Odds and Ends

Ann Cushman provides a marvelous resource of odds and ends and tidbits and stuff from the unusual to the amusing. In between, you might find a clue or a new source of information to aid your research.


Pulitzer Prize winning historian Bernard Bailyn writes, “If you have no personal memory, you would have no sense of your world. And similarly, if we have no public awareness, we’ve lost our understanding of how we got to be the way we are, and hence our understanding of who we are. History gives us context, so we know where we’ve been and can see where we might go.”