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  • How a Jewish female textile artist folded her identities into a challah cover
    Food plays a critical role in many Jewish religious festivities, such as challah bread at weekly Shabbat services or holidays. Whether baked into two long braids or a round domed crown, this bread, doused in shiny egg wash, is also covered with fabric for religious and functional purposes. Given the... Read more »
  • VideoMaking history happen: Reflecting on DACA and its impact
    In 2011, one year after the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act failed to pass through the Senate, members of Dream Team Los Angeles (DTLA) met for dinner to strategize. DTLA was unwilling to give up on the national campaign which had been led by several hundred... Read more »
  • 2 experts, 165 coins, 1 really big head
    While installing a new exhibition called Really BIG Money, we—collections manager Jennifer and mount maker Laura—faced a number of challenges, mainly mounting really big objects. One of the trickiest tasks we faced was mounting 165 coins together to form a gigantic Roman coin, complete with the head of a Roman... Read more »
  • Sparkles under the spotlight: Designing a costume for Kristi Yamaguchi
    Picture it: you're sitting with thousands of other audience members in a darkened arena. Suddenly, a spotlight illuminates a small circle on the ice. Posed under the light, you see Kristi Yamaguchi, ready to skate. For the thousands of people who saw Yamaguchi perform during her professional career, the drama... Read more »
  • Servant of God: How a 1960s magazine addressed gay men’s spiritual needs
    The cover of the December 1960 issue of “ONE: The Homosexual Viewpoint,” titled “Homosexual, Servant of God,” picturing three kings on their journey to Bethlehem, commemorated in Epiphany and Three Kings’ Day. This holiday is closely associated with many different Christian traditions, particularly those of Latinx and Eastern European Christian... Read more »
  • What can really BIG money teach us about our world?
    Long feathers that shimmer in the light. A formidably heavy stone ring. An iron blade taller than most children. A hoard of ancient coins with hundreds of imperial eyes. It’s almost impossible to walk by these attention-grabbing monetary objects and not want to know about the places they come from... Read more »
  • Rosie, Wendy, and Government Girls: The women behind the war
    Poster, “Soldiers without guns.” Courtesy of Library of Congress (2002719121)In 1943, faced with labor shortages during World War II, U.S. Secretary of War Henry Stimson began promoting the “Get Women to Work” campaign. To win the war, Stimson stated, the United States would need to "fully utilize, immediately and effectively,... Read more »

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  • Will Artificial Intelligence be the Agent of Capitalism's (and Humanity's) Creative Destruction?
    Alicia Vikander in Ex Machina (Film 4/DNA Films, 2015)     In an underrated 2009 film, “Leaves of Grass,” Edward Norton’s character, a Yale professor, is told by a rabbi, “We are animals, Professor Kincaid, with brains that trick us into thinking we aren’t.”  Indeed.  We are animals cursed with... Read more »
  • Trump’s Involvement in the January 6 Conspiracy Is Easy to Prove
    Donald Trump addresses the "Stop the Steal" Rally, January 6, 2021     The Italian author Primo Levi, himself a holocaust survivor, proclaimed that “Every age has its own fascism.” Today, Americans wonder whether we are in our own drift towards an undermining of democratic values, which comes not with... Read more »
  • Dr. Gillian Frank on the Decimation of Roe v. Wade
    Well, that was a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad, Unprecedented, Precedent-Destroying Week at the Supreme Court. To help make sense of SCOTUS’ reversal of Roe v. Wade, I spoke to Dr. Gillian Frank, a historian of sexuality and religion. This is the first of a series of Skipped conversations... Read more »
  • "Our Best Memorial to the Dead Would be Our Service to the Living"
    Women’s Overseas Service League Seattle Unit members on the 50th Anniversary of Armistice, November 11, 1968. From left to right:  Mrs. Edna Lord (American RedCross), Mrs. I.M. (Anna) Palmaw (Army Nurse Corps), Miss Rose Glass (YMCA), and Miss Blanche Wenner (YMCA). Women’s Overseas Service League Collection, National WWI Museum and... Read more »
  • Excerpt: The Fires of Stavishche, 1919
          PROLOGUE: Stavishche: June 15-16, 1919   As dusk fell, a near full moon shone over Stavishche. Isaac and his wife, Rebecca, enjoyed a break from a long workweek, relaxing and celebrating with friends under the moonlight in a courtyard garden. Suddenly, the air erupted with nearby gunshots:... Read more »
  • Florida's Divisive Concepts Bill Mistakes What Historians Do, with Dire Implications
    Conservative activist Christopher Rufo and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis with supporters of Florida's HB 7, April 2022.      Two weeks ago, the Southern Poverty Law Center filed an Amicus Brief in Falls v. DeSantis maintaining that Florida’s H.B.7, which was passed in April and goes into effect on July... Read more »
  • Why Andrew Jackson Believed in Gun Control
          Few American presidents loved guns more than Andrew Jackson.  By the time he entered the White House, Jackson had been in over 100 duels and believed fervently that an armed citizenry was freedom’s best defense.  “A million of armed freemen,” declared Jackson during his first inaugural address, “can never... Read more »

