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The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
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Dakota Death Trip History Blog

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Derek Dahlsad, the hubby half of Fair Oaks Antiques / We Have Your Collectibles, was just featured in today's Fargo Forum -- on the front page, no less! The article features Derek's Dakota Death Tr...
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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, April 9, 12:43 PM

My husband & his history website make the Fargo newspaper!

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101 Objects that Made America | Special Reports | Smithsonian Magazine

101 Objects that Made America   | Special Reports | Smithsonian Magazine | Cultural History | Scoop.it

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Ute Medicine Man 1895

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William Gunnison Chamberlain. Ute Medicine Man. 1895. 

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Original 1885 Chesapeake Lighthouse Photographs Mounted Albumen Prints

Original 1885 Chesapeake Lighthouse Photographs Mounted Albumen Prints | Cultural History | Scoop.it

Looking for some assistance in pricing and marketing a set of 9 mounted albumen prints of Chesapeake Bay lighthouses.

Prints are part of a series of photos taken by Major Jared A. Smith for the US Lighthouse Establishment in 1885. Research has shown that the USCG Historian's Dept has copies of some of these prints but for other locations the reference shows "Photo Unavailable".

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, August 9, 2013 12:48 AM

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The Man Who Thought Like a Ship : Past Horizons Archaeology

The Man Who Thought Like a Ship : Past Horizons Archaeology | Cultural History | Scoop.it

The letters nagged at me like a persistent hint from the past. I’d first encountered them among my father’s papers as I researched my book, The Man Who Thought Like a Ship. They pertained to a ship model he’d built in the 1950s of an ancient Egyptian vessel. The model left home before I was born, and everyone, my father included, assumed it had been discarded long ago. I’d only ever seen it in pictures.


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David Connolly's curator insight, February 25, 2013 6:53 AM

Amazing new article!

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Edward S. Curtis, Cowichan (Masked Dancer), Vancouver Island, c. 1913

Edward S. Curtis, Cowichan (Masked Dancer), Vancouver Island, c. 1913 | Cultural History | Scoop.it

magictransistor: “ Edward S. Curtis, Cowichan (Masked Dancer), Vancouver Island, c. 1913. ”

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Program teaches history via beloved quilter, 'Pioneer Girl' Grace Snyder

Program teaches history via beloved quilter, 'Pioneer Girl' Grace Snyder | Cultural History | Scoop.it

Grace Snyder's lively eyes gaze out of her 1903 wedding photograph. There's an astonishing hat atop her head and a tiny, cat-got-the-cream smile on her lips. She perches just behind her cowboy husband, her clasped hands resting near his left shoulder.


            Her story, in many respects, mirrors Nebraska's history in the late 19thcentury and much of the 20th century.


            Born in 1882, reared in a sod house on a Custer County homestead and married to a Sandhills cowboy and rancher, she recounted her pioneer life in the 1963 book "No Time on My Hands," as told to her daughter, author Nellie Snyder Yost.


            Along the way, she became nationally known for her quilting expertise. Two of her quilts were designated as among the 100 best 20th-century quilts by Quilters Newsletter Magazine in 1999. She was named to the National Quilters Hall of Fame in 1980, two years before her death at 100.


            Now Grace Snyder is the focal point of an innovative new history curriculum developed jointly by NET Learning Services, the International Quilt Study Center and Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Nebraska State Historical Society.


            Called "Tiny Stitches, Big Life," the online multimedia project uses Snyder's quilts and her life experiences to bring pioneer history to life for Nebraska elementary school students. It is the first module of a larger project, "Stories of Nebraska Quilters," with plans to develop additional material about other Nebraskans who are remembered through their quilts.

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Using objects to engage students.

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Figurines reveal secrets of ancient African rituals –...

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Secrets of sixty remarkable clay figurines - up to 1,400-years-old are to be revealed for the first time outside Ghana at the Manchester Museum

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joseph mora's curator insight, November 5, 2013 2:21 PM

shows some of the art and even religious partsof africa

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Egypt challenges a UK auctioneer over 200 'stolen' antiquities - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Egypt challenges a UK auctioneer over 200 'stolen' antiquities - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Cultural History | Scoop.it
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