Tagged: Minding the GAPE
A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.
Recent anti-Asian American violence shows the need to teach more Asian American history
How the Reconstruction amendments matter in the debate over abortion rights
Facial reconstruction of wounded soldiers after WWI
Introducing a blog series on urban Indigeneity
Women wage workers, International Worker’s Day, and the development of labor rights
What we can learn about the future of U.S. power and interest in Asia from the 1898 annexation of the Philippines
Truth and lies around “My Old Kentucky Home,” the Kentucky Derby anthem
Toward a global urban Indigenous history
Names and stories of students who died at the Santa Fe Indian School, 1891-1909
The Buffalo shooting exposes how a northern city was shaped by anti-Black terrorism and civil rights activism
Celebrating the history of the bicycle for National Bike Month
The long history of abortion laws in the United States, with quotes from SHGAPE Blog editor Dr. Lauren MacIvor Thompson
What did parents do before modern commercial baby formula?
Lessons from 19th-century paper money for today’s digital currencies
Will the COVID-19 pandemic, like the Civil War, reshape how Americans deal with death?
Anti-Asian American hate and the myth of California’s liberal tolerance
Previewing the new WWI memorial
Dishonesty and deception in 19th-century professional running
The KKK and the public school culture war of the 1920s
At the turn of the twentieth century, women who wanted divorces migrated to the “divorce colony” of Sioux Falls, SD
What did suffragists really have to say on abortion?
Genocide, removal, and urbanization in Yavapai-Apache land in central Arizona
Batteries in bustles and other real and predicted electrical fashions of the 19th century
Who killed Jane Stanford, co-founder of Stanford University? Gilded-Age fortune and philanthropy created many enemies
Twitterstorians on the Uvalde school shooting and the politics of guns
The Lincoln Memorial’s meaning remains contested a century after its dedication
Deaths in maternity records and learning to feel emotions in the archive
A failed Progressive-Era campaign to ban kissing
Cover Image: Dedication Lincoln Memorial, May 30, 1922. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
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