A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.
On Black economic citizenship after Reconstruction
Looking to Indigenous values to envision Hawaiian decolonization and self-determination
What the postmortem life of executed mass murderer Anton Probst reveals about American medical history
The long history of not having children
Placing Standing Rock within the long tradition of Indigenous resistance
When cannabis held a place in American herbal medicine
Public officials spread disinformation when bubonic plague struck turn-of-the-century San Francisco
In the race to be the best, newspaper publishers set their sights on the sky—newspaper buildings in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
Twenty historic sites that highlight the history of women in America
How federal records can shed light on the experiences of Mexican American soldiers in World War I
The story of the Green Corn Rebellion, Oklahoma’s socialist uprising in the summer of 1917
Cover image: Apple orchard, ca. 1915-1923, Harris & Ewing Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Receive a year's subscription to our quarterly SHGAPE journal.