A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news
- The pirates of Lake Michigan.
- The 16th-century dance plague.
- Down Syndrome isn’t just cute.
- A history of blood transfusions.
- The “headhunters” of Coney Island.
- Help preserve history in just one click.
- The gendered world of 1950s job ads.
- Male sexual health in the Middle Ages.
- WWI home remedies and miracle cures.
- The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case.
- The abandoned wheelchairs of Minnesota.
- Prisoners are dying of 19th-century ailments.
- The history of racial moral panic over disease.
- Is it time to admit that we are in a new epoch?
- Stanley Kubrick’s photos of NYC in the 1940s.
- Mapping the age of every building in Manhattan.
- “Coffee Jerks”: an analysis on 50s and 60s coffee ads.
- Explore the world of historic New Orleans newspapers.
- When Republican’s were blue and Democrats were red.
*Feature Image: Wellcome Library, London, Artificial limb factory in Rome: six women working at benches, one using a sewing machine and one stitching the back of a full-length leg. Photograph, 1914/1918.
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