- How a Trump Turnabout on Gay Rights Hurts Republicans, via @nytimes an appeal from WY Alan Simpson https://t.co/naeBZguaND 07:21:23 AM March 22, 2017 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
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- Robert Silvers, a Founding Editor of New York Review of Books, Dies at 87, via @nytimes https://t.co/budpjTVdVg 07:00:38 AM March 21, 2017 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- #hgis and @USNatArchives Indian Claims Court, Robert Lee in @The_OAH JAH: 1804-2012 US spent no less than $2.6 billion on cession for La. 09:57:05 AM March 20, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
Tag Archives: slavery
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