Tagged: Minding the GAPE
A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.
Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward and America’s political imagination
Removing the white supremacy marker in Colfax, Louisiana
Evaluating the new National World War I Memorial in D.C.
Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative seeks to address the intergenerational impact of boarding schools
How historians convinced the Supreme Court that the NCAA’s claim of amateurism is a myth
Teaching Reconstruction through a transnational lens
Three blog posts on the digitization of the Ratified Indian Treaties, 1722-1869
Solving a century-old pigeon mystery
The memoirs of First Lady Julia Dent Grant as turn-of-the-century plantation narrative
Black women’s activism during the Civil War
Enduring lessons from the Scopes trial
Finding Madam C. J. Walker in the National Archives
Prinzessin Victoria Luise: inventing the cruise ship
Reading list on the history of guns and gun violence in the U.S.
Diverging post-colonial trajectories of Haiti and Ireland
The science of sound location during WWI
A Q&A on pandemics in global urban history
The long history of gymnastics
President Biden and the “Rooseveltian tradition” of liberal internationalism
Juneteenth, from localized tradition to federal holiday
Black press buildings as symbols of Black protest and targets of white violence
19th-century photography and what to look for when viewing glass negatives
The shifting role of family in American disaster victim identification
Documents from the life of Colonel Allen Allensworth, founder of California’s first Black-founded city
Cover Image: On the beach, Palm Beach, Florida, ca. 1900-1906, Detroit Publishing Company. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
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