Right when the U.S. needed supplies for World War II, military contractors started overcharging. An obscure senator from Missouri challenged them.
During the influenza pandemic, the Arizona city's police force fined and arrested people for not wearing face masks.
American popular culture flourished in the 1930s, despite the Great Depression. One thing that helped: artists being included in the New Deal.
Grant’s presidency is often overlooked, but his accomplishments around civil rights are getting more consideration from historians.
The number of MoMA-CIA crossovers is highly suspicious, to say the least.
During the Great Depression, Communists took to the streets to fight racism, poverty, and injustice. Among them were Black women.
A century ago, Catholic nuns from Philadelphia recalled what it was like to tend to the needy and the sick during the great influenza pandemic of 1918.
The wildly popular books helped people understand farming and health through the movement of the planets, in a way compatible with Protestantism.
Ninety-eight issues of the influential journal are part of the open access, “Independent Voices” collection from Reveal Digital. Scholars of Black history, take note.
Historians Judith Apter Klinghoffer and Lois Elkis argue that this wasn't oversight. New Jersey legislators knew exactly what they were doing.