Rebecca Onion
Rebecca Onion Rebecca Onion

Rebecca OnionSlate’s history writer, also runs the site’s history blog, the VaultFollow her on Twitter.

The Vault
March 9 2016 1:39 PMIllustrated Propaganda for Elementary-School Students in Mussolini’s Italy
History
March 8 2016 8:30 AMRoller Skating Socials and a Black Rosie the RiveterDiscovering a different side of black history in the archives of the black press.
The Vault
March 7 2016 3:11 PMInteractive Map Lets You Track How 19th- and Early-20th-Century American Newspapers Covered Any Topic
The Angle
Feb. 26 2016 3:25 PMThe Angle: It’s an Honer EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Thursday night’s debate, Trump’s bad spelling day on Twitter, and Sunday’s Oscars. 
The Angle
Feb. 25 2016 3:53 PMThe Angle: Necessary Chitchat EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on small talk, the charms of Trump, and the awful Revenant
The Vault
Feb. 24 2016 1:15 PMWistful Memories of the Confederacy, 50 Years After the Civil War
The Angle
Feb. 22 2016 3:09 PMThe Angle: Sympathy for Jeb EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the decency of Jeb Bush, the Best Picture contenders, and a captivating #teenmeme. 
The Angle
Feb. 19 2016 5:37 PMThe Angle: Go Set a Legacy EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on your Supreme Court questions, the death of Harper Lee, and seeing Steve Martin do stand-up.
The Angle
Feb. 18 2016 5:32 PMThe Angle: Witches in Those Woods Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on Bernie’s non-viable economic plan, Trump’s excellence on Twitter, and Dear Jurisprudence. 
The Vault
Feb. 17 2016 3:08 PMA Treasure Trove of Awkward Early-20th-Century Infographics
The Vault
Feb. 15 2016 6:00 AMGeorge Washington, Lifelong Mapmaker
The Angle
Feb. 11 2016 11:54 AMThe Angle: Fascism Is As Fascism Does EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on “New York values,” the four-day school week, and “Formation” as exploitation. 
The Angle
Feb. 10 2016 12:22 PMThe Angle: Extreme Primary Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on victories for Sanders and Trump in New Hampshire, Obama’s big military budget, and the Bernie vs. Hillary meme. 
The Vault
Feb. 8 2016 12:09 PMExercise Advice for Flappers, in Gorgeous 1920s Prints
The Vault
Jan. 27 2016 1:29 PMHow an 1830s Children’s Magazine Taught Hard Truths About Slavery
The Angle
March 8 2016 3:48 PMThe Angle: Beware the “Cool Teacher” EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the changing Supreme Court, teachers with bad boundaries, and Kendrick Lamar’s new album. 
The Angle
March 7 2016 4:09 PMThe Angle: Unpleasant Little House EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the flaws found in an influential psychological theory, the death of Nancy Reagan, and the experience of editing Laura Ingalls Wilder’s letters.
Brow Beat
Feb. 29 2016 2:29 PMThe Witch Completely Nails the Desperate, Crazed Mindset of Early American Settlers
The Vault
Feb. 26 2016 10:16 AMTimeline Lets You Browse Hundreds of Historical Documents From the Vault Blog
The Angle
Feb. 24 2016 3:48 PMThe Angle: Data, Data, Data, Data, Data EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Facebook’s five new reaction buttons, Trump’s populism, and screen-time panic. 
The Angle
Feb. 23 2016 3:34 PMThe Angle: No Exceptions for New York EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on anti-abortion TRAP laws, the failures of rehab, and a secretly evangelical Bachelor. 
The Vault
Feb. 22 2016 11:50 AMA Colorful Late-19th-Century Map of Native American Languages
The Vault
Feb. 19 2016 11:50 AMThe Hundreds of Life Stories Found in Coroner’s Reports From the 19th-Century South
The Angle
Feb. 17 2016 5:37 PMThe Angle: Dukakis Unplugged EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Obama’s Supreme Court strategy, a charmingly candid former governor, and a bitter feud between two fantasy authors. 
The Angle
Feb. 16 2016 5:39 PMThe Angle: Hip-Hop Rules Everything Around Me Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on the Grammys, Scalia’s legacy, and a complex legal battle over surrogacy.
The Angle
Feb. 12 2016 12:32 PMThe Angle: So Romantic EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Democratic debate, the dowager’s best burns, and kissing across history. 
The Vault
Feb. 10 2016 1:47 PMA 19th-Century Relief Map That Let Students Explore the Roman Empire by Touch
The Angle
Feb. 9 2016 12:40 PMThe Generation Gap EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Gloria Steinem’s unfortunate comments, the naked careerism of Ted Cruz, and a review of the hilarious Full Frontal.
The Vault
Feb. 2 2016 11:16 AMA Cheerier Vision of the Depression Years, in Hyperbright Postcards of Recreation Spots
The Vault
Jan. 25 2016 12:12 PMDrunkardMerryboyYounker. Some 17th-Century Names for Dogs.

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