Hardy, Grant

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A Glimmer of Light in the Great Depression: Women's Agency at the Southern Highlands Craft Guild in the 1930s and 1940s 2018 230 During the Great Depression southern women’s economic opportunities were mainly limited to farm work or mill labor, with little to no economic equality or security. The Southern Highland Craft Guild of the Appalachian region was a unique entity made ...
"Wir Sind Hier!" (Were Are Here!): The Imapct of 1940s and 1950s African American Media Representation on the Visibility of the German "Brown Babies" 2018 238 In the midst of the Allied occupation of Germany during and after World War II, the American and German governments both hid from the public a “racial problem.” This problem was the mixed race children of black GIs and white European women, known as ...
"Who is Ireland's Enemy?" Irish Nationalism and Identity in the First World War 2018 273 The Irish Revolutionary Period (1911-1927) includes the period of the First World War, one of, if not the most monumental event of the twentieth century. One of the major catalysts of the period, the Easter Rising, occurred in 1916, in the midst of w...
Socioeconomic Subordination and Misogyny in the Progessive Left: Women at Black Mountain College, 1933-1957 2018 302 Black Mountain College was an institution that existed between the years 1933 and 1957 that aimed to facilitate the practice and study of art. It has been lauded in recent years for its incorporation of democratic practices, the progressive attitudes...
HIV in Appalachia 2018 186 While historians have largely focused on urban centers such as New York and San Francisco when discussing the impact of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), by 1985 the virus had spread to rural areas such as Appalachia. Despite stigma in regions such...
"Riot and bloodshed on the street": The Asheville Election Riot and Reconstruction Era Politics in Western North Carolina 2018 198 The Asheville Election Riot demonstrates many of the social and political issues seen throughout Reconstruction in Western North Carolina. It serves as a starting point for the improper punishment of those involved with racially motivated violence, l...