Flying

Flying

Part of the fun of working through these papers is in the glimpses they provide of social and technological trends that we normally think of as processes in one-way motion, from the alien distant past through increasingly familiar passages to the present. The documents of individual experience at particular places and times give us snapshots, […]

Woe unto You Writers of History: Undergraduate Teaching Policy, 1935

Woe unto You Writers of History: Undergraduate Teaching Policy, 1935

How strong in this country, in this culture, is the ideal of freedom of investigation, how widely supported is the tradition of objectivity in the analysis of concrete social problems? I do not know and it worries me. In 1935, the Alumnae Historical Association of Flora Stone Mather College set out to establish a fund […]