My Wikipedia Edits

December 21, 2018 | Comments Off on My Wikipedia Edits

For my final project of the semester, I’ve decided to pursue a small matter of personal importance. This refers to the character of William K. Vanderbilt II, a later member of the Vanderbilt family and a well-known traveler and collector. Having been born 1873 and died in 1944, Vanderbilt had a number of interesting accomplishments […]

Remembering Fort Pillow

December 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Remembering Fort Pillow

The Tragedy in Tennessee: Exploring the Fort Pillow MasThe troubling legacy of the Civil War has created a mass riff on American history. After all, it wasn’t terribly long ago when America became enflamed over controversies surrounding the Southern Confederate memorials, and whether their goal was remembrance or veneration. However, monuments are not the only […]

The Baby Brigade’s Brilliant Businesswoman

November 28, 2018 | Comments Off on The Baby Brigade’s Brilliant Businesswoman

When we think about women who left an impact on American history, names like Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Keller, and Margaret Sanger come to mind. Without a doubt, all of these women have rightfully reserved their places in American history as intelligent and powerful individuals who have left an impact not only on American history but […]

Consuelo and Alva: A Review

October 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Consuelo and Alva: A Review

If you were to either read a book or watch a TV show taking place in the late 1800s or early 1900s, chances are good that you’ll run into certain themes: Opulent mansions, great families and greater fortunes, and the glamor of a bygone era. If this rings a bell, it’s hardly surprising. We as […]

Twitterstorians: Thoughts on the D’Souza/Kruse Exchange

October 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Twitterstorians: Thoughts on the D’Souza/Kruse Exchange

It probably won’t come as a surprise that the Liberal Arts often aren’t given a lot of respect in popular culture. As a student of history myself, I can’t tell how many times I’ve cringed when I hear someone make a joke to the tune of “would you like fries with that?” in response to […]

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