on linebackers. In this pursuit, the author will investigate the accompanying use and history of the helmet, discussing why stickers are placed on the ...

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  • Easey, Kathryn (2006-05-15)
    This project describes the context of the women’s telegraphic varsity swim team in 1935. The author conducted archival research and argues that, since money was scarce in the 1930’s because of the stalk market crash and ...

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  • Godwin, Katherine (2015-04)
    This image is of a bound set of court records from 1501-1502 in Rouen, France. It has been badly damaged by insects and is a sobering reminder of how easy it is to lose the materials we rely on to interpret the past and ...

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  • Poole, Benjamin (2015-01-21)
    This dissertation examines representations of “French” and “foreign” food—in cookbooks and newspapers, TV cooking demonstrations and talk shows, state policies and political debates—and how these helped to redefine French ...

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  • KIN 494_S06-01 (2006-05-15)
    This project traces the biographical career of one of the first Illinois track and field athletes Harry Osborn to illustrate the evolvement and eventual decline of amateurism in sports. On the basis of archival research, ...

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  • UP 199_06-01; UP 199_06-02; UP 199_06-03 (2006-12-15)
    This project chronicles the historical formation of Champaign Urbana from the time of the early Native American tribes to present. The authors sought to better understand key factors in the shaping of the built environment ...

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  • Murchie, Maureen C. (2011-01-14)
    The Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra began in 1973 as the Miyagi Philharmonic Orchestra, an amateur-based community orchestra in the city of Sendai, at that time Japan’s twelfth largest city. Nearly forty years since its ...

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  • Bolton, Kristin (2006-05-15)
    This project describes the history of the Department of Kinesiology, starting with the establishment of the Department of Physical Education for Women (established in the mid-1970s) and the Department of Physical Education ...

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  • ENGL27407-01; ENGL27407-03 (2007-05-15)
    This project explores married life at the university during the 1920s. The authors seek to answer the following questions: What was married life like at the university in the 1920s? What were the university rules about ...

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  • Mogged, Ashley (2006-05-15)
    This study investigates the history of wheelchair basketball that started during World War II and looks at the role of the media and the context of war in its growing popularity. On the basis of internet and archival ...

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  • Schonert, Jonathan (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the history of the intramural program at the University of Illinois. On the basis of internet and archival research (including intramural programs, handbooks, and guides) and interviews, the study ...

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  • Liu, Xin (2014-05-09)

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  • Weller, Morgan (2008)
    My research methods were to get as much info from current students as from alumni. I wanted to ask them questions that would prompt emotional responses. I asked them all the same questions. I also wanted to do it in a ...

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  • Becker, Bryan; Contrades, Jonathan (2010-10-14)
    Back from a brief hiatus of six months, Live From Gregory Hall returns in signature form discussing history as the memorization of dates. In a controversial moment, the duo also talk about the end of German reparation ...

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  • Cahalan, Bridget N.; Courtney, Megan E.; Hanna, Andrew C. (2011-10-22)
    Thesis: Modern History is important... eventually.

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  • Hanna, Andrew C.; Mann, Jay; Courtney, Megan E.; Fiore, Cara (2011-12-06)
    Live from Gregory Hall Episode II is the first part of our series on Social Studies Education.

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  • Hanna, Andrew C.; Fiore, Cara; Mann, Jay; Courtney, Megan E. (2012-03-03)
    Part 2 of Phi Alpha Theta's Education Podcast with guest Jay Mann.

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  • Becker, Bryan; Contrades, Jonathan (2010-04-01)
    In the premiere episode of Live From Gregory Hall Bryan Becker and Jonathan Contrades introduce Phi Alpha Theta-Epsilon Chapter's editorial podcast. This episode's topics include a discussion about the Texas State Board ...

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  • Nickerson, Abby (2006-05-15)
    The purpose of this research is to provide an overview of women’s lives during World War I and to examine why university women continue to be underrepresented in historical records. The study focuses specifically on the ...

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  • Tartakovsky, Dmitry (2010-01-06)
    “Parallel Ruptures: Jews of Bessarabia and Transnistria between Romanian Nationalism and Soviet Communism, 1918-1940,” explores the political and social debates that took place in Jewish communities in Romanian-held ...

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