carve her name... on Twitter “#OTD, 21 Mar 1945, Hannie Schaft, active member of the Dutch resistance, is arrested at a German checkpoint in Haarlem. She was later executed.” https://twitter.com/CarveHerName/status/976555323585638403
NB Native American Studies * on Twitter "“Tore T. Petersen's THE MILITARY CONQUEST OF THE PRAIRIE: NATIVE AMERICAN RESISTANCE, EVASION & SURVIVAL, 1865-1880 studies the final wars on the prairie from the Native American perspective. Petersen joins Ryan Tripp for this podcast. @ISBSbooks #ReadUP https://t.co/3oCsgDaUB8”" https://twitter.com/NewBooksNatAm/status/976175421724266496
Senscot on Twitter "“Another important learning outcome from yesterday’s Community Learning Exchange: The horseshoe in the Dornoch coat of arms celebrates the Earl of Sutherland flogging a Viking to death with a horse’s leg. * #SocEntCLE”" https://twitter.com/Senscot/status/972042237487058944
Welcoming a Black Female Composer Into the Canon. Finally. "Florence Price, the first black woman to have her music played by a major American orchestra, is having a moment after a trove of her scores was rediscovered." (by Micaela Baranello) https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/09/arts/music/florence-price-...
Esotouric's Secret Los Angeles on Twitter “George Watson shot this fully equipped rag vendor somewhere in Los Angeles in the 1920s. His hat is decorated with celluloid dolls and fake birds, and there's a message for the photographer on his bell. (Getty Collection.) #mydayinla” https://twitter.com/esotouric/status/975390429117079554
Black History Spotlight: John Robinson | February 7, 2018 Act 3 | Full Frontal on TBS "John Robinson is one of about a bazillion black heroes you've never heard of, but we're here to correct that with the power of Ashley Nicole Black and a cart..." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2tk13uNZ58
Meet The Fearless Cook Who Secretly Fed — And Funded — The Civil Rights Movement "Georgia Gilmore organized black women to cook without raising the suspicions of their white employers, and poured the proceeds into an alternative transportation system for Montgomery bus boycotters." https://fb.me/HBqjyWgD
NYPL Map Division on Twitter “Anna Seile took over her husbands role in the London map trade after his death in 1662, publishing a variety of works including this beautiful map from Peter Heylyn's "Cosmography" 1663 https://t.co/T14dT0uvCH #WomensHistoryMonth” https://twitter.com/NYPLMaps/status/973595537671884801
How Climate Change Drove the Rise of Genghis Khan "The Mongol warlord built the world's largest land-based empire. But he couldn't have done it without a change in climate " http://time.com/18147/climate-change-genghis-khan-mongolia/
Leningrad's Lost Photographer "She lived in the shadow of the men in her life until, years after her death, these unseen photographs of Soviet life were discovered in an attic." https://www.rferl.org/a/leningrad-photographer-never-showed-h...
Museum displays parity of women in ancient Egypt "Items on show at Turin's Museo Egizio demonstrate that women in ancient Egypt were equal to men. " (by Ben Wedeman, CNN) https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/08/culture/women-rights-ancie...
Kristie on Twitter “What do pirates, militant missionaries, slaves, and silver have in common? They explain how Spain sustained its Asian empire. Read my chapter in this new @PennPress volume to find out more. DM me for proofs or buy a copy for your library.” https://twitter.com/thehistoriann/status/971416735105634305
The Swedish King Who Used Coffee as a Death Sentence - Modern Notion "King Gustav III despised coffee, believing it to be a major health threat." http://modernnotion.com/swedish-king-used-coffee-death-sentence/
Lorena on Twitter “Having seen workers jump to their death at the Triangle Shirtwaist fire, Frances Perkins dedicated her life to strengthening labor laws. She was Sec. of Labor from 1933-1945, the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet& the architect of the New Deal. Bad-Ass #WomensHistoryMonth” https://twitter.com/LorenaSGonzalez/status/970705793942081537
Bangor Daily News on Twitter "“Nor'easter uncovers skeleton of sunken Revolutionary War-era ship on Maine beach https://t.co/qkjPKkwj8J”" https://twitter.com/bangordailynews/status/970663243034349569
ali on Twitter “I just listened to an interesting History Extra podcast bout women in science in the First World War. I hadn’t thought about it, but the advent of the bicycle gave women a mobility and freedom they hadn’t had previously. Bike makers even changed the design to sui female clothing https://t.co/vnZ5txQ3Xc” https://twitter.com/aml1384/status/968254613748039680
Open Culture on Twitter ““The Vertue of the COFFEE Drink”: An Ad for London’s First Cafe Printed Circa 1652 https://t.co/SwEEWd9MNZ” https://twitter.com/openculture/status/969842562528768000
How a Sneak Attack By Norway's Skiing Soldiers Deprived the Nazis of the Atomic Bomb "Seventy-five years ago, in Operation Gunnerside, a stealthy group of commandos took out a crucial Nazi chemical plant" http://smithmag.co/cxU8EN