In 1907, the U.S. Reindeer Service was organized as part of an effort to domesticate the animals...and Inupiat Eskimos.
In Theodor de Bry’s illustrations for Thomas Harriot’s Brief and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, the Algonquin are made to look like the Irish. Surprise.
And it's unlikely to be the last. One scholar looks at the factors that contributed to the increase in childlessness at the turn of the twentieth century.
If you were reading Bradford's version of events, you might think that the survival of the Pilgrims' settlements was often in danger.
Tofu turkey was created in 1990, but some Americans celebrated Thanksgiving with veggie dishes over a century ago.
Theories abound. Historian William H. Lambert considers the origin of the address and the mythology surrounding its composition.
The Marxist sympathies of Black radical leaders like Paul Robeson, Alice Childress, and Lorraine Hansberry made them targets for the FBI.
The practice began with the 1933 creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, and, specifically, its Indian Division.
This is not the first time the presence of American nuclear weapons in Turkey has been part of a crisis.
Or will continued abundance require serious changes in consumer behavior?