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Semper Paratus: The U.S. Coast Guard's Flotilla 10 at Omaha Beach

Mark A. Snell

in The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter offers both a valuable overview of the United States Coast Guard's role in World War II as well as an in-depth examination of this often forgotten service in the ... More


Regional Coalitions and Educational Policy: Lessons from the Nebraska Learning Community Agreement

Jennifer Jellison Holme, Sarah L. Diem, and Katherine Cumings Mansfield

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.12
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter examines the development of a regional integration plan in Omaha, Nebraska. It begins by discussing why regional agreements are important in addressing stratification and segregation ... More


A Polychronic Genealogy

Ann M. Axtmann

in Indians and Wannabes: Native American Powwow Dancing in the Northeast and Beyond

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049113
eISBN:
9780813050010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049113.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter on powwow history introduces “polychronic genealogy”––a term that emerges from Native American concepts of space and time. Sundry performative actions and performance practices and the ... More


When the World Came to Omaha (1897–98)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0027
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Chinese community in Chicago expressed their interest in partaking in Omaha’s Trans-Mississippi International Exposition, a large-scale international exhibition held in America. Wong himself ... More


Kin-Mode Contradictions, Crises, and Transformations in the Archaic Lower Mississippi Valley

Bradley E. Ensor

in Modes of Production and Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054308
eISBN:
9780813053035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054308.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

A Marxist perspective considers contradictions within modes of production that ultimately lead to crises and transformations to other modes, providing a framework for interpreting political economic ... More


In Search of the Authentic: Musical Tribal Portraits, 1890–1911

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the depiction of Indian tribal music in America during the period from 1890 to 1911. It analyzes Indianism based on instrumental character pieces that used quotation and which ... More


A Black Communist in the Freedom Struggle: The Life of Harry Haywood

Harry Haywood

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679058
eISBN:
9781452947686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Mustering out of the U.S. army in 1919, Harry Haywood stepped into a battle that was to last the rest of his life. Within months, he found himself in the middle of one of the bloodiest race riots in ... More


A Child of Slaves

Harry Haywood and Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in A Black Communist in the Freedom Struggle: The Life of Harry Haywood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679058
eISBN:
9781452947686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679058.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this chapter, Harry Haywood talks about his childhood and his family, his first years in school, and the conditions in which he lived at the time. He was born in South Omaha, Nebraska, on February ... More


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