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, our department chair Dr. Jonathan Wiesen, the students who submitted papers, and their faculty mentors Professors Jo Ann Argersinger, Jonathan Bean, José Najar and Joseph Sramek.
From the Sidelines to Center Field: The Improvement of Opportunities for Female Athletes at Southern Illinois University
Power in Traditional Gender Roles: The United Daughters of the Confederacy and White Southern Women’s Search for Authority
Alice Paul and the Fight for the Nineteenth Amendment
Morality in an Era of Lawlessness: How the KKK and Organized Crime Attempted to Instill their Visions of America during the Prohibition Era
The American Engine
Barbecue as a Historical Looking Glass