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"The first digital use of the transistor for consumers was in a calculator," says Rick Bensene, curator of the Old Calculator Web Museum.
In the 1690s, women were hanged in Salem, Massachusetts on suspicion of witchcraft. Now, it's a witchy Mecca for tourists.
The locations of the regional banks made sense for the economy of 1913. Populations and industries have shifted since then.
The partnership is meant to help preserve important historical records of Black Americans' lives.
Typewriters were "crucial" to the rise of women's workforce participation in the 20th century, says economic historian Elyce Rotella.
Amanda Mull, a staff writer at The Atlantic, argues that department stores had a hand in building class consciousness.
Three economic historians weigh in.
The 1918 pandemic helped shift the film industry’s center of power. Could the coronavirus pandemic do the same?
Cody Cassidy, author of "Who Ate the First Oyster?" said the inventor of soap had no idea about its life-saving potential.
Here is how the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade came to be.