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47th Annual Missouri Conference on History Schedule (Brief)

Program

Thursday a.m. | Thursday p.m. | Friday a.m. | Friday p.m.

Registration and Information Table

2nd Floor, Student Union
Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. - Noon

Vendor Displays

Lakeview Room
Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - Noon


Thursday Morning Sessions

10:30 a.m. - Noon
Commemorating the Trail of Death
Intellectual and Cultural History

Thursday Afternoon Sessions

1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Racial Violence in Northwest Missouri
Farmers, Politics, and Economic Development
Harry Trumans Campaigns in 1940 and 1944
Sexuality in the Early Twentieth Century

3:00-4:30 p.m.
The Future of Missouri History: A Roundtable Discussion

5:00 p.m.
Thursday Evening Reception

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Friday Morning Sessions

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Missouri Slave Families
Womens Roles at Home and at Work
Teaching and Researching Midwestern History through Documents

10:30 a.m. - Noon
Civil War Missouri
Uncovering Sources for Environmental Research at the Western Historical Manuscript Collection (WHMC): How to Locate and Use Them
Missouri Before the Civil War
That Other Stuff Trends in Missouri Social History

Friday Afternoon Sessions

12:15 p.m.
Conference Banquet

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Understanding the Mormon residence in Caldwell and Daviess Counties in Missouri using Tools, Documents, and Maps: A Roundtable in Mormon Archaeology
Using Archival Collections
The Life of the Warrior

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Thursday April 14th

10:30 a.m. Noon

Commemorating the Trail of Death

Meeting Room A

Chair:

Shirley Willard, Trail of Death Commemorative Committee

Presentation:

Theresa Living: A Survivor of the Trail of Death
Virginia Pearl, Pawnee Rock, Kansas

Comment:

Mike Steiner, Northwest Missouri State University

Intellectual and Cultural History

Meeting Room B

Chair:

Ronald Ferris, Northwest Missouri State University

Papers:

El Vacio Cubano: Reevaluating a Forgotten Historical Epoch
Brendan V. Fletcher, Southwest Missouri State University

Jonathan Edwards and the Enlightenment: Was There a Relationship?
Meri J. Thompson, Missouri Western State College

Theaters as Churches, Churches as Theaters: Religion and Recreation in Contemporary
Branson, Missouri Tourism
Aaron K. Ketchell, University of Kansas

Comment:

Joel Benson, Northwest Missouri State University

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1:00 2:30 p.m.

Racial Violence in Northwest Missouri

Meeting Room A

Chair:

Tom Spencer, Northwest Missouri State University

Papers:

A Lynching and Its Legacy: The 1931 Murder of Raymond Gunn
Patrick Huber, University of Missouri-Rolla
Gary Kremer, Director, State Historical Society of Missouri

He Needed to be Taught a Lesson: The Murder of Wallace Morgan
Matt Johnson, Northwest Missouri State University

Comment:

Thomas Carneal, Northwest Missouri State University

Farmers, Politics, and Economic Development

Meeting Room B

Chair:

Diane Mutti-Burke, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Papers:

Voices of the Exodus: Statements on Conditions in the post-Reconstruction South
Bryan Jack, Winston-Salem State University

Whats the matter with Nodaway County?: The Failure of Alliance/Populism in Northern Missouri
Michael Steiner, Northwest Missouri State University

The Father of Southeast Missouri: Louis Houck and the Gospel of Wealth
Joel P. Rhodes, Southeast Missouri State University

Comment:

Harmon Mothershead, Northwest Missouri State University

Harry Trumans Campaigns in 1940 and 1944

Meeting Room C

Chair:

Roger Corley, Northwest Missouri State University

Papers:

American Press Reaction to the 1944 Nomination of Harry S. Truman as Vice President of the United States
Philip A. Grant, Jr., Pace University

Truman in 40: The 1940 Democratic Senate Primary in Missouri
John McGuire, Oklahoma State University

Comment:

Robert Dewhirst, Northwest Missouri State University

Sexuality in the Early Twentieth Century

Meeting Room D

Chair:

Bonnie Stepenoff, Southeast Missouri State University

Papers:

The Red Menace and the Cultural Turn: Anticommunism, Sex Surveys, and the Power of Community Dissent in the 1920s
Mary Ann Fitzwilson, Moberly Area Community College

Social Vice and World War I
Joseph Koeberl, Northwest Missouri State University

Comment:

Amber Clifford, Central Missouri State University

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3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

The Future of Missouri History: A Roundtable Discussion

Union Boardroom

Moderator:

Patricia Zahn, Associate Director, Missouri Humanities Council

Members:

Lawrence Christensen, University of Missouri-Rolla
Steve McIntyre, Southwest Missouri State University
Delia Gillis, Central Missouri State University
Gary Kremer, State Historical Society of Missouri
Joel P. Rhodes, Southeast Missouri State University

Comment:

Audience

5:00 p.m.

