April 1,2011History collided with the present on Monday, March 28, when I had the opportunity to give one feminist icon a copy of a book that was inspired by the musings of another. The book, of course, was Wheels of Change, which developed out of Susan B. Anthony’s declaration that bicycling
March 27,2011There are times when you know you’re witnessing history. That was the case in the summer of 1984, when Walter Mondale named Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate in the race for the presidency. It was the first time a woman ran on a major party presidential ticket, and it
of the Month
I have hundreds of bookmarks. They're easy to come by if you go to book and library conferences, and some are quite interesting. So I decided to share a few here.
This month's bookmark comes from the Kobal Collection of the Picture Desk, a British photo agency. It shows actor Steve McQueen with a baseball glove. Thanks to Brenda Jackson for sending it my way. Here's the front and back.
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