A large collection of oral histories from the Copper Country in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and northeastern Minnesota were recorded in the ‘s by staff and students of Suomi College, now Finlandia University. While there many interviews with Finnish Americans from the Great Lakes Region, the scope of the project also included people from other communities and ethnic groups, and includes clergy, lawmen, doctors, and business leaders such as William Parsons Todd of the Quincy Mining Company. There are approximately hours of transcribed interviews and about hours of non-transcribed interviews. All transcripts were scanned into. Click on the thumbnails below for larger. Complete interviews are available to visiting researchers at the Finnish American Historical Archive. Click here for a list of project contributors from the ‘s and the current project. Copyright Office or Library of Congress , including unauthorized re-publication, is a violation of Federal Law.
Main investors are the Canadian Carlyle Group Somers already owned a Somers was formerly known as Bermuda National Ltd. As well as owning BCB, Somers owns a
The s saw a modernisation in fashion. It continued the change from more restrictive fashions of the Victorian and Edwardian period towards looser clothing which revealed more of the arms and legs, which had begun at least a decade prior with the rising of hemlines to the ankle and the movement from the S-bend corset to the columnar silhouette of the s.
Siamese, Central Tai Orientation Identification. The name “Thailand” is associated with the dominant ethnic group, Thai. Thailand was never under European colonial rule. It was an absolute monarchy until , when it became a constitutional monarchy. In the country’s name was changed from Siam to Thailand. Military dictators ruled the nation until the early s; the military remained a powerful force in national politics into the early s.
Since that time, its role has diminished, and a new constitution was adopted in The military governments after World War II promoted rapid economic development and attempted to assimilate ethnic minorities. Rapid economic growth continued until the late s, when the economic boom of the early part of the decade came to an abrupt end. As part of a trend toward devolution of authority, the democratic governments of the s adopted more liberal policies with regard to ethnic minorities.
However, members of ethnic minorities continue to face many problems in regard to political rights and economic security.
1920s in Western fashion
Actress Louise Brooks in , wearing bobbed hair under a cloche hat Paris set the fashion trends for Europe and North America. Women wore dresses all day, everyday. Day dresses had a drop waist, which was a belt around the low waist or hip and a skirt that hung anywhere from the ankle on up to the knee, never above.
critics feared by the s that the American family was in crisis, and many wondered whether the institution was suited to the new social order at all. Social life in the ‘s was very diﬀerent from today.
Dating, Mating and Relating: Additions were last made on Wednesday, May 7, Introduction The purpose of our project was to better understand dating patterns in college age students. Dating is an activity that most college age students are engaged in or are at least interested in. We chose a questionnaire with these questions: Please list the top five characteristics that attract others to you; Please list the top five characteristics that you are attracted to in others; Why Do You Date?
In our research for the project we examined many disciplines including history, sociology, psychology, biology, and chemistry. We also explored how cultural differences and non-traditional couples transgress main stream ideas about dating. This interdisciplinary research led us to a complex understanding about our topic. Dating is a practice that is influenced by the time period, social conditions and constructs, biology, cultural norms, and institutional structures that surround people.
The audience of this education project is our peers who are involved in college aged dating in the present.
History of publishing
The name “Romania,” which was first used when the three regions of the country were united in , reflects the influence of ancient Rome on the nation’s language and culture. The three regions—Walachia, Moldavia, and Transylvania—are relatively culturally uniform. An exception is the Hungarian community in Transylvania, which has its own language and traditions and considers itself Hungarian.
The Roma Gypsies , who are scattered throughout the country, mostly in small camps on the outskirts of towns and cities, are in many ways culturally unassimilated. Romania is in southeastern Europe at the north end of the Balkan peninsula, bordering Ukraine and Moldova to the north, Hungary to the northwest, Serbia to the southwest, Bulgaria to the south, and the Black Sea to the east. The land area is 91, square miles , square kilometers.
From the legend of the Claddagh ring to ‘drowning the Shamrock’ on St. Patrick’s Day Irish Culture and Customs is a collection of articles and stories that covers a wide variety of topics drawn from Ireland’s rich history and heritage. – World Cultures European.
See Article History History of publishing, an account of the selection, preparation, and marketing of printed matter from its origins in ancient times to the present. The activity has grown from small beginnings into a vast and complex industry responsible for the dissemination of all manner of cultural material; its impact upon civilization is impossible to calculate. This article treats the history and development of book, newspaper, and magazine publishing in its technical and commercial aspects.
The preparation and dissemination of written communication is followed from its beginnings in the ancient world to the modern period. For additional information on the preparation of early manuscripts, see writing. A more detailed examination of printing technology can be found in printing.
“Only Yesterday,” today, and the decline of religion
January 2, Thomas R. He cited five causes. Secondly, the s was the time when literally every change in the role of women began and became permanent. But then, unlike today, there was open controversy about it. The introduction of electric appliances into the home reduced the need for women to be at home, with a consequent increase in the kinds of employment they entered into.
At the center of this s youth dating culture was the act of “going steady,” according to Beth Bailey. Going steady (or “going out” in modern language) was not a .
