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—John B. Holway is the author of a dozen books on baseball.
Harold Holzer, a frequent contributor and winner of a 2005 Lincoln Prize for Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (Simon & Schuster 2006), has written more than 40 books about the 16th president. He currently chairs The Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation and was awarded the National Humanities Medal by Presi
Dr. Robert S. Holzman, professor of taxation at New York University, is the author of Stormy Ben Butler and General “Baseball” Doubleday . His pictorial history. The Romance of Fire Fighting , will be published next year.
Roy Hoopes is the Washington bureau chief of Modern Maturity and the author of several books, including Americans Remember the Homefront , recently reissued in paperback.
Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929-1933 and Secretary of Commerce under Presidents Harding and Coolidge. After the United States entered World War I President Wilson appointed him as the head of the U.S. Food Administration, and Hoover's rationing policies helped feed American servicemen. His humanitarian efforts helped feed needy civilians in
Jack Hope is a-New York writer and naturalist who has trapped more than five hundred mice, all with Victor snap traps.
George E. Hiipkins is associate professor of history at Western Illinois University. A former military pilot, he is the author of The Airline Pilots (Harvard University Press, 1971). For further reading on related subjects in AMERICAN HERITAGE , see “The Int
Robert Hopkins is the president of the Harry Hopkins Public Service Institute, which honors his father's service as the Secretary of Commerce under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Hopkins, who covered the Yalta Conference as Roosevelt's personal photographer in 1945, became a prominent documentary producer, and worked with the Central Intelligence Ag
Paul Horgan has spent much of his life in New Mexico and has written extensively about the Southwest. Portions of his Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the Rio Grande, Great River , appeared in the first issue of AMERICAN HERITAGE . He is now at work on a biography of Archbishop Lamy.
Dara Horn’s article on tracing Civil War Boston appeared in the April 1998 issue. The tenement building is open to visitors by guided tour only. Tours leave 90 Orchard Street every half hour every day save Monday. Call for exact times (212-431-0233) or check the museum’s Web site: www.tenement.org
Dr. James Horn is Vice President of Research and Historical Interpretation & O’Neill Director of the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. He has served as Saunders Director of the International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello, Editor of Publications at the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture at the College of William and Mary,
Karen Hornick teaches interdisciplinary studies on cultural history, gender theory, literature, and media at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. She received the Gallatin Excellence in Teaching Award in 2009.
—Mark Horowitz is an editor at New York magazine.
Reginald Horsman is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. English-born (though now a citizen of the United States), he returned to England on a Guggenheim Fellowship to do research that led to his book The War of 1812 (Knopf, 1969) and to this article on Dartmoor.
William Hosley is the curator of American decorative arts at the Wadsworth Atheneum, in Hartford, Connecticut.
Wenhui Hou visited our offices in New York last year, and she now reports from Lanzhou that she is working on two books on American history.
Jourdan Houston, a free-lance author based in New Hampshire, is especially interested in the history of science.
A noted scholar on constitutional law, comparative constitutionalism, Anglo-American legal history, and the United States Supreme Court, A. E. Dick Howard is the White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. Howard has also clerked for Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black, served as a consultant to the Governor of Virginia and the Senate Judiciary Commit
A native of Bristol, Rhode Island—whose past he commemorated in his most recent book, Mount Hope —George Howe is a practicing Washington architect who has also made a highly successful career as a writer. This article will appear in his forthcoming book on Connecticut and Rhode Island, to be published by Harper & Bro
Daniel Walker Howe, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815–1848 (Oxford 2007), is the Rhodes Professor of American History Emeritus at Oxford University, and Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Cyndi Howells is the owner of Cyndi’s List, which has twice been voted the best genealogy site on the World Wide Web and has had more than five million visitors. She is also the author of Netting Your Ancestors , a bestselling book on genealogical research on the Internet.
Tim W. Hrastar is the author of William Preston Mayfield Photographer (Viewpoint Publications, Dayton).
Mr. Hubbard, formerly an associate editor of Newsweek , is now an associate professor of finance and journalism and director of the INGAA Business Communications Program at the University of Missouri. For further reading: The History of the American Sailing Navy
Professor Hubbard is chairman of the Magazine Department al Syracuse University. He is the author of a history of banking and westward expansion entitled Banking in Mid-America (Public Affairs Press, 1969).
A Louisiana historian and collector, Mr. Huber wrote “Heyday of the Floating Palace,” an article about early Mississippi steamboats, in the October, 1957, AMERICAN HERITAGE . All illustrations are from the collection of the author except the tableau scene on page 20, which appeared in Harper’s Weekly for March 29,
Charles Evans Hughes, Sr. (1862-1948) served as Governor of New York (1907–1910), Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1910–1916), United States Secretary of State (1921–1925), and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States (1930–1941). He was the Republican candidate in the 1916 U.S. Presidential election, losing to Woodrow Wilson. Hughes was an
Ruth Hume has written several articles on music and American culture for AMERICAN HERITAGE . For further reading: Humbug: the Art of P. T. Barnum , by Neil Harris (Little, Brown and Company, 1973), and Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightinga
Morton M. Hunt has been writing for magazines since his discharge from the Army Air Force after World War II. In 1956 he was president of the Society of Magazine Writers.
Until his retirement last year, John Clark Hunt had spent over three decades in the West working for the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management. He is currently writing a book on the early years of the Forest Service.
Richard P. Hunt is a reporter who has covered sixty countries and six wars. He also reports on American history.
Tom Huntington is a frequent contributor to Invention & Technology magazine, the former editor of Historic Traveler and American History magazines, and a contributing editor to America in WWII magazine. His writing has appeared in Smithsonian, American Heritage, Yankee, Air & Space/Smithsonian, and many other publications. He is also the author of Pennsylvania Civil War Trails
R. Douglas Hurt is a Smithsonian Fellow in the History of Science and Technology.
James H. Hutson is chief of the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The series will be repeated during 1986 and particularly in 1987, the bicentennial of the Constitutional Convention.