Rebecca Onion Rebecca Onion

Rebecca Onion, who runs Slate’s history blog The Vault, is a writer and academic living in Ohio. Follow her on Twitter.

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July 8 2014 1:00 PMA U.S. Intelligence Agency’s Map of German Concentration Camps, a Year Before Liberation 
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July 3 2014 11:51 AMDeciphering Original Pages From the Voting Record of the Constitutional Convention
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June 25 2014 11:27 AMA 1931 Cartoon Map of “Chicago's Gangland,” Brimming With Wry, Macabre Details
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June 23 2014 1:02 PMThe Delicious Rations Promised to Prospective Soldiers of the Continental Army
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June 19 2014 11:19 AMThe Puzzle-Writing, Puzzle-Solving Teen Subculture of the Late 19th Century
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June 17 2014 11:38 AMInteractive Time-Lapse Map Shows How the U.S. Took More Than 1.5 Billion Acres From Native Americans
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June 12 2014 11:56 AMThe Sniffy, Scandalized Letter That Sealed the UK Government's Ban of Ulysses
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June 10 2014 3:15 PMAn Early Draft of "The Star-Spangled Banner," With All Those Verses We Never Sing
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June 6 2014 9:34 AM"A Forlorn Little Rescue Party": Post-Combat Interviews With D-Day Survivors From One Hard-Hit Company
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June 4 2014 9:43 AMIntense Footage from Fighter Plane Gun Cameras Shows American Raids on Germany in 1945
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May 30 2014 3:05 PMWhere To Find Historical “Redlining” Maps Of Your City
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May 27 2014 12:30 PMAn 1886 Map of San Francisco’s Booming Business District—Including Levi Strauss & Co.
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May 22 2014 9:30 AMA Jazz Age New York Bohemian Dinner, in List Form
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May 20 2014 11:40 AM1909 Advice for Lady Motorists, in Pictures
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May 16 2014 10:45 AMAn Alabama Citizen’s 1924 Letter Asking the Government to Investigate the KKK
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July 7 2014 12:22 PMA Thank-You Note From the Amistad Rebels to One of Their Lawyers, John Quincy Adams
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July 1 2014 11:00 AMA 19th-Century Panorama of the Beautiful, Reeking River Thames
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June 24 2014 12:18 PMGovernment Child Care Advice From Early Soviet Propaganda Posters
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June 20 2014 10:13 AMThe Romantic, Hopeful French Pictorial Postcards of World War I
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June 18 2014 11:10 AMJane Austen's Collection of Critical Feedback From Her (Sometimes Harsh) Friends and Family
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June 16 2014 12:30 PMA Unique Atlas Shows How Much of the Arctic Has Been Mapped by the Inuit 
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June 11 2014 12:34 PMHow Eisenhower Handled McCarthy's Threat to a "Middle-of-the-Road" GOP
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June 9 2014 2:53 PMA Detail-Packed Mid-19th-Century Map of World Religious Belief
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June 5 2014 12:17 PMPhotos of Late 19th-Century Bicycle Clubs Riding Their Penny-Farthings Around the Bay Area
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June 2 2014 2:18 PMA 1940s Government Comic Book for People Who've Just Had DDT Sprayed on Their Walls
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May 28 2014 3:30 PMA Chinese-American Merchant’s Blistering Arguments Against Chinese Exclusion
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May 23 2014 2:15 PMHis Son Killed in Action, Theodore Roosevelt Longed to Go to War
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May 21 2014 11:30 AMThe Beautifully Illustrated Family Records of Revolutionary War Soldiers
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May 19 2014 12:30 PMA Mournful 1876 Map Tracks the Disappearance of the American Bison
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May 15 2014 9:45 AMTwo Colorful Infographic Wheels Used to Track the Apollo Missions 

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