Tag Archives: history

Let’s Social Distance and Quarantine Like It’s 1918

The doctors, deniers and poets of the Spanish flu pandemic. Continue reading

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Blame Ben Franklin: The History of For-Profit Colleges

The commercial for-profit college business is older than the United States itself. Continue reading

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What to Think of Thomas Edison

The man, the book, the movie Continue reading

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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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Orvieto

Home of the Etruscans Continue reading

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Big Lucy

Lucy the Elephant, Margate, N.J. Continue reading

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Irish Castles

Ruined, restored and repurposed. Continue reading

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Dublin Streets and Sights

History and culture in Ireland’s capital. Continue reading

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The Locks of Lockport

Locks 34 and 35 on the Erie Canal. Continue reading

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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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