Hatpin Stabbings

Today while reading through David Glassberg's The Presence of the Past, I was distracted by his mention of a woman stabbing someone with a hatpin in a San Francisco crowd. ( I have never heard such a thing!) This inspired me to google "hatpin stabbing," which was remarkably fruitful. So I tweeted the Smithsonian (because we … Continue reading Hatpin Stabbings


Wikipedia as a Course Textbook

I recently categorized all my past posts and discovered that I do not talk about museums  much during the school year. That is simply due to the fact that I don't get out to museums or historical sites during the school year.  However, I am planning on going to the OAH this spring and will … Continue reading Wikipedia as a Course Textbook