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Audie Murphy, 'What's My Line?': One of the Most Decorated Combat Soldiers of WW2, Texan, Democrat 10 appalachiablue May 15 Monday 5 384
Historical Context Of JIM Crow 0 elleng May 18 May 18 8 232
On This Day in History May 17, 1769 George Washington criticizes "taxation without representation" 2 elleng May 17 May 17 2 228
Lincoln Quote of The Week... 5 elleng May 15 May 15 15 311
On This Day in History May 14, 1804 Lewis and Clark depart to explore the Northwest 6 elleng May 15 May 15 2 309
May 10, 1869 The Golden Spike 0 elleng May 10 May 10 2 290
The Man Who Accidentally Killed The Most People In History 0 Uncle Joe May 3 May 3 10 600
May 2, 1927, Buck v. Bell, Supreme Ct. Sterilization of Unfit; Eugenics, 1924 Immigration Law, Nazis 0 appalachiablue May 2 May 2 5 503
"The Wobblies": Iconic Film on the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Is Rereleased for May Day 3 Uncle Joe Apr 29 Apr 29 4 344
The Death of President Roosevelt, April 12, 1945 7 appalachiablue Apr 27 Apr 28 7 380
Legacy of Ulysses S. Grant Complicated 200 Years After Birth 2 Sherman A1 Apr 26 Apr 26 5 432
THE PEARL, Largest Attempted Slave Escape In US History, 1848, Wash., DC: Paul Jennings 2 appalachiablue Apr 20 Apr 20 6 416
Fight w Descendants of The Enslaved, Employee Firings At Montpelier, Home of J. Madison, 4th US Pres 1 appalachiablue Apr 20 Apr 20 4 314
Crews work to save decommissioned WWII destroyer taking on water 2 Sherman A1 Apr 16 Apr 16 5 453
1911 video of New York City (remastered, colorized) 7 steve2470 Apr 11 Apr 11 21 785
NY Slave Revolt of April 6, 1712: Prelude To Decades of Hardship; Sojourner Truth, Dutch New York 5 appalachiablue Apr 10 Apr 10 12 545
April 9, 1865, Appomattox, Virginia hostilities cease 1 elleng Apr 9 Apr 10 5 535
April 6, 1846 - 0 Sherman A1 Apr 6 Apr 6 8 305
Roosevelt & Churchill In Ottawa And Quebec - SOUND 0 bucolic_frolic Apr 3 Apr 3 5 282
The Interesting Thesis that the Turning Point of the US Civil War Was a Battle the Union Lost. 2 NNadir Jan 2022 Apr 2 6 731
The Founding of the United States 1 elleng Mar 24 Mar 24 6 386
Ghost Army honored with gold medal, but who were they? 1 Jilly_in_VA Mar 13 Mar 13 3 646
Sorry About Your Sleep. 4 elleng Mar 12 Mar 12 1 410
WHY THE FIRST U.S. COWBOYS WERE BLACK 2 appalachiablue Mar 9 Mar 9 17 705
California and "This Guy" -- cross-posting from the California group 0 momta Mar 8 Mar 8 2 637
National Churchill Museum honors 76th anniversary of Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech 2 Sherman A1 Mar 7 Mar 7 0 334
Strange Event Happened In U.S.History (my opinion) Former President Totally Destroyed His Name 13 Stuart G Feb 28 Mar 1 10 1351
Historians just ranked the presidents. Trump wasn't last. 7 left-of-center2012 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 7 1104
Favorite period in AH -- the Revolutionary War 3 ificandream Feb 2022 Feb 2022 1 401
Arizona archaeologist says she's found artifacts linked to famed 1540 expedition 10 left-of-center2012 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 51 2492
Rarely-seen photos tell the story of America's Black Civil War soldiers 2 left-of-center2012 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 9 666
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre 1 Sherman A1 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 5 335
Illinois Agriculture Boomed During World War I 0 Sherman A1 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 0 326
Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson Was Court-Martialed for Refusing to Move to the Back of a Bus 1 Sherman A1 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 5 636
'Dollar Princesses': American Women Married British Aristocrats, 1870- 1920, The Gilded Age 12 appalachiablue Feb 2022 Feb 2022 5 684
The last known photo of Ulysses S. Grant. 16 Bleacher Creature Feb 2022 Feb 2022 33 1509
What We Can Learn From How the 1918 Pandemic Ended 4 elleng Feb 2022 Feb 2022 17 915
Biden Signs Bill to Honor WWII Ghost Army Soldiers 1 Sherman A1 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 8 414
Hercules Posey: George Washington's unsung enslaved chef 1 Jilly_in_VA Feb 2022 Feb 2022 11 518
80% of St. Louis County homes built by 1950 have racial covenants, researcher finds 0 Sherman A1 Jan 2022 Jan 2022 5 455
Radio City Music Hall opened to the public on December 27, 1932 3 Sherman A1 Dec 2021 Jan 2022 0 614
JFK: 61 years ago today. 1 Tomconroy Jan 2022 Jan 2022 5 434
