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The Dissertation Proposal

I’m currently working on the proposal for my dissertation. I am going to examine the history of a printer in Akron Ohio who had a large, flourishing printing business from 1870 to 1914 with offices throughout the world. He’s a typical late 19th century printer and businessman and is almost unknown today. The artwork his … Continue reading

Teaching Spring courses

Teaching goes well. This semester the course is Genealogy & Local History. My 12 enthusiastic students are learning all about how to research the past and present using primary sources. It’s one of my favorite courses to teach. In between, I get to teach some short courses. This past weekend I taught students how to … Continue reading