A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news
- Nazi bride school.
- A haunting WWII memorial.
- 1948 photo essay of a “career girl.”
- A history of knives, forks, and spoons.
- What’s it like to live in a house museum?
- Did WWI lead to a female drinking culture?
- 1975 “Welcome to New York City” pamphlet.
- Rare photos of black life during the New Deal.
- “Poop Pills” are a thing, and they are important.
- Study finds unequal pain relief in emergency rooms.
- The time a US city dropped a bomb on its own residents.
- Finally, kids from the past doing Halloween better than you.
*”Hold Up Your End” courtesy of Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. Historical Library. Yale University