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  • Introducing the MUM Menstrual History Collection
    Tampons. Sanitary napkins and belts. Menstrual cups, sponges, and other period products. Women and girls around the world depend on these items in order to fully participate in school, work, and play. Yet 100 years ago—when the crude phrase “on the rag” meant, well, on the rag—few options were available.... Read more »
  • The Black American Racers fought for equity in auto racing
    “The recognition of the Smithsonian collecting these artifacts gives us even more motivation to move forward and still try to get the word out to accomplish something in auto racing.”— Leonard T. "Lenny" MillerAs an African American auto racer who navigated the ranks of the predominately white sport from the... Read more »
  • Is this 1937 radio the fairest one of all?
    On December 21, 1937, Walt Disney released his first full-length animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Accompanying the movie, Disney and his company developed character-related merchandise, including a Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs radio now preserved in the museum’s collection. Its artistic design differs from other radios... Read more »
  • The history behind Julian “Cannonball” Adderley’s saxophone
    A few seconds past the five-minute mark in "So What," the opening track of Miles Davis's masterpiece album Kind of Blue, an alto sax moves to the front of the mix. The artist behind that solo was Julian “Cannonball” Adderley (1928-1975), one of the greatest musicians of the twentieth century.... Read more »
  • Comparing coffins, remembering the Boston Massacre
    On March 5, 1770, a group of British soldiers open fired on a group of Boston citizens, killing five. This event, the Boston Massacre, was one in a series of crises that led many American colonists to choose independence from Great Britain five years later. Since 1770, Americans’ understanding of... Read more »
  • Artistic inspiration in the face of a pandemic
    As part of the museum’s initiative to document COVID-19, the Graphic Arts Collection acquired a group of artistic works that were produced in reaction to the pandemic and intertwined events. These works were produced by printers and printmakers living across the United States.  In 2020, as Americans began to feel... Read more »
  • New dresses, new traditions: Jill Biden’s inaugural ensembles go on view
    Today first lady Jill Biden came to our museum to present her inaugural ensembles to the national collection and see them placed on exhibition. The addition of these dresses to the national collection is part of an ongoing tradition—one that millions of people experience every year in our exhibition The... Read more »

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  • AI the Latest Instance of our Capacity for Innovation Outstripping our Capacity for Ethics
    The eagerness with which movie and television studios have proposed to use artificial intelligence to write content collides with the concern of Writers Guild members for their employment security and pay in the latest episode of technological innovation running ahead of ethical deliberation.        Regarding modern technology, the... Read more »
  • John de Graaf on his Powerful Documentary on Stewart Udall, Conservation, and the True Ends of Politics
    John de Graaf and Stewart Udall   We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.—Stewart Udall   Stewart Udall (1920-2010) may be the most effective environmentalist in our history considering his monumental accomplishments in protecting and preserving the environment and improving the quality of life for all citizens. Unfortunately, his... Read more »
  • What We Can Learn From—and Through—Historical Fiction
    Novelist Anna Maria Porter, engraving The Ladies' Pocket Magazine (1824) This image is available from the New York Public Library's Digital Library under the digital ID 1556053: →     I have been a local historian for many years, but turned to historical fiction to tell a specific story for which there... Read more »
  • Stronger Global Governance is the Only Way to a World Free of Nuclear Weapons
    Some of the 800 members of Women Strike for Peace who marched at United Nations headquarters in Manhattan to demand UN mediation of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis   It should come as no surprise that the world is currently facing an existential nuclear danger.  In fact, it has been caught up... Read more »
  • Mary Wollstonecraft's Diagnosis of the Prejudices Holding Back Girls' Education Remains Relevant Today
    Frontispiece engraving by William Blake from Mary Wollstonecraft, Original Stories from Real Life, 1791 ed.      In 1785, aged only twenty-five, Mary Wollstonecraft, along with her two sisters and her good friend Fanny Blood, opened a school in Newington Green, London. Their aim was to fill the gaping hole... Read more »
  • Slowing Our Roll on Silicon Valley
    With the world aflutter about AI technology, Silicon Valley Bank going belly up, and legal proceedings around the collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX heating up, I spoke with Malcolm Harris, author of Palo Alto: A History of California, Capitalism, and the World. Malcolm and I went back a few millennia to contextualize and uncover... Read more »
  • The Right's Political Attack on LGBTQ Americans Escalates
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  • New collaborative doctoral partnerships announced
    We are pleased to announce that we have been allocated 12 PhD studentships from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, as part of the fourth round of the Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) scheme. These CDP studentships will be jointly supervised by staff at The National Archives and at Higher Education... Read more »
  • New web portal gives easier access to Northern Ireland files
    The National Archives has today launched of a new web portal bringing together in one place government files which are focused on the situation in Northern Ireland from 1994 up to and including the signing of the  Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement in 1998. This is the first phase of a... Read more »
  • Planning a visit to our reading rooms this summer? Reserve your seat
    We’re expecting a busy summer in our reading rooms and we strongly encourage you to book your visit in advance. This will guarantee that you have a seat to view original documents. It also ensures that up to 12 documents can be ready for you when you arrive. You will... Read more »
  • Spirit of Invention: new exhibition opens at The National Archives
    Designers and inventors joined local schoolchildren last night (24 May) to mark the opening of The National Archives’ new hands-on exhibition, Spirit of Invention. Speakers at the launch included award-winning inventor Ruth Amos, who co-curated the exhibition in partnership with pupils from Darell School, renowned designer Sir John Sorrell and... Read more »
  • Funding programme for 2023-2024 now open
    Today, The National Archives is launching its 2023-24 grant funding programmes for the archives sector. In 2011, The National Archives  became the sector leadership body for archives in England. We work with the archives, and with other Government departments and cultural bodies, to encourage sustainable, innovative and resilient archives across... Read more »
  • 20sStreets competition: winners chosen from ‘impressive’ field
    We are delighted to have chosen the winners of our 20sStreets competition, which attracted more than 150 entries covering a huge array of fascinating topics. Launched last year in partnership with the British Association for Local History, the competition invited entrants to research and share stories connected with the 1920s,... Read more »
  • VideoBook now for new live schools sessions and education resources
    Our award-winning education service provides invaluable support for teachers and students with a full range of learning resources and taught sessions covering the span of British history, from the medieval period to present day. We also provide a dedicated learning programme for students with Specialist Educational Needs and Disabilities. Our... Read more »

