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The last known photo of Ulysses S. Grant. 18 Bleacher Creature Feb 2022 Thursday 33 1646
Mary Katharine Goddard, the Woman who Signed the Declaration of Independence (Smithsonian) 4 eppur_se_muova Sep 2020 Tuesday 12 1595
Just watched some of FDR's state of the union in 1941 where he laid out the 4 freedoms 2 captain queeg Jul 26 Jul 27 9 324
The Pioneers by David McCullough 2 Marthe48 Jul 22 Jul 22 4 237
The Founding of the United States 4 elleng Jul 17 Jul 17 7 416
Clifford L. Alexander Jr., whose long career as a leading adviser to Democratic presidents 0 elleng Jul 5 Jul 5 3 543
How the 1812 Overture Became Music for the Fourth of July 1 elleng Jul 5 Jul 5 1 271
On This Day in History July 4, 1826: Thomas Jefferson and John Adams die. 0 elleng Jul 4 Jul 4 4 306
1776, if it's not on TCM or elsewhere, I may actually pay to 'rent' it, sucker that I am. 12 elleng Jun 30 Jul 1 4 653
The Siena Presidential Ranking Poll Screws Up Again. Unfair to James Buchanan and Andrew Johnson. 5 NNadir Jun 22 Jun 23 8 522
'Bringing us together': The Ann Richards Legacy Project releases new book 'The One Ann Only.' 1 TexasTowelie Jun 21 Jun 22 5 375
Battle of St. Leonard Creek 0 elleng Jun 22 Jun 22 4 357
THE BURNING DESIRE FOR EDUCATION 1 elleng Jun 20 Jun 20 3 335
--Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1938 3 elleng Jun 20 Jun 20 5 280
Learn Our History Today: On June 16, 1858, Abraham Lincoln gave his famous "House Divided" 0 elleng Jun 20 Jun 20 1 206
Charles Blockson's grade school teacher told him Black people have no history. He set out to prove h 0 cbabe Jun 18 Jun 18 5 304
Audie Murphy, 'What's My Line?': One of the Most Decorated Combat Soldiers of WW2, Texan, Democrat 12 appalachiablue May 15 Jun 16 5 809
Documents Rediscovered: Sojourner Truth's Historic Fight to Save Her Young Son from Slavery 6 appalachiablue Jun 15 Jun 15 20 681
On This Day - June 13, 1777, during the American Revolution, a young French aristocrat 4 elleng Jun 13 Jun 13 5 348
On This Day in History June 12, 1776 In Williamsburg, the Virginia Convention adopted 2 elleng Jun 12 Jun 12 0 282
How RFK Could Have Become President 3 Jilly_in_VA Jun 3 Jun 3 4 554
Did Jack Welch break Capitalism? 6 SleeplessinSoCal Jun 1 Jun 3 2 513
Historical Context Of JIM Crow 0 elleng May 18 May 18 8 371
On This Day in History May 17, 1769 George Washington criticizes "taxation without representation" 2 elleng May 17 May 17 2 400
Lincoln Quote of The Week... 5 elleng May 15 May 15 15 422
On This Day in History May 14, 1804 Lewis and Clark depart to explore the Northwest 6 elleng May 15 May 15 2 476
May 10, 1869 The Golden Spike 0 elleng May 10 May 10 2 384
The Man Who Accidentally Killed The Most People In History 0 Uncle Joe May 2022 May 2022 11 743
May 2, 1927, Buck v. Bell, Supreme Ct. Sterilization of Unfit; Eugenics, 1924 Immigration Law, Nazis 0 appalachiablue May 2022 May 2022 5 631
"The Wobblies": Iconic Film on the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Is Rereleased for May Day 3 Uncle Joe Apr 2022 Apr 2022 4 462
The Death of President Roosevelt, April 12, 1945 7 appalachiablue Apr 2022 Apr 2022 7 479
Legacy of Ulysses S. Grant Complicated 200 Years After Birth 2 Sherman A1 Apr 2022 Apr 2022 5 548
THE PEARL, Largest Attempted Slave Escape In US History, 1848, Wash., DC: Paul Jennings 2 appalachiablue Apr 2022 Apr 2022 6 531
Fight w Descendants of The Enslaved, Employee Firings At Montpelier, Home of J. Madison, 4th US Pres 1 appalachiablue Apr 2022 Apr 2022 4 433
Crews work to save decommissioned WWII destroyer taking on water 2 Sherman A1 Apr 2022 Apr 2022 5 582
1911 video of New York City (remastered, colorized) 7 steve2470 Apr 2022 Apr 2022 21 901
NY Slave Revolt of April 6, 1712: Prelude To Decades of Hardship; Sojourner Truth, Dutch New York 5 appalachiablue Apr 2022 Apr 2022 12 671
April 9, 1865, Appomattox, Virginia hostilities cease 1 elleng Apr 2022 Apr 2022 5 672
April 6, 1846 - 0 Sherman A1 Apr 2022 Apr 2022 8 398
Roosevelt & Churchill In Ottawa And Quebec - SOUND 0 bucolic_frolic Apr 2022 Apr 2022 5 381
The Interesting Thesis that the Turning Point of the US Civil War Was a Battle the Union Lost. 2 NNadir Jan 2022 Apr 2022 6 849
The Founding of the United States 1 elleng Mar 2022 Mar 2022 6 468
Ghost Army honored with gold medal, but who were they? 1 Jilly_in_VA Mar 2022 Mar 2022 3 765
