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Elaine, Arkansas: A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans 2 Eugene Aug 18 2 hrs ago 2 190
They Were Killers With Submachine Guns. Then the President Went After Their Weapons 1 Ponietz Aug 14 Aug 15 15 332
People lost to history 16 Kaleva Jan 2018 Aug 9 3 2043
Reconstruction, Jim Crow, White Supremacy, Roll Back: Henry Louis Gates Jr. 1 appalachiablue Aug 7 Aug 7 2 233
The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings 0 Eugene Aug 2 Aug 2 9 317
Hundreds of black deaths in Red Summer ignored century later 1 Eugene Jul 23 Jul 23 8 381
How the myth of black Confederates was born 0 Eugene Jul 17 Jul 17 5 362
Were the Vikings Smoking Pot While Exploring Newfoundland? 5 left-of-center2012 Jul 16 Jul 16 15 639
Apollo 11 U.S. Customs form after first moon landing by astronauts, 50 years ago 4 Soph0571 Jul 16 Jul 16 37 1528
Building the 'Arsenal of Democracy': Wartime Color Portraits of Women & Men in Industry 0 Danascot Jul 11 Jul 11 2 257
These old houses: Learn history, architecture and more from these lesser-known house museums 0 Sherman A1 Jul 8 Jul 8 3 345
Why did Ronald Reagan switch from a Democrat to a Republican? 12 Willie Pep Jul 2018 Jul 6 0 1604
No, the census has never been delayed. Even when it was really hard to conduct. 6 Eugene Jun 27 Jun 28 1 456
Missouri S&T Military Historian Reflects On Legacy And Lessons Of D-Day 75 Years Later 0 Sherman A1 Jun 7 Jun 7 0 392
The Invention That Won World War II 4 Sherman A1 Jun 3 Jun 4 16 1628
Supreme Court to hear pirate ship case 0 left-of-center2012 Jun 3 Jun 3 2 413
Battleship Texas leaving San Jacinto Battleground for good over decline in visits 1 Sherman A1 May 29 May 29 2 456
Memorial Day was started by Freed Slaves. 1 Cattledog May 2019 May 2019 21 498
African-American Union Army soldiers died on their way home from war; then history lost their names 2 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 19 683
Historic 'Shelley House' Added To Civil Rights Network 0 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 2 286
Historic WWII Submarine Museum Refloated Decades Later by Midwest Flooding 1 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 6 548
Last known ship to bring slaves to U.S. discovered in Alabama 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 5 461
AP Explains: Immigrant entry exams had puzzles, delousing 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 0 368
Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. 1 elleng May 2019 May 2019 2 389
So I got to thinking about something today 13 Separation Oct 2018 May 2019 5 1064
A symbol of slavery -- and survival 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 434
Feeding Cahokia' Outlines New Findings About Agriculture, Women And Life In Ancient Civilization 0 Sherman A1 Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 372
A Previously Unknown Portrait of a Young Harriet Tubman Goes on View 12 Eugene Mar 2019 Apr 2019 48 1844
"Segregated By Design" 4 ariadne0614 Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 440
Trump wondered why Mount Vernon isn't named after George Washington. Here's why. 2 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 432
'Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll' Exhibit, MET Museum, April 8 - Oct. 1, 2019 0 appalachiablue Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 349
Who would have made an interesting president, but never got the shot? [View all] 63 Bucky Sep 2012 Mar 2019 3 7313
Does anyone know where I can find footage online of the EXXON VALDEZ being removed off of Bligh Reef 0 oldlibdem Mar 2019 Mar 2019 0 380
The True Grit of Four American Presidents 1 elleng Sep 2018 Feb 2019 1 979
Passionate Soldier Reveals What He Saw In Vietnam 0 left-of-center2012 Jan 2019 Jan 2019 6 980
The Great Boston Molasses Flood: why the strange disaster matters today 1 Eugene Jan 2019 Jan 2019 12 665
Bringing to Life the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Only Her Family Knows 2 elleng Dec 2018 Jan 2019 5 563
March 2, 1974: The Watergate Seven: fifty pages of new info - and what it means for today. 3 sharedvalues Jan 2019 Jan 2019 5 669
The national security adviser who colluded with foreign powers -- decades before Michael Flynn 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 8 728
