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Martha’s Vineyard

Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Ulf Hedberg

in The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759293
eISBN:
9780199863372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759293.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes Deaf family life and marriage on Martha's Vineyard, with a view to contrasting it to Henniker. Genealogies for major families with Deaf members are presented, starting with ... More


Migration from Martha’s Vineyard to Maine

Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Ulf Hedberg

in The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759293
eISBN:
9780199863372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759293.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In the period after the American Revolution several of the families on Martha's Vineyard with Deaf descendants migrated to south-eastern Maine. Six Deaf families illustrate the migration from the ... More


Seventeen. Delays and Diversions

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Some worried that Schuman would stop composing once he became president of Juilliard. While this was not the case, the steady stream of compositions that marked his Sarah Lawrence years appeared to ... More


A Test Case for the Kinsey Male

Christoph Irmscher

in Max Eastman: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Max Eastman’s increasing conservatism does not lead to self-imposed restrictions on his love life. Among his lovers the young Creigh Collins, an aspiring poet and fellow devotee to physical pleasure, ... More


Fifteen. Family Matters

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter returns to themes explored in the first chapter (Schuman's parents and grandparents) and extended in the fifth chapter (Frankie Prince Schuman). Bill and Frankie move to New Rochelle to ... More


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