Issue Title Column Author

Vol. 04 No. 4

Is There a Historian in the House?: History, reality, and Colonial House

Talk of the Past

Emerson W. Baker

Vol. 04 No. 4

Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the Founders: On the dangers of reading backwards

Ask the Author

David Waldstreicher

Vol. 04 No. 4

Do Not Despair: Suicide in the archives

Tales from the Vault

Richard J. Bell

Vol. 04 No. 4

A Man, A Family, A Discussion: Using Copley’s Art in the Classroom

The Common School

B. Scott Crawford

Vol. 04 No. 4

Cross-Stitched History: Artistry and ambition in Christina Arcularius’s Tree of Knowledge sampler

Object Lessons

Margaret K. Hofer

Vol. 04 No. 4

Accept No Imitations: The campaign against counterfeits, past and present

Features

Stephen Mihm

Vol. 04 No. 4

The Pathfinder’s Lost Instruments: John C. Frémont’s cavalier attitude toward his scientific apparatus

Features

Tom Rea

Vol. 04 No. 4

Samson Occom at the Mohegan Sun: Finding history at a New England Indian casino

Features

Joanna Brooks

Vol. 04 No. 4

Exploring the Known World

Reviews

Mia Bay

Vol. 04 No. 4

Revealing the Many Faces of the Woman behind the Mask

Reviews

Patricia Cleary