The Modern Invention of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving as we know it was deliberately invented in the nineteenth century.

Waking the Spirits: The Diaries of John A. Clark

During the fall and winter of 1861-1862, Clark and many other officials in Santa Fe attended at least eight séances.

A Hell of a Cracker

The unusual origin of the graham cracker
hot dogs: americas cheap meat

Hot Dogs: America’s Fast, Cheap Meat

With all due respect to hamburgers and apple pie, hot dogs are arguably the most American of foods.