circa 1955:  American humorist and author John Henry Faulk (1913 - 1990), narrates the history of early America in a still from the television program,'They Call It Folk Music.'  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Hearing Harriet Smith

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.
One of the restored Ben Shahn murals at the Bronx General Post Office. Credit Ed García Conde/Welcome2TheBronx.com

Erasing History at the USPS

When United States Post Office (USPS) Tries to Sell Off Historic New Deal Sites, Scholars and Communities Protest