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Riots, riots, riots
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Riots, riots, riots

Primary source of the moment – a 1943 memo from Thurgood Marshall requesting direction from NAACP Executive Secretary Walter White regarding a marked increase in the number of violence racial conflicts at military sites. Like many academic types I spend my summers conducting research and writing, and I’m currently trying to puzzle out what more … Continue reading

Nothing to see here? The Manx Museum, Douglas, Isle of Man
Museums / Nothing to see here / public history

Nothing to see here? The Manx Museum, Douglas, Isle of Man

Finally, a museum I have not only personally visited, but actually worked at! The Manx Museum is located in Douglas, on the Isle of Man and is operated by Manx National Heritage. Although the organization maintains over a dozen heritage sites throughout the island, most staff are based at the central museum, which has both … Continue reading