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Couple in restaurant

Interesting Mustard

The rise of the restaurant.

Soldiers in the Garden

An "unwilling participant" in the American Revolution writes from her fortified Cambridge, Massachusetts, home.

World Knitting Day 2008

She’s Crafty

Domesticity on the rise in Oregon.

Snow Branch

Of Stillness and Light

With Henry David Thoreau, winter walks can quickly turn into "frolic gambols."

San Francisco in the early 1900s

Impertinent Questions

Newspaper Contest in 1908 asked "When Is It Time to Go Home?"

Disney resort parking structure, Anaheim, CA

Mickey Ramps It Up

Disney parking garage is world's largest.

Freedom Through Conversion

Conflict Endured during Colonial Period in Virginia over Morality of Christians Enslaving Other Christians

Broadway from Fulton Street, 1890.

The City That Never Slept

—From “Mapping Time” by Peter Baldwin. Published in Common-Place, Vol. 6, No. 1 (2005). Printed by permission.