Austrian born Lise Meitner (1878-1968), a Jewish convert to Christianity and pioneering woman of science, was a renowned physicist who co-discovered nuclear fission. This discovery made nuclear weapons possible although this was not her intention.
Imagine you purchased a box of used books and found buried within a tattered satchel dating from the First World War. What would you do with it? This scenario played in the summer of 2016, when a thrift store benefiting an Alabama-based women’s shelter contacted the CUA Archives.
The latest post in the American Childhoods series on H-Amstdy is up. The piece, titled "The Black Child (re)Imagined," is by Debbie Olson. In it, Olson examines the connect between popular representations of Black youth and a propensity among many to view Black youth as prone to violence and criminality.
It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity: Ninety years of manufactured weather in Washington
The Champlain Society August 2017 Findings/Trouvailles post, a glimpse into the late-20th-century legal history of hockey through correspondence related to the Blainey v. OHA case, is now online!
yes ryan, we have come a long way but, thankfully, in the long journey we have not lost our way. thanks, jerry
Mary Beth Fraser Connolly's relationship with Justina and Blandina Segale and the Santa Maria Institute has been going on for two decades.
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How to Present Yourself Professionally (on a budget), Part II
Building an Online Presence: Personal Websites, LinkedIn, Twitter …