Catherine is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor. Running The Archive has given her a great excuse to keep reading any biography she can get her hands on. Catherine also runs Creepy Crate, a subscription box for the spooky at heart. When not watching horror movies or reading the latest N.K. Jemisin novel, you can find her in the stacks of the Housing Works bookstore or at the nearest park.
On September 16, 1620, the Pilgrims set sail from England... and ignited centuries of historical imagination.
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On its 100th anniversary, we revisit the coalitions built in search of women's suffrage, and the struggles that continued after the passing of the suffrage amendment.
After facing racism in America, Bullard made a home in France, where he became the first African American military pilot during World War I.
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Continents continued to shift and war went on even as people around the world celebrated.
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