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The Hidden History of Segregation in Libraries

Authors Wayne and Shirley Wiegand talk about a little-known chapter in the Civil Rights Movement.

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19 Jun 2018

“Fighting Bob” and the History of U.S. Progressivism

How digitized access to Robert La Follette’s Papers promotes insight into progressive politics, then and now.

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12 Jun 2018

One Hundred Years of the British Royal Air Force

Crossing class and gender boundaries, the men and women of the RAF continue to shape the story of Great Britain.

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04 Jun 2018

Remembering Our Four-Legged Friends Who Served

Exploring military history through the poignant history of dogs in the armed services since WWI.

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23 May 2018

Happy Birthday, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Party like a researcher and explore the life, works and legacy of the creator of Sherlock Holmes.

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21 May 2018

Queen Victoria’s Influence on the Royal Wedding Gown

If Meghan Markle wears white, she’s following tradition started by her great-great-great-grandmother-in-law.

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17 May 2018

The Contradictory Origins of Mother’s Day

How a call for social action became a patriotic holiday, then turned into a multibillion-dollar industry.

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10 May 2018

Ragtime, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Rap

What researching the music craze of the Progressive Era reveals about the evolution of American popular music.

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07 May 2018

Content Diversity in the Humanities

Jisc report highlights trends and challenges to libraries in supporting the mix of content researchers require

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30 Apr 2018

Never Forget: Why We Need Holocaust Education

Exploring the value – and challenges – of meaningfully teaching about an emotionally-charged history.

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26 Apr 2018