American History in a Box


American History in a Box offers an exciting look into the past, with written documents, visual materials, material culture artifacts, and maps - the materials historians actually work with to decipher the past. Contained within two boxes (Volumes I and II) the letters, speeches, diaries, ticket stubs, advertisements, catalogs (and more) of American history are brought to life.Appropriate for anyone with an interest in American history or the Art of being an historian. ount code KPrevious ISBN This is a first ...
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American History in a Box offers an exciting look into the past, with written documents, visual materials, material culture artifacts, and maps - the materials historians actually work with to decipher the past. Contained within two boxes (Volumes I and II) the letters, speeches, diaries, ticket stubs, advertisements, catalogs (and more) of American history are brought to life.Appropriate for anyone with an interest in American history or the Art of being an historian. ount code KPrevious ISBN This is a first edition title.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780321030061
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 7/1/2000
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 8.51 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents


Folder 12: Reconstruction: Clashing Dreams and Realities, 1865-1868.
12.1 Painting, "The Armed Slave".
12.2 Confederate song, "I'm a Good Old Rebel".
12.3 Legal form for the restoration of confiscated property held by the Freedmen's Bureau.
12.4 Black Codes Laws of Mississippi, 1865.
12.5a Legal contract between Alonzo T. Mial and 27 freed laborers.
12.5b Affidavit of ex-slave Enoch Braston.
12.6 Letter from James A. Payne to stepdaughter Katherine F. Sterrett.
12.7 Letter from T. M. Anderson to Col. William H. Trimble.
12.8 Letter from a Mississippi black soldier, Calvin Holly, to Major General O. O. Howard.
12.9 Letter from ex-slave Hawkins Wilson to Jane Wilson.
12.10 Cartoon, "This Is a White Man's Government".

Folder 13: Conflict on the Plains: Assault on Indian Lands and Cultures.
13.1 Treaty of Fort Laramie between the United States and the Sioux (Lakota).
13.2a Railroad advertisement, "To the Gold Fields of the Black Hills".
13.2b Letter from Mary Logan to George Washington Logan family.
13.3a Indian pictograph of heroic exploits, on buffalo hide.
13.3b Yanktonai Sioux pictograph of "Winter Count."
13.3c Pictographic account of "The Battle of Little Bighorn" by the Miniconjou Lakota Sioux Chief Red Horse.
13.4a Act of Congress, the General Allotment Act (Dawes Act).
13.4b Map platting, "Indian Allotments on the Rosebud Reservation."
13.4c Legal allotment certificate for William Shakespeare (War Bonnet).
13.5a Autobiographical narrative by Luther Standing Bear on his first days at theCarlisle (Pennsylvania) Indian School.
13.5b Photograph of Chief Standing Bear the elder visiting his son at Carlisle.
13.6 Autobiographical narrative by Zitkala-Sa on her first days at boarding school in Indiana.
13.7a Photograph of young Sioux at Carlisle boarding school.
13.7b Photograph of the first graduating class at Carlisle boarding school.
13.7c Photograph of four generations of the Two Strike family.
13.8a Indian pictograph by Wo-Haw, "The Buffalo Who Wouldn't Die."
13.8b Indian pictograph by Wo-Haw, "Skinning a Buffalo."
13.8c Indian pictograph by Wo-Haw, "Classroom at Fort Marion."
13.8d Indian pictograph by Wo-Haw, "Self-Portrait" or "Between Two Cultures."

Folder 14: American Imperialism: War with the Philippines.
14.1a Poem by 1st Colorado volunteer soldier praising his Filipina girlfriend, "Colorado Soldier's DELF."
14.1b Description of warfare by 1st Colorado Infantry Regiment volunteer Guy Sims.
14.2 Letter from Private Carl Larsen, 1st Colorado volunteer, to "Dear Friend."
14.3 Magazine dispatch filed August 30, 1898, by John Bass.
14.4 Speech/essay by Theodore Roosevelt, "The Strenuous Life."
14.5 Congressional speeches on imperialism, by Senator Albert Beveridge (Indiana) and Senator George Hoar (Massachusetts).
14.6 Speech by President William McKinley.
14.7a Poem by Rudyard Kipling, "The White Man's Burden."
14.7b Poem by Ernest Howard Crosby, "The Real 'White Man's Burden'."
14.8a Platform of the American Anti-Imperialist League.
14.8b Speech on imperialism by Senator George F. Hoar (Massachusetts).
14.9a Cartoon in magazine, "The Spanish Brute Adds Mutilation to Murder."
14.9b Cartoon in magazine, "Liberty Halts American Butchery in the Philippines."
14.10 Essay by Mark Twain, "To the Person Sitting in Darkness."

