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Twentieth Century

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Hawks’ film Twentieth Century, a film written with Ben Hecht and Charles MacAruthur. Hawks talks about working with John Barrymore and Carole Lombard, and describes the ... More


Higher Education in the New Century

William E. Ellis

in A History of Education in Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the turn of the twentieth century, Kentuckians were influenced, indeed had been impacted for much of their history, by educational experiences beyond the classroom. In the broadest sense, ... More


Introduction

Alice Kessler-Harris

in A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Throughout the twentieth century, the “woman’s wage” has existed separately from the “man’s wage,” even as the concept of the wage continues to be hotly debated. Feminist scholarship attempts to ... More


Kentucky in the Twentieth Century

James C. Klotter and Freda C. Klotter

in A Concise History of Kentucky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124988
eISBN:
9780813135298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124988.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Aside from the significant changes made in Kentucky's system of education, literature, and the economy, there were several other important changes that happened in the twentieth century. Kentucky was ... More


The Last of the Long Hunters, 1938–1941

J.E. Smyth

in Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124063
eISBN:
9780813134765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124063.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the production of historical films in the U.S. about World War 1 which were made during the period from 1938 to 1941. Some of the most notable films during this period include ... More


Going to School

James C. Klotter and Freda C. Klotter

in A Concise History of Kentucky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124988
eISBN:
9780813135298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124988.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Because people at the frontier initially had to fight for their lives, shifting attention to setting up schools seemed to be of less importance at that time. However, in spite of the many risks and ... More


The Demise of Community

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the slow demise of the Jewish community during the latter half of the twentieth century. It was during this time when the United States was undergoing a remarkable revival of ... More


Introduction: Why Hair Is Political

Susannah Walker

in Style and Status: Selling Beauty to African American Women, 1920-1975

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124339
eISBN:
9780813134802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124339.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter discusses the history and political connections of the African American beauty culture. The phrase “beauty culture” is commonly used throughout most of the twentieth century ... More


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