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American Women and Arts and Crafts Pottery

Assuming women did not play a role in the production of American decorative arts is not only ignorant but inaccurate. While many believe serious and academic art can only be the byproduct of masculine endeavors, there is a flaw in the logic which ignores that many male designers would not have achieved their successes without help from the opposite sex. 292 more words


Scriabin: Romance for Horn and Piano

performed by Gregory Hustis, horn; Steven Harlos, piano

Here’s something you might not have heard.

We’ve featured Scriabin and his work on the blog before, and it’s  920 more words


Map: Detroit Region Urbanization 1890 to 2010

I was fascinated by this map of urbanization in the Detroit region and attempted to track down the datasets behind the visualization. Little did I know that I would be in for a big surprise. 179 more words


Flight of Big Foot's Band: Lieutenant Colonel Edwin V. Sumner's Report

I was not aware that Big Foot or his people were considered hostile, and am now at a loss to understand why they were so considered, every act of theirs being within my experience directly to the contrary, and reports made by me were to the effect that the Indians were friendly and quiet.

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Wounded Knee Massacre

The Spitter History Project: 1890 - The Players League (Sigh...)

Years:  1890

A/K/A: The Players Revolt

Best Teams: Louisville (AA) 88-44, Brooklyn (NL) 86-43, Boston (PL) 81-48

Worst Teams: Buffalo (PL) 36-96, Pittsburgh (NL) 23-113, Brooklyn (AA) 26-73… 983 more words

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