Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A glimpse of 1930s Paris. A cultural history of the fever. 3 crazy crazes of the┬álate 1800s. The lost genius of Mozart’s sister. Advertising cocaine in the 1980s. The history of “reading the riot act.” Before or after 1900: A history game. Meet a… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news 15 centuries-old board games. The superheroes of the archives? How the thermometer got its name. The history of the anti-vaccination movement. A history of school lunches in the United States. Sexting is just a new word for a very old activity. Code words for… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A social history of Jello-salad. Denver’s barbecue riot of 1898. How air conditioning changed the NICU. Awesome men’s fashion from the 1970s. Queer female desire in letters to Dr. Kinsey. Diary of a 19th-century asylum superintendent. 16 “spiffy” words college students used in 1916…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Bathing machines of the 18th century. Is it time to exonerate Ethel Rosenberg? Did Victorians repress left-handedness? The forgotten heroine of Social Security. What made people laugh in the 13th century? Medicated cigarettes of the nineteenth century. The 19th-century sisters who talked to the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The great sushi craze of 1905. 5 panoramic photos of Hiroshima. The time Paris had a baby lottery. Plague remedies from the garden. Cat shows of the nineteenth century. Lesbian love trysts of suffragette leaders? What did early modern perfume smell like? The myth… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A modern girl’s guide to historical living. How the military gave us Cheetos and deli meat. A historian cooks a meal from a 1796 cookbook. On the problem of being charming in 1920s Britain. The freaks and fascinations of 18th-century entertainment. Want to flirt… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Hats off to women who saved the birds. The fluidity of marriage in Islamic history. It’s finally legal to bitch about Anne Boleyn. A 1950s safety guidebook for black travelers. How learning to swim has changed over time. A yiddish vegetarian cookbook from the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Medical advertisements after FDA. The many fires that plagued P.T. Barnum. The lesbian surrealist who defied the Nazis. The rise and rapid fall of Freedomland USA. Women’s work in rural England, 1500-1700. Lesbian drag kings who worked for the Mafia. Campy couture: Barbie’s 1970s… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news 19th-century lesbian erotica. Beautiful vintage circus posters. A complicated case of 18th century bigamy. Disneyland and the invention of Christian America. Medieval “witch girl” likely just suffered from scurvy. Inside the Museum of Sex’s 150-year-old porn stash. Meet the doctor who convinced America to… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The first American cookbook. Who was the real Uncle Sam? The Great Moon Hoax of 1835. The revolution has been digitized. The history of the American diner. A brief history of “Boston marriages.” When America’s librarians went to war. Grandfather of modern cheerleading dies… Read more →