In 1909, Kathlyn Oliver called for the creation of a servants' trade union that was “as important to the community as the worker[s] in any other sphere."
Slumber party rituals are indeed alive and well, and being passed down to the next generation in person and online.
A dive into the the University of Connecticut Pins and Button Collection gives a wearable history of progressive causes.
People want to believe that the person they trust with their money, or their hearts, is telling the truth. The con artist relies on that.
How did the arcadian shepherd and chivalric knight-errant, centuries-old fixtures of European literature, give way to this witty rascal, the pícaro?
On the North Atlantic, the ships were small and the trips were long, making it difficult to maintain the land-based social distinctions.
Devadāsīs appealed to a longstanding tradition to argue that they had a legitimate position in their modernizing nation.
CB radio was portrayed as a mostly white enthusiasm in its heyday, but Black CB users were active as early as 1959.
In 1927, the parade replaced live animals with helium balloons designed by puppeteer Tony Sarg.
Cedric Robinson proposed that the Black radical tradition was necessitated into existence by “racial capitalism.”