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  • Records of French Prizes uploaded to Prize Papers portal
    Court records, ship’s papers and mail-in-transit revealing the details of French ships captured during the War of the Austrian Succession are now available online for the first time. The records from ten ships captured by the English from their French opponents between 1740 and 1748 have been uploaded online today... Read more »
  • The National Archives and Arts Council England embark on a new three-year collaboration
    The National Archives and Arts Council England are pleased to announce that they have signed a collaboration agreement until 2024, building on a long history of mutual support. Archives, libraries and museums are closely connected in their work and our two organisations have many shared values and goals. Dr Valerie... Read more »
  • The National Archives to publish court judgments
    The National Archives has today taken on responsibility for the external publication of court judgments, creating the first publicly available government database of judgments. John Sheridan, Digital Director at The National Archives said: ‘We are taking on this role as keepers of the public record, working under the Public Records... Read more »
  • The National Archives welcomes Vice-Chancellor as new Chair of Board
    The National Archives has welcomed Professor Andrew Wathey CBE as the new Chair of its advisory Board for a three-year term. Professor Wathey succeeds Lesley Cowley OBE, the inaugural holder of the role, who stepped down in March, at the conclusion of a transformative and highly successful six-year tenure. Professor... Read more »
  • Records at Risk Fund awards grants to save vulnerable collections
    Today we are pleased to announce the successful applicants who have received grants from our Records at Risk Fund. Eight archives from across England and Scotland have each received grants of up to £5,000. The Records at Risk Fund provides support for urgent, short-notice interventions to save historical records, in... Read more »
  • First MOD service personnel records now available
    Today, the first tranche of Ministry of Defence (MOD) service personnel records will go on to our catalogue and be made available for ordering. These are the first of 9.7 million records that will be transferred from MOD over a six-year period. The records are those in series WO 420... Read more »
  • SafePod for data research available at Kew
    We have today become one of the first places in the UK to host a SafePod for data research. A SafePod is a small prefabricated room, which provides the necessary security and controls to enable a researcher to access and work on data that requires secure access. In most cases... Read more »

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  • The Extraordinary Voyage of the Charles W. Morgan
    In 1916, a 72-year-old sea captain named Benjamin Cleveland decided to take a 75-year-old wooden vessel on one last voyage.  So Cleveland, of Martha’s Vineyard, bought the Charles W. Morgan, a square-rigged whaleship laid up in dry dock for the past three years. Cleveland was a skillful whaler, according to... Read more »
  • From Massachusetts Huts for Shipwreck Survivors Grew the U.S. Coast Guard
    Sometime before the Civil War, Henry David Thoreau and his friend were hiking along the outer edge of Cape Cod when they got caught in a storm. The desolate beach offered no shelter from the biting wind and cold rain, but then they came across a wooden shack. The Massachusetts... Read more »
  • Ashley Bryan, the Maine Man Who Showed the World Black Is Beautiful
    Ashley Bryan was not what you’d expect living in the Cranberry Isles, a fishing community off Acadia National Park. Born in Harlem during the Great Depression, he came to the islands in the 1950s after surviving World War II. From that tiny Maine island, he spread a message of hope... Read more »
  • Luke Ryan, Ben Franklin’s Favorite Irish Pirate
    Ben Franklin spent most of the American Revolution in Paris, negotiating an alliance with the French. But he had a side hustle: running a small fleet of privateers headed by an Irish pirate named Luke Ryan. Ryan actually tricked Franklin into giving him a privateering commission by using a hapless... Read more »
  • Edward Fitch, a Massachusetts Martyr in Bleeding Kansas
    During the long struggle to abolish slavery in America, Edward Fitch did not hold political office. Nor did he serve as an officer of the Union Army or in any other position typically honored in connection to the Civil War. But without the commitment, fortitude and sacrifice of men like... Read more »
  • Dartmouth Starts a Campus Navy in World War II
    Eighteen-year-old George Berkowitz, wearing his brand-new Marine uniform, lined up in military order with his Dartmouth College classmates and awaited his orders. The drill instructor shouted, “Right face!” Berkowitz turned left face. The drill instructor came over to scrutinize him, read his nametag and said, “Berkowitz!” “Yes, sir,” he said.... Read more »
  • Zouaves and Contrabands: Winslow Homer’s Civil War
    Before the Civil War broke out, a military fashion craze from North Africa took hold of the United States. Men, women and children dressed in Turkish-flavored outfits inspired by the Zouaves, a French infantry unit famous for its fighting prowess in Algeria and the Crimea. When the Civil War broke... Read more »


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