Index

June 27, 2013 – Big Cats of the Southeast (Part 3): The Wampus Cat and other Anthropomorphic Depictions

June 13, 2017 – The Jacksonville Jaguars: Big Cats of the Southeast (Part 2)

June 6, 2017 – Big Cats of the Southeast (Part 1): The Panther in American History

April 11, 2017 – Almanzo: The Origins of an Offbeat Pioneer Name

March 28, 2017 – Little Black Sambo and the Revolving Face of Racism in the Anglo-American World

March 10, 2017 – The Overseas Railroad: Florida’s “Key” to a Perceived Paradise

November 4, 2016 – Heroes and Historians

October 27, 2016 – Liminality at Mount Auburn Cemetery

October 3, 2016 – The Euthanasia of Ambrose Bierce

September 16, 2016 – An Unexpected Gateway to the West–Or East, Depending on Who You Are

August 29, 2016 – ‘Park’ and ‘Way’ Reconciled in the Rock Creek Valley

August 25, 2016 – Borderland Balance: The Crossroads of National and Ecological Security

August 15, 2016 – The Gibraltar of the West

August 5, 2016 – Sullys Hill National Park: Not America’s Best Idea?

July 1, 2016 – Symbolic Conservation: The Plight of the Bald Eagle

June 24, 2016 – The Gila Monster: Western Crime’s Primary Suspectum

June 9, 2016 – Domestic Ecology: A Brief Biohistory of the House Centipede

June 3, 2016 – Silted and Stitled: The Enduring Physique of the Eastern Brook Trout

May 27, 2016 – If This Shirt Doesn’t Offend You… You Need a History Lesson

May 16, 2016 – Damming Herbert Hoover

May 6, 2016 – Cultural Produce: The Jersey Tomato’s Unintended Contribution to Mythmaking

April 29, 2016 – An American Insurrection in the Irish Streets

April 22, 2016 – The Emigrants’ Guide to Lansford Hastings

April 16, 2016 – Disco Inferno: A Baseball Promotion’s Window into 1970s Malaise

April 8, 2016 – Azilum: Frontier of the French Revolution

April 1, 2016 – Kongo in the Carolinas: The African Roots of the Stono Rebellion

March 25, 2016 – Robo-QB and Johnny Football: A Cold War Cautionary Tale

March 18, 2016 – The Coors Banquet Beer and its Nostalgic Allure: A “Case” Study in History Marketing

March 11, 2016 – Dark Tourism and the SS Morro Castle as a Visceral Seaside Attraction

March 3, 2016 – Desperation Pies: A Slice of Seasonal History

February 26, 2016 – The Kelly-Hopkinsville Encounter: A Historical Perspective

February 21, 2016 – The Race Race Across America

February 13, 2016 – Washington’s Birthday

February 5, 2016 – The Usefulness of an Atlantic Ocean River

February 1, 2016 – A Fateful Fury: Geographic Determinism and Galveston’s Hurricane

January 21, 2016 – A Tragedy 35 Million Years in the Making

January 16, 2016 – Mount Saint Helens: The Volcano at the Center of an Eruptive Cascadian Love Triangle

January 8, 2016 – Disaster on the Conemaugh: The Johnstown Flood of 1889

January 1, 2016 – The Great, Radical Fires of 1871

December 23, 2015 – The Wreck of the Christmas Tree Ship

December 11, 2015 – Ahab’s Historicism: Changing Whale Behavior in History

December 5, 2015 – The Purity and Power of Enslaved Iron Workers at Catoctin Furnace

November 25, 2015 – “Lady Arcaders” and Ms. Pac-Man’s Significance in Women’s Video Gaming

November 22, 2015 – The Midnight Rough Rider: Theodore Roosevelt’s Ascendance Down Mount Marcy

November 13, 2015 – The Mill Creek Hoedown

November 6, 2015 – Maturity in the Age of Modernity: James Bond in Silicon Valley

October 29, 2015 – A Defense of Ghost Tours in Gettysburg, PA

October 15, 2015 – “Let Them Truckers Roll, 10-4:” America’s Fleeting Folk Heroes and the Trucker Convoys of the 1970s

August 11, 2015 – Cycles of Tragedy in “Wacky Waco”

July 4, 2015 – Selling the Sandbar: Marketing the Bowie Knife

June 28, 2015 – The Dutch and King Philip’s War: Thwarting the Postal Service Since 1673

June 12, 2015 – The Sugar Beet Generation

June 1, 2015 – Crazy Woman Drivers! Gender Divisions in the Early Days of the Automobile

May 22, 2015 – “There’s a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow”: Disney’s Nascent Technology at the New York World’s Fair

May 15, 2015 – “One Feeble Leper” – Imperialism and Public Health in Territorial Hawaii

May 8, 2015 – Into the Woods: Polarizing Preservation in the Grove of Titans

May 1, 2015 – Below the Salt: “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome” and the Perils of Anecdotal Evidence

Apr. 26, 2015 – Manifested on the Mountain

Apr. 16, 2015 – Turner’s “Frontier Thesis” and the Creation of a Revolutionary Precursor in Backcountry North Carolina

Apr. 10, 2015 – John Brown’s Legacy in the Landscape of Harpers Ferry

Apr. 2, 2015 – A Precedent of Exploitation: Nineteenth-century Mormons and Laman’s Wayward Son

Mar. 26, 2015 – What Can FDR’s Polio Do For You?

Mar. 21, 2015 – Vivisepulture: An Ancient Fear in American Minds

Mar. 16, 2015 – What’s in a Name? How a Sixteenth-Century Greek Still Holds Sway Over the Pacific Northwest

Mar. 6, 2015 – A Haven in the Clouds from Religious Aridity: Acoma and Zuni Pueblo Mesa Warfare

Feb. 28, 2015 – The World According to Whigs

Feb. 25, 2015 – Floating Fortresses and the British Control of the Great Lakes

Feb. 13, 2015 – Screwmen, Spidermen, and Cotton’s Gilded-Age Gargantua

Feb. 6, 2015 – The Watergates of Washington

Jan. 30, 2015 – Gordon Lightfoot’s Other Shipwreck

Jan. 22, 2015 – The Fragrant Resolve of Florida Water: How Myth and Marketing Created a Distinctly American Scent

Jan. 15, 2015 – “When San Jose Was Young:” A Study in Historical Representation

Jan. 9, 2015 – Shakespeare, the Starling, and Immigration at the Turn of the Century

Jan. 3, 2015 – The Stiffness of Your Moral Backbone: Christianity’s Once Cozy Rapport with the U.S. Military

Dec. 26, 2014 – Reconciling History and Science through the Fossils of Natchitoches, Louisiana

Dec. 11, 2014 – Concerning Eagles: A Colourful Study in Anglo-American Tensions

Dec. 5, 2014 – “American Child-Men” and Junkyard Zoning Wars in the Sanford and Son Era

Nov. 26, 2014 – Republican Pilgrims and Democratic Turkeys

Nov. 22, 2014 – Invoking a Transient Past in the City of the Plains

Nov. 15, 2014 – The “Explorer-Doctors:” – Searching for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Montana’s Bitterroot Valley

Nov. 8, 2014 – Strangers in a Strange Land: Hi Jolly and the U.S. Camel Corps

Nov. 1, 2014 – Piloting Erosive History at Ocracoke Inlet

Nov. 1, 2014 – Doe River Gorge: The Business of Wilderness in a Tennessee Mountain Paradise

Oct. 31, 2014 – Racially Infused Justice: The Largest Mass Execution in U.S. History

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