A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.
On the “baby bust” of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries
The history of recording and reproducing birdsong
A new exhibit chronicling the experiences of African Americans before, during, and after WWI
SHGAPE Blog Co-Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lauren MacIvor Thompson on the history of abortion
Orange County and the Oneida Perfectionists
The secrets of a rediscovered boom-town cemetery
A long history of the singular “they”
Listen to recordings from 1889
Women artists and Prang’s Christmas card contests of the 1880s
Taxidermy in U.S. history
Tracing family history through immigration records may soon get much more expensive
Cover image: Print of the White House in winter, 1877. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
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