scrapbooking

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

According to our next guest, men and women 150 years ago grappled with information overload by making scrapbooks - the ancestors of Google and blogging. From Abraham Lincoln to Susan B. Anthony, African American janitors to farm-women, abolitionists to Confederates, people cut out and pasted down their reading.

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