1. Proposal/ 1919 Seminar

Wk of

Class Topics

Reading/ Most Work Due Thursdays

#1
8/25

1919!

Introduction

What do you think is most important about 1919 and why? What do historians find most significant about this year, why?

Ideas & Proposals

First Essay

Reading Assigned: Klingaman, 1919 (1987, Intro Chptrs/ Conclusion, emailed); Dunar, America in the Teens (2016, Chptr on Culture, emailed from JStor); Edwards, "Paleotechnology" (2006) & Lears, "Rebirth" (2009) from Major Problems in Gilded/ Progressive Era History--a wonderful source book! (emailed) '-sum up the author's overall view and why, his reasons (examples, evidence)

Work Due Next Week: Why do you think 1919 was such an event-full year, especially events in the public sphere? Essay and First Proposal, cut and past proposal outline and each week fill it in.

#2
9/2

 

1919 & War

What was the impact of WWI on Americans?

First Essays Due & First Proposals (Questions & Primary Sources)

Reading: Klingaman, 1919 (1987, Intro Chptrs/ Conclusion, emailed); Dunar, America in the Teens (2016, Chptr on Culture, emailed from JStor); Edwards, "Paleotechnology" (2006) & Lears, "Rebirth" (2009) from Major Problems in Gilded/ Progressive Era History--a wonderful source book! (emailed) '-sum up the author's overall view and why, his reasons (examples, evidence)

Work Due : Why do you think 1919 was such an event-full year, especially events in the public sphere? Essay and First Proposal, cut and past proposal outline and each week fill it in.

#3
9/9

1919 & WWI

How did WWI affect Americans?

Class Discussion: Race, Class, & Gender and the Great War

Questions & Primary Sources-Fischer, Question-Framing

Upcoming Work

Reading: Michael Howard, The First World War:  A Very Short Introduction, Oviatt Online (2007) chapters--1, 6, & 9; Mary Anderson, Woman at Work: The Autobiography of Mary Anderson as told to Mary N. Winslow (1951), pp. 102-133 (Women Workers in WWI, The Bureau is Established, Paris 1919, The International Congresses of Working Women)   Full Text, Oviatt, JStor; Fionnghuala Sweeney and Kate Marsh, Afromodernisms: Paris, Harlem and  the Avant-Garde (2013) Full Text, Oviatt, JStor Book Chapters 1 & 7; Scott Gebler, "A 'Hard-Boiled Order': The Reeducation of Disabled WWI Veterans in New York City," Journal of Social History Vol. 39, No. 1 (Autumn, 2005), pp. 161-180.  Full Text, Oviatt Library

Also Films on Demand "Paris 1919: Inside the Peace Talks that Changed the World" (2008)

Work Due: Reading, Summaries, as instructed; Proposal with Primary Sources; Essay Critique; Running Bibliography of Class Readings.

#4
9/16

Labor Strikes of 1919

Why were there so many labor strikes in 1919--what does the Great Steel Strike tell us?

Class Discussion: Labor Organization & Activism

Draft Proposal

Reading Due (Available Online via Oviatt Library): 1-William Foster, Great Steel Strike and its Lessons (2011), chpts 7-14 (68-266); 2-John P. Hoerr, And the Wolf Finally Came: Decline and Fall of the American Steel Industry (1988), Foreward, Map, Chptrs 1 & 2 (1-51 via Gutenberg).

Also, via Oviatt and Alexander Street, take a look at "Andrew Carnegie: Prince of Steel" (1996) via Films on Demand or the California Newsreel "Struggles in Steel" (1996)

Discussion Facilitators: Jose, Damiesha, Mike, Sergio

Work Due: Reading, Discussion Point Summaries & Examples; Running Bibliography of Class Readings (due 10/21); Two Copies of your Draft Proposals

Draft Proposal Due

#5
9/23

Race Riots & Red Summer

How and why was race so important in 1919?

