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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page GRAVES, And They Were Wonderful Teachers

And They Were Wonderful Teachers

Florida's Purge of Gay and Lesbian Teachers

Author: Karen L. Graves
Pub Date: June 2009

A stirring examination of how Cold War repression and persecution extended to gay and lesbian teachers in Florida   learn more...
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link to catalog page VAPNEK, Breadwinners

Breadwinners

Working Women and Economic Independence, 1865-1920

Author: Lara Vapnek
Pub Date: December 2009

Recasting the meaning of women's work in the early fight for gender equality   learn more...
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link to catalog page GRIEVE, The Federal Art Project and the Creation of Middlebrow Culture Author: Victoria Grieve
Pub Date: April 2009

Art for everyone--the Federal Art Project's drive for middlebrow visual culture and identity   learn more...
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link to catalog page HUNTLEY, Foot Soldiers for Democracy

Foot Soldiers for Democracy

The Men, Women, and Children of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement

Author: Edited by Horace Huntley and John W. McKerley
Pub Date: January 2009

Firsthand accounts from the Civil Rights Movement's frontlines   learn more...
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link to catalog page CUTLER, The Jews of Chicago

The Jews of Chicago

From Shtetl to Suburb

Author: Irving Cutler
Pub Date: Cloth: 1996; Paper: 2009

The fascinating, fully illustrated story of Chicago's vibrant Jewish community   learn more...
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link to catalog page WELLS, Life Flows On in Endless Song

Life Flows On in Endless Song

Folk Songs and American History

Author: Robert V. Wells
Pub Date: August 2009

An engaging survey of what folk songs tell us about the American past   learn more...
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link to catalog page ORENIC, On the Ground

On the Ground

Labor Struggle in the American Airline Industry

Author: Liesl Miller Orenic
Pub Date: July 2009

The challenges and successes of unionization at four U.S. airlines, with a focus on baggage handlers   learn more...
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link to catalog page ANDERSON, Perspectives on Milwaukee's Past Author: Edited by Margo Anderson and Victor Greene
Pub Date: 2009

A stimulating variety of approaches to the history of a distinctive Midwestern city   learn more...
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link to catalog page HAMINGTON, The Social Philosophy of Jane Addams Author: Maurice Hamington
Pub Date: November 2009

A sustained analysis of how Addams gave American pragmatism a radical, revolutionary edge   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign Author: Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene
Pub Date: January 2008

The first analysis of suffragist Alice Paul's controversial rhetorical strategies   learn more...
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