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Mary Mallon, Cook, Spreads Typhoid Across NYC: Drunk History 3 appalachiablue Friday Saturday 2 449
Gloria Steinem Goes Undercover, Drunk History 0 appalachiablue Thursday Thursday 8 344
The Mayflower Pioneers: The Hardships They Encountered 12 left-of-center2012 May 3 Tuesday 5 708
Today is Kent State Day. 4 twodogsbarking Tuesday Tuesday 6 223
"Wounded Knee Massacre" ..Proof we fail to teach about .. genocide of Native Americans. 17 Stuart G May 1 May 1 13 817
Prototype of first US dollar coins going up for auction 0 left-of-center2012 Apr 22 Apr 22 7 799
Lexington and Concord 2 sarisataka Apr 19 Apr 19 10 404
Why Did Cahokia, One of North America's Largest Pre-Hispanic Cities, Collapse? 1 left-of-center2012 Apr 16 Apr 16 11 1230
The fork-tailed devil 3 VGNonly Apr 13 Apr 14 8 588
The Gilded Age, Alva Vanderbilt: 'Elites Selling American Children For Aristocratic Titles' 6 appalachiablue Apr 11 Apr 12 3 829
Earliest Photographs of Wash., D.C. 1843-1866 *Incl. Lincoln's Inaugurations March 4, 1861 & 1865 16 appalachiablue Mar 3 Apr 7 44 9398
Labor: Women Who Fought For The Flint, Mich. Sit-Down Autoworker Strikes, 1936-37 3 appalachiablue Apr 4 Apr 4 3 563
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Network of Spies Secrets of War Timeline 0 bucolic_frolic Mar 27 Mar 27 6 416
Hemingway: Behind The Scenes, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick; PBS Premier April 5 0 appalachiablue Mar 26 Mar 26 5 879
FDR Was Related To 12 U.S. Presidents, Here's A Breakdown of His Family Tree: Film 6 appalachiablue Dec 2020 Mar 8 4 1353
The Civil War Defenses of Washington, Protecting The Capital From Attack, 1861-1865 1 appalachiablue Mar 7 Mar 8 7 633
Wash. DC Almost Invaded By 12,000 Troop Confed. Army: Battle of Ft. Stevens, NW, DC, July 1864 0 appalachiablue Mar 7 Mar 7 6 1430
Now available from C-SPAN Classroom: C-SPAN's Virtual Presidents Exhibit. 5 elleng Feb 15 Mar 7 1 1352
1915 Civil War Vets Parade, Grand Army of The Rep. Penn. Ave: 1938 Gettysburg 75th Anniv. 3 appalachiablue Dec 2020 Mar 7 3 980
Will Trump become known as the worst President in all American History? 31 Stuart G Jan 2021 Mar 7 6 1334
Slavery and New York City 1 elleng Feb 26 Feb 26 2 572
The Harp: Augusta Savage's lost masterpiece 3 mia Feb 12 Feb 12 10 1018
The Molly Maguires 1 bucolic_frolic Feb 2021 Feb 2021 6 588
She was the first Black person freed by Lincoln, long before his presidency. 3 Historic NY Feb 2021 Feb 2021 11 1316
Julia Chinn, Enslaved Wife of Richard Mentor Johnson, 9th U.S. Vice President 1837 3 appalachiablue Feb 2021 Feb 2021 12 1820
Clever Ways of Hiding Booze During Prohibition, 1920-1933 5 appalachiablue Dec 2020 Feb 2021 10 1067
WWII Sacrifice At Sea: Feb. 3, 1943, The 4 Chaplains, Sinking of the S.S. Dorchester 2 appalachiablue Feb 2021 Feb 2021 5 947
The Invention That Won World War II 7 Sherman A1 Jun 2019 Feb 2021 17 3404
Lady Gaga Wears Schiaparelli Couture with Giant Dove to Sing National Anthem 7 littlemissmartypants Jan 2021 Jan 2021 22 1629
Last Known Surviving Widow of a Civil War Veteran Dies at 101 in Missouri 4 eppur_se_muova Jan 2021 Jan 2021 6 1152
Wilmington 1898: When white supremacists overthrew a US government 6 Eugene Jan 2021 Jan 2021 14 923
Tonite: Nancy Pelosi On 'Finding Your Roots,' PBS 7 PM Central 5 appalachiablue Jan 2021 Jan 2021 3 709
Black Memorabilia, PBS Independent Lens 0 appalachiablue Jan 2021 Jan 2021 4 536
James Richardson, WWII Soldier in Merrill's Marauders, dies at 99 3 appalachiablue Jan 2021 Jan 2021 3 732
Great Depression: 'Hoovervilles,' Shantytowns For The Poor & Homeless, 1930s 2 appalachiablue Dec 2020 Dec 2020 3 586
What Was Christmas Like for America's Enslaved People? 1 left-of-center2012 Dec 2020 Dec 2020 9 568
Dust Bowl: FDR In Bismarck, No. Dakota, Drought, Insect Plagues 1936 Depression: Film 8 appalachiablue Dec 2020 Dec 2020 5 827
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 appalachiablue Dec 2020 Dec 2020 3 316
NY: Exhibit At 18th C. Dutch Historic House Faces Racist Past, Dyckman Farmhouse Museum & Slavery 0 appalachiablue Dec 2020 Dec 2020 7 862
