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'It was four hundred years ago today that the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, 4 elleng Wednesday Thursday 7 391
The Secret History of America's Only WWII Refugee Camp 1 elleng Sunday Sunday 8 457
First World Trade Center bombing 2/26/93 4 geralmar Feb 2020 Jul 12 4 3582
If the Cherokees were driven west of the Mississippi, how 6 raccoon May 2020 Jun 30 1 3169
Before the Civil War, why did wealthy powerful Northerners 7 raccoon Jun 2020 Jun 2020 0 2755
Dismantling the Myth of the "Black Confederate" 2 Eugene Sep 2019 May 2020 15 1930
NYC Historic Roosevelt House: FDR & Eleanor Home, Where The New Deal Happened 6 appalachiablue May 2020 May 2020 7 1201
Interesting video on the restoration of the "Starship Enterprise" model, from the original series 9 A HERETIC I AM Apr 2020 Apr 2020 24 2796
I woke up with "Battle of New Orleans" in my head, so I'll ask. 6 raccoon Apr 2020 Apr 2020 1 1477
MANUFACTURING 3-INC ANTI-AIRCRAFT SHELLS WORLD WAR II ORDNANCE FILM FRANKFORD ARSENAL 1 3 bucolic_frolic Mar 2020 Mar 2020 0 1773
People lost to history 18 Kaleva Jan 2018 Mar 2020 3 5253
Why are we burying history? 4 grumpyduck Jul 2018 Mar 2020 4 2159
What books have helped you understand history? 14 Bucky Dec 2019 Mar 2020 4 1865
How far could a WWII American bomber fly without refueling? Nt 9 raccoon Feb 2020 Feb 2020 0 1415
America's Forgotten Titan: George Westinghouse 3 bucolic_frolic Jan 2020 Jan 2020 2 2093
A question about the impeachment 8 Catamount Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 1398
The deportation of an Iranian student shows the unchecked power of Customs and Border Protection 0 Eugene Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 936
For an interesting read of a certain time in history. 0 5X Jan 2020 Jan 2020 1 654
Hitler's Last Deadly Secret - U 864 1 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Jan 2020 4 912
Bombing Hitler's Supergun Documentary HD (Nova) 0 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Jan 2020 3 465
Gamblers, Wastrels and Lumberjacks: An Old Cemetery Gives Up Its Secret History. 0 elleng Dec 2019 Dec 2019 11 738
"a date which will live in infamy" 8 elleng Dec 2019 Dec 2019 4 750
Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Legend Exhibition, 'In Her Own Words' At Library of Congress, DC 0 appalachiablue Dec 2019 Dec 2019 3 561
If you're into Great Lakes history 3 Ohiogal Nov 2019 Nov 2019 7 867
Fannie Mae Duncan 0 struggle4progress Nov 2019 Nov 2019 2 738
The Buffalo Soldiers Who Rode Bikes 3 yonder Sep 2018 Nov 2019 7 1751
Missing From Friday's World Series Lineup in Washington: The President 2 elleng Oct 2019 Oct 2019 1 704
Historian Patricia Cleary Digs Into The Long-Lost Mounds Of St. Louis 6 Sherman A1 Sep 2019 Oct 2019 12 965
Key to the Bastille: Lafayette, George Washington & Mount Vernon 5 appalachiablue Oct 2019 Oct 2019 2 969
A 1946 mob lynching puts court focus on grand jury secrecy 2 Eugene Oct 2019 Oct 2019 6 642
Anyone like good American whiskey? 0 appalachiablue Oct 2019 Oct 2019 8 661
Secrets, scandals and little-known stories about the 1904 World's Fair 3 Sherman A1 Oct 2019 Oct 2019 5 791
National First Ladies Library. 1 Stellar Sep 2019 Oct 2019 5 900
A Fabulous Lecture Was Just On CSPAN: Shakespeare in US Politics. 2 NNadir Sep 2019 Sep 2019 3 848
Photos Reveal the History of Montezuma Castle in Arizona 2 left-of-center2012 Sep 2019 Sep 2019 27 2409
Leslie H. Gelb, 82, Former Diplomat and New York Times Journalist, Dies. 0 elleng Aug 2019 Aug 2019 5 823
Elaine, Arkansas: A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans 3 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 2 891
They Were Killers With Submachine Guns. Then the President Went After Their Weapons 1 Ponietz Aug 2019 Aug 2019 16 1051
Reconstruction, Jim Crow, White Supremacy, Roll Back: Henry Louis Gates Jr. 1 appalachiablue Aug 2019 Aug 2019 2 961
The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings 0 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 10 939
Hundreds of black deaths in Red Summer ignored century later 1 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 8 1008
How the myth of black Confederates was born 0 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 5 917
