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Opening Notes
A Tale of Two Old Cusses; Nelly Bly

Hamilton Butler Bell: Founder & Legend of Dodge City
Greg Ford looks at the businessman, government official and lawman who saw the "Cowboy Capital" transition into the 20th Century

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Forty-Five
David A. Norris looks at the life of Charles Edward Stuart, the "Young Pretender", and his failed attempt to claim the throne

Jeff Orens looks at the amazing season of professional baseball's 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings

Hot Cross Buns: Holy Symbols of Easter
Andrew Hind looks at the centuries-old tasty tradition

Mudlarking: Revealing History
Joe Grandinetti explores the popular pastime on the Thames River foreshore in London

'The Excellencies of Musicke'
David Lewiston Sharpe looks at composers at the Chapel Royal from medieval to modern times

The Order of the British Empire
David Lewiston Sharpe reviews Peter Galloway's look at the history of the OBE

Victorian Calling Cards
Melody Amsel-Arieli looks at the once-popular and indispensable method of making contact

Edmonia Lewis: The Sculptor Who Shaped Her Own Life
James Breig examines the remarkable life of a woman who overcame many hurdles to become one of the foremost artists of the 19th century

The History of Keyboards
Alex Kashko looks at how input devices moved from music to text and beyond

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