Today’s post comes from Callie Belback from the National Archives History Office. While natural disaster is something that cannot be predicted, it is something that can be prepared for. Many cities are planned and built with natural disaster consequences in mind. However, the history of New Orleans shows that while these ideas may have been … Continue reading Hurricane Katrina: Natural Disaster and Man-Made Urban Policies
When you think of Samuel Clemens, do you think of the celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County? His house in Conneticut? A yankee in King Arthur's court? Or do you think of his full, bushy mustache? As a child growing up in New England, I felt more familiar with the world of Lousia May Alcott … Continue reading The Mustache: Future of the South?