Originally published 02/12/2015
Before the Census was mailed to every household in America, it was gathered by counters walking door-to-door who collected along the way an inadvertent historical record not just of who we were in 1880 or 1940, but who we lived next to.
Originally published 02/10/2015
The mayor of Greenwood, S.C., wants to alter a war memorial to remove references to racial segregation, but historians claim it will destroy the memorial's historical integrity.
Originally published 12/15/2014
What we should learn from Senator Abraham Ribicoff’s failed attempt.
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