May 20, 2019
Taking Her Shot: Women and Outdoor Sporting Culture in the Progressive Era
With the support of an Exploratory Research Grant at Hagley Museum and Library, I was able to spend time in the library and archive to develop an article that examines intersections of gender, outdoor leisure activities like hunting and fishing, and conservation/land ethics from the late-nineteen
April 22, 2019
All the Comforts of Hell: Doughboys and American Mass Culture in the First World War
My dissertation, “All the Comforts of Hell: Doughboys and American Mass Culture in the First World War,” argues that American soldiers used the scale and scope of their needs during World War I to push army officers and welfare secretaries to reshape all facets of the country’s mass culture.
January 21, 2019
Put Your Money Where Your Friends Are: Finance and Loyalty in a Nineteenth-century Du Pont Shareholder Report
How do people think about what they do with and for money? I came to the Hagley Library twice to research this fascinating pecuniary question. I examined documents full of clues about outlooks on economic and financial matters.