Selected Articles, 1990 - 1999

From time to time patrons ask the librarians of the Vermont Historical Society to create electronic files of articles that were published in Vermont History prior to 2000. In the belief that these articles may be of interest to a broader audience, we are making these articles available through this web site. This section will grow over time to include the most popular articles published in Vermont History as determined by requests from the public.

"Remember the Poor" (Galatians 2:10): Poor Farms in Vermont
Steven R. Hoffbeck, vol. 57, no. 4 (Fall 1989): 226-240.

Growing Up Male in the 1830s: Thomas Pickman Tyler (1815-1892) and the Tyler Family of Brattleboro
Marilyn S. Blackwell, vol. 58, no. 1 (Winter 1990): 5-23.

The Canadian Rebellions and the Limits of Historical Perspective
Stephen Kenny, vol. 58, no. 3 (Summer 1990): 179-198.

Hardwick on the Map, 1895-1915: Industrialization in Direct Democracy
Elizabeth H. Dow, vol. 58, no. 4 (Fall 1990): 221-249.

Vermonters and the Lower Canadian Rebellions of 1837-1838
Jean-Paul Bernard, vol. 58, no. 4 (Fall 1990): 250-263.

From Degeneration to Regeneration: The Eugenics Survey of Vermont, 1925-1936
Kevin Dann, vol. 59, no. 1 (Winter 1991): 5-29.

With Banner, Gun, and Sword: Marshall Harvey Twitchell and the 4th Vermont Regiment Go to War
Ted Tunnell, vol. 59, no. 2 (Spring 1991): 69-84

"The Curse of Our Trade": Occupational Disease in a Vermont Granite Town
Wendy Richardson, vol. 60, no. 1 (Winter 1992): 5-28

The Autobiography of Levi Allen
Edited by Michael Bellesiles, vol. 60, no. 2 (Spring 1992): 77-94.

Migrants and Millworkers: The French Canadian Population of Burlington and Colchester, 1860-1870
Betsy Beattie, vol. 60, no. 2 (Spring 1992): 95-117.

The Working Lives of African Vermonters in Census and Literature, 1790-1870
Elise A. Guyette, vol. 61, no. 2 (Spring 1993): 69-84.

From "One Town, One [or Two] Vote[s]" to "One Person, One Vote": The Impact of Reapportionment on Vermont, 1777-1992
Howard Ball, vol. 61, no. 2 (Spring 1993): 85-99.

Espionage in Windsor: Clarence H. Waldron and Patriotism in World War I
Gene Sessions, vol. 61, no. 3 (Summer 1993): 133-155.

Sarah Cleghorn, Antivivisection, and Victorian Sensitivity About Pain and Cruelty
Craig Buettinger, vol. 62, no. 2 (Spring 1994): 88-100

A New Look at Vermont's Oldest Art: Understanding the Bellows Falls Petroglyphs
William A. Haviland and Marjory W. Power, vol. 62, no. 4 (Fall 1994): 197-213

The Calvin Coolidge Inauguration Revisited: An Eyewitness Account by Congressman Porter H. Dale
Christopher D. Dale and Porter H. Dale II, vol. 62, no.4 (Fall 1994): 214-222

No Parking: Vermont Rejects the Green Mountain Parkway
Hannah Silverstein, vol. 63, no. 3 (Summer 1995): 133-157.

James Taylor's Progressive Vision: The Green Mountain Parkway
Hal Goldman, vol. 63, no. 3 (Summer 1995): 158-179.

Abby Hemenway's Road to Rome
Deborah P. Clifford, vol. 63, no. 4 (Fall 1995): 197-213.

A Most Unsettled Time on Lake Champlain: The October 1776 Journal of Jahiel Stewart
Donald Wickman, editor, vol. 64, no. 2 (Spring 1996): 89-98.

Propaganda, Pestilence, and Prosperity: Burlington's Camptown Days During the War of 1812
Karen Stites Campbell, vol. 64, no. 3 (Summer 1996): 133-158.
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Adoption and the Law in Vermont, 1804-1863: An Introductory Essay
Edward A. Hoyt, Michael Sherman, vol. 64, no. 3 (Summer 1996): 159-173.

Scots Among the Yankees: The Settlement of Craftsbury East Hill
Bruce P. Shields, vol. 64, no. 3 (Summer 1996): 174-183.

Green Mountain Insurgency: Transformation of New York's Forty-Year Land War
Donald A. Smith, vol. 64, no. 4 (Fall 1996): 197-231.
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The Evolution of the Vermont Tax System
Paul Gillies, vol. 65, no. 1&2 (Winter/Spring 1997): 26-44.

Accidental Tourists: Visitors to the Mount Mansfield Summit House in the Late Nineteenth Century
Dona Brown, vol. 65, no. 3&4 (Summer/Fall 1997): 117-130

"A Desirable Class of People": The Leadership of the Green Mountain Club and Social Exclusivity, 1920-1936.
Hal Goldman, vol. 65, no. 3&4 (Summer/Fall 1997): 131-152.

Dorothy Canfield Fisher's "Tourists Accommodated" and Her Other Promotions of Vermont
Ida H. Washington, vol. 65, no. 3&4 (Summer/Fall 1997): 153-164

A Vermonter on the Trail of Tears, 1830-1837.
Brett E. Whalen, vol. 66, no. 1&2 (Winter/Spring 1998): 31-38.

"Will's Panther Club": Reverend William J. Ballou, The Irrepressible and Uncompromising Order of Pantherites, and Chester Vermont, Catamount-Sighting Controversy, 1934-1936
Thomas L. Altherr, vol. 66, no. 1&2 (Winter/Spring 1998): 5-31

"I must again remind you that you are a Vermonter": Henry Stevens, Historical Tradition, and Green Mountain State Patriotism in the 1840s
David E. Narrett, vol. 66, no. 3&4 (Summer/Fall 1998): 69-101.

A German Perspective on the American Attempt to Recapture the British Forts at Ticonderoga and Mount Independence on September 18, 1777
Ronald F. Kingsley and Helga Doblin, vol. 67, no. 1&2 (Winter/Spring 1999): 5-26

Vermont's Nineteenth-Century Civil Religion
T. D. Seymour Bassett, vol. 67, no. 1&2 (Winter/Spring 1999): 27-53

The Letters of Louden S. Langley
Edited by James Fuller, vol. 67, no. 3&4 (Summer/Fall 1999): 85-91.

In Their Words: Reading, Writing, and War: A Vermonter's Experience in the Port Royal Experiment, 1863-1871
Edited by Alice McShane, vol. 67, no. 3&4 (Summer/Fall 1999): 101-114.

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