IntroductionThe editorial staff would like to thank all those who supported this issue of Legacy, especially the SIU Undergradute Student Government, Phi Alpha Theta, SIU Department of History faculty and staff, our history alumni, Dr. Kay Carr, our department chair Dr. Jonathan Wiesen, the students who submitted papers, and their faculty mentors Professors Jo Ann Argersinger, Jose Najar, Joseph Sramek and Natasha Zaretsky.
The Great Social Evil: Geographic and Social Segregation in Metropolitan Victorian Prostitution Reform
Black Cowboys of the Cattle Frontier
Mike A. Mroz
The Sexualized Nature of Female Superheroes from 1940 to 1980: A Journey through Time, Comic Books, and the Women’s Liberation Movement
Illinois’ “Egypt” and its History of Slavery