This collection was a collaborative effort from start to finish. The authors would like to acknowledge the following reviewers for participating on our open peer review:

Reid Barbour
John Casey
Suzanne Churchill
David Colclough
Dinorah Cortés-Vélez
Robert DeMaria, Jr.
Jenna Freedman
Grant Glass
Carlos Roberto Gómez Beras
Joel Myerson
Liz Ott
Carmen Z. Pérez
Nelson Rivera
Rebecca Shores

Their comments and feedback were invaluable to strengthening these essays.

We would especially like to thank Emily Kader, Liz Ott, and the staff of the Wilson Library at UNC Chapel Hill, as well as Kelly Wooten and the staff of the Rubenstein Library at Duke University, for assisting with research on primary source materials.