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St. George’s Becomes Mr. Burleigh’s Church: “A man of grace, gentleness, courtesy, humor and loyalty”

Jean E. Snyder

in Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039942
eISBN:
9780252098109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039942.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines Harry T. Burleigh's career as baritone soloist for St. George's Episcopal Church and its choir. Burleigh, then twenty-seven years old, auditioned at St. George's in 1894. The ... More


Corporate Christianity’s Civil Activism

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

in God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter accounts for the rise of several evangelical business groups, most notably the Business Men’s Evangelistic Club, Christian Business Men’s Committee, and the Gideons. Led by corporate ... More


A Dynamic Businessman’s Aristocracy: The 1890s

Clifton Hood

in In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapters 5 and 6 both examine the Gilded Age of the late nineteenth century. The single most momentous change to hit the upper class during this period was the enlargement and enrichment of the ... More


The more things change, the more (some) things remain the same

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Male subcultures of drinking began slowing changing in the 1980s, with women increasingly not only patronizing pubs and clubs but doing so without male escorts. Geographic differences persisted. ... More


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