A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.
On the trial of Emma Simpson: murder, gender expectations, and the limits of the unwritten law in the Progressive Era
Bridging the artificial divide between African American educational history and intellectual history
Podcast episode on the history of wellness in America, including segments on John Harvey Kellogg and Sigmund Freud’s visit to the United States
Dr. Lauren MacIvor Thompson, SHGAPE blog Co-Editor-in-Chief, on the long history of the women’s fight for reproductive rights
Book review of Sisters and Rebels, which follows three southern sisters through the twentieth century, one who remained loyal to the cult of the Lost Cause and two who broke away from white supremacist ideology
Review of On the (Queer) Waterfront, an exhibition on queer community in pre-Stonewall Brooklyn, from the 1860s through the 1950s
On the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center and promoting inclusive urban development by preserving and valuing African American public history
How the pension records of Indigenous Civil War veterans can help students understand the concept of settler colonialism
Cover image: Juneteenth Emancipation Day Celebration, June 19, 1900, Texas. Courtesy University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.
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