- A New Parchment Declaration of Independence Surfaces. Head-Scratching Ensues., via @nytimes https://t.co/bIH0kx08ZI 07:49:00 AM April 23, 2017 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- ‘Sherlock Holmes of Armenian Genocide’ Finds Lost Evidence, w Bedross Der Matossian @UNLHistory @UNLincoln https://t.co/17kLMLIV5z 06:56:51 AM April 23, 2017 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- ‘Sherlock Holmes of Armenian Genocide’ Finds Lost Evidence, via @nytimes new discoveries in history https://t.co/17kLMLIV5z 06:52:18 AM April 23, 2017 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- Dolly Parton College Course Combines Music, History and Appalachia Pride, via @nytimes https://t.co/d3mffIfigW 06:45:09 AM April 23, 2017 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
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The New York Times Opinionator Disunion series published my piece this morning “Been Workin’ on the Railroad.” This piece tells the story of Samuel Ballton, an enslaved railroad worker, who leaves slavery and joins the Union Army in the spring … Continue reading
On Wednesday evening, October 5th, over 400 patrons of the humanities gathered at the Joslyn Museum of Art in Omaha, Nebraska, for the 16th Annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities fundraiser. Eric Foner, author of The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading
My posts will resume this week after a few weeks off to travel to the U.K.–next installments will be on American foreign policy in the Civil War, the subject of my current research in London at the British Library and … Continue reading
Where do you go to find the best history? There are so many choices! Museums, battlefields, exhibits, galleries, and walking tours. It is summertime and that means a chance to explore American history sites and tours. Sometimes, we experience the … Continue reading