Giving a Girl Her Due: Sacajawea and the Corps of Discovery

Sacajawea Statue in Salmon, Idaho. Photo: Creative Commons, 2.0/J. Stephen Conn  In Salmon, Idaho, a statue commemorates a well-known Native American woman: Sacajawea. Born to the Lemhi Shoshone, but raised by the Hidatsa, Sacajawea is known in American history...

A Girlhood Ago: Commemorating 9/11

Now, take a moment, and think of a country losing its innocence. It sounds traumatizing, almost post apocalyptic, but what does America losing its innocence look like?

More Than Pretty: Georgian Britain (1714-1830 CE)

Portrait of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, by Thomas Gainsborough. Oil on canvas c.1785-87. Chatsworth House private collection. This blog is part of series linked to our exhibition, More than Pretty, which looks at body decoration of girls...

More Than Pretty: Stuart Britain (1603-1714 CE)

Princess Elizabeth (1596–1662), Later Queen of Bohemia, by Robert Peake the Elder (ca. 1606). Oil on canvas. Metropolitan Museum of Art. This blog is part of series linked to our exhibition, More than Pretty, which looks at body decoration of...

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