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  • Theodore Carter DeLaney Jr. (1943–2020)

    David S. Peterson | Apr 28, 2021

    Theodore Carter DeLaney Jr., scholar of the American South and African American history, succumbed to pancreatic cancer on December 18, 2020.
  • Clothing Scrapbook

    Dina Kalman Spoerl | Apr 27, 2021

    Hannah Ditzler Alspaugh's clothing scrapbook chronicles a half-century of fabric swatches, with descriptions noting when each item was worn, for...
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Natsuko Matsumori

    Matthew Keough | Apr 23, 2021

    Natsuko Matsumori is an associate professor of history of political thought at the University of Shizuoka. She lives in Kyoto...
  • Wrapping It Up

    Alex Lichtenstein | Apr 22, 2021

    The June issue of the American Historical Review features three History Unclassified essays, seven articles, and a cluster of reviews...
  • History Podcasting Laid Bare

    Laura Ansley | Apr 14, 2021

    How three historians worked with major outlets in the podcasting world to bring the salacious history of the Chippendales male...
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Warwick Anderson

    Matthew Keough | Apr 9, 2021

    Warwick Anderson is a professor at the University of Sydney. He lives in Sydney, NSW, Australia, and has been a member since 1998.
  • Making the Best of the Worst-Case Scenario

    Jake Wynn | Apr 7, 2021

    The National Museum of Civil War Medicine managed to close, reopen, close again, and build new digital offerings that expanded its audience.
  • A Tale of Two Catholic Presidents

    Francine Uenuma | Apr 2, 2021

    Whereas JFK faced voters skeptical of him for merely being Catholic, Joe Biden must confront concerns about what kind of Catholic he is.
  • Meeting Need, Collecting Need

    Amanda B. Moniz | Apr 1, 2021

    The National Museum of American History's curator of the history of philanthropy reflects on her efforts to document food insecurity during the COVID pandemic.
  • Terrence M. Cole (1953–2020)

    Mary F. Ehrlander | Mar 31, 2021

    Terrence Cole, professor emeritus of history and Arctic and northern studies at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, died on December...
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