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“In her Most Charming, Characteristic Way”: Lexington's Margaret Preston in the Progressive Era

Kolan Thomas Morelock

in Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Margaret Wickliffe Preston was the daughter of Robert Wickliffe Preston—one whom Joseph Tanner remembered as a “real feller” and a “high roller.” Although from a well-known Bluegrass family, Wick ... More


Black Civic Ideology and Political Economy in Postwar Chicago

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter gives historical and ideological context of housing policies by explaining the appeal of racial democracy to the postwar cohort of black civic leaders in Chicago. After World War II, ... More


Black Factions Contesting Public Housing

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines the opposition that black civic elites faced in Chicago from both the black bourgeoisie and white political officials for their support for public housing. The white opponents, ... More


In the Shadow of Patriarchal Authority

Mark E. Kann

in Taming Passion for the Public Good: Policing Sex in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770191
eISBN:
9780814759462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770191.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book examines how the nation's early elites legitimized and perpetuated patriarchal authority over the sex lives of the first few generations of Americans in a newly emergent liberal society. ... More


The Nature of Leadership in Late Antiquity

Claudia Rapp

in Holy Bishops in Late Antiquity: The Nature of Christian Leadership in an Age of Transition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242968
eISBN:
9780520931411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242968.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book hopes to contribute to a more nuanced understanding of the nature of authority in late antiquity in general. It introduces a new interpretive model of three kinds of authority. The ... More


The Need to Police Sex

Mark E. Kann

in Taming Passion for the Public Good: Policing Sex in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770191
eISBN:
9780814759462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770191.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines why civic leaders and public officials in the early Republic deemed it necessary to police people's sexual behavior. In particular, it considers what made sex a political matter ... More


Resilient Patriarchal Authority

Mark E. Kann

in Taming Passion for the Public Good: Policing Sex in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770191
eISBN:
9780814759462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770191.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the authority by which civic leaders and public officials policed sex in post-Revolutionary America. It considers the local elites' belief that their historical and intellectual ... More


Holy Bishops in Late Antiquity: The Nature of Christian Leadership in an Age of Transition

Claudia Rapp

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242968
eISBN:
9780520931411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242968.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Between the years 300 and 600, Christianity experienced a momentous change from persecuted cult to state religion. One of the consequences of this shift was the evolution of the role of the bishop—as ... More


Selling the Negro Housing Market

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter studies the work of black civic leaders and white policy analysts who made the case that a viable black housing market existed in Chicago and other major cities, which could be ... More


A Century of Progress

Christopher Innes

in Designing Modern America: Broadway to Main Street

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108040
eISBN:
9780300129557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108040.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the involvement of Joseph Urban and Norman Bel Geddes, alongside businessmen and civic leaders, in planning for the 1933 Chicago World's Fair. The overarching theme for the ... More


The Creation of Birmingham and the Problem of Labor

Henry M. Mckiven

in Iron and Steel: Class, Race, and Community in Birmingham, Alabama, 1875-1920

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807845240
eISBN:
9781469603711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807879719_mckiven.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how promoters and employers addressed the problem of labor by embracing an ideology that became a standard against which citizens of the community measured the reality they ... More


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