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Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Amy Hill Shevitz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When westward expansion began in the early nineteenth century, the Jewish population of the United States was only 2,500. As Jewish immigration surged over the century between 1820 and 1920, Jews ... More


On the Frontier

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at a linear model created by Frederick Jackson Turner that created a common conception of the American frontier as the meeting point between savagery and civilization. However, ... More


From Europe to the Ohio River Valley

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the European Jewish communities along the Ohio River Valley. Those European Jews who chose to migrate to America were heirs to a Jewish culture that had existed for centuries ... More


The Community within a Community

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the events that unfolded in the Jewish community in the Ohio River Valley during the Civil War. When General Ulysses S. Grant issued an order to have all Jews removed from ... More


Finding and Founding Communities

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the rapid population and economic growth which happened along the Ohio River Valley, as communities were slowly founded and built. In response, the governments helped foster ... More


The Agrarian Village World of Indian Women in the Ohio River Valley

Susan Sleeper-Smith

in Women in Early America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479874545
eISBN:
9781479876419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874545.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Susan Sleeper-Smith explores the environmentally distinctive nature of the Ohio River Valley in this chapter to show how Indian women’s work created a stable village world during the colonial era. ... More


The East European Immigration and the Reconfiguration of Community

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the immigration of East European Jews to America. In the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, the smaller cities and towns in some parts of the Ohio River ... More


The Demise of Community

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the slow demise of the Jewish community during the latter half of the twentieth century. It was during this time when the United States was undergoing a remarkable revival of ... More


Religious Conflicts and Congruity

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the different debates over the direction of American Judaism. These debates reflected the internal struggle to respond to modernity that had engaged Jews in the Western world ... More


1802–1835: Westward Movement, Eastern Instruction

Estill Curtis Pennington

in Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126128
eISBN:
9780813135458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126128.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter starts by presenting the reports of early artists and itinerant activity. John James Audubon observed wildlife and painted portraits in Kentucky. He was a naturalist artist and first ... More


1835–1865: The Invention of Photography and the Coming of War

Estill Curtis Pennington

in Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126128
eISBN:
9780813135458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126128.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins by addressing the itinerant painters, headless bodies, and plain painters. Several types of itinerant artists can be identified in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley by the trails ... More


1865–1920: Exhibitions, Collecting, and International Trends

Estill Curtis Pennington

in Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126128
eISBN:
9780813135458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126128.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins by showing a New England expatriate and a Confederate penitent that address the newly freed slaves. It also explains the fair years in Louisville. It discusses R. J. Menefee's ... More


A Framework for Interpreting Structures

William Kennedy and Geoff Carter

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Prehistoric architecture in the Ohio River Valley has been extensively documented in regards to archaeological remains, but the interpretation of architectural data has generally been either ... More


Cahokia in Context: Hegemony and Diaspora

Charles H. McNutt and Ryan M. Parish (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683400820
eISBN:
9781683401186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400820.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

At its height between AD 1050 and 1275, the city of Cahokia was the largest settlement of the Mississippian culture, acting as an important trade center and pilgrimage site. While the influence of ... More


Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

Estill Curtis Pennington

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126128
eISBN:
9780813135458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126128.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From 1802, when the young artist William Edward West began painting portraits on a downriver trip to New Orleans, to 1918, when John Alberts, the last of Frank Duveneck's students, worked in ... More


Community, Race, and Class: Black Settlement Patterns, 1871Early 1900s

Cicero M. Fain III

in Black Huntington: An Appalachian Story

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042591
eISBN:
9780252051432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042591.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the period encompassing Huntington’s nascent physical development, increasing black migrant influx into the town and region, an emergent black residential population, and the ... More


Traces of the Revista Única: Appearances and Disappearances of Anarchism in Steubenville, 1909–1973

Jesse Cohn

in Writing Revolution: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042744
eISBN:
9780252051609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042744.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter traces the story of a Spanish anarchist community in the industrial Midwest, its pattern of settlement and place in the transnational anarchist network. Jesse Cohn examines how a group ... More


Dwelling on the Past: Late Archaic Structures of the Ohio Region

Matthew P. Purtill

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Traditionally, evidence for domestic dwellings dating to the Late Archaic Period, here defined as between 6000 and 2650 B.P., has been rare and ephemeral. With the advent of CRM archaeology, however, ... More


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