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Dan Cohen, Amanda French, Mills Kelly and Tom Scheinfeldt podcast about phone apps and what they might mean for museums, historical sites, and other places digital humanists care about.

They also had generally nice things to say about the…

On December 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan bombed Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii.

On December 8, President Roosevelt delivered the "Day of Infamy" speech; 81 percent of the nation listened on radio.

Within an hour, the United States Congress…

A YouTube download of Edward R Murrow's critique of Senator Joseph McCarthy's hearings and anti-communism crusade. Broadcast March 9, 1954, Murrow's program, "See It Now" linked together McCarthy's own words and pictures in a critical analysis of the…

Maya Angelous wrote "On the Pulse of the Morning" for the Presidental Inauguration Ceremony ofPresident William Jefferson Clinton, January 20, 1993

SSgt William Voght served in the US Army from 1942-1944 in the Pacific where he flew 59 combat missions as a gunner on B-24s. By the end of the war, he had earned the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal and Southwest Pacific campaign ribbon with…

Lt. Col. Folmer Sogaard served in the US military from 1940-1960. During World War II, Sogaard flew with the 63rd Bomb Squadron, 43rd Bomb Group of the 5th Air Force--his plane, a B-17F Flying Fortress #41-24520 "Fightin Swede". Folmer was the…

Mary Anne "Molly" (Mason) Anderson (1834-1928), was the daughter of John Young Mason (1799-1859) and Mary Ann (Fort) Mason, and wife of Archer Anderson (1838-1918). Mary Anne married Archer Anderson, son of Joseph Reid Anderson, president of…

Racial tension and violence accompanied Virginia state elections in 1883 when Democrats succeeded in ousting the more racially-egalitarian Readjuster Party. Riots centered in Danville, but tension and unrest spread to neighboring regions. In the…

Racial tension and violence accompanied Virginia state elections in 1883 when Democrats succeeded in ousting the more racially-egalitarian Readjuster Party. Riots centered in Danville, killing four African Americans wounding numerous others. In the…