Class Discussion: Race & Red Summer

Proposal Due by Friday 5 PM

1- W.E.B. DuBois, "An Essay Toward a History of the Black Man in the Great War"
The Crisis (June 1919), 63-87 found in the Prelinger Archive (https://archive.org/details/EssayTowardAHistoryOfTheBlackManInTheGreatWar/page/n15); 2-Carl Sandberg's Reflections on the Chicago Race Riots (1919), Intro, Chptrs 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 15, & 17 Recorded Book via Prelinger (https://archive.org/details/the_chicago_race_riots_1906_librivox/chicagoraceriots_00_sandburg_128kb.mp3) or read via Hathi Trust at https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.32044020443180&view=1up&seq=9;and 3-"Lawrence Oliver, "Writing from the Right, Dixon's Attack on W.E.B. DuBois" in American Literature (1998) pp. 131-152, in JStor.

Discussion Facilitators: La Dawn, Arkaz, Nestor, Erica

Work due: Reading; Discussion Point Summaries & Examples; Running Bibliography of Class Readings (due 10/21); Final Proposal (Weds through Friday 5 PM, you can email it by Friday 5 PM as an attached Word Document)

     

II. Primary Source Essay/ Primary Source Research

#6
9/30

Women, Suffrage, Consumerism

what does winning suffrage nationally mean for women and which states do not readily ratify the amebdment & why?

Class Discussion: Women & 1919

Reading Primary Sources, Primary Source Research

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Emergence of Advertising, Duke Archives Online/ "Jello," 1910-1919; "Wrigley," Neon Sign, 1919; "Success," 1910-1920

Reading Due:

Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, Library of Congress (5 June 1919) https://archive.org/details/historyofwomansu05stanuoft/page/vi; Ida Husted Harper, et al, "The National Convention of 1920," History of Women's Suffrage, 23-54, Prelinger Archive/ https://archive.org/details/historyofwomansu05stanuoft/page/vi; Mary Odham, "Delinquent Girls and Progressive Reform", "Maternal Justice and Juvenile Court," 'Working Class Families," "Conclusions" in Delinquent Daughters: Protecting and Policing Adolescent Female Sexuality in the United States, 1885-1920 (1995), pp. 1-7; 95-190-full text via Oviatt Library; Margaret Sanger, Woman and the New Race (1920): Havelock Ellis Introduction; Woman's Error and Her Debt, Women's Struggle for Freedom, The Materials of the New Race, Two Classes of Women, The Wickedness of Crateing Large Families, The Progress We Have Made, and The Goal--chapters found at Barlteby https://www.bartleby.com/1013/ or at the Prelinger with audio: https://archive.org/details/woman_new_race_1205_librivox; and Crystal Eastman on Birth Control: https://cpb-us-e1.wpmucdn.com/blogs.uoregon.edu/dist/7/11428/files/2017/03/Eastman-Birth-Control-in-the-Feminist-Program-pam8e9.pdf.

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"I went out last night with a crowd of my friends,
It must've been women, 'cause I don't like no men.
Wear my clothes just like a fan,
Talk to the gals just like any old man." Ma' Rainey "Prove it on Blues"

(Advertisement Timeline/ https://adage.com/article/special-report-the-advertising-century/ad-age-advertising-century-timeline/143661

AdClassix / https://www.adclassix.com/ &

Emergence of Advertising 1850-1920 https://repository.duke.edu/dc/eaa (Duke)

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NY Herald 1919; Cook Book, 1910-1919; War Gardening, 1919 (Duke University)


Discussion Facilitators: Erik, Robert, Ivaylo, Juan

Work Due: Class Readings; Discussion Point Summaries & Examples; Running Bibliography of Class Readings; & Reading (your) Primary Sources

#7
10/7

"Why not drink?" Prohibition, Psychology, Medicie, and Science

what does winning suffrage nationally mean for women and which states do not readily ratify the amebdment & why?

Class Discussion: Prohibition, Psychology, Medicine, & Modern Life

Reading Primary Sources, what are your challenges?

Primary Source Notes #1

Reading Due:

1-Sylvi Engdahl (ed.), "Historical Background on Prohibition" from Prohibition (2013), 14-26 (Oviatt Library, book online); 2-Eoin Cannon, "Introduction," "The Drunkard’s Conversion and the Salvation of the Social Order," "What a Radical found on Water Street," "The Varieties of Conversion Polemic" and "The New Deal Individualism and the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous" The Saloon and the Mission: Addiction, Conversion, and the Politics of Redemption in American Culture in pp. 21-152;

Discussion Facilitators: Daniel, Ana, Spencer, Jeremy

Work Due: Class Reading; Discussion Point Summaries & Examples; Running Bibliography of Class Readings; Reading (your) Primary Sources, & Primary Source Notes #1

#8

10/14

Opimism, Progressive Reform, and the Regional Lives of Americans

what does winning suffrage nationally mean for women and which states do not readily ratify the amebdment & why?

