Author Archives: Ken Dowell

The Bloomers: Baseball’s Barnstorming Women

The Bloomer Girls didn’t always win, but they filled the ball parks wherever they played.
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Segregating Baseball: Little Giants and White Stockings

The 1887 exhibition game that defined race relations in baseball. Continue reading

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One and Done: The Newark Peppers

A relocated team in an outlaw league playing in a city never considered major league. Continue reading

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Palazzo Vecchio

The seat of power in Florence Continue reading

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Tuscany Farm and Castle

Fattoria Poggio Alloro and Castello di Oliveto Continue reading

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Orvieto

Home of the Etruscans Continue reading

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Michelangelo

Sculpture and painting in Rome, Florence and the Vatican Continue reading

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Venetian Time

The clocks of Venice Continue reading

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Back in the Sculpture Park

Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, N.J. Continue reading

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Seeing America from the Second Floor in Newark

20th and 21st century American art at the Newark Museum Continue reading

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