Folder 15: Confronting the Problems of Urban, Industrial America.
15.1a Magazine article on the changing character of immigration.
15.1b Map showing nationalities from Polk Street to Twelfth, Halsted Street to Jefferson, Chicago.
15.2a Cartoon of the party boss.
15.3a Movie poster for "The Jungle."
15.3b Movie poster for "The Jungle." 1913.
15.4a Photograph by Jacob Riis, "Finishing Pants."
15.4b Photograph by Jacob Riis, "What They Learn There."
15.5 Extract from magazine article on "Our Poorer Brother," by Theodore Roosevelt.
15.6 W. E. B. DuBois's "The Seventh Ward of Philadelphia."
15.7 Settlement house records on Margaret Mitchell's neighborhood visits.
15.8 Settlement house records on Margaret Mitchell's neighborhood visits.
15.9 Settlement house records on Margaret Mitchell's neighborhood visits.
15.10 Settlement house records on Margaret Mitchell's neighborhood visits.

Folder 16: The Americans' Experience in the Great War.
16.1 Sheet music, "I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier."
16.2 President Wilson's war message to Congress.
16.3 War poster, "True Sons of Freedom."
16.4 Sheet music, "Good Bye Alexander."
16.5 Journal entries of James C. Adell.
16.6 Army Intelligence Test, ALPHA, Form 5, Test 8.
16.7 A report on a German-American family.
16.8 Letters from Rufus Ullman to his family.
16.9 Journal entries of Dudley J. Hard.
16.10 Form letter from John J. Pershing.

Folder 17. The Emergence of Modernism Between the Wars.
17.1a Advertisement for a five-passenger Packard touring car.
17.1b Advertisement for a Dodge sedan.
17.2a Advertisement for a Hoosier kitchen.
17.2b Advertisements for Lifebuoy and Rinso soaps.
17.3 Magazine article on working women.
17.4 Magazine article on worldliness.
17.5 The "Creed of Klanswomen."
17.6 A criticism of prohibition.
17.7 Foreword from The New Negro.
17.8 Photograph by James VanDerZee, "Couple in Raccoon Coats."
17.9 Two poems by Langston Hughes.

Folder 18: Rural America During the New Deal.
18.1 Radio broadcast by Henry A. Wallace.
18.2 Printed handbill for a mass meeting of North Dakota farmers.
18.3 Report on drought conditions in western Kansas.
18.4 Report to President Roosevelt on drought conditions in various states.
18.5 Newsreel transcript, "The Land of Cotton."
18.6 An examination of the plight of sharecroppers.
18.7 Letter from Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Hannon to Eleanor Roosevelt.
18.8a Photograph by Dorothea Lange, "The Trek of Bums."
18.8b Photograph by Dorothea Lange, "Dispossessed Arkansas Farmers."
18.8c Photograph by Dorothea Lange of Oklahoma Dust Bowl Refugees.
18.9 An attack on New Deal farm policies.
18.10 Radio broadcast of President Roosevelt's fireside chat.

Folder 19: "The Good War": A Diverse Nation in World War II.
19.1 Magazine illustrations depicting the Four Freedoms.
19.2a War poster, "United We Win."
19.2b War poster, "Above and Beyond the Call of Duty."
19.2c War poster, "Man the Guns-Join the Navy."
19.2d War poster, "You Talk of Sacrifice."
19.3 Oral interview with Robert Rasmus.
19.4 Oral interview with Timuel Black.
19.5a Oral interview with Anne Dinsmore and photograph of Anne Dinsmore with her son, Phillip Shallat.
19.5b Photograph of the Buss family.
19.6 Oral interview with Peggy Terry.
19.7 Photograph of women working on the fuselage of a bomber aircraft during WWII.
19.8a Photograph of Japanese internment camp meal line.
19.8b Poem about a relocation camp.
19.9 Oral interview with Peter Ota.
19.10 Illustration picturing the postwar world.

Folder 20: Social and Cultural Life in a Mass Society.
20.1 C. Wright Mills's analysis of mass media.
20.2 Cookbook excerpts.
20.3 An account of the birth of McDonald's.
20.4a Magazine advertisement for McCall's showing family togetherness.
20.4b Magazine advertisement for International Harvester trucks picturing an American family.
20.5a Magazine advertisement for Republic Steel, "Willie Wants to be President."
20.5b Magazine advertisement for The International Nickel Company, Inc.
20.6a Magazine article on the younger generation
20.6b Rock and roll lyrics, "Yakety Yak."
20.6c Photograph of Elvis Presley singing on stage.
20.7 A panel discussion about marketing cars.
20.8 A television script, "Living 1950--The Children of Strangers."
20.9 Excerpts from the poem "Howl" by Allen Ginsberg.

