Media Treatment of Monica Lewinsky

Media Treatment of Monica Lewinsky Newsstand with Lewinsky covers Jon Levy, Newsstand photo, 1999. Jon Levy/AFP via Getty Images. Poll: Public remains unsympathetic to Lewinsky “Poll: Public remains unsympathetic to Lewinksy,” AllPolitics, March 5, 1999. Monica Lewinsky took an unpaid summer internship at the White House in 1995 after she graduated from college. Later that year, she took on a paid position at the White House Office of Legislative Affairs. Between November 1995 and March 1997, she had nine sexual encounters with President Bill Clinton. News of the affair became public in January 1998, causing a major media stir. The House of Representatives impeached President Clinton in December 1998 over lying about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky.

2022-12-05T11:24:13-05:00

The Poetry of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft

The Poetry of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft Lines Written at Castle Island, Lake Superior Here in my native inland sea From pain and sickness would I flee And from its shores and island bright Gather a store of sweet delight. Lone island of the saltless sea! How wide, how sweet, how fresh and free How all transporting —is the view Of rocks and skies and waters blue Uniting, as a song’s sweet strains To tell, here nature only reigns. Ah, nature! here forever sway Far from the haunts of men away For here, there are no sordid fears, No crimes, no misery, no tears No pride of wealth; the heart to fill, No laws to try my people ill. Jane Johnston Schoolcraft, “Lines Written at Castle Island, Lake Superior,” 1838. Jane Johnston

2023-04-04T09:10:30-04:00

Western Indigenous Clothing

Western Indigenous Clothing Western Indigenous Clothing George A. Addison, Cabinet card studio portrait of Lissie Woodard (Kiowa) standing next to her son Oliver, who is sleeping in a cradleboard. Ca. 1894-1896; Alice Kennedy Eagan Collection of George A. Addison Fort Sill photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution. Western Indigenous Clothing George A. Addison, Cabinet card studio portrait of Amie and Carrie, two young Kiowa women, carrying beaded cradleboards on their backs. Ca. 1894-1896; Alice Kennedy Eagan Collection of George A. Addison Fort Sill photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution. Western Indigenous Clothing Walla Walla dress, 1860-1880. The National Museum

2022-12-05T12:08:17-05:00

Navajo “Slave” Blanket

Navajo "Slave" Blanket Navajo "Slave" Blanket Unidentified Maker, "Slave" Blanket, c. 1855-1860. Barnes Foundation. Navajo is the Western name for the Diné tribe that has for centuries inhabited a large area of land that stretches across modern day Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah. Navajo women were renowned throughout the Southwest for their skill as weavers. Weaving techniques were passed down from mother to daughter, and no woman outside the tribe was allowed to learn the techniques.  From the 1820s through the 1840s, the Navajo were in a constant state of conflict with the Mexican settlers who were trying to gain control of their lands. Raiders captured and enslaved Navajo women. They forced the women to weave and sold their textiles for a profit.

2022-12-05T12:09:42-05:00

Life Story: Keziah Grier

Life Story: Keziah Grier "Register of Negroes and Mulattoes, Gibson County" "Register of Negroes and Mulattoes, Gibson County," 185?, Princeton Public Library. Keziah Grier was born around the year 1800. She spent her early years enslaved in South Carolina. When she was a teenager, her enslavers forced her to move with them to the Northwest Territory. Slavery was technically illegal in the Northwest Territory, but no one enforced this law. Like many other white settlers, Keziah’s enslavers brought her so she could do the difficult work of turning their new land into a working farm. It was a hard and dangerous life. Local Indigenous communities resented the arrival of settlers, and the outbreak of the War of 1812 brought violence to the area. But Keziah survived.   Keziah

2024-01-23T13:30:16-05:00

American Girl

American Girl Addy Walker doll American Girl Company, Addy Walker doll, 1993. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Nicole Wagner and Wagner Family, 2020.46.1. Pleasant Company, Addy: An American Girl book Pleasant Company, Addy: An American Girl book collection, 1993. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Nicole Wagner and Wagner Family, 2020.46.10a-g. Josefina Montoya doll American Girl Company, Josefina Montoya doll, 1997. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Nicole Wagner and Wagner Family, 2020.46.2. American Girl trading cards Pleasant Company, American Girl doll trading cards, ca. 1995. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Nicole Wagner and Wagner Family, 2020.46.9a-f. Josefina Montoya American Girl books Pleasant

2022-12-05T11:15:53-05:00

Punk Feminists

Punk Feminists Document Text Riot grrrl is… BECAUSE us girls crave records and books and fanzines that speak to US, that WE feel included in and can understand in our own ways BECAUSE viewing our work as being connected to our girlfriends-politics-real lives is essential if we are gonna figure out how what we are doing impacts, reflects, perpetuates, or DISRUPTS the status quo BECAUSE we don’t want to assimilate to someone else’s (Boy) standards of what is or isn’t “good” music or punk rock or “good” writing AND THUS need to create forums where we can recreate, destroy and define our own visions BECAUSE we know that life is much more than physical survival and are patently aware that the punk rock “you can do anything” idea is crucial to the coming angry grrrl rock revolution

2022-12-05T11:14:18-05:00

Life Story: Cassie Bernall and Rachel Scott

Life Story: Cassie Bernall (1981–1999) and Rachel Scott (1981–1999) Cassie Bernall Cassie Bernall. By http://www.acolumbinesite.com/victim/cassie.html jpg found linked from this webpage:  https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=46479538 Rachel Scott Rachel Scott. By http://www.acolumbinesite.com/victim/dead/rachel1.jpg found linked from this webpage:  https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=35482635 Cassie René Bernall was born on November 6, 1981, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. She grew up in a white evangelical Christian home with her parents, Misty and Brad, and her younger brother Chris. Cassie liked spending time outdoors. She loved to swim and go on bike rides with her dad. She also enjoyed fishing and rock climbing.  As a teenager, Cassie went through a difficult emotional time. She started smoking, drinking alcohol, and taking drugs. When she was 15 years old, her mother found

2024-01-29T10:04:20-05:00