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Rachel Remmel on the Graded School in 19th Century Boston
Rachel Remmel on the Graded School in 19th Century Boston
In this blog post, Rachel Remmel places her forthcoming article, “The Spaces of the Schoolhouse and the City: Gender and Class in Boston Education, 1830-1832,” in its historical and historiographical contexts.
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Malia McAndrew on American Beauty Culture
Malia McAndrew on American Beauty Culture
Malia McAndrew blogs about the larger contexts of American “beauty culture” as they related to her forthcoming article “Japanese American Beauty Pageants and Minstrel Shows: The Performance of Gender and Race by Nisei Youth during World War II.”
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Jennifer Lucko on her Journey from Field Research to Article
Jennifer Lucko on her Journey from Field Research to Article
In “Ten Years Later,” Jennifer Lucko narrates the winding journey from field research to her forthcoming JHCY article, “‘Here your ambitions are illusions’: Boundaries of Integration and Ethnicity among Ecuadorian Immigrant Teenagers in Madrid.”
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Kriste Lindenmeyer on the 1920s Fad of Pole-Sitting
Kriste Lindenmeyer on the 1920s Fad of Pole-Sitting
Dr. Kriste Lindenmeyer contributed to a video by Vanity Fair on pole-sitting in the 1920s.
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Joy Schulz on Mining for Treasures
Joy Schulz on Mining for Treasures
Joy Schulz talks about her research for a Spring 2013 article in JHCY, and a forthcoming article on the missionary children in Hawai‘i to appear in Diplomatic History (Oxford University Press).
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Adam Golub on Teaching Childhood through Myth and Counter-Memory
Adam Golub on Teaching Childhood through Myth and Counter-Memory

Adam Golub discusses his course in American Studies at California State University, Fullerton. He teaches AMST 420, “Childhood and Family in American Culture.”

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John E. Murray on Mary Grainger and the Charleston Orphan House
John E. Murray on Mary Grainger and the Charleston Orphan House

Originally posted in 2013, the author of this commentary, Professor John E. Murray, passed away on March 27, 2018. An obituary and reflection on his academic legacy can be found here.

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Mona Gleason and the Limits of
Mona Gleason and the Limits of "Children's Voices"

Observations on the Limits of “Children’s Voices"

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SHCY 2013 Conference Recap
SHCY 2013 Conference Recap
Annmarie Valdes, 3rd year PhD Student at Loyola University provides this summary of SHCY's 2013 Conference.
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Podcast: James Marten on SHCY and JHCY
Podcast: James Marten on SHCY and JHCY

Originally published 20 June 2013, the podcast is no longer available, but the contents are transcribed in this article, and remain an enjoyable read.

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