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 Diplomatic Post in the Orient

Umar F. Abd‐Allah

in A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187281
eISBN:
9780199784875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187288.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Webb's experiences as a US consul to the Philippines. On September 29, 1887, Webb was appointed US consul to Manila — then under Spanish colonial control — by President Grover ... More


Politicking and Emergent Media: US Presidential Elections of the 1890s

Charles Musser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292727
eISBN:
9780520966123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292727.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Politicking and Emergent Media looks at four presidential campaigns in the United States during the long 1890s (1888-1900) and the ways in which Republicans and Democrats mobilized a wide variety of ... More


Stachybotrys versus Superpower

Nicholas P. Money

in Carpet Monsters and Killer Spores: A Natural History of Toxic Mold

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172270
eISBN:
9780199790258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172270.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter begins with an overview of the treatment of indoor molds by the national media, stories of celebrity victims of mold exposure, and the epidemic of lawsuits related to fungal growth in ... More


Cleveland—A Black Hospital at Last

Vanessa Northington Gamble

in Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1920–1945

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078893
eISBN:
9780199853762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078893.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Fifty-six years after Provident Hospital led the way in the black hospital movement, on August 4, 1957, Cleveland's first black hospital, the Forest City Hospital, opened its doors. This chapter ... More


Cratinus and the Satyr Play

Emmanuela Bakola

in Cratinus and the Art of Comedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569359
eISBN:
9780191722332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569359.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 2 picks up on the theme of interaction with other genres and demonstrates how one of Cratinus' comedies, Dionysalexandros, operated throughout by cross‐generic play with satyr drama. Based ... More


The Church of God

Roger Glenn Robins

in A. J. Tomlinson: Plainfolk Modernist

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165913
eISBN:
9780199835454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165918.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the fall of 1904, A.J. Tomlinson moved to Cleveland, Tennessee where he began planting congregations. His extensive organizational, pastoral and performance skills resulted in scores joining his ... More


“A Song without Words”: Anti-Lynching Imagery as Visual Protest in the 1890s Black Press

Amanda Frisken

in Graphic News: How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042980
eISBN:
9780252051838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042980.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter documents how activists with access to print publications might develop counternarratives to dominant stereotypes. In response to racist representations, artists for African American ... More


Flight

Joel Williamson

in William Faulkner and Southern History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101294
eISBN:
9780199854233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101294.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the middle 1880s, the town of Oxford grew quickly, established its own school system, and provided more material facilities to improve the quality of life of its citizens. The federal government ... More


When Sunday Comes: Gospel Music in the Soul and Hip-Hop Eras

Claudrena N. Harold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043574
eISBN:
9780252052453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043574.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

When Sunday Comes charts the explosive growth of the gospel music industry between 1968 and 1994. It contextualizes the genre’s sonic innovations, theological tensions, and political assertions ... More


“I grew up around a banjo”

Thomas Goldsmith

in Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042966
eISBN:
9780252051821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042966.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter tells the story of Earl Scruggs’s childhood and school years in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, and of the early death of his father, George Elam Scruggs. Members of the family, including ... More


Peace Be Still: How James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir Created a Gospel Classic

Robert M. Marovich

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044113
eISBN:
9780252053054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044113.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

One evening in September 1963, the Angelic Choir of the First Baptist Church of Nutley, New Jersey, assembled in nearby Newark to record their third live album with gospel music’s rising star, James ... More


Black Pilgrimage to Islam

Robert Dannin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300246
eISBN:
9780199850433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300246.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers an ethnographic study of African-American Muslims. Drawing on hundreds of interviews conducted over a period of several years, the author provides a look inside the little-understood ... More


Enter Jackie Robinson

Rebecca T. Alpert

in Out of Left Field: Jews and Black Baseball

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399004
eISBN:
9780199897360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399004.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The communist sportswriters continued to agitate for baseball's integration after World War II when Brooklyn Dodger executive Branch Rickey broke the unwritten ban by signing Jackie Robinson. The ... More


A Three-Sided Revolution

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

A successful underground movement is likely to leave few traces. However, seventeenth-century propagandists were aware of continuities. John Cleveland spoke of ‘Presbyter Wyclif’ and ‘Tyler's ... More


Doxology

Robert M. Marovich

in Peace Be Still: How James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir Created a Gospel Classic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044113
eISBN:
9780252053054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044113.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular

The concluding chapter chronicles the retirement to Stone Mountain, Georgia, of Rev. and Mrs. Lawrence Roberts, made possible by a generous bequest from the estate of their friend, Doris Duke. ... More


Mrs. Robert Waterfield

Christina Rice

in Mean...Moody...Magnificent!: Jane Russell and the Marketing of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813181080
eISBN:
9780813181110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813181080.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes Jane and Robert Waterfield’s Las Vegas elopement and the early part of their marriage spent in Fort Benning, Georgia while he was enlisted in the army, and then their time ... More


Out of Nowhere: Beginnings—1963

F. Brett Cox

in Roger Zelazny

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043765
eISBN:
9780252052668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043765.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter discusses Zelazny’s early life and career, from his childhood in Euclid, Ohio, to his undergraduate and graduate education and his initial publications in science fiction magazines. The ... More


The State, Parent and Child: (3) Child Care Legislation at a Time of Transition, 1969–1989

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The case of Maria Colwell brought into question the application of the hitherto accepted principle that the mere fact that a child could be better cared for by others was not a justification for ... More


Cleveland Platform: Quick Victory—Lengthy War

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Isaac Mayer Wise’s advocacy in Cleveland. The mood of elation which had borne him to Cleveland remained after his longed-for conference opened. Both as regards locality and ... More


The Stereopticon, The Tariff Illustrated, and the 1892 Election

Charles Musser

in Politicking and Emergent Media: US Presidential Elections of the 1890s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292727
eISBN:
9780520966123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292727.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Examines the 1888 and 1892 presidential campaigns that pitted Republican Benjamin Harrison, who favored a protective tariff, against Democrat Grover Cleveland, who wanted to lower taxes on imports. ... More


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