Sorry About Your Sleep. 4 elleng Mar 2022 Mar 2022 1 509
WHY THE FIRST U.S. COWBOYS WERE BLACK 2 appalachiablue Mar 2022 Mar 2022 17 816
California and "This Guy" -- cross-posting from the California group 0 momta Mar 2022 Mar 2022 2 734
National Churchill Museum honors 76th anniversary of Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech 2 Sherman A1 Mar 2022 Mar 2022 0 430
Strange Event Happened In U.S.History (my opinion) Former President Totally Destroyed His Name 13 Stuart G Feb 2022 Mar 2022 10 1471
Historians just ranked the presidents. Trump wasn't last. 7 left-of-center2012 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 7 1222
Favorite period in AH -- the Revolutionary War 3 ificandream Feb 2022 Feb 2022 1 488
Arizona archaeologist says she's found artifacts linked to famed 1540 expedition 10 left-of-center2012 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 51 2613
Rarely-seen photos tell the story of America's Black Civil War soldiers 2 left-of-center2012 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 9 763
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre 1 Sherman A1 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 5 433
Illinois Agriculture Boomed During World War I 0 Sherman A1 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 0 426
Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson Was Court-Martialed for Refusing to Move to the Back of a Bus 1 Sherman A1 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 5 750
'Dollar Princesses': American Women Married British Aristocrats, 1870- 1920, The Gilded Age 12 appalachiablue Feb 2022 Feb 2022 5 815
What We Can Learn From How the 1918 Pandemic Ended 4 elleng Feb 2022 Feb 2022 17 1039
Biden Signs Bill to Honor WWII Ghost Army Soldiers 1 Sherman A1 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 8 511
Hercules Posey: George Washington's unsung enslaved chef 1 Jilly_in_VA Feb 2022 Feb 2022 11 611
80% of St. Louis County homes built by 1950 have racial covenants, researcher finds 0 Sherman A1 Jan 2022 Jan 2022 5 560
Radio City Music Hall opened to the public on December 27, 1932 3 Sherman A1 Dec 2021 Jan 2022 0 719
JFK: 61 years ago today. 1 Tomconroy Jan 2022 Jan 2022 5 537
EDUCATION OF THE ENSLAVED WAS A CRIME, 1 elleng Jan 2022 Jan 2022 8 633
Union Stops Confed Attempt To Capture US Capital - Battle of Ft Stevens 1864, Lincoln Wash Defenses 2 appalachiablue Jan 2022 Jan 2022 5 763
Weary from the strain of war and too much time away from home, General George Washington 3 elleng Dec 2021 Dec 2021 3 755
December 28, 1832 - Missouri Governor Daniel Dunklin signed the charter for St. Louis University 0 Sherman A1 Dec 2021 Dec 2021 0 600
134-year-old Confederate time capsule possibly found under removed Robert E. Lee statue 8 Sherman A1 Dec 2021 Dec 2021 9 989
A Grim, Long-Hidden Truth Emerges in Art: Native American Enslavement 0 Eugene Dec 2021 Dec 2021 3 495
On This Day in History December 14, 1799: George Washington dies at Mount Vernon. 0 elleng Dec 2021 Dec 2021 8 704
Magnificent Storyteller Soldier Reveals What He Saw In Vietnam 7 Uncle Joe Dec 2021 Dec 2021 6 714
The Founding of the United States On This Day in History December 3, 1776: 1 elleng Dec 2021 Dec 2021 6 712
Learn Our History Today: On December 2, 1823, during his annual address to Congress, 0 elleng Dec 2021 Dec 2021 8 678
St. Louis homeowners want to get rid of racial covenants. But in Missouri, it's complicated 2 Sherman A1 Nov 2021 Dec 2021 7 948
How a Coastline 100 million years ago influences modern election results in Alabama 0 elleng Nov 2021 Nov 2021 0 611
Alabama researchers closing in on site of Spanish explorer's pivotal battle with Chief Tascalusa 1 eppur_se_muova Nov 2021 Nov 2021 3 768
Santa Fe Trail, Part 4: The pain of Native life on the trail 2 left-of-center2012 Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 743
Path carved history into New Mexico; so did those who traveled it 3 left-of-center2012 Nov 2021 Nov 2021 5 706
WW2: Did The British Kill Glenn Miller? Famous American Musician, Band Leader 3 appalachiablue Nov 2021 Nov 2021 2 1045
Shrewsbury's Amanda Berry Smith: 'Our house was one of the main stations of the Under Ground Railroa 2 JoeOtterbein Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 908
Reverend Solomon Sir Jones was both a filmmaker and a minister who, between 1924 and 1928, 0 elleng Nov 2021 Nov 2021 5 635
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