• Final Thoughts: Chicago’s 1893 World’s Fair

    July 17, 2020 by

    The chief legacies of the World’s Columbian Exposition were the highlighting of women’s issues and accomplishments and, through the efforts of Frederick Douglas, Ida B. Wells, and Paul Dunbar, greater awareness of African Americans’ contributions to and exclusion from American society. Joseph M. Di Cola and David Stone, Chicago’s 1893 World’s Fair I recently finished… Read more

  • What I Am Reading: The Hungry Tiger of Oz

    July 15, 2020 by

    I recently started reading The Hungry Tiger of Oz, the twentieth book in the Oz series, by Ruth Plumly Thompson and illustrated by John R. Neill. As with the last few, it’s been years since I read this one. It’s been a while since I have read most of Thompson’s books, since I generally prefer… Read more

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