A few things online that caught my attention this week:
An honest college rejection letter
Hartman on the culture wars
Jonathan White on the consequences of Lincoln’s death for the South
Pope Francis vs. the Devil
Jared Burkholder on Grant Wacker on Billy Graham at the Cushwa Center
George Boudreau: Let’s name the Philadelphia airport after Ben Franklin
Do you know about Hathi Trust?
How those historical plaques get made
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Ted Widmer on the man behind the “American Dream“
Remembering Lincoln: A digital collections of responses to his assassination
Have you listened to Ben Franklin’s World yet?
Did mourning for Lincoln become a form of idolatry?
No desks at the OAH hotel? That doesn’t bother Historiann one bit.
The historical profession and the school curriculum
An average academic journal article is read by ten people