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Snuff ‘n Sniff

Jun 6 2010
Cities as olfactory factories and what, historically, humans have thought and done about it. [...] »

The Auto Industry Goes to War

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Domestic automotive manufacturing took a back seat to military transport needs in World War II. [...] »

Stonewall Jackson and the Battle of Chancellorsville

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Refugees from the American Revolutionary War

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Forebears’ Furniture

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How would a 1790 Pennsylvania farmhouse have been furnished? [...] »

A Clear Shot across the Continent

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Tips to Trappers

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What do Sears Roebuck, farming, advertising, furs, and rural America have in common? [...] »

Reagan's "Rising Tide"

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Economic policy during the Reagan Administration [...] »

Deserters in the Civil War

Apr 4 2010
What happened to Civil War deserters after they deserted? [...] »

True Americans in the Cold War

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Looking for the Red in the Red, White, and Blue? [...] »