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Minding the Gape – May 2022

Posted: June 1, 2022

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. Recent anti-Asian American violence shows the need to teach more Asian American history How the Reconstruction amendments matter in the debate over abortion rights Facial reconstruction of wounded soldiers after WWI Introducing a blog series on urban […]

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Minding the GAPE – April 2022

Posted: May 2, 2022

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web. Marking the 110th anniversary of the gift of 3,000 cherry trees from the city of Tokyo to Washington, D.C. Takeaways for the study of diplomatic history from the Gilded Age and Progressive Era White women as agents […]

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Minding the GAPE – March 2022

Posted: April 4, 2022

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.  Sitting Bull, Lakota sovereignty and land rights, and the establishment of Yellowstone National Park For its 150th anniversary, a look at Yellowstone’s legislative history The 110th anniversary of New Mexico statehood The Russian invasion of Ukraine: resources […]

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Minding the GAPE – February 2022

Posted: February 28, 2022

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.  Aileen Cole Stewart, one of the first African American nurses admitted to the Army Nurse Corps, who served during the 1918 influenza pandemic Underrepresentation of Black women in Chicago’s public statuary and the resistance to adding more […]

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Minding the GAPE – January 2022

Posted: February 1, 2022

A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.  Lessons from the 1918 flu pandemic for the omicron surge Journals from the only eyewitness to the deaths of both Lincoln and Garfield An interactive look at the 1,700 members of Congress who once enslaved Black people […]

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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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