We look back at the work of social activist Dorothy Day, who's staunch defense of labor unions fell in-line with the activism of the Catholic Church.
The origin of coal miners' unions during the late 19th century.
In the University of Texas library, our writer found a previously unknown audiotape of an interview with a woman who'd been born into slavery.
The history of the book club.
The history of wet nurses
Long before Ashley Madison, married people found ways to cheat.
A look at changing public opinion of birth control.
Ethnicity and job occupation are but a few factors in tracing the political leanings of your ancestors.
Gynecologists of the past would be shocked by today's insights on female sexuality.
It has been 90 years since Ossian Sweet tried to move into his new home; since police stood by and did nothing as a mob threw rocks.