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The Roaring Lions of Reaction

William A. Link

in William Friday: Power, Purpose, and American Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611853
eISBN:
9781469612584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611853.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with Bill Friday's inauguration as University of North Carolina (UNC) president in the William Neal Reynolds Coliseum at State College. The event concluded with the pomp and ... More


A Short History of the University of Massachusetts

Donald W. Katzner

in At the Edge of Camelot: Debating Economics in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765355
eISBN:
9780199896806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765355.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter outlines a brief history of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst from its creation to the present. Over the years, the State of Massachusetts has meddled in the University's ... More


Desert Humanist

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores Kirk’s life from his birth through his earning of an M.A. from Duke and his brief time spent working at Ford. It also considers the influence that the great American humanists ... More


“A well conceived scheme to maintain racial segregation”: Jackson State College and the Struggle for Freedom

Nancy K. Bristow

in Steeped in the Blood of Racism: Black Power, Law and Order, and the 1970 Shootings at Jackson State College

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190215378
eISBN:
9780190092115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215378.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 situates Jackson State College in the racial history of Mississippi, emphasizing the struggle it faced against white supremacy and the balancing act its leadership performed. Determined to ... More


Southern College Students

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Although a decided majority of southern students were more conservative and less activist than students nationally, a distinct and embattled minority of antiwar dissidents on Dixie’s campuses mounted ... More


The Winds of War

William A. Link

in William Friday: Power, Purpose, and American Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611853
eISBN:
9781469612584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611853.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how, despite his distaste for textile manufacturing at State College, Friday took a job with DuPont Corporation's Waynesboro, Virginia, manufacturing plant on graduation. ... More


“Wake up brothers and sisters”: Civil Rights, Black Power, and a Changing Campus

Nancy K. Bristow

in Steeped in the Blood of Racism: Black Power, Law and Order, and the 1970 Shootings at Jackson State College

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190215378
eISBN:
9780190092115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215378.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 explores the convergence of forces that led to the 1970 shootings at Jackson State, beginning with the shooting of local activist Benjamin Brown in 1967 and then the tensions between ... More


Contradictions in the Emergence of Ethnic Studies

Mark Chiang

in The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and Representation in the University

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717004
eISBN:
9780814790014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717004.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of Asian American studies at San Francisco State College in relation to community control and academic autonomy. Emerging from the Third world Strike, the most ... More


The Nonviolent Crusade from Montgomery to Madras

David A. Varel

in The Scholar and the Struggle: Lawrence Reddick's Crusade for Black History and Black Power

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660967
eISBN:
9781469660981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660967.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter tracks the most momentous years of Reddick’s life as he became a professor of history at Alabama State College in Montgomery and emerged as a major leader within the southern civil ... More


American Brigadoon: Joe Paterno’s Happy Valley

David W. Zang

in Rooting for the Home Team: Sport, Community, and Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037610
eISBN:
9780252094859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037610.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the ways in which Penn State University football “fans draw their sense of community from the shared belief that Happy Valley is not only a mythic place, but a singularly ... More


The Brink of Disaster

Nick Catalano

in Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Clifford Brown sought new opportunities in Philadelphia. He had been playing at jam sessions for quite a while and had established himself strongly enough so that he thought about forming his own ... More


Managing Public Relations

Burnis R. Morris

in Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The practice of modern public relations during the early 20th century is reviewed alongside Woodson’s publicity activities. Details of Woodson’s public-education program and PR style are revealed ... More


Introduction: “Everybody knows about Mississippi goddam”: The Shootings of May 15, 1970

Nancy K. Bristow

in Steeped in the Blood of Racism: Black Power, Law and Order, and the 1970 Shootings at Jackson State College

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190215378
eISBN:
9780190092115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215378.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction offers an overview of the shootings of May 15, 1970, and the effort by students to protect the evidence and memory of what happened. An HBCU in the most racially repressive state, ... More


Early Pioneers

Jeannette Brown

in African American Women Chemists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199742882
eISBN:
9780197563038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742882.003.0006
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Born into a free black family in the early nineteenth century, Josephine Silone Yates was a pioneering woman faculty member at the historically black Lincoln Institute (now University) in Jefferson ... More


The Black History Movement during the Depression

David A. Varel

in The Scholar and the Struggle: Lawrence Reddick's Crusade for Black History and Black Power

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660967
eISBN:
9781469660981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660967.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores Reddick’s pioneering work in the fledgling field of black history. During the 1930s, Reddick worked as a professor of history at Kentucky State College and Dillard University, ... More


On to Morehead

Carol Boggess

in James Still: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174181
eISBN:
9780813174815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Still’s image as a reclusive writer who wrote to make himself happy. In fact, he also wrote to publish but had little success in the 1950s. When “The Run for the Elbertas” ... More


Trajectories

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author discusses in this chapter how he, as a child of two white artists, ended up living in the inner city—in the projects of 1969, no less. He notes that his father worked part-time in an art ... More


Industry and Government Labs

Jeannette Brown

in African American Women Chemists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199742882
eISBN:
9780197563038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742882.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Dr. Hopkins is one of the few American women to have held a doctorate in science and a license to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Her career included academia, industry, and ... More


There's a New Day Conning

Tom Eamon

in The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics from Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469606972
eISBN:
9781469612478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469606989_eamon.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses four young men from North Carolina A&T State College, an all-black public school, who quietly seated themselves on lunch counter stools in Woolworth's five-and-dime. The ... More


I Come for to Sing

Kevin D. Greene

in The Invention and Reinvention of Big Bill Broonzy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646497
eISBN:
9781469646510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646497.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

From 1930 to 1970, a second folk music revival took hold in the United States and Europe, determined to capture and preserve for posterity US and European vernacular music. Critical to this ... More


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