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Charlie Dory, right, and staff in the Maryland Agricultural College kitchens, circa 1912

The 1856 Project to Hold Inaugural Symposium

Five-session Program to Explore Historical Connections Between Slavery, Universities

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miners in 1905

Coal Veins

A UMD Anthropologist Is Digging Into Commonalities Between Coal Country Immigrants Past and Present

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Soldier writing

New Documentary Captures ‘The Soldier’s Opinion’

Film Based on Professor’s Research Sheds Light on Five-Decade ‘Big Brother Apparatus’ in Israel

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Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman

‘Their Histories Are Histories of Solidarity’

UMD Experts Help New PBS Documentaries Present Fuller Picture of Tubman, Douglass

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Queen Elizabeth II at Maryland football game

The Day the Queen Cheered on the Terps

With Elizabeth’s Passing, Revisit Her Historic Afternoon at UMD Football Game

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chief in Native dress with bow, arrows and lance listens to song being played on phonograph

Who Owns the Sounds and Images of Native People’s Pasts?

UMD Faculty Members Work to Reunite Native People With Archival Materials

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Nikole Hannah-Jones and Bonnie Thornton Dill on stage

Looking Back to ‘1619’

Author of Pulitzer-Winning Commentary on Slavery Says America Not Defined by a Single Story

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Turner Hall framed by cherry blossoms

Two Professors Named Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Sociologist Rashawn Ray and Historian Sarah Cameron Will Each Receive $200K to Support Research Projects

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Collage of Fawn Grove tomatoes can label and archival photos of canning

Book Pulls the Lid Off Canned Food’s History

Cupboard Staple’s Impact Goes Beyond the Dinner Table

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Man buckles in a crash test dummy

Hearing Echoes of Battle to Get Seat Belts to ‘Click’

Historian’s Smithsonian-Sponsored Project to Explore Tension Between Mandates and Public Safety

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Still from “Bridgerton”

The Dark Side of Period Dramas

Professor’s Book Examines Depictions of Sexual Assault in Popular TV Series

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Harriet Tubman

A Still-Living Legacy of Justice

Harriet Tubman Day Event Commemorates, Revitalizes Historic Figure

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