North America

  • What's in a Bottle?

    Julia Ornelas-Higdon | Dec 5, 2023

    Like the vintages themselves, the history of California’s wine industry is complex.
  • Spoiled Fruits

    Jason A. Heppler | Nov 15, 2023

    Silicon Valley is often touted as eco-friendly today, yet the environmental history of the region tarnishes that reputation.
  • Lighting the Way

    Alex Kershaw | Nov 13, 2023

    What lessons does WWII hold for future generations?
  • Staleness

    Jorden Pitt | Nov 9, 2023

    Ideals of masculinity influenced the treatment of US airmen’s psychological issues during World War I.
  • John Broesamle (1941–2023)

    Carmen Nava | Nov 1, 2023

    John Broesamle, professor emeritus of history and noted champion of the wilderness, was born on February 10, 1941, and died...
  • Natale Zappia (1974–2023)

    Jeffrey Auerbach and Benjamin Madley | Nov 1, 2023

    Natale Zappia, scholar of environmental and Indigenous history , died of a brain tumor on April 27, 2023, at the age of 48 .
  • Carey H. Latimore IV (1975–2022)

    Lauren Turek and Anene Ejikeme | Nov 1, 2023

    On July 26, 2022, Carey Harvey Latimore IV passed away in San Antonio, Texas.
  • The Ross House Slave Quarters

    Gabrielle McCoy | Oct 26, 2023

    Notley Brown and Suck were two of the people enslaved at Ross House in Frederick, Maryland, the site of the...
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Nichole Nelson

    AHA Staff | Oct 20, 2023

    Nichole Nelson is a senior policy advisor at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition. She lives in Washington, DC, and has been a member since 2013.
  • Not Endorsed by Your Teacher

    Laura Ansley | Oct 19, 2023

    In a new book of fake primary sources, humorist Alexandra Petri satirizes the greatest hits of American history and literature.

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