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Peter Cooper, 1850


Peter Cooper’s Big Ideas

Steam engines and Jell-O paled beside the famed inventor's greatest legacy.

Kathleen Fitzpatrick


Impertinent Questions with Kathleen Fitzpatrick

On scholarly communities in the digital age.

19th-century miner's lunch pail from the Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum


Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

A segmented miner’s lunch pail from the nineteenth century was, above all, practical, with stacking compartments for stews, pie, cobbler, as well as a cup on top for coffee, which was heated over a ca

Bronze winged foot from Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens in Akron, OH


Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Stan Hywet (stone quarry in Old English) was built between 1912 and 1915 near Akron, OH, by cofounder of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company F. A. Seiberling.


Revolt of the Masses

From Mass Moments, a website ( that is a daily almanac of significant events in the state’s history. It can also be received as a podcast or RSS feed.


Good Stable Manners

In Ancient Rome and Modern America, NEH-funded scholar Margaret Malamud looks at the ways visions of the imperial city have been incorporated into everything from the Constitution to Caes


Wild Time in the Poconos

From The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied, Volume I, May 1832–April 1833, published by the University of Oklahoma Press, 2008, in which the aristocratic naturalist and

Jill Lepore


The Public Historian

How Jill Lepore went from Harvard office temp to Harvard professor.


A Prison Debate

Massachusetts compiles the history of the Norfolk Prison Debate Team, which even beat the likes of Oxford's best.

Hogue painting


Fire on the Walls

Texas looks at the land through the eyes of artist Alexandre Hogue.