Podcast: #SoulClave

I recently hosted the latest episode of the Washington Library's podcast Conversations at the Washington Library. This episode was entitled "#SoulClave". I sat down with Washington Library research fellow Iris de Rode to discuss the relationship between George Washington and François Jean de Chastellux. You can listen to the episode here: What did you think? Be … Continue reading Podcast: #SoulClave

Ethel Magafan and A New Fight to Save New Orleans

A Bloodless Victory's cover has received many compliments, and Johns Hopkins University Press deserves a lot of the credit. However, Ethel Magafan, the artist that painted the mural the cover is based on, merits the lion's share of the praise. Unfortunately, the original painting is in danger of being lost, and might already be damaged thanks to the … Continue reading Ethel Magafan and A New Fight to Save New Orleans