Mural of astronauts at the Smithsonian Institution’s Air and Space Museum, c. 2000. Photograph by Carol M. Highsmith. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
• A history of Yiddish newspapers. (Times Literary Supplement)
• Teaching kids to forget—or never learn about—Reconstruction. (Jacobin)
• The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls is twenty years old. (The Atlantic)
• What was lost in the Brazil National Museum fire. (The New York Times)
• “The Girdle-Inspired History of the Very First Spacesuits.” (Racked)
• The history of the smallpox vaccination. (Smithsonian.com)