The Jazz Age
Before venturing out on the Journey of a Lifetime, it might be important to know something about your destination. We've got you covered.
The Jazz Age and the Harlem Renaissance The decade of the 1920s marked the birth of a new spirit of freedom and liberation in America, with jazz music as its beat, and new dance styles emerging from its syncopations.
The Great Migration: Finding the Freedom to Make a Living
In the late 19th century, oppressive race laws and economic hardship for Blacks in the South triggered a mass exodus of formerly enslaved people seeking a better life. It wasn’t easy.
Bicycling the Way to Title IX
How recreational bicycling in the 1800’s wheeled history forward towards Title IX
Heading Back into the Past: 1920s Italy
How digging in to family history can turn your understanding of your identity inside out
Great Migration: Starting Over
The Great Migration in the early 20th century north meant Black Americans moving from a predominantly rural and small-town South to the great cities of the North. Starting over was a big adjustment for everyone, for better and, sometimes, worse.