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American history buffs will probably want to make a trip to the historic Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University. [Read More]
Change isn't easy. Consider the case of Caroline Thibodeaux, a black maid working for a white Jewish family in 1963 in Lake Charles, Louisiana.The character... [Read More]
In the 1962 D-Day ensemble The Longest Day, an aging Henry Fonda plays the small but important role of General Ted Roosevelt Jr. General Roosevelt,... [Read More]
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My "Rewriting American History" column about the dismantling of Confederate monuments generated considerable mail. Some argued there should not be statues honoring traitors such as... [Read More]
My Rewriting American History column of a fortnight ago, about the dismantling of Confederate monuments, generated considerable mail. Some argued there should not be statues... [Read More]
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My "Rewriting American History" column of a fortnight ago, about the dismantling of Confederate monuments, generated considerable mail. [Read More]
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My "Efforts to rewrite American history" column of June 14, about the dismantling of Confederate monuments, generated considerable mail. Some argued there should not be... [Read More]
Except where indicated, all area codes are 419. Toledo Museum of Art: 2445 Monroe St.; 255-8000/​toledomuseum.org; Kara Walker, Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil... [Read More]
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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signed a bill Tuesday allowing Bible courses to be taught in public schools. The bill allows local school boards the option... [Read More]
When hurricane-force winds suddenly struck the Bay, they swept more than 100 boaters into one of the worst sailing disasters in modern American history... [Read More]
If just one Republican senator votes "no" on AHCA and it still passes, it will be the most divisive bill passed in the last century. [Read More]
To the editor: David L. Ulin claims that making Indigenous Peoples Day a city holiday in Los Angeles would "represent a necessary reckoning" with American... [Read More]
One hundred years ago next week, on July 2, 1917, perhaps the worst riot in American history occurred in East St. Louis Illinois. It was... [Read More]
This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of one of the most brutal and shameful episodes of mass violence in American history. Dubbed the East St.... [Read More]
You may have seen the Statue of Liberty, but never like this! Lego teamed up with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History for a... [Read More]
My ''Rewriting American History'' column of a fortnight ago, about the dismantling of Confederate monuments, generated considerable mail. Some argued there should not be statues... [Read More]
Using national treasures and everyday common objects, the museum tells the story of American democracy with The Nation We Build Together, the newly renovated west... [Read More]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place, hosted their annual black-tie gala "A Night of 100... [Read More]
The importance of the frontier in American history was celebrated by the famous American historian Frederick Jackson Turner (from Portage, Wisconsin) in a path-breaking paper... [Read More]
My "Rewriting American History" column of a fortnight ago, about the dismantling of Confederate monuments, generated considerable mail. Some argued there should not be statues... [Read More]
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