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Stuff You Missed in History Class
Stuff You Missed in History Class

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SYMHC Classics: Mother Shipton

This 2020 episode covers Mother Shipton, who may or may not have been a real person. She's described as everything... more

30 Sep 2023 · 34 minutes
Behind the Scenes Minis: Sad Clowns, Sad Trees

Tracy talks about how Grimaldi's memoirs read more like a Dickens novel than a source of biographical information. Then, Holly... more

29 Sep 2023 · 23 minutes
Eponymous Foods – Autumn Apple Edition

The eponymous Bramley and McIntosh apples are both lucky accidents, and both of them have stories which stretch from the... more

27 Sep 2023 · 35 minutes
Joseph Grimaldi, the First Modern Clown

Joseph Grimaldi was one of England’s most famous Regency-era entertainers. Sometimes he’s described as the first modern clown, because he... more

25 Sep 2023 · 37 minutes
SYMHC Classics: Frieda Belinfante

This 2019 episode covers Frieda Belinfante who broke gender barriers in becoming a conductor. She was also a member of... more

23 Sep 2023 · 32 minutes
Behind the Scenes Minis: Marketing and Activism

Holly shares how Stewart appealed to women customers in his ads. Tracy shares some inconsistencies in the spelling of Isabel... more

22 Sep 2023 · 14 minutes
Isabel González and Gonzales v. Williams

Gonzales v. Williams is one of the Insular Cases, and because it was about the citizenship status of Isabel González... more

20 Sep 2023 · 41 minutes
Alexander Turney Stewart

Alexander Turney Stewart is known as the creator of the department store. He make a fortune in business, but the... more

18 Sep 2023 · 33 minutes
SYMHC Classics: Henry Every

This 2018 episode covers Henry Every, who carried out what's been described as the most profitable and brutal pirate raid... more

16 Sep 2023 · 33 minutes
Behind the Scenes Minis: Fascinating Dean

Tracy talks about how she was particularly fascinated by Dean Mahomed's entrepreneurial efforts. She and Holly also marvel at the... more

15 Sep 2023 · 11 minutes
Stuff You Missed in History Class
SYMHC Classics: Mother Shipton
Stuff You Missed in History Class