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Small Town, Big Music featured in The Vindicator

Feb 18th, 2019 | Filed as: News

“Ever since the infamous events of May 4, 1970, when National Guardsmen shot and killed four students while quelling a war protest, the city’s history has been dominated by that day.
But there is another side of Kent history with roots in that era, a side that has been overshadowed and almost lost to history.
In the [...]


Review: At the Forefront of Lee’s Invasion from The Civil War Monitor

Feb 13th, 2019 | Filed as: News

“There is little to criticize about Wynstra’s exhaustively researched, skillfully written, and nuanced history. While this book is certainly a necessity for students of the Gettysburg Campaign, those who seek a deeper understanding of the interactions between Confederate soldiers and white civilians, Confederates and African Americans, or how soldiers justified bringing war to people’s doorsteps will [...]


Small Town, Big Music author Jason Prufer interviewed Cleveland Magazine online

Feb 8th, 2019 | Filed as: News

“Kent’s dynamic music scene belied the image of a sleepy rural town in Portage County as it embraced acts ranging from Duke Ellington to Pink Floyd to the homegrown Numbers Band. ”
In this online interview, Prufer speaks on the city of Kent, Kent State, and why so many top-notch acts performed on campus.
About Small Town, Big [...]


Author William Tabac speaks about The Mad Murderess of Shaker Heights on Most Notorious! A True Crime History Podcast

Feb 8th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Catch William L. Tabac as he speaks on the shocking story of Mariann Colby, a.k.a. the Mad Murderess of Shaker Heights.
Most Notorious! A True Crime History Podcast


Caught on video: Baseball Goes West author Lincoln Mitchell joins SABR Day panel.

Jan 29th, 2019 | Filed as: News

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Redemption in ’64 author John Harris speaks on his love of the Browns in Coshocton Tribune

Jan 25th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Author John M. Harris speaks on his love of history and the Browns in this Coshocton Tribune article.
“He was 10 years old in his grandparents’ basement, watching the Browns face the Baltimore Colts in the 1964 NFL Championship game. After a scoreless first half, the Browns came to life to upset the Colts, 27-0.
Harris, a Coshocton native and 1971 [...]


Praise for Paul Taylor’s The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known from Civil War News

Jan 24th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Civil War News offers up this insightful review of Paul Taylor’s The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known: The North’s Union Leagues in the American Civil War.
“Paul Taylor has produced a thoroughly researched tome that finally moves the Union Leagues from an historical footnote to an essential tool in winning the minds and hearts of Northerners [...]


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