A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.

The 100th anniversary of the Rosewood Massacre and the razing of Rosewood, a mostly Black Florida town

Mental hygiene guidelines targeted immigrants during the Progressive Era

Imaginings of 2023 from the year 1923

Original phonographic recordings of the Metropolitan Opera

Remembering the Native American boarding school roots of Fort Lewis College

Newly digitized Native American newspapers available through Chronicling America

How Frederick Jackson Turner later reimagined his famed thesis

The 1923 struggle to elect a House speaker

Historical continuity of Congressional chaos

Ken Burns takes readers on a photographic journey through America’s past

The competitive sport of typesetting

Alexander Barnes, one of Florida’s first formally trained Black physicians, wrote a eulogy for his former enslaver

President Johnson’s indecision over charging Confederates with insurrection

Urban historians and the study of industrial Pittsburgh

Black Civil War widows faced discriminatory pension practices and rejection

A history of numbers games and Black communities

Commercial history through trade and business cards

Fictive imaginings led to early underwater exploration

Preserving 35 historic Black churches

James Weldon Johnson, Langston Hughes, and the democratic problem

The Williams brothers and the Central Amusement Park in Pittsburgh’s Hill district

A look back on the life of Wyatt Earp

The debt ceiling has ties to WWI war bonds

New graphic novel illustrates the life of Harlem Renaissance mob boss, Stephanie “Queenie” Saint Clair

Book review of Imagining the Heartland: White Supremacy and the American Midwest

How the United Daughters of the Confederation promoted white supremacist education

Chew Heong v. United States delivered a blow against the Chinese Exclusion Act

Founder of the Women’s Convention of the National Baptist Convention, Nannie Helen Burroughs

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After serving in the United States Navy, Kym pursued her education and true passion of history. Kym taught as an adjunct for six years prior to continuing her education. She is currently a History PhD student and Fellow at the University of Montana, focusing on public health in the Progressive Era.

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