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Teaching Controversy

Controversy begets opportunity; to see history in the round is to view both past and present with fresh eyes.

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Countdown to Suffrage

In her recently published book, The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, the popular historian Elaine Weiss has written about the six weeks before the 19th amendment passed in Tennessee.

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The Library's Steady Expansion

Anne Engelhart and Ruth Hill, two longtime employees of the Schlesinger, have seen decades of change at the Library.

Cynthia Anthonsen Foster letter. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryCynthia Anthonsen Foster letter. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Cryptologists Answer!

Curious hobbyists from across our readership—one from as far away as Alaska—took up our challenge to decode notes exchanged between Cynthia Anthonsen Foster and her boyfriend, Kenneth R. Miller.

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Writing from the Library (Spring 2018)

Scholars continue to flock to the Schlesinger to conduct research for their projects. Here we highlight three recently published books whose authors relied in part on the Library’s holdings.

Martin Bernstein. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe InstituteMartin Bernstein. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Feminisms and Pornography

Two students in the fall course taught by Jane Kamensky and Janet Halley, the Royal Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, reflect on what they learned.