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More than a river: using nature for reform in the progressive era
how progressives looked to nature as a tool of social reform. Each of these men understood the American environment in multiple contexts. Nostalgia and romanticized Missouri River history activated themes of empire, race, and manhood in Neihardt’s work...
Cleared to land in the desert: commercial air travel's role in the growth and development of Las Vegas as a world-class travel destination
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-08-04)
This study provides a history of commercial aviation in Las Vegas, focusing on the powerful influence commercial air travel had with the financial help of the federal government on Las Vegas‟s growth and development as ...
Forgetting strength : Coffeyville, the black freedom struggle, and the vanishing of memory
When a white lynch mob of 3,000 stormed the city jail in Coffeyville, Kansas, in 1927, incited by rumors that three "negroes" had raped two white high school girls, the incident ended very differently from so many others ...