Tag Archives: commemoration

Is it still okay to venerate George Washington and Thomas Jefferson?

19 Aug

Historian David A. Bell offers some wise words on heroes and the past: Is it still okay to venerate George Washington and Thomas Jefferson? – The Washington Post

Historians Question Trump’s Comments on Confederate Monuments

16 Aug

Don’t Thank Me

28 May

Some apt reflections on Memorial Day, by Chad Pierce: Don’t Thank Me – THE TWELVE

100 Years Ago, the U.S. entered World War I

6 Apr

Take a look at the Library Congress post on this: Today in History – April 6 | Library of Congress

George Washington dies – Dec 14, 1799

14 Dec

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On this day in history, George Washington dies on Dec 14, 1799. My wife and I had the opportunity to visit Mount Vernon a few months ago, so the place of his death has a new resonance for us (see photo above.) See a concise review of Washington’s life here: George Washington dies – Dec 14, 1799 – HISTORY.com

From Memory to History? The Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary

1 Dec

If 50th anniversaries of war tend to be the last grand occasion in which the war generation’s veterans and survivors commemorate their war, what do 75th anniversaries do? And for whom?

Geoffrey White and Daniel Martinez reflect on the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at the Organization of American Historian’s Process: From Memory to History? The Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary

Library of Congress introduces its World War I collections

21 Jul

Gayle Osterberg alerts the public to what the Library of Congress will be offering in the months leading up to the centennial of U.S. entry in the Great War: World War I: Time to Recall What This War Was About | Library of Congress Blog

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