Posted: January 29, 2019
Read this post on the updated SHGAPE Blog website. by Patrick Lacroix When the Payette family moved to northern New York some time around 1850, the mass migration of French Canadians to the United States was in its infancy. This movement of people from the St. Lawrence River valley continued for the better part […]
Posted: September 10, 2018
Read this post on the updated SHGAPE Blog website. In October 1903, the Weather Forecast Company of St. Paul, Minnesota, printed a testimonial from the editor of the St. Paul Dispatch endorsing the company’s predictions as “an unqualified success” and the newspaper’s most popular feature. The Dispatch, which claimed to be the only newspaper west […]
Posted: July 18, 2018
Read this post on the updated SHGAPE Blog website. by Donald Thomas Hickey Historians measure change over time in many different ways. When examining the cultural history of the American Civil War Era, for example, analysis of popular literature from Harriet Beecher Stowe’s incendiary Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) to Jefferson Davis’ turgid The Rise and […]
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