Tag Archives: Illinois

From the Archive: “a spirit of hostility toward organized labor”

I spent the last week doing research in the University of Illinois archives. Kind of what you’d expect: memos, reports in triplicate, lots of form letters. I’m looking into the ways faculty and administrators reacted to demands by organized workers … Continue reading

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Tradition is Not Always a Good Thing

chiefbumpersticker.JPG Originally uploaded by Tobias Higbie. Tim beat me to the punch on this one, so go check out his post on History and Education. I don’t want to spill too much virtual ink over this so-called debate. Yes, I’m … Continue reading

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