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50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act, 1957

On 12 July we brought together parliamentarians, activists and historians to mark 50 years since the passing of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, which partially decriminalised homosexuality in England and Wales. 974 more words

20th Century History

Use the big screen to generate a love of history (I'm looking at you Dunkirk)

When you buy your ticket to the Dunkirk – and you know you will – make sure that it’s to an iMax theater.

Because this is the type of movie that will kick you in the butt no matter what kind of screen you see it on so you might as well go all in with the super big surround screen. 913 more words


The house that Jack built.

STANTONSBURG — The house that Jack Sherrod built is a hidden history.

Built as a wood structure in 1886, the entire building has been encapsulated into brick and has had multiple additions over the years, but… 1,126 more words


Interviewing Historians of Art and Architecture

Sources for Interviews, Conversations, and Oral Histories

This summer, the College Art Association (CAA) launched a new monthly series of interviews with artists, art historians, theorists, and other art professionals. 799 more words

Architectural History

Oral Interview with Helen Terrell McGee, age 91, and Nancy McGee, part 2

Davenport Town, the racially segregated black neighborhood on the eastern edge of Smyrna

Bill Marchione: I wanted to ask you if you had any experience of the black neighborhood called Davenport Town. 2,894 more words

Points South

A tale of two libraries

It is striking how different book groups organise themselves. Take, for example the two that meet in Putney and Roehampton public libraries. They seem to be alike. 986 more words

Project News

Our Inspiration: Voice of Witness

Emily Breunig, one of our co-founders, taught community college composition for years, often using a text called the Voice of Witness Reader. So of course… 394 more words

Social Studies