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Lynn Downey
Writer, historian, archivist, native Californian, Arizona and Nevada history enthusiast, hopeful mystery novelist.
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NWHP Jul 20
in , July 20, 1942, the 1st class of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (aka WACs) began training.
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Sarah Lerner Jul 16
Sexism had nothing to do with the defeat of our first female POTUS nominee, but also dudes are losing their minds over a female Doctor Who.
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T.J. Stiles Jul 15
Sherman Alexie's public letter is remarkable and very Sherman Alexie. No tour? OK. But please keep writing.
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Women's Museum of CA Jul 9
in journalist Dorothy Thompson was born. She was the first American journalist to be expelled from Nazi Germany.
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Lynn Downey Jun 29
Many thanks to UMass Press and Foreword Reviews!
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Vox Jun 25
Your favorite childhood cartoon characters all wore gloves — and not for the reason you might think.
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Desert Caballeros Jun 23
Brush up on your Wickenburg history with "Images of America: Wickenburg", available in the Museum Stores. The...
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Lynn Downey Jun 21
Honored to be organizing the papers of Rep. Lynn Woolsey, which she donated to the Sonoma State University Library.
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FDR Library Jun 19
Whether working in plants, labs, gardens, or at home, women were essential to food production & conservation during
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T.J. Stiles Jun 16
From the /: Richard encouraged Trump to run for office. I'll just leave this here...
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Women's Museum of CA Jun 16
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Scribner Jun 15
Librarians of the 21st Century: The Ultimate Superheroes of Research via
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NWHP Jun 15
One this date in , June 15, 1921, Bessie Coleman earned her pilot's license, the first African American women to do so.
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Alex Kotch Jun 13
Honestly how much would you give to watch Jeff Sessions walk into a room full of only black women asking him questions.
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Jackie Speier Jun 14
shooting has country on edge. SF police are now responding to a shooting w/several wounded. Violence solves nothing!
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Mother Road Jun 14
Is it the end for Route 66? The federal law that authorizes the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, passed in …
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L.A. Times Books Jun 13
Meet our new U.S. Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith
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PEN America Jun 13
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Senator Tim Kaine Jun 13
Retweet if you think the Senate GOP should and hold hearings on health care
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T.J. Stiles Jun 13
Random fact: When someone bragged to Commodore Vanderbilt or sucked up to him with lavish praise, he'd say, "That amounts to nothing."
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