A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.
Podcast episode on the 19th amendment
The “bone wars”: dinosaur fossils as commodity
Dr. Albert Broussard, SHGAPE President, is quoted in this New York Times piece on history textbooks
In Tennessee, rediscovering the first impeached president through public history
Using political cartoons to teach Reconstruction
The emergence of the craft cocktail trend during Prohibition
How the federal government started regulating the color of the food we eat
Why are we embracing Dry January when Prohibition failed?
Assessing the impact of Prohibition 100 years later
In 1868, the impeachment trial was a hot ticket
Artifact uncovered in Virginia may be Civil War-era “witch bottle”
A long history of quarantines
World War I and the seeds of the Civil Rights Movement
W.E.B. Du Bois on Haiti and U.S. imperialism
The vote that saved Johnson’s presidency
Cover image: Agents pour liquor into sewer following a raid during Prohibition, New York City, ca. 1921. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
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