This post was written by Luis Rodriguez, Collections Management Specialist
The Kennedy family had a long and generally positive relationship with Time and its founder Henry Luce. Joseph P. Kennedy had several meetings with Luce while the former served as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom, and from the late 1930s on into the post-war years, the two argued amicably over United States foreign policy. In 1940 "Joe" Kennedy convinced Luce to write the introduction to the...Read More
This post is by cataloger Catherine Falzone.
Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758), New England preacher and theologian, is perhaps most famous for the 1741 sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” and for being a central figure in the religious revival known as the First Great Awakening. If you know him just from that sermon, you may get the idea that he was all fire-and-brimstone, all the time. Edwards was in fact a nuanced thinker with access...Read More
This post was written by Maureen Maryanski, Reference Librarian for Printed Collections.
As Women’s History Month draws to a close, let’s focus on one of the founding documents of American feminism: the Declaration of Sentiments. Drafted, debated, and signed during the first women’s rights convention at Seneca Falls, New York in July 1848, the Declaration enumerates the legal, economic, and social inequalities existing between women and men – and the signers’ commitment to fight for equality....Read More
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