Class Discussion: Americans and the Meaning of Gilded Era (stratified) Regionalism & National Progressive Reforms

Reading Primary Sources, what are your challenges?

Primary Source Notes #2

Reading Due: tba

Discussion Facilitators: Hector, Dorit, Cindy, Brandon

Work Due: Class Reading; Discussion Point Summaries & Examples; Running Bibliography of Class Readings; Reading (your) Primary Sources, & Primary Source Notes #1

#9

10/21

No Class, Office Consultations

Primary Source Notes #3

(email by Weds 10 PM)

Primary Source Reading & Research, Primary Source Notes #3 should be

emailed to me Wednesday by 10

(or you can drop them by the office if you come up to see me)

#10
10/28

No Class, Office Consultations

Primary Source Essay Due (8-10 pp)

(Primary Source answer to your research question-Turnitin Link NO LATER than Weds 10 PM)

Primary Source Essay Due

NO LATER THAN Wednesday 10 PM

You can turn it in by uploading it to the Canvas Turnitin Link

(It will be up by then)

 

 

 

III. Secondary Source or Historiographic Essay/

Secondary Sources Reading, Book Reviews, Review Essays and Historiography

 

Topic

Reading/ Work Due

#11
11/4

Back in Class-Reading Secondary Sources

Reading, Book Reviews, Secondary Sources & Historiographic Essays

Quiz on Class Reading &

Class Reading (formal) Bibliography

 

(Look up Book Reviews for your project's Secondary Sources, you can use these in your essays--be sure to cite them)

Reading and Reviewing Secondary Sources

Work Due: In-Class Quiz; Your Bibliography of Class Readings; From your proposal, turn-in a Bibliography of FOUR SECONDARY BOOKS and FOUR SECONDARY (OR MORE) ARTICLES that you would like to read/ finish for your final paper

list them in proper bibliographic form (see Purdue Owl Sample from the first week)

and list them in order of priority for your project

From these you will write TWO Book Reviews & One Combined Review of your Secondary Articles (this is the beginning of your Historiographic OR Secondary Source Essay)

#12
11/11

Class-Reading Secondary Sources, Secondary Source/ Historiographic Essays

Reading Secondary Sources, Book Reviews, Secondary Sources & Historiographic Essays

Book Review #1 Due

Secondary Source Reading from your Bibliography

Work Due: Reading & Book Review #1 (2-4 pp)

 

#13
11/18

 

Class-Primary Essays, Secondary/ Historiographic Essays & Your Final Draft

Reading Secondary Sources, Book Reviews, Secondary Sources & Historiographic Essays

Book Review #2 & Articles Review

Secondary Source Reading from your Bibliography

Work Due: Reading & Book Review #2 (2-4 pp)

& Articles Review (3-6 pp)

 

#14
11/25

Thanks-

Giving

No Class

Historiographic Essay (7-10 pp) Due via Canvas Turnitin Link (Weds 10 PM)

 

Historiographic Essay Due (7-10 pp) by Weds 10 PM

use Canvas Turnitin Link

 

 

 

IV. Rough Drafts & Presentations: Writing, Presentation of Research, and Rewriting

 

Work Due

#15
12/2

1919 Conference: Presentation of Research

2 Copies Rough Draft Due

Assigned Presentation of Research--Typed Outline due with Presentation

Work Due: Typed Outline due with Presentation, 2 Copies of your Rough Draft

#16
12/9

1919 Conference: Presentation of Research

2 Copies Rough Draft Due

Assigned Presentation of Research--Typed Outline due with Presentation

Work Due: Two Copies of the Rough Draft Critique of your Partners' Essay--significantly, one for your partner and one to turn in to the Instructor

12/11-17

Finals' Week

Final Paper due in Office by Weds 10 PM

Final Paper Due (abt. 15 pages)

Happy Holidays & Happy 2020!