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The Deaths of Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde went to their deaths on May 23, 1934
Three generations of men on family farm

Our Farming Ancestors

While fewer farming family can be found today than many years ago, they still remain an important concept for any genealogist to understand.

Social Work Traditions and Jane Addams

Was Jane Addams a social worker? Donald Breiland explores in a piece that delves into the definitions of social work today and yesterday.

Preserving the Past: Natural History in North America

A look at early natural history collection methods.

A Plan to Get the Poor to Eat Healthy Food—in the 1890s

Early efforts to get Americans to eat healthy food started with targeting poor citizens.

Why Antitrust Progressives Didn’t Curb the Power of Big Business

The limits of Progressive ideology in curbing antitrust practices in the U.S.

Ballpoint Pen CSI

A short history of the ballpoint pen and early debates about its impact on handwriting.

James Truslow Adams: Dreaming up the American Dream

Background on James Truslow Adams, who coined the phrase The American Dream.

Beavers, Hats, and the Fur Trade

Origins of the North American fur trade.

The Lusitania Effect

How the Lusitania Effect impacted German-American relations in pre-World War I German.