I would like to thank Ruth Fairbanks for reading drafts of this article and Joseph Love, Nils Jacobsen, Rachel Schurman, and John McKay for their help with the dissertation from which it is drawn. My copanelists at the 2003 American Historical Association (Janet R. Daly Bednarek, Robert Bionaz, and Anton Rosenthal) and at the 2003 Latin American Studies Association (Brenda Elsey, Ronn Pineo, and Eduardo Robles) offered helpful questions and comments, as did students at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. The anonymous reviewers for HAHR made many helpful comments on an earlier version of this article. In Chile, the staffs of the Archivo Nacional, Biblioteca Nacional, Valparaíso public library, and Cuerpo de Bomberos de Valparaíso were very helpful; Carlos Fredes (independent), Armando de Ramón, Gonzalo Cáceres (Pontificia Univ. Católica), and Eduardo Cavieres (Univ. Católica de Valparaíso) opened their personal collections and facilitated access to...

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