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Minding the GAPE – December 2021

Posted: January 3, 2022

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.  Cons, scams, and the “Age of Imposture” With the U.S. COVID death toll surpassing that of the Civil War, turning to history for lessons on memorials and remembrance Marcus Garvey’s descendants press for a posthumous pardon Honoring […]

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Minding the GAPE – November 2021

Posted: December 1, 2021

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.  A three-part Gilded Age symposium from the U.S. Capitol Historical Society on YouTube: Economic Developments, Disparate Economic Impacts, American Arts and Culture (features SHGAPE President Nancy Unger) Visualizing citation networks of Black intellectuals to understand resistance discourse […]

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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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