Some may not know it, but May 8 is a bit of a red letter day — literally. Back on May 8, 1886, the world’s first Coca-Cola was served at Jacobs’ Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia.
Take a culinary adventure with us as we cook up history baking lemon pies with a community cookbook from 1876.
World War II brought rationing for everyone and for almost everything, find a few resources for your research project.
To celebrate the birthday of John James Audubon on April 26, we learn the difference between birding and bird watching and how to become a citizen scientist.
There were plans around the globe to celebrate the 50th birthday of Earth Day on April 22 with the theme “climate action.” However, with the worldwide spread of Covid-19, events have been canceled and new ones have gone digital for the first time.
John Dunlap, a Philadelphia printer at the time of the American Revolution, may be known for printing the Declaration of Independence, but he also printed currency for his new country.
The Census Department’s desire to process the Decennial Census faster and more efficiently played a roll in computer history and it is all thanks to Herman Hollerith.
For those interested in American business history, the Dun’s Review is a must read with articles on a variety of topics.
A discussion on why there were so few biographies of women in science and how the Library of Congress is a treasure trove for many original and rare materials, invaluable for writing biographies of woman in science.
Mary Harris Jones, otherwise known as Mother Jones was a leader in the history of Labor, here is some of her story.