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In the Public Eye

Readers, one thing I’ve noticed in doing Emmett’s research is that back in the early 1900s, if your lifestyle or behavior was even the least little bit out of the ordinary, you can be sure that it would at least make it into the local newspapers. 808 more words

Florida History

Which Side?

Many times when reviewing history we shake our heads in disbelief because old traditions and ideas are sometimes embarrassing to us. We wonder how someone could believe the lies that had been created and were circulating in society at the time. 1,349 more words

Michael C Thomas

From "I didn't know that!" to "Why didn't I know that?"

I love when I read something that makes me exclaim, “Wow, I didn’t know that!”

Often when the “wow” subsides, the “why” chimes in.

Why… 350 more words

Gender

Wretched Richard's Almanac: Mr. Blackwell Does Not Approve

July 23, 1851

In 1840s and 50s New England, both the women’s suffrage and temperance movements were heating up. The convention held at Seneca Falls in 1848 to discuss “the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman” was a revolutionary beginning in the struggle by women for complete equality with men. 326 more words

Humor

Madness & Wickedness

As much as I love historical fiction, I am glad I didn’t live when girls had few options. I was reminded of this fact while reading  243 more words

Book Review

July 18, 1914

SEEKS TO PLACATE ULSTER.; Asquith Negotiating with Unionist Leader and Carson.

LONDON, Saturday, July 18. – The Government is making strong efforts to reach a settlement in the Ulster problem. 212 more words

July 17, 1914

LITTLE REPUBLICS NEARING A CRISIS; Revolutionary Situation in Haiti and Santo Domingo Rapidly Growing Worse.

WASHINGTON, July 16. — The revolutionary troubles in Haiti and Santo Domingo grow worse instead of better, and the uneasiness of the United States Government has increased accordingly. 281 more words