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You may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound or possess X-ray vision, but as a citizen you have the power to significantly change your world. And to flex that power all you have to do is vote this November 3. It’s easy to think that your one vote, among the … Continue reading “Voting: Every Citizen’s Superpower”
Long before today’s social media outlets, people found cheap and colorful ways to broadcast their thoughts to friends, family members and acquaintances. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Halloween postcards of the early 20th century. These cards and their colorful images are in some ways a precursor of today’s social media, sort of … Continue reading “Halloween postcards: Edwardian Instagram?”
Imagine you’re in your twenties, unmarried, and you see someone you’re attracted to in your local ice cream parlor. You’re alone and you’d really like to introduce yourself. Sounds simple enough, but if you lived during the 18th or 19th centuries you’d face a mountain of objections. For one, if you were a young woman … Continue reading “Escort Cards – Victorian Tinder?”
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