Evening Reception

Nodaway County Historical Society Museum, First and Walnut Streets

Reception sponsored by the State Historical Society of Missouri and the Nodaway County Historical Society

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Friday Sessions

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Missouri Slave Families

Meeting Room A

Chair:

Virginia Laas, Missouri Southern State University

Papers:

May we as one family live in peace and harmony: Relations between a Missouri Mistress and Her Slaves
Diane Mutti Burke, University of Missouri- Kansas City

Paternalism, Manhood, and Shifting Family Properties: A Gender Analysis of the Keens from St. Charles County, Missouri
Kimberly Schreck, University of Missouri-Columbia

Comment:

Louis Gerteis, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Womens Roles at Home and at Work

Meeting Room B

Chair:

Janice Falcone, Northwest Missouri State University

Papers:

Women and the American West: Domestic Ideology and the Realities of Frontier Life
Dana Ternus, Northwest Missouri State University

To Suffer for Others: Gender in the California Grape Strikes
Andrea Johnson, University of Missouri-Columbia

Comment:

Debra Greene, Lincoln University

Teaching and Researching Midwestern History through Documents

Meeting Room C

Chair:

Brian Hesse, Northwest Missouri State University

Papers:

Finding Missouri History in the Delassus-St. Vrain Collection
Christopher A. Gordon, Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis

A Letter from Larned: A Unique Snapshot of The Blizzard of January, 1886
Marilyn R. Finke, National Archives, Kansas City

Comment:

Audience

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10:30 a.m. - Noon

Civil War Missouri

Meeting Room A

Chair:

Louis Gerteis, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Papers:

From Little Dixie to Liberty: The trial and triumph of a Missouri slave family
Ellen Pandolfo, University of Missouri-St. Louis

James E. Yeatman St. Louis Compassionate Philanthropist of the Civil War
Mike Venso, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Comment:

Ken Winn, Missouri State Archives

Uncovering Sources for Environmental Research at the Western Historical Manuscript Collection (WHMC): How to Locate and Use Them

Meeting Room B

Moderator:

David F. Moore, Associate Director, WHMC, Columbia

Members:

David Boutros, Associate Director, WHMC, Kansas City Mark Stauter, Associate Director, WHMC, Rolla William Fischetti, Associate Director, WHMC, St. Louis

Comment:

Audience

Missouri Before the Civil War

Meeting Room C

Chair:

Patrick McLear, Missouri Western State College

Papers:

Fragmentation of the Osage Nation, 1803-1818 Stephen A. Martin, Carl Sandburg College

Crossing Missouri by River in 1859
Lawrence H. Larsen, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Barbara Cottrell Larsen, National Archives, Kansas City

Comment:

Fred Fausz, University of Missouri-St. Louis

That Other Stuff Trends in Missouri Social History

Meeting Room D

Moderator:

Tom Spencer, Northwest Missouri State University

Members:

Bonnie Stepenoff, Southeast Missouri State University
Deborah Henry, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Janice Falcone, Northwest Missouri State University
Michael Steiner, Northwest Missouri State University
Amber Clifford, Central Missouri State University

Comment:

Audience

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Conference Banquet

12:15 p.m., Union Ballroom

Welcome:

Kichoon Yang, Provost, Northwest Missouri State University

2005 MCH Award for Best Article

presented by Bonnie Stepenoff, Southeast Missouri State University

Selection Committee: Bonnie Stepenoff, Chair
Mark Stauter, Western Historical Manuscripts, UMR
Kristin Zapalac, State Historic Preservation Office

2005 MCH Award for Best Book:

presented by Patrick J. Huber, University of Missouri-Rolla

Selection Committee: Patrick J. Huber, Chair
Gary Kremer, Director, State Historical Society of Missouri
Debra Foster Greene, Lincoln University

Keynote Address:

Fred Fausz, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Voyageurs and Virginians: The Rise and Decline of the French Fur Trade in Missouri

Business Meeting:

Tom Spencer, President, 2005 Missouri Conference on History

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2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Understanding the Mormon residence in Caldwell and Daviess Counties in Missouri using Tools, Documents, and Maps: A Roundtable in Mormon Archaeology

Meeting Room A

Moderator:

Michael Riggs, Director, Far West Cultural Center and Instructor, Northwest Missouri State University Field School at Hauns Mill

Members:

Ron Romig, Archivist, Community of Christ
Paul DeBarthe, Instructor, Northwest Missouri
State University Field School at Hauns Mill

Comment:

Audience

Using Archival Collections

Meeting Room B

Chair:

William Fischetti, WHMC, St. Louis

Papers:

An Overview of the New York African Burial Ground Archives Collection
Amy McPherson, Project Archivist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis

Uniting Collections from Many Archives via the Internet: The Beaumont Papers Project, Washington University, St. Louis
Paul G.Anderson, Archivist, Washington University, St. Louis

Comment:

Audience

The Life of the Warrior

Meeting Room D

Chair:

Michael Steiner, Northwest Missouri State University

Papers:

The Raven Banner: The worship of the war god in medieval Scandinavian society
Russ Goodrich, University of Missouri-Columbia

The Education of Henry Carruthers Roman Nose, a Cheyenne Warrior and Chief in Gilded Age Industrial America
Brad D. Lookingbill, Columbia College

John C. Pembertons Best Division and the Vicksburg Campaign
Paul Arnold, Curator, Stars and Stripes Museum

Comment:

Richard Frucht, Northwest Missouri State University

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