Ross F. Collins: Readings & Resources
New! "The Press at the Century's Turn. Cultural icon, corporate behemoth, corrupted arbiter." Presentation for "The Coming of the Great War symposium, National World War I Museum, Kansas City.
New research! "College President to Cattle Town Editor: Asa Mercer and Frontier Journalism on the Northern Plains." Media History Monographs 15 (2013).
Dorothy Collins, Flowers Between the Frosts. How to Grow Great Gardens in Short Seasons. A charming and witty gardening guide.
Children, War and Propaganda
A troubling development of the brutal century recently passed has been the growing use of children for war. As the world wars changed societies in so many ways, they also changed expectations for children during wartime.
In total war, war on an immense, world-wide scale, everyone worked. Including children of all ages.