A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.
How Jim Crow compounded the grief of Black mothers whose sons were killed in WWI
Hunger: the battle that didn’t end with Armistice Day
Why Art Nouveau failed to flourish in the U.S.
The history of subversive samplers from the 1800s to today
Hands-on history: going beyond the books for the sensory experience of taxidermy
Why the Equal Rights Amendment is still not part of the Constitution
A brief history of Christmas shopping
Explore the history of the neighborhood around the National Archives Building
Myth and the making of Thanksgiving
Honoring Indigenous Civil War veterans in public spaces
The history of debutante balls and why they still matter to communities
Recentering the history of city planning and city-building in New York City with a regional lens
Explore contemporary Indigenous culture during Native American Heritage Month
On Chief Standing Bear and his landmark civil rights case
Cover image: A chef labeled “Special Privilege” carries a turkey with the face of Theodore Roosevelt to a table of men, including John D. Rockefeller. “Bringing in the Teddy-turk” by J. S. Pughe, Puck, v. 64, no. 1655 (1908 November 18), Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
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