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History of World War Two Told Through Letters

NYTimes on the Brooklyn Navy Yard

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The Times has featured a look at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The 13th slide is a photo of BLDG92, the interactive museum/community center where Sylvia’s letters are still on display:

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2013/06/16/nyregion/20130616LOCALSTOPss-13.html

 

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June 19, 2013 at 9:35 am

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LA Review of Books

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Again, this is not particularly blog related but a piece a wrote has been published by the LA Review of Books, see it here! It is about the book From The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

by E.L. Konigsberg and what it means to put children in an urban setting in literature: http://lareviewofbooks.org/article.php?id=1770

Written by Molly

June 17, 2013 at 7:36 am

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American Girl Dolls

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This is not exactly related to my grandparents but it does have to do with femininity in history! I wrote this for the Huffington Post: American Girl: How Radical Can a $105 Doll Be?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/molly-rosner/american-girl-dolls_b_3159611.html

Please feel free to comment or share!

Written by Molly

April 26, 2013 at 11:21 pm

Confronting Censorship

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The final installment of my posts on the Brooklyn Navy Yard Blog has gone up!

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Check it out here:

http://bldg92.org/blog/confronting-censorship-1/

 

 

Written by Molly

April 4, 2013 at 3:48 pm

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Second Navy Yard Blog Post

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My second post is now on the Brooklyn Navy Yard Blog, check it out!

http://bldg92.org/blog/use-v-mail-its-patriotic/

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Written by Molly

March 28, 2013 at 2:40 pm

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Brooklyn Navy Yard Blog Post

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The first of a series of blog posts that I wrote for the Brooklyn Navy Yard has been posted. Happy Women’s History Month!

http://bldg92.org/blog/investigating-womens-letters/

 

Written by Molly

March 20, 2013 at 3:56 pm

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Advice to Letter Writers

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Some Advice from Ladies’ Home Journal about what to put in a letter to “Your Men In Uniform” – March 1943

Advice from Maj. Henry Baton Ladies Home Journal

 

 

 

 

 

Written by Molly

March 3, 2013 at 11:38 am

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