The US entered WW2 after Japan attacked. Russia attacked our 6 BigmanPigman Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 930
Lobster, not pumpkin pie, was at the real first Thanksgiving dinner. 3 BigmanPigman Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 738
Hurricane Michael unearthed 19th century shipwrecks in Florida 7 sandensea Oct 2018 Oct 2018 3 1302
The Buffalo Soldiers Who Rode Bikes 2 yonder Sep 2018 Sep 2018 7 1068
All these years I thought Eddie Rickenbacker served in World War II. 1 raccoon Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 705
On This Day in History - August 12, 1960 0 discntnt_irny_srcsm Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 966
*Alexander Hamilton Died 214 Yrs. Ago; Immigrant, Statesman, Founding Father 2 appalachiablue Jul 2018 Jul 2018 3 718
Why are we burying history? 3 grumpyduck Jul 2018 Jul 2018 4 1154
50 years ago this event took place 4 Koch Ebola Jun 2018 Jun 2018 2 1204
Sally Hemings Takes Center Stage. 0 elleng Jun 2018 Jun 2018 5 983
Secrets Of War, Espionage 09 Roosevelt's Spymasters 1 bucolic_frolic Jan 2018 May 2018 1 1034
On 6 April 1917 the US declared war on Germany but... 2 discntnt_irny_srcsm Apr 2018 Apr 2018 3 1187
Last Witness to Pres. Lincoln Assassination, April 14, 1865: TV Game Show 1956 6 appalachiablue Apr 2018 Apr 2018 28 2904
The day trip that devastated New York's Little Germany 3 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Mar 2018 4 1876
Remembering Bloody Ludlow – One Hundred Years On 2 Sherman A1 Apr 2014 Mar 2018 2 1658
7 Forgotten but extremely influential women from (American) history.... 4 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Mar 2018 5 4900
The Colfax Massacre 1 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Mar 2018 6 1568
Newspaper Ads Show Freed Slaves’ Desperate Search for Lost Relatives 2 Baobab Apr 2016 Mar 2018 2 1459
The Confederate General Who Became a Race Traitor 11 pangaia Nov 2017 Mar 2018 14 2037
50 years ago, the My Lai massacre shamed the US military 2 Eugene Mar 2018 Mar 2018 3 921
"The Men Who Built America - Frontiersmen" was infuriatingly bad 5 Freelancer Mar 2018 Mar 2018 5 1702
Ross Perot 9 BlueDog22 Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 1333
The Bombing of Wall Street, PBS American Experience: Premier Feb. 13 3 appalachiablue Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 896
NEW *THE GILDED AGE* PBS American Experience (2018) 1 appalachiablue Feb 2018 Feb 2018 2 992
American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents 0 elleng Feb 2018 Feb 2018 1 924
What are the best first person accounts of American fighting in WW2 ? 19 steve2470 Jun 2014 Jan 2018 0 3068
New book by historianStevenJ Ross..Hitler in Los Angeles, 4 irisblue Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 1059
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 lordsummerisle Dec 2017 Dec 2017 7 952
When New York City Was a (Literal) Battlefield 1 elleng Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 1291
Manspread: before and after - Lady Ga Ga and the Live Five 1 Goonch Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 1351
Adams or Jefferson? (Poll) 17 ellisonz Oct 2015 Oct 2017 0 3418
When family history informs us about American History 6 csziggy Mar 2017 Sep 2017 3 1416
Axis of Evil speech Jan 2002 3 irisblue Aug 2017 Sep 2017 0 1780
Science may have solved the 150-year-old mystery of a sunken Civil War submarine 2 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 9 3151
Joseph McCarthy 8 Blindingly apparent Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 3834
You may be cool 3 rug Feb 2016 Aug 2017 5 2009
New books centers on "Buffalo Soldiers", runaway slaves recruited in US southwest 2 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jul 2017 3 1357
"...Hamiltons project...arose from a superabundance of secretions which he could not find Whores..." 2 steve2470 Jun 2017 Jul 2017 4 2715
Amelia Earhart mystery: Photo appears taken 2 years before pilot vanished. 2 Cattledog Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1803
How the East Was Won: A Photographic Portrait 0 elleng Jul 2017 Jul 2017 3 1960
The "second Cold War" and Cold War 2.0 0 Democrats_win Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 1088
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