Monthly Archives: January 2012

Julia Child, Historian

Found this quotation the other day from Julia Child, Smith College graduate and chef extraordinaire. “The view of history that we get through the kitchen window is a more gentle view not of war and politics but of family and … Continue reading

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Linoln Check Found in Ohio Bank

Amazingly, they are still finding Lincoln stuff. And there was a lot more of interest in the Ohio bank vault where his check for $800 was recently found. Who knows what might be out there for history geeks to discover? … Continue reading

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The Never Ending Battle over the Confederate Battle Flag

By Colin Woodward When I was in Richmond over the holidays, I spent some time in the Museum District, where I lived while I was an archivist at the Virginia Historical Society. While driving down the Boulevard one afternoon, I … Continue reading

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