History, Am.: 19th C.



link to catalog page FAIN, Black Huntington

Black Huntington

An Appalachian Story

Author: Cicero M. Fain III
Pub Date: May 2019

How African Americans thrived in a West Virginia city   learn more...
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link to catalog page CAMPNEY, Hostile Heartland

Hostile Heartland

Racism, Repression, and Resistance in the Midwest

Author: Brent M. S. Campney
Pub Date: July 2019

Retracing the contours of racist violence beyond the South   learn more...
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Owen Lovejoy and the Coalition for Equality

Clergy, African Americans, and Women United for Abolition

Author: Jane Ann Moore and William F. Moore
Pub Date: June 2019

An Illinois activist and his abolitionist alliance   learn more...
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link to catalog page SMITH, Transforming Women’s Education

Transforming Women’s Education

Liberal Arts and Music in Female Seminaries

Author: Jewel A. Smith
Pub Date: February 2019

Groundbreaking schools at the forefront of musical and educational change   learn more...
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link to catalog page CICERO, Creating the Land of Lincoln

Creating the Land of Lincoln

The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Author: Frank Cicero Jr.
Pub Date: April 2018

How three constitutions built the modern Prairie State   learn more...
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link to catalog page BIRK, Fostering on the Farm

Fostering on the Farm

Child Placement in the Rural Midwest

Author: Megan Birk
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: 2018

Shedding light on a somber chapter in the history of American childhood   learn more...
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link to catalog page BLEVINS, A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1 Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: July 2018

The Ozarks before they were the Ozarks   learn more...
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link to catalog page RODGER, Just One of the Boys

Just One of the Boys

Female-to-Male Cross-Dressing on the American Variety Stage

Author: Gillian M. Rodger
Pub Date: January 2018

Manning up to take the stage by storm   learn more...
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link to catalog page CAREY, Quakers and Abolition Author: Edited by Brycchan Carey and Geoffrey Plank
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paper: February 2018

The controversies that roiled the Quaker antislavery movement   learn more...
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link to catalog page ESPLIN, Return to the City of Joseph

Return to the City of Joseph

Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Author: Scott C. Esplin
Pub Date: November 2018

The Midwest's Mormon Mecca and the question of "Whose Nauvoo?"   learn more...
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