How the Union Pulled Off a Presidential Election During the Civil War 6 Sherman A1 Nov 2020 Dec 2020 8 742
"What you learned about the 'first Thanksgiving' isn't true. Here's the real story..." 3 BigmanPigman Nov 2020 Nov 2020 16 977
Archaeologists probe oldest, deepest part of Meadowcroft Rockshelter 4 left-of-center2012 Nov 2020 Nov 2020 8 970
2 New Museums Dedicated To Latino, Womens Histories In DC, Plans Reviewed By Senators 0 appalachiablue Nov 2020 Nov 2020 1 585
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 sl8 Nov 2020 Nov 2020 4 574
Beware of the "November Witch!" 3 elleng Nov 2020 Nov 2020 9 879
The True Story of Pocahontas 4 left-of-center2012 Nov 2020 Nov 2020 3 801
A White mob unleashed the worst Election Day violence in U.S. history in Florida a century ago 0 Eugene Nov 2020 Nov 2020 19 587
Mr. President: I confess that I do not entirely approve of this Constitution at present, 3 elleng Nov 2020 Nov 2020 2 478
'Mid-Mod Quincy' Highlights Midcentury Modern Masterpieces 0 Sherman A1 Oct 2020 Oct 2020 1 353
Gloria Steinem 1965 Interview with Dorothy Parker Found. 0 elleng Oct 2020 Oct 2020 2 905
This Tribal Map of America Shows Whose Land You're Actually Living On. 9 elleng Oct 2020 Oct 2020 21 1253
'It was four hundred years ago today that the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, 8 elleng Sep 2020 Oct 2020 7 1893
A question about our Founding Documents 2 PJMcK Oct 2020 Oct 2020 0 687
Mary Katharine Goddard, the Woman who Signed the Declaration of Independence (Smithsonian) 2 eppur_se_muova Sep 2020 Sep 2020 12 1002
The Secret History of America's Only WWII Refugee Camp 1 elleng Sep 2020 Sep 2020 8 1088
First World Trade Center bombing 2/26/93 4 geralmar Feb 2020 Jul 2020 4 3921
If the Cherokees were driven west of the Mississippi, how 6 raccoon May 2020 Jun 2020 1 3554
Before the Civil War, why did wealthy powerful Northerners 7 raccoon Jun 2020 Jun 2020 0 3217
Dismantling the Myth of the "Black Confederate" 2 Eugene Sep 2019 May 2020 15 2240
NYC Historic Roosevelt House: FDR & Eleanor Home, Where The New Deal Happened 6 appalachiablue May 2020 May 2020 7 1575
Interesting video on the restoration of the "Starship Enterprise" model, from the original series 9 A HERETIC I AM Apr 2020 Apr 2020 24 3370
I woke up with "Battle of New Orleans" in my head, so I'll ask. 6 raccoon Apr 2020 Apr 2020 1 1804
MANUFACTURING 3-INC ANTI-AIRCRAFT SHELLS WORLD WAR II ORDNANCE FILM FRANKFORD ARSENAL 1 3 bucolic_frolic Mar 2020 Mar 2020 0 2082
People lost to history 18 Kaleva Jan 2018 Mar 2020 3 8962
Why are we burying history? 4 grumpyduck Jul 2018 Mar 2020 4 2514
What books have helped you understand history? 14 Bucky Dec 2019 Mar 2020 4 2388
How far could a WWII American bomber fly without refueling? Nt 9 raccoon Feb 2020 Feb 2020 0 1789
America's Forgotten Titan: George Westinghouse 3 bucolic_frolic Jan 2020 Jan 2020 2 2406
A question about the impeachment 8 Catamount Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 1848
The deportation of an Iranian student shows the unchecked power of Customs and Border Protection 0 Eugene Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 1235
For an interesting read of a certain time in history. 0 5X Jan 2020 Jan 2020 1 971
Hitler's Last Deadly Secret - U 864 1 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Jan 2020 4 1190
Bombing Hitler's Supergun Documentary HD (Nova) 0 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Jan 2020 3 720
Gamblers, Wastrels and Lumberjacks: An Old Cemetery Gives Up Its Secret History. 0 elleng Dec 2019 Dec 2019 11 1029
"a date which will live in infamy" 8 elleng Dec 2019 Dec 2019 4 1129
Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Legend Exhibition, 'In Her Own Words' At Library of Congress, DC 0 appalachiablue Dec 2019 Dec 2019 3 895
If you're into Great Lakes history 3 Ohiogal Nov 2019 Nov 2019 7 1159
Fannie Mae Duncan 0 struggle4progress Nov 2019 Nov 2019 2 967
The Buffalo Soldiers Who Rode Bikes 3 yonder Sep 2018 Nov 2019 7 2030
Missing From Friday's World Series Lineup in Washington: The President 2 elleng Oct 2019 Oct 2019 1 938
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