Although Jews originally came from the Middle East, many races and peoples have mixed together in Jewish communities over the centuries, especially after the Jews were forced out of Palestine in the second century C. What binds the group together is a common Jewish heritage as passed down from generation to generation. For many Jews, the binding force is Judaism, a term usually referring to the Jewish religion but sometimes used to refer to all Jews.
There are, however, Jewish atheists and agnostics, and one does not have to be religious to be Jewish. In general, one is Jewish if born of a Jewish mother or if he or she converts to Judaism. Most Jews consider the State of Israel the Jewish homeland. Located in the Middle East with a land mass of 7, square miles, Israel is only slighter larger than New Jersey. It is bounded by Lebanon in the north, by Syria and Jordan in the east, by Egypt in the southwest, and by the Mediterranean Sea in the west.
With a population of approximately 4. However, not all Jews consider Israel home. Some feel the United States, with 5. Accounting for more than three-fourths of the world Jewry, Israel and the United States represent the two major Jewish population regions. Although Jews comprise less than three percent of the American population, Jews have generally had a disproportionately larger representation in American government, business, academia, and entertainment.
American Jews have suffered their share of setbacks and have had to combat anti-Semitism during the early twentieth century.
How the “First Date” Has Changed in Every Decade Through History
As we trace the timeline of dating rituals, we can get a better sense of how Americans throughout time understood love and, by extension, the world. With the advent of new technologies cell phones, social media, Tinder, etc. It is important to note that historically many of these mainstream rituals were strictly confined to heterosexual dating.
With the advent of new technologies (cell phones, social media, Tinder, etc.) and the changing definitions of traditional dating and families, modern dating is a more fluid and self-interpreted concept, very different from the relational context of the past.
Etymology[ edit ] Violet Romer in a flapper dress c. The slang term “flapper” may derive from an earlier use in northern England to mean “teenage girl”, referring to one whose hair is not yet put up and whose plaited pigtail “flapped” on her back;  or from an older word meaning “prostitute”. This move became quite a competitive dance during this era.
Americans, and those fortunate English folk whose money and status permit them to go in freely for slang terms The sketch is of a girl in a frock with a long skirt,”which has the waistline quite high and semi-Empire, James to begin a series of stories in the London Magazine featuring the misadventures of a pretty fifteen-year-old girl and titled “Her Majesty the Flapper”. She would be expected to keep a low profile on social occasions and ought not to be the object of male attention.
Etymology[ edit ] The slang word “flapper”, describing a young woman, is sometimes supposed to refer to a young bird flapping its wings while learning to fly. However, it may derive from an earlier use in northern England to mean “teenage girl”, referring to one whose hair is not yet put up and whose plaited pigtail “flapped” on her back;  or from an older word meaning “prostitute”.
This move became quite a competitive dance during this era. Americans, and those fortunate English folk whose money and status permit them to go in freely for slang terms The sketch is of a girl in a frock with a long skirt,”which has the waistline quite high and semi-Empire, James to begin a series of stories in the London Magazine featuring the misadventures of a pretty fifteen-year-old girl and titled “Her Majesty the Flapper”.
A Threat to “Traditional Marriage” in the s The view of “traditional marriage” has been under attack since long before anyone imagined state-sanctioned gay and lesbian unions By: Livia Gershon.
I SO wish you could all feel this velvet!!! It feels more like Chinchilla than velvet! I would probably wear with a rhinestone buckle belt Very good condition, but not perfect. You will need just a bit of sewing under the Chantilly lace see photos The exterior 2 layers of Chantilly Lace is in great condition!! The only real issue at all with the dress is one small loss of velvet at the hemline see photo
Dating in the Roaring Twenties
As young adults rebelled against strict, Victorian era moral codes, the interaction between the sexes dramatically changed. It was during the ’20s that the term “dating” was coined by young singles who were interested in relationships that were defined differently. Unsupervised and Independent At the beginning of the 20th century, a shift took place and chaperoned, arranged courting was replaced by independent dating.
By the s, many young people left home to live — and date — independently in the city.
A page about Crowsnest, Alberta, describing the history of its industry and society, its layout, accommodations, tourist attractions and recreation.
Yesterday and Today As far as the weddings themselves are concerned, a bride in a city like Palermo can choose to have her wedding in a church that is Norman-Arab, Byzantine, Romanesque Gothic, Baroque or modern. In few cities does such a wide choice of authentic period churches exist. Then there is an authentic Baroque palazzo for the dinner following the ceremony.
Many of Sicily’s aristocratic families rent out their palatial homes for such occasions. If cost is unimportant as it often becomes , there’s a bridal gown custom-made by one of Sicily’s fashion designers. Christianity was firmly established in Sicily by the fifth century. The early Church was Byzantine Orthodox , and much of its tradition is preserved in the Eastern Rite parishes of Sicily’s Albanian communities. As recently as the thirteenth century, many of Sicily’s ecclesiastical traditions were Eastern, though the “Western” Church of Rome was gradually evolving into a distinct entity, making inroads in Sicily since the Norman dominion.
In successive centuries, there evolved in Sicily a form of nuptial ritual heavily influenced by the newer Latin customs and rural folk traditions.