EDUCATION OF THE ENSLAVED WAS A CRIME, 1 elleng Jan 2022 Jan 2022 8 542
Union Stops Confed Attempt To Capture US Capital - Battle of Ft Stevens 1864, Lincoln Wash Defenses 2 appalachiablue Jan 2022 Jan 2022 5 651
Weary from the strain of war and too much time away from home, General George Washington 3 elleng Dec 2021 Dec 2021 3 657
December 28, 1832 - Missouri Governor Daniel Dunklin signed the charter for St. Louis University 0 Sherman A1 Dec 2021 Dec 2021 0 515
134-year-old Confederate time capsule possibly found under removed Robert E. Lee statue 8 Sherman A1 Dec 2021 Dec 2021 9 870
A Grim, Long-Hidden Truth Emerges in Art: Native American Enslavement 0 Eugene Dec 2021 Dec 2021 3 416
On This Day in History December 14, 1799: George Washington dies at Mount Vernon. 0 elleng Dec 2021 Dec 2021 8 610
Magnificent Storyteller Soldier Reveals What He Saw In Vietnam 7 Uncle Joe Dec 2021 Dec 2021 6 616
The Founding of the United States On This Day in History December 3, 1776: 1 elleng Dec 2021 Dec 2021 6 621
Learn Our History Today: On December 2, 1823, during his annual address to Congress, 0 elleng Dec 2021 Dec 2021 8 583
St. Louis homeowners want to get rid of racial covenants. But in Missouri, it's complicated 2 Sherman A1 Nov 2021 Dec 2021 7 844
How a Coastline 100 million years ago influences modern election results in Alabama 0 elleng Nov 2021 Nov 2021 0 521
Alabama researchers closing in on site of Spanish explorer's pivotal battle with Chief Tascalusa 1 eppur_se_muova Nov 2021 Nov 2021 3 671
Santa Fe Trail, Part 4: The pain of Native life on the trail 2 left-of-center2012 Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 652
Path carved history into New Mexico; so did those who traveled it 3 left-of-center2012 Nov 2021 Nov 2021 5 617
WW2: Did The British Kill Glenn Miller? Famous American Musician, Band Leader 3 appalachiablue Nov 2021 Nov 2021 2 925
Shrewsbury's Amanda Berry Smith: 'Our house was one of the main stations of the Under Ground Railroa 2 JoeOtterbein Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 807
Reverend Solomon Sir Jones was both a filmmaker and a minister who, between 1924 and 1928, 0 elleng Nov 2021 Nov 2021 5 529
Summer 1812: The USS Constitution shatters the aura of British naval superiority 1 Sherman A1 Nov 2021 Nov 2021 9 693
Autumn 1811: The Battle of Tippecanoe 0 Sherman A1 Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 445
SNL: Raygun, The Gipper Gives Soviet Leader Gorbachev A Tour of DC: History & DC Lovers Horror 0 appalachiablue Nov 2021 Nov 2021 3 601
PBS: NATIVE AMERICA, 4- Part Series: Full Documentary (2018) 5 appalachiablue Oct 2021 Oct 2021 11 767
Accounts of African American service during the War of 1812 0 Sherman A1 Oct 2021 Oct 2021 9 585
Native Americans: DNA From Sitting Bull's Hair Confirms US Man Is His Great-Grandson 2 appalachiablue Oct 2021 Oct 2021 9 659
How Prohibition Put the 'Organized' in Organized Crime 0 bucolic_frolic Oct 2021 Oct 2021 8 636
Wm. Randolph Hearst Transformed US News Media- Hitler, Mussolini, Churchill Wrote For His Papers 3 appalachiablue Oct 2021 Oct 2021 1 739
Fun To Watch 1960s Teenage Baby Boomers Who DIDN'T Rebel 10 Uncle Joe Oct 2021 Oct 2021 9 913
The Two Navy Holidays: Navy Birthday and Navy Day 1 discntnt_irny_srcsm Oct 2021 Oct 2021 3 637
7 Black Americans Express Their Rage In The 1960s 1 Uncle Joe Oct 2021 Oct 2021 5 724
Woody Guthrie Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma 0 appalachiablue Oct 2021 Oct 2021 3 573
Former Slaves In Alabama In 1936-1937 With Slave Song "Waitin On You" 0 appalachiablue Oct 2021 Oct 2021 10 615
Arizona's Tuzigoot National Monument: Ancient Legacy of the Sinagua People 2 left-of-center2012 Oct 2021 Oct 2021 9 641
Fitz John's Folly: An Accident of the Most Thrilling Nature 0 yaesu Sep 2021 Sep 2021 3 656
I Saw John Wilkes Booth Shoot Abraham Lincoln. 11 Tomconroy Sep 2021 Sep 2021 7 849
Viking Map of North America Identified as 20th-Century Forgery 3 left-of-center2012 Sep 2021 Sep 2021 7 928
Kenneth B. Morris, Jr : Direct Descendant of Frederick Douglass & Booker T. Washington 0 appalachiablue Sep 2021 Sep 2021 3 646
So one of the books I'm reading is "Robert E. Lee and Me, A Southerners Reckoning with the Lost... 2 NNadir Sep 2021 Sep 2021 18 1070
Clara Barton Nursed Ft Wagner Survivors, Smallpox Epidemic, She Was Immune: So. Carolina Civil War 4 appalachiablue Sep 2021 Sep 2021 20 1475
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