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Historical Flavor: Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Like many young girls growing up, the Little House books of Laura Ingalls Wilder stoked my reading habit. Who knows? They may have even influenced my desire to write historicals of that time period. 91 more words

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Blood, Brains, and Fingertips: Three Guys and an Aura

-contributed by Rhonda Rinehart.

When “Psychic Killer” was released in 1975, there wasn’t much on the surface to set it apart from other horror movies of the same ilk.  570 more words

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Think like an Archivist

-contributed by Emily Gainer.

October is American Archives Month and National Family History Month.  Two important topics in one month!  In recognition, I wanted to share a little bit about how an archivist (me) thinks about storing family treasures. 387 more words

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Photography Podcast

Listen to the podcast by Sarah Donahue about the history of photography, and what makes these pictures historical and memorable (talking about the photos: Falling Man by Richard Drew, V-J Day in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt, Migrant Mother by Dorothea Lang, and Lunch Atop a Skyscraper (photographer unknown)). 64 more words

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Portugal's white gold

It is likely that it was the attraction of metals, fishing and opportunities for salt evaporation that brought in turn the Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians and eventually the Romans to Iberia’s southern coastal waters and land. 494 more words

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