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    • The Acadians of Southwest Louisiana 

      Mouton, Marie Germaine (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1958)
      The annals of history have often disclosed the dark stories of strong peoples of this world who have seized their weaker neighbors, exiling them from their homes and firesides, and forcing them to begin life anew in a ...
    • Ante-Bellum Race Relations in Middle Tennessee: A Study of Wilson County 

      Carver, Robert Powell (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1966)
      Probably no group in the United States, past or present, has received more attention than the slaves. During slavery's existence, its opponents issued tracts, papers, and books deploring its evils, while advocates offered ...
    • History of Unionization in Waterloo, Iowa 

      Daly, John Marie R.S.M. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1962)
      The rise of organized labor has been one of the impressive phenomena of the Twentieth Century. This thesis, a history of unionization in Waterloo, Iowa, seeks to explore a small local facet of the larger nation-wide movement. ...
    • A King and a Prince Among Pioneers: Edward and John A. Creighton 

      Sorensen, Barbara (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1961)
      The excitement and interest which the pioneers of Nineteenth Century America inspire in us is in pro-portion to their willingness to gamble, and their ability to win. The colloquial definition of the noun "gamble" is "a ...
    • Military Administrator: The Controversial Life of Brigadier General John Henry Winder, C. S. A. 

      Duffy, Sarah Annette (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1961)
      The career of the controversial Brigadier General, John Henry Winder, provides valuable insights into the lack of organization and the inefficient administration of the Confederate Government. A recent subject of historical ...
    • The Omaha riot of 1919 

      Age, Arthur V. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1964)
      The writing of this thesis was prompted by the unique circumstances surrounding the lynching of Will Brown. The purpose of the thesis is to unravel the strange effects of this unusual lynching and riot. Because of the ...
    • Omer Madison Kem: The People's Congressman 

      Guth, Delloyd John (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1962)
      The personal aspect of the rise and fail of the Populist movement in the United States deserves far better than its present over-simplified, almost forgotten, historical status. At best, the Populist of the 1890's has often ...
    • Wilbur Burton Foshay: The Saga of a Salesman 

      McNulty, Marcy Frances (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1964)
      History has been defined as the story of man's past actions based on the evidence that has survived. A study of this surviving evidence reveals that no man lives in a vacuum separated from other men nor does a man live ...
    • William Sanderson McCormick: A Biography 

      Frost, Mary Katharine (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1961)
      Cyrus Hall McCormick has the lion’s share of the McCormick family fame, and rightly so, for his invention and skillful marketing of the reaper revolutionized American agriculture. His younger brother, William Sanderson ...