In this episode of the Ben Franklin’s World podcast, Ingrid Tague, a Professor of History at the University of Denver and the author of Animal Companions: Pets and Social Change in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Penn State University Press, 2017), joins us to answer questions about pets and pet keeping in Early America.
New York State Podcasts
We publish several podcast announcements each week. You can find them all here.
If you produce a podcast about an aspect of New York State and want to have it noticed here, e-mail editor John Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org
On the latest episode of the Long Island History Project, we discuss the wider world of New York State history with John Warren, founder and editor of New York Almanack (formerly the New York State History Blog). He shares his experiences working in the history field as a documentarian, author, and public proponent for learning more about our state’s past. [Read more…] about NY Almanack’s John Warren Featured On Podcast
This week on The Historians Podcast, researcher and living historian Phil Weaver discusses his new book, The 3rd New Jersey in New York: Stories from The Jersey Greys of 1776. [Read more…] about Stories from the Jersey Greys of 1776
The NYS Historic Newspapers site provides access to over 10 million pages of content published in local papers over the last two hundred years. If newspapers are the first draft of history, this is the mother of all manuscripts, filled with stories and people from every corner of New York state. [Read more…] about Old NYS Newspapers Online (Podcast)
This week on The Historians Podcast, hear about the Miracle on Ice and more from sports journalist and figure skater Christie Sausa, author of Lake Placid Figure Skating: A History (History Press, 2012). [Read more…] about Lake Placid Figure Skating History (Podcast)
In this episode of Ben Franklin’s World: A Podcast About Early American History, Alan Gallay, Lyndon B. Johnson chair of United States History at Texas Christian University and author of Walter Ralegh: Architect of Empire (Basic Books, 2019), leads us on exploration of the life and work of Sir Walter Ralegh (also spelled Walter Raleigh), the man who crafted the blueprint for England’s colonization plans in the Americas.
This week on The Historians Podcast, Nina Sankovitch talks about her new book on the American Revolution, American Rebels: How the Hancock, Adams, and Quincy Families Fanned the Flames of Revolution (St. Martin’s Press, 2020). [Read more…] about Fanning the Flames of American Revolution (Podcast)
Home isolation does not mean we can’t experience that thrill of curiosity and discovery that comes with a visit to an historic house.
Kendra Gaylord, creator and host of the Someone Lived Here podcast, does just that. From Steepletop in Austerlitz, New York, to Sailors’ Snug Harbor in Staten Island, each episode weaves an on-site visit with the story of who lived there. On our latest episode, you’ll hear why Kendra created the series, how she does it, and who had the best gift shop. [Read more…] about Capturing the Life in the Historic House (Podcast)
The May 2020 episode of “Crossroads of Rockland History,” explored the life and work of the artist Josephine Nivison Hopper.
Josephine Nivison was an accomplished artist by the time she started dating Edward Hopper in 1923, but the world knows very little about her. [Read more…] about Artist Josephine Nivison Hopper of Nyack (Podcast)
This week on The Historians Podcast, Brad Balukjian tracks down ballplayers from a single pack of baseball cards from 1986 for his book The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife (Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2020). [Read more…] about Life After Baseball (Podcast)