Whispers in a Library – In honor of Halloween’s Horror Time

Just thought everyone could do with a bit of scary fun!  Beware Librarians. Whispers floated from the back of the building, the soft words emanating from the office of old Ms. Pemberton.  Clare squinted at the closed door.  Shaking her head, she flipped the lights back on in the main room of the small town... Continue Reading →

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Simmering Under the Ashes: A meeting with Eva Friedlander – Holocaust Survivor

Dr. Starostina's Special Topics Class "The Third Reich."   Eva Friedlander and Dr. Starostina During this semester, my advisor, the lovely Dr. Starostina, is teaching a special topics class on NAZI Germany and the Third Reich.  Part of our discussions have centered around the victims of Hitler's plan to create a master race, by eliminating those he felt... Continue Reading →

The Large Blue Tub – Part Two (A Tribute to the Civil Rights Movement)

As I historian, I am always researching.  Getting a tub full of old letters, documents, papers, and so forth from my grandmother's cedar chest was a gold mine for me.  I have been shifting through the chaos for a while and jotting down notes about what I've found.  This particular post deals with my great-grandmother... Continue Reading →

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