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Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown

James C. Mohr

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162318
eISBN:
9780199788910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The bubonic plague reached Hawaii for the first time in 1899, just as the archipelago was being annexed by the US. To deal with the epidemic, governmental authorities granted absolute emergency ... More


Aftermath

James C. Mohr

in Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162318
eISBN:
9780199788910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In a remarkable coincidence, Hawaii gained formal territorial status on the same day the plague crisis ended. The US appointed a claims commission to oversee reparations, but the process produced ... More


Introduction: Dark Winter

Bob H. Reinhardt

in The End of A Global Pox: America and the Eradication of Smallpox in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624099
eISBN:
9781469625102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624099.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter first describes a role-playing game developed by the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies called Operation Dark Winter. Hosted by Andrews Air Force Base in ... More


Income Tax Evasion, the Death Penalty, the Environment, the AIDS Epidemic, Desegregation, and Voting and Employment Discrimination, 1980–1988

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses a number of issues that found their way into the courts of the Middle District from 1980 to 1988. Included are income tax evasion, environmental and wrongful death litigation, ... More


Perfect for Washington: Marion Barry and the Rise and Fall of Chocolate City, 1979–1994

Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove

in Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635866
eISBN:
9781469635873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635866.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter opens with the sense of hope, optimism, and possibility that many D.C. residents shared in the early years of Mayor Marion Barry’s administration. Black activists and their allies who ... More


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