Sponsored by BYU Studies—Learn about America’s first women soldiers as award-winning historian Elizabeth Cobbs discusses her latest book, The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers (Harvard University Press). Continue reading “10 questions with Elizabeth Cobbs”
Sometimes the greatest stories are found in the most unlikely places. Thanks to a lonely grave in a Colorado cemetery, scores of women largely lost to history are having their stories shared with thousands. Continue reading “From a Utah woman who built her own ambulance in WWI to one who ran against her husband for Senate, this podcast wants you to know their stories – and their names”
H. G. M. Williamson is an Old Testament scholar who served until recently as the Regius Professor of Hebrew at Oxford University. His latest book, The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land, co-edited with Robert C. Hoyland, is now available. Continue reading “10 questions with H. G. M. Williamson”
Brian Bird is the co-creator and executive producer of Hallmark Channel’s “When Calls the Heart.” In this exclusive AMA, Bird answers questions about the past, present, and future of the family-friendly series. Continue reading “Guest Post: AMA with Brian Bird”
Barbara Jones Brown began her tenure as the new Executive Director of the Mormon History Association on May 1, 2018. Several of the historians she considers mentors have shared a few thoughts for an upcoming feature in the Deseret News.
The full text of comments by Rick Turley, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, and Bob Goldberg are available here. Continue reading “Historians comment on Mormon History Association and Barbara Jones Brown”
One hundred years ago, the only known Mormon to have kept a diary while serving in World War I recorded his first entry.
“One can never tell what the morrow will bring and the record of the few weeks I have been in the army might interest some one,” wrote Nels Anderson on June 9, 1918, five months before World War I would end on Nov. 11, 1918.