SOURCE: The Metropole
by Sarah A. Seo
"As much as courts throughout the twentieth century sought to differentiate cars from houses, the automobile straddled the public/private divide in American life." argues professor Sarah A. Seo.
SOURCE: NY Times
September 27, 2019
by Gabrielle Cornish
Interest is building in Galina Ustvolskaya, the reclusive Russian composer born 100 years ago whose nickname was “the lady with the hammer.”
SOURCE: New York Times
September 30, 2019
by Nan Elizabeth Woodruff
Hundreds of black citizens were killed in Elaine, Arkansas, a century ago this week.
SOURCE: The Scotsman (UK)
THE Titan crane in Clydebank, the world’s first giant electrically-powered cantilever crane, will today receive the same international heritage honour as held by the Eiffel Tower in Paris.The 106-year-old former shipyard crane on the River Clyde will be designated as an international historic civil engineering landmark by four leading civil and mechanical engineering institutions.The crane, which became a visitor attraction in 2007, helped to fit out some of the world’s biggest battleships and liners, such as the Queen Mary, QE2 at the John Brown’s shipyard....
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