Folder 21: The United States and the Vietnam War.
21.1 Declaration of Independence for the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
21.2a Policy statement about American objectives in Southeast Asia.
21.2b Magazine advertisement about the dangers of socialism.
21.3 General Vo Nguyen Giap's reflections on the people's war.
21.4a Photograph of Vietnamese resistance.
21.4b Photograph of tunnel construction.
21.4c Photograph of making weapons from unexploded American bombs.
21.4d Photograph of a Cu Chi female guerrilla.
21.4e Photograph of making bamboo.
21.5 Cartoon about the war.
21.6 Testimony by marine William Crandell at the Winter Soldier.
21.7 Testimony by members of the First Marine Division at the Winter Soldier.
21.8 Testimony by members of the Twenty-fifth Infantry Division at the Winter Soldier.
21.9a Photograph of American soldiers wading in rice.
21.9b Photograph of U.S. soldiers jumping from helicopters.
21.9c Photograph of U.S. troops in action in South.
21.9d Photograph of an American patrol stopping Vietnamese civilians.
21.9e Photograph of an American soldier with Vietnamese.
21.10 Vietnam veteran recollections.

Folder 22: Experiencing the "Sixties".
22.1 Political and protest buttons.
22.2 "The Port Huron Statement" of the Students for a Democratic Society.
22.3a Anti-war petition, "Individuals Against the Crime of Silence."
22.3b Anti-war appeal from teachers, "Help Stop the War in Vietnam." 1967.
22.4a Issues paper no. 7, "Student Subversion, the Majority Replies."
22.4b Flyer, "Young America's Freedom Offensive."
22.4c Pamphlet, "What Can I Do? to Combat Communism."
22.5a Oral history of the civil rights activist Lawrence Guyot.
22.5b Oral history of a student activist, James Seff.
22.5c Oral history of cultural rebellion of Erika Taylor.
22.6a Enclosure in letter from SNCC: "SNCC Does Not Wish to Become A New Version of the White Man's Burden."
22.6b Student Newspaper article, "Racial Clash on Campus."
22.7 Campaign Flyer, "Who will you vote for in November 1968?"
22.8a Magazine cover, "Class of '69: The Violent Years."
22.8b Flyer: "Outcry! from Occupied Berkeley, All Fences Down."
22.9a Photograph of Vietnam War protesters outside the White House.
22.9b Photograph of hippies in the Haight-Ashbury section of San Francisco.
22.9c Photograph of students and professors in a brawl at Columbia.
22.9d Photograph of Mark Rudd at Columbia strike rally.
22.10a Book covers, Our Bodies Our Selves: A Book by and for Women.

Folder 23: The Return of Conservatism to America.
23.1a Foreword to The Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater.
23.1b Conclusion to speech, "A Choice Not an Echo," by Barry Goldwater.
23.1c Political cartoon, "We shall overcome!" by William Mauldin.
23.2 Magazine article, "Toward a Hidden God."
23.3 Catalog cover and introduction, "Restoring America.
23.4 Speech by Ronald Reagan to the National Association of Evangelicals.
23.5a Presidential election flyer, "Where Do the Candidates Stand on Abortion?"
23.5b Pro-life slogan printed on back of letter envelope.
23.5c Pro-life slogan printed on back of letter envelope.
23.5d Planned Parenthood flyer, "A Closer Look at The Violent Opposition."
23.6a Recruitment letter.
23.6b News release, "Women's Group Urges Networks Not to Run Condom Ads."
23.6c News release, "Urgent Action Needed Immediately!"
23.6d Newsletter, "Educational Choice: The Next Wave in School Reform."
23.6e Recruitment letter against "the homosexual rights bill."
23.7a "Seven Promises of a Promise Keeper."
23.7b "Fact Sheet, Promise Keepers," and "Promise Keepers Beyond the Stadium
23.7c Newspaper article, "Hundreds of Thousands Gather On the Mall in a Day of Prayers."
23.8 Text of newspaper advertisement, "Who will fulfill the Reagan Legacy?"
23.9 Newspaper article, "Pre-emption of Conservative Ideas."

Folder 24. Your Life in a Folder.

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