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Making News with Newspaper Columns

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/9781496814074.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As an opinion journalist, Woodson wrote hundreds of newspaper columns on a variety of subjects. Some involved personal feuds. Others involved promotion of books he was publishing through Associated ... More


The General Whom the President Elevated Too High: Davis and John Bell Hood

Herman Hattaway

in Jefferson Davis's Generals

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139211
eISBN:
9780199848799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139211.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter illuminates the factors that might have played a role in Major John Bell Hood's rise: a West Point training, an impressive physical size, association with Texas, and—possibly—personal ... More


The Slow Rise to Prominence of African American History

Arvarh E. Strickland and Richard S. Kirkendall

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the field of African American history became one of the major fields in the Organization of American Historians (OAH). In the early years, attention was confined to the ... More


Finding His Bearings

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/9781496814074.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Carter G. Woodson’s early years and influences that allowed him to prevail against heavy odds. His world view was heavily influenced by the teachings of his illiterate father, ... More


Harnessing Press Coverage

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/9781496814074.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Newspaper coverage of Woodson, from his graduation from high school as an unknown through his rise as one of the most significant newsmakers in the black press during his era, is retraced from ... 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


London, c. 1592 Woodson's Tusk

Peter C. Mancall

in Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110548
eISBN:
9780300135275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110548.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on an event in Richard Hakluyt's life when he was forty years old. Hakluyt's friend Alexander Woodson had sent a foot-and-half-long tusk to Hakluyt from his home in Bristol, ... More


Curriculum Reforms in World War II Chicago

Ian Rocksborough-Smith

in Black Public History in Chicago: Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041662
eISBN:
9780252050336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041662.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

In Chicago, many African American pubic-history activists initially connected their work to struggles for racial justice partly in the tradition of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and ... More


“Finding Light through Muddy Waters”: African-American Religious Pluralism

Stephanie Y. Mitchem

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Discussions of pluralism in African-American religious life flatline in mainstream scholarship. Religious diversity and religious pluralism are given short shrift as statistically insignificant 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


Institutional Development, Public Space, and Political Aspiration in Early Huntington, 1870–Early 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/9780252042591.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the metamorphosis of the black Huntingtonians varied responses to rising Jim Crowism during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Benefiting from increasing ... More


Black History and Slave Breeding in the Early Twentieth Century

Gregory D. Smithers

in Slave Breeding: Sex, Violence, and Memory in African American History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042381
eISBN:
9780813043012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042381.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

An historical discussion of how African American scholars responded to the historical writing of white professional historians and how they crafted their own narratives of slavery.


Our Aims Are High and Our Determinations Deep: Alabama State University and the Dissolution of Fear, 1930–1960

Jelani M. Favors

in Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648330
eISBN:
9781469648354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648330.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the history of Alabama State University during the crucial period between the New Negro Era and the rise of the modern civil rights movement. It was during this period that ... More


School Bell Song: “Lift Every Voice and Sing” in the Lives of Children in the Segregated South

Imani Perry

in May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638607
eISBN:
9781469638621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638607.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides a detailed discussion of the curriculum, ritual, teachers organizations and culture of African American schools in the segregated South with a particular focus on how the song ... More


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