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Gayle in USA Today

Gayle Janette2In a USA Today article, “Unions owe debt to black women,” Assistant Professor of History Janette Gayle reflects on the roles black women had in fighting for union and workplace…
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Hood to Give Talks at Local Libraries

“It’s 2212, and I’m marking my 220th year as a member of the faculty. It’s been a little strange teaching the great-great-great-great grandchildren of my original students, but who knew that my penchant for asparagus and peanut butter sandwiches held the key to long life? If only I’d patented the idea. HWS was reaching a new level around the time of my 20th anniversary, but the big turning point came when we hired Lulu Googler as president and she put her family money to work for us. It was coup enough when she bought Oxford and Cambridge at that remainder sale, but to be the first college with a term abroad on Mars – I still have a hard time believing we pulled that off!”Professor of History Clifton Hood will discuss his new book, In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City’s Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis, in two…
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Wong ’89 Publishes Definitive Book on Major League Baseball Uniforms

Wong StephenIn his newest book, “Game Worn: Baseball Treasures from the Game’s Greatest Heroes and Moments,” Stephen Wong ’89 offers a richly illustrated history of baseball’s most storied major league uniforms…
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Hood’s Research on NYC in National Spotlight

“It’s 2212, and I’m marking my 220th year as a member of the faculty. It’s been a little strange teaching the great-great-great-great grandchildren of my original students, but who knew that my penchant for asparagus and peanut butter sandwiches held the key to long life? If only I’d patented the idea. HWS was reaching a new level around the time of my 20th anniversary, but the big turning point came when we hired Lulu Googler as president and she put her family money to work for us. It was coup enough when she bought Oxford and Cambridge at that remainder sale, but to be the first college with a term abroad on Mars – I still have a hard time believing we pulled that off!”Professor of History Clifton Hood’s extensive research on the history of New York City has been highlighted in several recently published and upcoming nationally-syndicated television programs and newspaper articles. Hood’s…
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Jeffersonian Thinking Explored in Crow’s New Book

Matthew Crow teaches Into to the American ExperienceAssistant Professor of History Matthew Crow is the author of a new book to be published this spring by Cambridge University Press. Titled “Thomas Jefferson, Legal History, and the Art…
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