Category Archives: History

Of Cults, Baseball and Equal Rights: Pt. 3, Barnstorming Montana

The Kansas City Monarchs and House of David baseballers come to town. Continue reading

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Of Cults, Baseball and Equal Rights: Pt. 2, The World Series of the West

An integrated baseball tournament in a segregated age. Continue reading

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Of Cults, Baseball and Equal Rights: Pt. 1, St. Louis Cardinals vs. House of David

When a 19-year old female pitcher took the mound against a team with eight future Hall of Famers. Continue reading

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Guns in America: Prohibition and Gun Control

Gun violence during Prohibition gave rise to the 1934 Federal Firearms Act.
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Guns in America: Where’s the Blaze of Glory?

Few things have had a greater impact on popular culture in America than images of the Wild West.
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Guns in America: ‘Well Regulated’ Militias and the Right to Bear Arms

Most of us at this point don’t see ourselves banding together and taking on the federal government in a firefight Continue reading

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Guns in America: Prominent Americans Shooting Each Other Up

Burr and Hamilton were not the only prominent American leaders to kill or be killed in a duel.,
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Guns in America: The Americanization of the Duel

When the first European colonists came to America they brought with them a rather definitive dispute resolution process known as dueling.
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Guns in America: Who Fired the First Shot?

Columbus? Ponce de Leon? The Pilgrims? Continue reading

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TILT! The History of Pinball

With photos from Asbury Park’s Silverball Museum. Continue reading

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