Links

Self-Help:

Benjamin Franklin, The Way to Wealth (1810)

Catherine Beecher’s Domestic Receipt Book (1846)

Samuel Smiles, Self-Help (1866)

Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)

Short History of Self-Help

The last 100 Years of Self-Help

Self-Help: A Project for Moral Perfection

Advice Columns:

The 28 Advice Columns Everyone Should Read

 

The Chicago Defender

The Chicago Defender Homepage

The Chicago Defender – History

Chicago Defender (1905- )

 

Eugenics

History

Introduction to Eugenics

Overview

American Eugenics Society (1926-72)

 

Movies 1920/30s

Movies in the 1920s

Movies 1920-30s

History of the Hollywood Movie Industry

 

The Stratemeyer Syndicate

The Syndicate

James Keeline’s page on the Syndicate

Wikipedia on Nancy Drew

History and Overview

Wikipedia on the Hardy Boy Series

 

The History of Psychology

History of Psychology

Timeline

 

Michel Foucault – Body Studies and Others

Overview

 

Ehrenreich: Bright-Sided

Negative Consequences of Bright-Sided

 

Papers and Talks

Sue Currell on Eugenics, Magazines and Body Politic

 

Scholarly Associations

Network of American Periodical Studies