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At the recent Virginia Library Association conferenece, we were honored by the presence of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, or at least their Washington Nationals "Racing Presidents" incarnations. I was pleased to link arms with these august personages, and I was most impressed by their...MORE »
It seems you can't turn around these days without tripping over a fabulous online digital collection. While searching this morning for an intriguingly-titled Civil War pamphlet (“Interior Causes of the War: The Nation Demonized and its President a Spirit-Rapper," by "A Citizen of Ohio"), I...MORE »
The latest Journal of Southern History (volume LXXIV no. 4, or 74 for us Roman-numerically-challenged people) carries an article by former ICJS fellow Brian Steele, "Thomas Jefferson, Coercion, and the Limits of Harmonious Union" (pp. 823-854). In the reviews section we have several...MORE »
For my Fake TJ Stories files, and for the edification of our 6 devoted readers, I offer the following Reference Question Tale:
It is claimed, by websites and other sources various and sundry, that Thomas Jefferson, upon hearing of a meteorite crash in Connecticut in 1807 and its...MORE »