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.
The leader of the Civil Rights Movement was 39.
The woman who sparked the Montgomery bus boycotts was born in Tuskegee.
The schooner, lost since 1860, is the last confirmed ship that brought captives from Africa to the United States.
The groundbreaking work changed scientific study forever.
The iconic—and erroneous—headline lives on.
Disney accused his former employees of communism.
Grab your earbuds and disappear into the past.
The Fab Four's first single merely hinted at the musical revolution to come.
Master documentarian Ken Burns takes on a story that is still struggling to be told.