Middle West Review 08:1

Middle West Review 08:1

Edited by Jon K. Lauck
Jeff Wells and MaryKat Parks Workinger, Associate Editors 

Table Of Contents

Volume 8, Number 1 (Fall 2021)


Jon K. Lauck

“Let Us Not Look Regretfully on the Past”: Clara Bewick Colby and Midwestern Women’s Early Coeducation at the University of Wisconsin
Kristin Mapel Bloomberg

The Midwest: Cradle of Vocational Education
Steve Grineski

Invisible Childhoods: Dependent African American Children in the Urban Midwest
John D. Ramsbottom

A “splendid flying field” in Indianapolis: Aviation and Speedway Spectacles in the Great War Era
Brian M. Ingrassia

Symposium on Russel B. Nye’s Midwestern Progressive Politics
Nye’s Midwestern Progressive Politics After Sixty Years
Walter Nugent

A Good Reason to Read an Old Book: A Critical Appreciation of Midwestern Progressive Politics
Robert D. Johnston

Russel Nye and the Unending Struggle to Keep Government Representative
Nancy C. Unger

The Missing Conservatives? Reflections on Nye’s Midwestern Progressive Politics
Thomas Tacoma

Progressive Insurgency in the Heartland
Christopher W. Shaw

Midwestern Progressives Were Radicals
Sara Egge

Book Reviews
Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone, Queering Kansas City Jazz: Gender, Performance, and the History of a Scene
Robin C. Henry

Richard Edwards, Jacob K. Friefeld, and Rebecca S. Wingo, Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History
Cynthia C. Prescott

Berkeley Franz and Daniel Skinner, eds., Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio
Patricia McCourt

Jennifer R. Harbour, Organizing Freedom: Black Emancipation Activism in the Civil War Midwest
Jazma Sutton

Martha Louise Hipp, Sovereign Schools: How Shoshones and Arapahos Created a High School on the Wind River Reservation
Cynthia Landrum

Tadeusz Lewandowski, Ojibwe, Activist, Priest: The Life of Father Philip Bergin Gordon, Tibishkogijik
Brandon Dean

Timothy J. Lombardo, Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo’s Philadelphia and Populist Politics
Ian Toller-Clark

Bobbie Malone, Striding Lines: The Unique Story Quilts of Rumi O’Brien
Lynne Swanson

Adam R. Ochonicky, The American Midwest in Film and Literature: Nostalgia, Violence, and Regionalism
Christopher D. Stone

Andrea Friederici Ross, Edith: The Rogue Rockefeller McCormick
C.A. Norling

Media Reviews
Audiovisual Solitude: Only Lovers Left Alive, dir. Jim Jarmusch, 2013
Dong Yang

Midwest Malaise in About Schmidt, dir. Alexander Payne, 2002
Douglas C. MacLeod, Jr.

An Interview with Larry Woiwode