October 1975

Volume 26
Issue 6

Features 

…a close look at a curious of pictures

Anonymous

The discoverer of the New World was responsible for the annihilation of the peaceful Arawak Indians

Would the great fighter come over for the Union? Italian freedom and lead troops Lincoln hoped so

Miriam Follin had a penchant for diamonds, the demimonde, and the dramatic. She also possessed the business acumen to become one of America’s leading publishers in the nineteenth century

IMAGES OF SWEETHEARTS, WIVES, AND MOTHERS HAVE OFTER BEEN USED TO INSPIRE PATRIOTIC FERVOR

Anonymous

In the snarled disputes over the Yazoo land claims in 1790 George Washington and an educated Creek chieftain turned out to be the diplomatic kingpins

In 1639 an Englishman named Lion Gardiner singled out a piece of the New World and removed his family thereto—his very own island off the Connecticut coast. And despite invasions of pirates, treasure hunters, and British soldiers, Gardiners Island has remained in the hands of that family ever since. Because of Lion’s shrewd investment his descendants have indeed been

October 1975

Departments 

A LOOK AT THE RECORD

POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY

READING, WRITING, AND HISTORY