History Stories
AUTHOR: Elizabeth Dunn
5 Things Victorian Women Didn’t Do (Much)
April 2, 2013

Don’t let the lace doilies and lavender sachets fool you—life for women in Victorian England wasn’t always how we imagine it. Read More

5 19th-Century Utopian Communities in the United States
January 22, 2013

From group marriage to restrictions on hot baths, explore the surprising practices of five utopian communities in 19th-century America. Read More

4 Rules for Bathing, According to Beau Brummell
January 8, 2013

English fashion icon Beau Brummell introduced his compatriots to his revolutionary ideas on hygiene in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Read More