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  • Of service and thanks: Collecting after January 6
    Like many around the world, I spent the afternoon of January 6, 2021, watching the news and absorbing the chaotic events unfolding at the U.S. Capitol. On January 7, I spent several hours surveying the National Mall, collecting abandoned objects that I hoped would one day offer some insight into... Read more »
  • Does Thanksgiving have room for both thankfulness and mourning?
    Is there room in Americans’ Thanksgiving celebrations for both thankfulness and mourning?That challenging question arose as my colleagues and I took a new look at encounters in the 1600s between English Pilgrims and the Wampanoag people in eastern Massachusetts. A showcase exhibition, titled Upending 1620: Where Do We Begin?, now... Read more »
  • VideoGus Arriola and Gordo, agents of Mexican culture
    On February 3, 2008, San Francisco Chronicle writer Wyatt Buchanan reflected on the life of Gustavo "Gus" Arriola, creator of the comic strip Gordo. Buchanan quoted Arriola’s 1989 words: “my main goal [in the strip] was to maintain a positive awareness of Mexico through all the years, every day, without... Read more »
  • “Maggie of the Boondocks”: Martha Raye and a lifetime of service to the U.S. Armed Forces
    Around 1966, Dr. Carl Bartecchi was serving as an army flight surgeon in the Mekong Delta in South Vietnam. When units in his area engaged in heavy combat with a Viet Cong force, Bartecchi found himself treating wounded men in rapid succession. In the operating room he heard a woman’s... Read more »
  • Refrigerators and women’s empowerment: The “peaceful revolution” of rural electrification
    Louisan Mamer, known as the First Lady of the REA, spearheaded the expansion of women’s roles in business and leadership through her work with the Rural Electrification Administration. “Louisan Mamer, a Lifetime at the REA.” Archives Center, Louisan E. Mamer Rural Electrification Administration Papers (AC0862-0000006)Although women's empowerment can have a... Read more »
  • Unveiling the Caramelo Deportivo through conservation
    In preparation for an exhibition, all objects undergo a thorough assessment of their condition. Conservators determine whether the objects require stabilization treatment and recommend environmental conditions and mounts so that pieces from our collection can be safely displayed. Conservators play a special role at the Smithsonian, repairing and preserving our... Read more »
  • Caramelo Deportivo: A card collection that blurred baseball's color line
    Caramelo Deportivo baseball card album after treatment by conservation technician Verónica Mercado Oliveras. The album contains cards of umpires, coaches, and players from Cuba’s four professional teams: Habana, Marianao, Cienfuegos, and Almendares. It also lists past seasons’ champions and records from Major League Baseball. (2016.0369.04)In his book A House of... Read more »

History News Network


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  • The Roundup Top Ten for December 23, 2021
    HNN DONATION DRIVE 2021 This is our last Roundup Top Ten of 2021. All year we've been selecting the best opinion, long-form, and "thinkpiece" writing by historians (and some other scholars too) from around the web each week. Our Roundup features the best of established and emerging voices in the... Read more »
  • Editor's Choice, 2021: 25 Articles Showing How HNN Covered Another Tumultuous Year
    The Cult of the Lost Cause and the Invention of General Pickett (1/13) by Ann Banks George Pickett – Major General George E. Pickett – was our family’s marquee Confederate relation, distant cousin though he was. For a long time what I knew about him was pretty much what everyone... Read more »
  • To our Readers: To Keep HNN Publishing Original Stories Like These, Contribute to Our Reader Fund Drive
    Dear Readers, As December progresses, we are continuing our annual reader fund drive. I'll get right to the point: HNN needs your support to keep bringing you historical perspective on current events and informed commentary by historians. Without your contributions, there won't be an HNN.  I hope you agree that... Read more »
  • A Walk Around the "Wood that Built London"
        Working as a conservation volunteer at the London Wildlife Trust’s Local Nature Reserve at Sydenham Hill Wood in southeast London, I was fascinated to learn about the ancient woodland of which it is a surviving remnant. This expanse of oaks once covered a seven-mile stretch of what is... Read more »
  • The Roundup Top Ten for January 7, 2022
    Militias Were Hiding in Plain Sight Before 1/6. They're Still a Threat by Kathleen Belew The January 6 attack on the Capitol and the election results was not a one-off coup attempt; it was a recruitment event for the militant far right which increasingly threatens democracy.   With Omicron, We... Read more »
  • A Year Later: Our Tattered and Fragile Democracy
      President Biden said on December 9 that our democracy “can at times be fragile, but it also inherently resilient.” Not everyone, however, is so optimistic as the President. The events of January 6 have sparked a host of fears, coming from responsible quarters, that our “fragile democracy” is in... Read more »
  • Debt Jubilees: An Ancient Solution for a Modern Problem
            In many of the most prominent ancient civilizations, including ancient Babylon, Egypt, Sparta, China, and others, excessive household debt was a huge and recurring problem. Debt, which was both a necessary and pervasive element of these economies, did many of the same things then that it does now: it facilitated payment for labor, allowed... Read more »

The National Archive (UK)


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  • DCDC22 Conference: Call for papers
    The call for papers is now open for the next DCDC Conference, which will be held virtually from 11 to 15 July 2022. The deadline to submit a proposal for this year’s conference is close of business on Friday, 11 February 2022. DCDC (Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities) is a cross-sectoral... Read more »
  • Kate Williams, Amber Butchart, and Mel Backe-Hansen join our 20sPeople season of online talks
    We can today announce more details of the online events programme as part of our 20sPeople season marking this month’s publication of the 1921 Census. Historians and broadcasters Kate Williams, Amber Butchart and Mel Backe-Hansen will all give online talks as part of the season which also features an onsite... Read more »
  • 1921 Census for England and Wales published today
    Today we have published the 1921 Census for England and Wales online with our partners Findmypast. Taken on 19 June 1921, the census is a survey of 38 million people living in England and Wales during a period of economic turmoil between two world wars and recovering from a global... Read more »
  • Cabinet Office files from 1997-2000
    Today we have released Cabinet Office files (CAB and PREM series) covering the period 1997-2000.... Read more »
  • Prime Minister’s files from 1998 – 2000 released
    Today we release files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office covering the first years of Tony Blair’s premiership. The newly released Cabinet Office files (CAB and PREM) shed light on a range of subjects both at home and abroad under Blair’s leadership. Some examples of files being released... Read more »
  • Digital art installation now on site
    The National Archives’ first ever artist-in-residence, Michael Takeo Magruder, has this week unveiled [re]Encoding the Archive – an exhibition of three newly commissioned installations that explore our journey into the Digital Age. These pieces arose from in-depth dialogue and collaboration with experts from three specialist teams at The National Archives,... Read more »
  • Regional hubs to offer free online access to 1921 Census of England and Wales
    Today we can announce two regional hubs that will provide free online access to the 1921 Census of England and Wales from 6 January 2022. The census will be available online via our commercial partner Findmypast and will be free to access in this way at The National Archives, in... Read more »

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