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Making Spaces of Their Own: The 1940s

Clifton Hood

in In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the standpoint of the upper class, the most significant development in the early twentieth century was an organizational transformation that gave rise to the corporate executive. As corporations ... More


One Hears of Negro Country Clubs: Golfing the Great Migration and Harlem Renaissance

Lane Demas

in Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634227
eISBN:
9781469634241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634227.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the development of golf clubs in black communities during and after the Great Migration surrounding World War I. By the 1920s, golf had become a frequent pastime in many black ... More


Savage Hospitality

Rebecca Tinio McKenna

in American Imperial Pastoral: The Architecture of US Colonialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226417769
eISBN:
9780226417936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226417936.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The final chapter centers on the Baguio Country Club and Topside, the private home of Baguio’s biggest booster, William Cameron Forbes. An heir to the Forbes family fortune, one amassed through trade ... More


High Ends

Alison Owings

in Hey, Waitress!: The USA from the Other Side of the Tray

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217508
eISBN:
9780520931220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217508.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter studies the stories of waitresses who have experienced stress while on the job due to money and the behavior of the customers. It describes the behavior of the various customers who eat ... More


New York and New Mexico

Paul G. Hackett

in Theos Bernard, the White Lama: Tibet, Yoga, and American Religious Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158879
eISBN:
9780231530378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158879.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter describes Theos Casimir Bernard's time in New York and New Mexico, with particular emphasis on his research on New Mexico Pueblos. Pierre Arnold Bernard, Theos's uncle, had carved out a ... More


The Education of a Warrior-Priest

Warren Goldstein

in William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102215
eISBN:
9780300135053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102215.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the time when Coffin returned to his mother and to Yale as a World War II veteran. Uninterested in an extended adolescence or country club experience, veterans tended to be ... More


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