Stuff You Missed in History ClassAuthor: HowStuffWorks
21 Sep 2018

Stuff You Missed in History Class

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    Magnus Hirschfeld and the Institute for Sexual Science

    Magnus Hirschfeld was a groundbreaking researcher into gender and sexuality in Germany in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His work was dedicated to scientific study with the hope of dispelling stigma around homosexuality. 





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  • Posted on 19 Sep 2018

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    SYMHC Live: Anne Royall

    Today we've got our live show from our recent East Coast tour, all about Anne Royall. She was a travel writer and a muckraking journalist way before Theodore Roosevelt coined that term, at a time when there were very few women doing either of those jobs. 

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  • Posted on 17 Sep 2018

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    SYMHC Classics: The Radium Girls

    Today we revisit an episode from prior hosts Sarah and Deblina. Between in 1917, hundreds of women got jobs applying radium-treated paint to various products. Many experienced severe health problems. Five former workers decided to sue the U.S. Radium corporation, and faced a campaign of misinformation.

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  • Posted on 15 Sep 2018

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    Lady Anne Blunt, Part 2

    As Anne matured and her marriage fell apart, she continued to travel between the Arabian desert and England, always working to improve her horse breeding program. Eventually, she and Wilfrid separated, and her final years were devoted entirely to her horses. 

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  • Posted on 12 Sep 2018

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    Lady Anne Blunt, Part 1

    Anne was the daughter of Ada Lovelace (and the granddaughter of Lord Byron). While she was born into England’s aristocracy in the 19th century, her work breeding horses is what gives her life historical significance. 






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  • Posted on 10 Sep 2018

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