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#TBT: Chicago, 1908, Water

Some of us have heard a lot about Chicago and 1908 over the past few weeks, that year being, until last night, the most recent time the Cubs won the World Series.

Announcing Open Rivers Issue 4: "Interventions"

We just published our 4th issue of Open Rivers: Rethinking the Mississippi.

#TBT: The Harahan Bridge in Memphis: A Century of Crossings

It's cheating, I suppose, to post a Throwback Thursday blog where someone else did all the work, but I'm in Memphis today with the annual meeting of the Mississippi River Network.

#TBT: What Does a 1930s 'Redlining' Map Show about Minneapolis?

The short answer is "lots."  The newest project from American Panorama, "Mapping Inequality," digitizes maps created for the Home Owners' Loan Corporation (HOLC) between 1935-1940.

Voices and Images from #NoDAPL Standing Rock Action

In case you have been under a rock for the past few weeks, you have heard about the actions taken by a growing number of Native people in North Dakota, standing up against an oil pipeline that thre

#TBT: Student project on Possible River Futures

Okay, I'm just having fun here, playing the concepts of "throwback Thursday" and "river futures" against each other.