Our visual history class explored travel and tourism imagery this week, and my paper is about the Art Deco travel posters made by Maurice Logan for the Southern Pacific Railroad … Continue readingRail Travel and Tourism: Poster Art in the 1920s
This week for my course on visual culture and history, I wrote my paper on the images associated with spirit mediums and seances in the late 19th century. The reason … Continue readingSpirit Mediums and Seances in History
When my mother died two years ago, I inherited approximately six large packing boxes full of her cookbooks and another box containing her collection of recipe cards. Over the years, … Continue readingMA Thesis Topic | Cooking Up Motherhood
A few days ago I finally read one of my older emails I had kept to get back to. When I read Barbara’s article about Wardrobe Capsules (Simplify Your Wardrobe) … Continue readingWho Are You Really Buying Clothes For?
I’ve recently decided to start blogging about my Master’s program in History and Archival Studies. I’m really glad I chose this program. Not only is it allowing me to “retool” … Continue readingIndustrial Revolution in Europe
In a hostel bar in Istanbul, Turkey in 1994, I saw these words etched into the wooden table; they have remained with me ever since… We are the music makers, And … Continue readingAn Ode for all times