A day in history|Deborah Sampson

Deborah Sampson, who fought in the American Revolution disguised as the soldier Robert Shurtlieff, was born on December 17, 1760 in Plymton, Massachusetts, near Plymouth. Although descended from distinguished Pilgrim stock, the Sampson family was poor. When Deborah’s father failed to return from a sea voyage, her mother, unable to provide for her seven children, […]

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History: Flappers

Flappers challenged social standards with their short, bobbed hair and their new fashion sense. The roaring 1920s ushered public bathing practices. The historic Pavilion in Newport Beach, California, was built in 1906. It was designed as a bathing house for individuals to change into their beach attire. The beach culture developed with more revealing swimsuits. […]

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