Since today is National Aviation Day, let's take a brief look at Charles Lindbergh. Like some of you, I’m sure, I was only passingly familiar with the story of Charles Lindbergh. I’d never done any extensive reading or research on the man or his historic solo flight ac
In case you missed it, we’ve started a history book club. The History Lovers Book Club is a virtual book discussion group offering readers a convenient way to connect with others who love history and books. It’s great for readers with busy lives and those who like to read at their own
The Underground Newspaper Collection (or Underground Press Collection) is a compilation of alternative/underground newspapers, magazines, newsletters and bulletins (1963-1985) reprinted on microfilm by the Underground Press Syndicate (UPS), later known as the Alternative Press S
I can’t quite put my finger on it. Maybe it’s because of my love for all things 1960’s or because I treasured my family’s Friday nights at Lamppost Pizza as a kid. It might be the simultaneous bombardment of lights and sounds, compounded with the tactile quality of the flippers and th
The archeaologist Howard Carter toiled in Egypt for three decades with little success. Under the sponsorship of Lord Carnarvon, he spent seven years searching the Valley of the Kings for the tomb of the young pharaoh Tutankhamen. Yet by November of 1922, Carter's luck was running out.