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Strange Times in New York

Our first entry in The Metropole/Urban History Association Graduate Student Blogging Contest considers „A New Season,“ the contest theme, through an examination of New York City Mayor John Lindsey’s creative attempts to reshape the public sector. 1.654 weitere Wörter

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A History of Loss: My Three Decades of Cleveland Sports

By Adam Gallagher 

One of my earliest memories is of my dad, a pretty even-keeled guy most of the time, punching through a toy drum of mine after what surely seemed to be the trough of his Cleveland fandom. 1.994 weitere Wörter

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"On the cusp of cool"?: The Problematic Nature of Rust Belt Narratives in Two New Histories on Cleveland

“ of nearly 400,000 residents is where millennial boomerangs are returning and transplants are arriving, bringing with them big ideas,” Fran Golden wrote in the… 3.932 weitere Wörter

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Doing Urban History in Cleveland: A Personal Reflection

By Todd Michney

As for my earliest Cleveland memory, I am unsure, but riding the RTA’s Red Line Rapid Transit to the old Municipal Stadium… 1.517 weitere Wörter

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Making Cities Global: The Transnational Turn in Urban History

By A.K. Sandoval-Strausz

In conjunction with our friends at the Global Urban History Project, this article is cross posted at the GUHP blog, go check them out! 1.529 weitere Wörter

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White Space: Beyond the ‘First’ White Presidency

By Walter Greason

White nationalists marched through the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017. From an historian’s perspective, there was little surprise in this action, especially after two years of widespread appeals to white nationalism in the course of one of the most heated presidential campaigns in American history. 1.253 weitere Wörter

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"The Good Life in Shaker Heights": Integrating one of Cleveland's most iconic suburbs

By Nichole Nelson

On January 3, 1956, a bomb exploded in the garage of John G. Pegg, an African- American newcomer to the Shaker Heights neighborhood. 2.742 weitere Wörter

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