delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

christmas was banned in scotland -- 12/6/19

a partnership dissolved -- 12/5/19

the death of a gray whale -- 12/03/18

presidios and missions of california and texas -- 12/3/19

young j.p. morgan and anthony drexel -- 12/2/19

nat king cole's father was a preacher -- 11/29/19

charles darwin's cousin and the beginnings of big data -- 11/27/19

the early years of the world bank -- 11/26/19

gold, silver, and the american civil war -- 11/25/19

hemingway's for whom the bell tolls -- 11/22/19

orwell versus huxley -- 9/21/19

global warming in the paleocene epoch -- 11/20/19

heroin moves from turkey to afghanistan -- 10/29/19

the first women's conference -- 11/18/19

opening day at disneyland -- 11/15/19

kind of blue -- 11/14/19

the wonderful world of insects -- 11/13/19

spain and mexico's silver curse -- 11/12/19

the most scandalous victorian institution -- the "french ball" -- 11/8/19

having nothing to lose -- 11/7/19

vikings in north america -- 11/06/19

hernán cortés, slaves, and the encomienda -- 11/05/19

andrew jackson, america's seventh president -- 11/4/19

a real fashion influencer -- 11/01/19

the devil's highway -- 10/31/19

no room for error with pluto -- 10/30/19

london's smithfield meat market -- 10/29/19

the famed yankee peddlers of early america -- 10/28/19

the peerless walt disney -- 10/25/19

slaves' value exceeded the value of railroads and factories -- 10/24/19

heat -- 10/23/19

spain's wealth and its fall from power -- 10/22/19

one of america's greatest business leaders - john mackay -- 10/21/19

donald trump and the plaza hotel -- 10/18/19

the pig-man hunts of new haven -- 10/17/19

the rarest butterfly versus the most destructive hurricane -- 10/16/19

the two cuban revolutions that happened before fidel castro -- 10/15/19

the new york giants vs. notre dame -- 10/11/19

the strange comedy of andy kaufman -- 10/10/19

george washington, mosquitos, and the american revolution -- 10/9/19

the greatest negotiator in history -- 10/8/19

a stampede of immigrants to america -- 10/07/19

kennedy, cole, and the cotillion ball -- 10/4/19

the new york times didn't believe rockets could be used to explore space -- 10/3/19

proving the wisdom of crowds -- 10/2/19