New and Notable—National Museum of American History Library
Here are some of the newest additions to the National Museum of American History Library.
On the battlefield of memory: the First World War and American remembrance, 1919-1941. Steven Trout. University of Alabama Press, c2010.
Contents: Introduction : memory, history, and America's First World War -- Custodians of memory : the American legion and interwar culture -- Soldiers well-known and unknown : monuments to the American doughboy, 1920-1941 -- Painters of memory : Harvey Dunn, Horace Pippin, and John Steuart Curry -- Memory's end? : Quentin Roosevelt, World War II, and America's last doughboy.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- United States. Collective memory -- United States. Memory -- Social aspects -- United States. World War, 1914-1918 -- Influence. D524.7.U6 T78 2010
Setting the table for Julia Child: gourmet dining in America, 1934-1961. David Strauss. Johns Hopkins UniversityPress, c2011.
Contents: Food fights in twentieth-century America : the good life versus the healthy life -- Building a foundation for gourmet dining in America -- Origins, rituals, and menus of gourmet dining societies, 1934-1961 -- Selectivity and publicity in the gourmet dining movement -- Beating theNazis with truffles and tripe : the early years of "Gourmet : the magazine of good living" -- Gourmet's gastronomic tours : Samuel Chamberlain and his bouquets -- From readers to cooks? : the impact of Gourmet/gourmet recipes -- Julia and Simca : a Franco-American culinary alliance.
Subject: Gourmet. Dinners and dining -- United States -- History -- 20th century. Gourmets -- United States -- History -- 20th century. Food habits -- United States -- History -- 20th century. Food -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century. Cooking, American -- History -- 20th century. United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945. United States -- Social life and customs -- 1945-1970. GT2853.U5 S77 2011
Ballets Russes: the art of costume. Robert Bell with essays by Christine Dixon ... [et al.]. National Gallery of Australia, 2010.
Contents: The Ballets russes costume legacy / Robert Bell -- Wild dream: imagining the Ballets russes / Robert Bell - Spectacular histories: the Ballets russes, the past and the classical tradition / Helena Hammond -- Modern art, modern ballet / Christine Dixon -- Costumes for Les ballets russes de Serge Diaghilev 1909-29 / Robert Bell and Simeran Maxwell (synopses) -- Costumes of Colonel de Basil's Ballets russes de Monte Carlo, 1931-40 / Robert Bell and Simeran (synopses) -- People, patronage and promotion: the Ballets russes tours to Australia, 1936-40 / Michele Potter -- Sights unseen: tags, stamps and stains / Debbie Ward -- The designers / Simeran Maxwell -- Ballets russes timeline / Robert Bell and Simeran Maxwell.
Subject: Ballets russes. Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil. Ballet -- Costume. GV1786.B3 B45 2010 NMAH COSTUME
American railroad labor and the genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935. Jon R. Huibregtse; foreword by Richard Greenwald and Timothy Minchin. University Press of Florida, c2010.
Contents: Railroading prior to World War I -- The Great War and its aftermath -- Grassroots political organization -- The road to political power, 1922-1924 -- The Railroad Labor Act -- Strengthening the Railroad Labor Act -- Railroad retirement and social security -- Railroad unions and labor banks.
Subject: Railroads -- Employees -- Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century. Railroads -- United States -- Employees -- History -- 20th century. Railroads -- Employees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- 20th century. Working class -- United States -- History -- 20th century. Working class -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century. New Deal, 1933-1939. United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945. United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932. United States -- Politics and government -- 1919-1933. HD6515.R1 H85 2010
Folk photography: the American real-photo postcard, 1905-1930. Luc Sante. Yeti, c2009.
Subject: Postcards -- United States. United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945 -- Pictorial works. United States -- Social life and customs -- 1865-1918 -- Pictorial works. United States -- History -- 1901-1953 -- Pictorial works. United States -- Pictorial works. E169 .S323 2009 NMAH PHOTOGRAPHY HISTORY