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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March 7 2014 11:45 AMThe "Can't Get There From Here" Railroad Map of 1854 New England
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March 5 2014 1:00 PMThe "Coffin Handbill" Andrew Jackson's Enemies Used to Circulate Word of His "Bloody Deeds"
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March 3 2014 4:45 PMHow to Build a POW Camp for Captured Germans
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Feb. 27 2014 12:50 PMHow to Keep Your Neighbors From Panicking After the Bomb Drops
Wild Things
Feb. 26 2014 12:30 PMBizarre and Colorful Vintage Circus Posters Featuring Animal Performers
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Feb. 24 2014 10:00 AMA Beautiful 1880s Geography Game for the "Rising Generation"
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Feb. 20 2014 12:15 PMConvicts Transported to Australia Left Loved Ones With These Emotional Tokens of Their Affection
Wild Things
Feb. 19 2014 8:50 AMShould We Destroy Our Ivory Art Out Of Guilt? Prince William Seems to Think So.
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Feb. 13 2014 11:00 PMVirginia Poe's Sad Acrostic Valentine for Edgar Allan
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Feb. 11 2014 2:25 PMShirley Temple's Earliest Movies Are Really Hard to Watch
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Feb. 6 2014 2:30 PMAn Enlisted Woman's Quiet Sketches of Friends Serving in the British Royal Navy During WWII
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Feb. 5 2014 12:07 PMThe First Modern Organizational Chart Is a Thing of Beauty
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Feb. 3 2014 12:00 PMA Beautiful, False 19th-Century Pedigree for George Washington
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Jan. 28 2014 12:15 PMA Trove of Photographs of African-American Community Life in Jazz-Age New Orleans
Brow Beat
Jan. 23 2014 2:55 PMHow Janet Malcolm Turns Emily Dickinson’s Poetry Into Visual Art
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March 6 2014 12:35 PMSusan B. Anthony's Indictment for Voting While Female
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March 4 2014 12:35 PMHand-Drawn Early-20th-Century Charts Showing the State of African-American Economic Life
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Feb. 28 2014 1:45 PMA 1940s Board Game for French Kids Taught Tactics for Successful Colonialism
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Feb. 26 2014 12:45 PMHistorical Chart of the Causes, Milestones, and Battles of the Revolutionary War
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Feb. 25 2014 9:00 AMWhen Wolf-Killing Was Legal, and Paid Well
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Feb. 21 2014 1:15 PMThe CIA's 1961 "Personality Sketch" of Nikita Khrushchev
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Feb. 19 2014 2:01 PMA 19th-Century Mother's Handwritten Record of Her Babies' Childhood Illnesses
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Feb. 16 2014 11:45 PMThe Lincoln Speeches a Mourning Nation Most Loved to Remember
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Feb. 12 2014 10:00 AMCommon 19th-Century Arguments Against Women's Suffrage, Neatly Refuted
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Feb. 10 2014 5:05 PMA 1930 Chinese Comic-Book Edition of All Quiet on the Western Front
History
Feb. 5 2014 11:52 PMSnapshots of HistoryWildly popular accounts like @HistoryInPics are bad for history, bad for Twitter, and bad for you.
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Feb. 4 2014 1:20 PMDramatic Art Deco Illustrations of the Phobias of Modern Life
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Jan. 31 2014 12:15 PMAn Eccentric Millionaire's 1875 Pork Map of the United States
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Jan. 27 2014 1:15 PMAll the Violent Shows on TV in Chicago, One Day in 1954
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Jan. 23 2014 12:00 PM1919 Map of New York City's Manufacturers Shows a Bygone Industrial Landscape

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