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In 1667 Margaret Cavendish was the first woman allowed to visit the all-male bastion of the Royal Society, a newly formed scientific society. Who was this woman?
Minneapolis’s Washburn A Mill, once the largest flour producer in the world, has exploded twice: first in 1878 and again in 1928. The Washburn A—or rather, what’s left of it—has entered its third life as the Mill City Museum.
Anne Fredrickson reviews the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
Anne Fredrickson interviews storyteller Susan Marie Frontczak about her one-woman show, Manya: A Living History of Marie Curie.
A 1904 caricature from Vanity Fair is a striking example of the role images played in creating the Marie Curie myth.