Grits & Gravy
Sally Creech, more affectionately known as "Aunt Sal" spinning wool at her wheel. For Aunt Sal, spinning and weaving was an artistic & meditative endeavor & she often found solace while losing herself in her labors. Her relaxed smile expresses that this was a time for her to sit & contemplate while practicing her favorite skill. According to her children, whenever she was weaving, “we’d have to go naked…for all the notice she’d take of us, & we’d eat all the peach pie we wanted, for…
Zora Neale Hurston - Wikipedia
Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author.
Are You a Dangerous Woman?
The women pictured here were considered dangerous. Their photos appeared on the cover of McCall's Magazine, October 1920. Who are they? Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia B. Mott, the Blackwell sisters, Julia Ward Howe, Lucy Stone, Mary A. Livermore, Martha C.Wright, and the first woman to cast a U.S. vote in Wyoming. Why were they…
The Most Amazing Archival Treasures That Were Recently Digitized
Thousands of priceless images, books, documents, and more are now at your fingertips.
Edith Wharton | The Mount | Edith Wharton's Home
The Mount is the home of Edith Wharton in Lenox, MA - the Berkshires. Historic Tours, Weddings, Music, Events, Outdoor Sculpture, Cafe. Close to Tanglewood, Shakespeare & Co., Red Lion Inn
Rose Clayton poses with the three borrowed horses she rode and won the 1906 Cowgirl Relay at Cheyenne Frontier Days. Photo courtesy Marge Earlywine, Mabel Strickland Cowgirl Museum.
The Simple Perfection of the First American Poet
There's a taste in poetry—as in many other things, including movies and food and maybe even in people—for what is plain, straightforward, and unadorned ...
Monument to female Buffalo Soldier is dedicated in Leavenworth
Cathay Williams, the only female Buffalo Soldier, has been honored with a monument in Leavenworth. During the dedication on Friday, Kansas lawmakers praised Williams. The Buffalo Soldiers were the first African-American soldiers after the Civil War.