One of the pitfalls of writing about history comes when you know something too well. Dates, events, and figures seep into the memory and, over time, become fixed. It’s easy to forget to reexamine the original source material, or to take another look at information you’ve long held as factual. As in life, what you [...]
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March 13th, 2009 No Comments
This week I made a trip to the New York Historical Society Library to research Ford’s Saloon (follow up to my post from last week). The Library is a great resource for historians, and it’s completely free – if you explain to the front desk that you’re there to visit the library, you won’t be [...]