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The Long Shadow of ‘Help Wanted — Female’

The Long Shadow of ‘Help Wanted — Female’

Secretary row on the 18th floor at Needham, Harper & Steers Inc. in New York in 1969.
How ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ Went From Parlor Act to Problematic

How ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ Went From Parlor Act to Problematic

Frank and Lynn Loesser used to perform the song together at parties.
How ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ Went From Parlor Act to Problematic

How ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ Went From Parlor Act to Problematic

Frank and Lynn Loesser used to perform the song together at parties.
A Mayor’s Effort to Play Down Henry Ford’s Anti-Semitism Backfires

A Mayor’s Effort to Play Down Henry Ford’s Anti-Semitism Backfires

Mayor John B. O’Reilly Jr. stopped distribution of a quarterly journal that included a story about Henry Ford’s history of anti-Semitism.
A Mayor’s Effort to Play Down Henry Ford’s Anti-Semitism Backfires

A Mayor’s Effort to Play Down Henry Ford’s Anti-Semitism Backfires

Mayor John B. O’Reilly Jr. stopped distribution of a quarterly journal that included a story about Henry Ford’s history of anti-Semitism.
Bancroft Prize for History Is Awarded to 2 Scholars

Bancroft Prize for History Is Awarded to 2 Scholars

David W. Blight, whose book was called “a definitive portrait” of Frederick Douglass.
The First Time Women Shouted Their Abortions

The First Time Women Shouted Their Abortions

Demonstrators in New York protesting abortion restrictions in 1969.
Waking Up to History

Waking Up to History

A two-piece dress from the 1880s and other items on display at the Tennessee State Museum.
David Brion Davis, Prizewinning Historian of Slavery, Dies at 92

David Brion Davis, Prizewinning Historian of Slavery, Dies at 92

President Barack Obama awarded Professor Davis the National Humanities Medal — for “reshaping our understanding of history,” the citation said — during a ceremony at the White House in 2014.
Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due.

Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due.

The ceremony that marked the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad, as the Central Pacific and and Union Pacific railroads were joined at Promontory, Utah, on May 10, 1869.
Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due.

Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due.

The ceremony that marked the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad, as the Central Pacific and and Union Pacific railroads were joined at Promontory, Utah, on May 10, 1869.
They Peddle Myths and Call It History

They Peddle Myths and Call It History

Vishwa Hindu Parishad, a Hindu nationalist organization, celebrating 50 years of its existence at a public meeting in Kolkata, India in 2014.
Why Fiction Trumps Truth

Why Fiction Trumps Truth

We humans know more truths than any species on earth. Yet we also believe the most falsehoods.