Linton Weeks appears in the following:
Friday, October 16, 2015
Times change and so do manners. We reassess good behavior in 2015.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Center stage for many historic protests and demonstrations, the National Mall has fallen on hard times.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Americans of the past were fascinated by luxurious dining experiences — or at least by the tales of such extravagant exploits.
Friday, October 02, 2015
Like a time slingshot, the 1920 silent movie The Daughter of Dawn transports us back to another era — and another.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Traditionally, the three daily meals in America are breakfast, lunch and dinner. But did our forebears eat four times a day instead of three?
Thursday, September 24, 2015
As an aspirant to the Republican presidential nomination, the businessman/entertainer reminds some people of notable politicians of the past.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
American history repeats itself often enough that we sometimes feel like we are living in an infinite loop. Here is a quiz that explores that notion.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Hairpin stealing, ring turning and automobiling — apparently folks in turn-of-the-20th-century America were as fad-prone as we are today.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
When the precious metal was discovered in California in the late 1840s, hordes of fortune seekers headed there from all over the world — some taking large amounts of tortoises with them.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Men and women running off together in the Gilded Age — with no warning. What was going on?
Thursday, September 03, 2015
'Indian cowboy': Though it may sound like an oxymoron, Native Americans have been riding horses and roping cattle for centuries in the Sunshine State.
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
For many Floridians, the tradition of African-American cattle ranchers is an integral part of the state's rich story.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Using contemporary technology, the "Culture in Transit" project documents and shares photos and memorabilia that might otherwise be lost forever.
Monday, August 24, 2015
A historical collection of civil rights movement material — stemming from the brutal murder of a teenager in Mississippi in 1955 — finds a home in Florida.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
The campus can be a laboratory of great experimentation — especially when it comes to American English.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Open a cookbook from the Gilded Age, and you just might be surprised by what our forebears passed around the table.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Leave it to resourceful Americans to tinker and toy with the royal and ancient game of golf.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Summertime and the living has not always been so easy on some American beaches. For shore.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Ever notice how some people from the distant past turned their backs to the camera?
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
In the annals of American politics, there have been some pretty quirky quests for the White House.