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RA-50011-04
Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Massachusetts Historical Society
Conrad Wright, Massachusetts Historical Society

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"Food, Fuel, and the New England Environment in the War for Independence, 1775-1776" (Article)
Title: "Food, Fuel, and the New England Environment in the War for Independence, 1775-1776"
Author: David Hsiung
Abstract: Investigates the environmental consequences of the Siege of Boston.
Year: 2007
Periodical Title: New England Quarterly
Publisher: New England Quarterly, Inc.

Children Bound to Labor: The Pauper Apprentice System in Early America (Book)
Title: Children Bound to Labor: The Pauper Apprentice System in Early America
Editor: John E. Murray
Editor: Ruth Wallis Herndon
Abstract: Collection of articles discussing the pauper apprentice system before the American Revolution
Year: 2009
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Type: Edited Volume

"'Proper' Magistrates and Masters: Binding Out Poor Children in Southern New England, 1720-1820 (Book Section)
Title: "'Proper' Magistrates and Masters: Binding Out Poor Children in Southern New England, 1720-1820
Author: Ruth Wallis Herndon
Abstract: Investigates apprenticing child paupers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, 1720-1820
Year: 2009
Publisher: Cornell University Press

"The Impeachment of Justice Hall" (Article)
Title: "The Impeachment of Justice Hall"
Author: Nian-Sheng Huang
Abstract: Investigates a rare case of judicial impeachment in colonial Massachusetts.
Year: 2010
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Massachusetts Historical Review
Publisher: Massachusetts historical Society

Floating Poverty: The Poor in Eighteenth-century Massachusetts (Book)
Title: Floating Poverty: The Poor in Eighteenth-century Massachusetts
Author: Nian-Sheng Huang
Abstract: Discusses the nature of poverty and ways to ameliorate in the colonial Massachusetts
Year: 2012
Publisher: Self published
Type: Single author monograph

"The Incorporation of American Feminism: Feminists, Suffragists, and the Postbellum Lyceum" (Article)
Title: "The Incorporation of American Feminism: Feminists, Suffragists, and the Postbellum Lyceum"
Author: Lisa Tetrault
Abstract: Argues that instead of crediting the suffrage movement to a small number of visible leaders it was the work of many leaders located throughout the United States.
Year: 2010
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Journal of American History
Publisher: Organization of American Historians

"Poor Women and the Boston Almshouse in the Early Republic" (Article) [show prizes]
Title: "Poor Women and the Boston Almshouse in the Early Republic"
Author: Ruth Wallis Herndon
Abstract: not available
Year: 2012
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Journal of the Early Republic
Publisher: Society for Historians of the Early American Republic

"'Slave Law' versus Lynch Law' in Boston: Benjamin Robbins Curtis, Theodore Parker, and the Fugitive Slave Crisis, 1850-1855" (Article)
Title: "'Slave Law' versus Lynch Law' in Boston: Benjamin Robbins Curtis, Theodore Parker, and the Fugitive Slave Crisis, 1850-1855"
Author: Dean Grodzins
Abstract: Looks at federal attempts to implement fugitive slave laws in antebellum Massachusetts.
Year: 2010
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Massachusetts Historical Review
Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Society

A History of Stepfamilies in Early America (Book)
Title: A History of Stepfamilies in Early America
Author: Lisa Wilson
Abstract: Investigates blended families before the American Revolution
Year: 2014
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Type: Single author monograph

The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage movement, 1848-1898 (Book) [show prizes]
Title: The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage movement, 1848-1898
Author: Lisa Tetrault
Abstract: The story of how the women's rights movement began at the Seneca Falls convention of 1848 is a cherished American myth. The standard account credits founders such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Lucretia Mott with defining and then leading the campaign for women's suffrage. In her provocative new history, Lisa Tetrault demonstrates that Stanton, Anthony, and their peers gradually created and popularized this origins story during the second half of the nineteenth century in response to internal movement dynamics as well as the racial politics of memory after the Civil War. The founding mythology that coalesced in their speeches and writings--most notably Stanton and Anthony's History of Woman Suffrage--provided younger activists with the vital resource of a usable past for the ongoing struggle, and it helped consolidate Stanton and Anthony's leadership against challenges from the grassroots and rival suffragists. As Tetrault shows, while this mythology has narrowed our understanding of the early efforts to champion women's rights, the myth of Seneca Falls itself became an influential factor in the suffrage movement. And along the way, its authors amassed the first archive of feminism and literally invented the modern discipline of women's history.
Year: 2014
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9781469614274
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

"Forgetting History: Antebellum American Peace Reformers and the Spectre of the Revolution" (Book Section)
Title: "Forgetting History: Antebellum American Peace Reformers and the Spectre of the Revolution"
Author: Carolyn Eastman
Editor: Michael A. McDonnell
Editor: W. Fitzhugh Brundage
Editor: Frances Clarke
Editor: Clare Corbould
Abstract: Looks at how the memory of the Revolution became distorted in the years before the Civil War.
Year: 2013
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Book Title: Remembering the Revolution: Memory, History, and Nation-Making in the United States from the Revolution to the Civil War

A History of Stepfamilies in Early America (Book)
Title: A History of Stepfamilies in Early America
Author: Lisa Wilson
Abstract: In the first book-length work on the topic, Lisa Wilson examines the stereotypes and actualities of colonial stepfamilies and reveals them to be important factors in early United States domestic history. Remarriage was a necessity in this era, when war and disease took a heavy toll, all too often leading to domestic stress, and cultural views of stepfamilies during this time placed great strain on stepmothers and stepfathers. Both were seen either as unfit substitutes or as potentially unstable influences, and nowhere were these concerns stronger than in white middle-class families, for whom stepparents presented a paradox. Wilson shares the stories of real stepfamilies in early New England, investigating the relationship between prejudice and lived experience, and offers a new way of looking at family units throughout history and the cultural stereotypes that still affect stepfamilies today.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-stepfamilies-in-early-america/oclc/876000095&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9781469618425
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

"'Constitution or No Constitution, Law or No Law': The Boston Vigilence Committees, 1841-1861" (Article)
Title: "'Constitution or No Constitution, Law or No Law': The Boston Vigilence Committees, 1841-1861"
Author: Dean Grodzins
Abstract: Article discusses the work of radical abolitionist committees that took direct action to promote abolition. Piece is a chapter in Matthew Mason, Katheryn P. Viens, and Conrad Edick Wright, eds., MASSACHUSETTS AND THE CIVIL WAR (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2015).
Year: 2015
Format: Other
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

"'Constitution or No Constitution, Law or No Law': The Boston Vigilence Committees, 1841-1861" (Article)
Title: "'Constitution or No Constitution, Law or No Law': The Boston Vigilence Committees, 1841-1861"
Author: Dean Grodzins
Abstract: Article discusses the work of radical abolitionist committees that took direct action to promote abolition. Piece is a chapter in Matthew Mason, Katheryn P. Viens, and Conrad Edick Wright, eds., MASSACHUSETTS AND THE CIVIL WAR (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2015).
Year: 2015
Format: Other
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press


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