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Episode 53: All Beauty Must Die: Murder Ballads

Ballads are enduring relics of rich oral tradition. From literary epics like Beowulf, to the seedier broadside ballads sold at public executions; these story songs give us a glimpse at the practices and values of distant times and places. 376 more words

EPISODES

A4 Research: The Handwritten Sign and Gillian Wearing's Legacy

“When you are working with strangers there’s that chance element which is a way of finding things that you don’t think are there. It dislodges the perception of what is in front of your eyes.” (1: p.45)

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Research & Reflection

Only Through the Door of the Jail

It is well known (by people who know me) that I am a big fan of Herkimer’s 1834 Jail.  When Steven noticed tours would be available this past Monday, I was delighted.  493 more words

Humor

A Northern Light

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Genre: Historical Fiction, YA
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers

This review contains no spoilers. 738 more words

Books

Book review: Explore Fossils!: With 25 Great Projects, by Cynthia Light Brown and Grace Brown

Brown, Cynthia Light and Grace Brown. Explore Fossils! With 25 Great Projects. (Series: Explore Your World). Illus. Bryan Stone. Nomad, 2016. $14.95. 96p. 978-1-61930-335-5. Ages 8-11. 142 more words

Book Reviews

newpaper illustrations of the Chester Gillette trial

Chester Gillette under arrest – The World (NY) 7-18-1906

Chester Gillette – The World (NY) 7-22-1906

Grace Brown -The World (NY) 7-22-1906

map of crime locale – The World (NY) 7-22-1906… 421 more words

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