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Minding the GAPE – September 2021

Posted: October 1, 2021

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. Also be sure to check out the SHGAPE website’s new, expanded Resources page. Obituary for Dr. Walter Nugent, SHGAPE President 2000-2002, who passed away this month Podcast episode on The Birth of a Nation A 1910 document […]

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Minding the GAPE – July 2021

Posted: August 2, 2021

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward and America’s political imagination Removing the white supremacy marker in Colfax, Louisiana Evaluating the new National World War I Memorial in D.C. Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative seeks to address the intergenerational impact […]

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Minding the GAPE – June 2021

Posted: July 1, 2021

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. Redeveloping a Civil War veterans’ home for today’s veterans The U.S. roots of Canada’s Indigenous boarding schools Finding friendship and frustration in the archive of the Pennsylvania Training School for Feeble-Minded Children A review of Crying the […]

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Minding the GAPE – April 2021

Posted: May 3, 2021

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. Black artists and visual culture through the 19th century Higher education’s racial reckoning goes far beyond slavery The history of DC’s cherry blossom trees An intertwined history of racism and misogyny leaves Asian American women vulnerable to […]

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Minding the GAPE – March 2021

Posted: April 1, 2021

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. The long tradition of controlling Black Americans by attacking Sunday voting Gender-neutral Potato Heads and the history of anxiety over the social influences of children’s toys How the history of women’s suffrage in Utah has been obscured […]

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Minding the GAPE – February 2021

Posted: March 1, 2021

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. Misinformation during the 1918 flu pandemic and combatting vaccine conspiracy theories Podcast episode breaking down the 1776 Report How racist cartoons stoked violence in Reconstruction-era North Carolina Teaching Black history through Civil War pension records Reclaiming the […]

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Minding the GAPE – January 2021

Posted: February 1, 2021

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. What the evolution of slang shows about how women lost status in saloons The story of Joseph Rainey, the first Black member of the U.S. House of Representatives Debunking the myth of Yellowstone as pristine wilderness A […]

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Minding the GAPE – November 2020

Posted: December 1, 2020

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. Class, colonialism, racism, and the fight for women’s suffrage in Puerto Rico The Election Day massacre in Ocoee, FL, 100 years later Election transparency and the glass ballot box A brief history of the presidential concession speech […]

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Minding the GAPE – October 2020

Posted: November 2, 2020

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. Black cemeteries as a counter-memory to Confederate monuments Echoes of the Panic of 1873 When the 1918 flu pandemic struck the White House A bibliography of the Twin Cities How the presidency has shaped race relations Italian […]

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Minding the GAPE – August 2020

Posted: September 1, 2020

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. #19SuffrageStories and animated stickers from the Smithsonian, Library of Congress, and National Archives Toys, memory, and the Lost Cause Confronting colonialism in bird names On Black Richmonders’ struggle against police brutality during Reconstruction Review of an economic, […]

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