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Two Kentuckys: Civil War Identity in Appalachian Kentucky, 1865–1915

Anne E. Marshall

in Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834367
eISBN:
9781469603834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899366_marshall.9
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on James Lane Allen's article in Harper's magazine in which he claimed that there were “two Kentuckys.” Allen's writing fell amid a growing stream of travel and local-color ... More


“One great honored name” 1872–1889

Melba Porter Hay

in Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides the personal circumstances of Madeline McDowell, originally named Magdalen after her father's sister Magdalen Harvey McDowell, but her name was later changed to the French form, ... More


Censoring Joseph Smith’s Story

Steven C. Harper

in First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199329472
eISBN:
9780190063092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329472.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Fawn Brodie’s biography of Joseph Smith and related forces generated dissonance for many Latter-day Saints in the 1950s and 1960s. Some like Jerald Tanner, Sandra McGee, and LaMar Petersen left ... More


Under Attack

Steven C. Harper

in First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199329472
eISBN:
9780190063092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329472.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Drawing on newly discovered accounts (1832, 1835) and lots of contextual research, James Allen and Milton Backman added an alternative memory to the buffer on which the saints could draw for memory ... More


. Addresses Unknown: On Location in Lynching Photographs

Sandy Alexandre

in The Properties of Violence: Claims to Ownership in Representations of Lynching

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036651
eISBN:
9781621030423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036651.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on James Allen’s controversial exhibit Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America (2000), a collection of photographs that project both the sites of lynchings (outdoors) ... More


New Light

Steven C. Harper

in First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199329472
eISBN:
9780190063092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329472.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

As the number of Mormon converts pushed toward two million in the 1960s, Presbyterian minister Wesley Walters was not able to keep them from becoming Latter-day Saints. But he forced all serious ... More


Extract from His History

Steven C. Harper

in First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199329472
eISBN:
9780190063092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329472.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Joseph Smith grew up in a visionary family that lived in a visionary culture, but nothing in the historical record reveals that he told his family about his first vision in the 1820s. Many modern ... More


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