Research materials for author Jay Feldman's books
Manufacturing Hysteria and
When the Mississippi Ran Backwards. The collection also includes audio tapes of oral histories of Japanese
Jay Feldman is the author of
When the Mississippi Ran Backwards: Empire, Intrigue, Murder, and the New Madrid Earthquakes (2005),
Suitcase Sefton and the American Dream (2006),
Manufacturing Hysteria: A History of Scapegoating, Surveillance, and Secrecy in Modern America (2011), and
Hitting: An Official Major League Baseball Book (1991).
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