Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has been a controversial diagnosis since it was first described, back in the 1940s.
"Hoisting" at the professional level could bring a sense of pride, along with the relief of avoiding grueling domestic work.
Black players were banned from Major League Baseball during the Jim Crow era. Other players walked the color line—gently.
In early 20th-century New York, men accused of "ruining" women under eighteen could avoid prosecution by marrying them.
A landscape architect of the 1950s predicted that lady drivers would want pastel-colored pavement on the interstate.
One of the flash points in the LGBTQ+ movement was liquor licenses, which were the subject of important legal cases.
Articles in the underground press capture what's missing from our romanticized memory of that fateful season.
The gay men's magazines QQ and Ciao! were unabashedly liberated, but they still catered to an exclusive audience.
Before "local" became a foodie obsession, small groups of women published collections of their own recipes. And still do!
But one thing has been constant: the tendency to call some foods better for you than others.