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    New England Historical Society

  • The History of the Maine Plantation
    Maine has a unique form of local government – an organized plantation – that exists nowhere else in the nation.  Viewed either as a municipality (Maine law) or as a… The post The History of the Maine Plantation appeared first on New England Historical Society.... Read more »
  • Christopher Hawkins, Against All Odds, Escapes a Revolutionary Prison
    Christopher Hawkins went to sea on a privateer like many young teenagers during the American Revolution. He did it for the cause of liberty, for adventure and for a share… The post Christopher Hawkins, Against All Odds, Escapes a Revolutionary Prison appeared first on New England Historical Society.... Read more »
  • Seven Fun Facts About Cape Cod National Seashore
    Before it became the Cape Cod National Seashore, the 40 miles of sandy beach along the Outer Cape was known as the Great Beach. It deserved that name as  one… The post Seven Fun Facts About Cape Cod National Seashore appeared first on New England Historical Society.... Read more »
  • Orison Swett Marden Invents the American Self-Help Book
    Right after his business failed, Orison Swett Marden wrote a book about how to succeed in business. He had written it once, but in 1894 a catastrophic fire destroyed the… The post Orison Swett Marden Invents the American Self-Help Book appeared first on New England Historical Society.... Read more »
  • How To Talk Like a Vermonter
    Bernie Sanders does not talk like a Vermonter. True, he’s not good on his Rs. He complains about “millionaihs and billionaihs,” but that doesn’t give him a Vermont accent. He… The post How To Talk Like a Vermonter appeared first on New England Historical Society.... Read more »
  • Seven Fun Facts About Portland Head Light
    Portland Head Light has stood as a sentry to Portland Harbor since 1791, the oldest lighthouse in Maine. It can also claim to be one of the most photographed lighthouses… The post Seven Fun Facts About Portland Head Light appeared first on New England Historical Society.... Read more »
  • Seven Fun Facts About New England’s Stone Walls
    New England stone walls are as distinctive a feature of the landscape as bayous in Louisiana or redwoods in California. Hundreds of thousands of miles of them criss-cross the region… The post Seven Fun Facts About New England’s Stone Walls appeared first on New England Historical Society.... Read more »


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