I was in college and in danger of failing but had a plan to fix everything. Sometimes the worst thing you can do for yourself is come up with a plan to fix everything.
Breaking News First Interrupts Television in 1949
On April 8, 1949, a three-year-old girl fell down an abandoned water well in San Marino, California. The television coverage of the rescue attempt tapped into the deep spring of attention that a live broadcast can bring to news.
Clusters of Eden
This is how a feud over roasted bear paws led to the discovery of America.
The Old Menus of New Chinatown
Retracing the history of Chinatown in Los Angeles using old Chinese restaurant menus as a guide.
The American Road Trip is Older than the American Road
Join curator Peter Blodgett’s tour through a collection of travel journals that visually document early road trips of the American West.
Bay of Smokes
Only Known Copy
The Huntington’s only known recording of Joseph H. Hazelton’s eyewitness account of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Reno Motel Yodel (It Still Feels Like I’m Moving)
I swear to God – this is a Reno motel yodel (although I’m not the one yodeling.) The only thing I can compare it to is, after you’ve been at the beach all day, and that night, in bed, you can still feel the waves.