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The Hungry Cowboy: Service and Community in a Neighborhood Restaurant

Karla A. Erickson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732061
eISBN:
9781604733464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732061.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

At a Tex-Mex restaurant in a Minneapolis suburb, customers send Christmas and Hanukkah cards to the restaurant, bring in home-baked treats for the staff, and attend the annual employee party. One ... More


The Pioneer Mixed a “Batch of ‘Congrats’”

Bala J. Baptiste

in Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822062
eISBN:
9781496822116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822062.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In 1949, after WJMR fired Vernon Winslow, the black paper the Louisiana Weekly hired him as an advertising agent. He also wrote a nightlife gossip column called “Boogie-beat Jive.” In 1950 WMRY was ... More


The Corny-ness of the Folk

David Brackett

in Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520248717
eISBN:
9780520965317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248717.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

Country music in the late 1930s was more disconnected from the mainstream than swing. Appearing initially only in cover versions of songs by crooners, or in the recordings of “singing cowboys,” ... More


Not Quite Jazz

John Caps

in Henry Mancini: Reinventing Film Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036736
eISBN:
9780252093845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036736.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details events in Mancini's life after he was released from active army duty in March 1946. His old master sergeant in the army became one of the arrangers for what was called the Glenn ... More


A High-Octane Outfit

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

When the newspaper correspondents were grounded after Robert Post’s death, the Eighth Air Force exploited the opportunity to publicize the air war on its own terms. Major General Ira C. Eaker, the ... More


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