Were the Vikings Smoking Pot While Exploring Newfoundland? 5 left-of-center2012 Jul 2019 Jul 2019 15 1345
Apollo 11 U.S. Customs form after first moon landing by astronauts, 50 years ago 4 Soph0571 Jul 2019 Jul 2019 37 2374
Building the 'Arsenal of Democracy': Wartime Color Portraits of Women & Men in Industry 0 Danascot Jul 2019 Jul 2019 2 822
These old houses: Learn history, architecture and more from these lesser-known house museums 0 Sherman A1 Jul 2019 Jul 2019 3 930
Why did Ronald Reagan switch from a Democrat to a Republican? 12 Willie Pep Jul 2018 Jul 2019 0 2510
No, the census has never been delayed. Even when it was really hard to conduct. 6 Eugene Jun 2019 Jun 2019 1 1146
Missouri S&T Military Historian Reflects On Legacy And Lessons Of D-Day 75 Years Later 0 Sherman A1 Jun 2019 Jun 2019 0 974
The Invention That Won World War II 4 Sherman A1 Jun 2019 Jun 2019 16 2337
Supreme Court to hear pirate ship case 0 left-of-center2012 Jun 2019 Jun 2019 2 988
Battleship Texas leaving San Jacinto Battleground for good over decline in visits 1 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 2 1060
Memorial Day was started by Freed Slaves. 1 Cattledog May 2019 May 2019 21 1143
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 1318
Historic 'Shelley House' Added To Civil Rights Network 0 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 2 824
Historic WWII Submarine Museum Refloated Decades Later by Midwest Flooding 1 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 6 1188
Last known ship to bring slaves to U.S. discovered in Alabama 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 5 1046
AP Explains: Immigrant entry exams had puzzles, delousing 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 0 904
Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. 1 elleng May 2019 May 2019 2 955
So I got to thinking about something today 13 Separation Oct 2018 May 2019 5 1739
A symbol of slavery -- and survival 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 968
Feeding Cahokia' Outlines New Findings About Agriculture, Women And Life In Ancient Civilization 0 Sherman A1 Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 933
A Previously Unknown Portrait of a Young Harriet Tubman Goes on View 12 Eugene Mar 2019 Apr 2019 48 2514
"Segregated By Design" 4 ariadne0614 Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 1063
Trump wondered why Mount Vernon isn't named after George Washington. Here's why. 2 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 1034
'Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll' Exhibit, MET Museum, April 8 - Oct. 1, 2019 0 appalachiablue Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 944
Who would have made an interesting president, but never got the shot? [View all] 63 Bucky Sep 2012 Mar 2019 3 8395
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 0 996
The True Grit of Four American Presidents 1 elleng Sep 2018 Feb 2019 1 1550
Passionate Soldier Reveals What He Saw In Vietnam 0 left-of-center2012 Jan 2019 Jan 2019 6 1585
The Great Boston Molasses Flood: why the strange disaster matters today 1 Eugene Jan 2019 Jan 2019 12 1220
Bringing to Life the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Only Her Family Knows 2 elleng Dec 2018 Jan 2019 5 1086
March 2, 1974: The Watergate Seven: fifty pages of new info - and what it means for today. 3 sharedvalues Jan 2019 Jan 2019 5 1245
The national security adviser who colluded with foreign powers -- decades before Michael Flynn 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 8 1354
The US entered WW2 after Japan attacked. Russia attacked our 6 BigmanPigman Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 1603
Lobster, not pumpkin pie, was at the real first Thanksgiving dinner. 3 BigmanPigman Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 1373
Hurricane Michael unearthed 19th century shipwrecks in Florida 7 sandensea Oct 2018 Oct 2018 3 1925
All these years I thought Eddie Rickenbacker served in World War II. 1 raccoon Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 1221
On This Day in History - August 12, 1960 0 discntnt_irny_srcsm Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 1505
*Alexander Hamilton Died 214 Yrs. Ago; Immigrant, Statesman, Founding Father 2 appalachiablue Jul 2018 Jul 2018 3 1362
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