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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Stuff You Missed in History Class
Stuff You Missed in History Class

Stuff You Missed in History Class

iHeartRadio & HowStuffWorks

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17.4K
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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio and HowStuffWorks.

Latest Episodes

SYMHC Classics: Johann Dippel and the Elixir of Life

This 2012 episode from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina covers Johann Dippel. Originally a theology student, Dippel began dabbling in chemistry, medicine and alchemy. Today he's remembered for creating a panacea that was used on a variety of ailments. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

29 MIN20 h ago
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SYMHC Classics: Johann Dippel and the Elixir of Life

Behind the Scenes Minis: Photos, Quakes and Fires

Holly and Tracy talk casually about the week's episodes, featuring the photography career of Frances Johnston and the devastation of San Francisco in 1906. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 MIN1 d ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Photos, Quakes and Fires

San Francisco 1906: The Great Quake and Fires

On the morning of April 18, 1906, an event that lasted less than a minute changed San Francisco forever. An earthquake and a series of fires devastated much of the city and had long-term ramifications. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MIN3 d ago
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San Francisco 1906: The Great Quake and Fires

The Photography of Frances Benjamin Johnston

Fannie Johnston is tied to SO MANY people and events that we have talked about on the show before. She’s like a history nexus point. And she was able to make a very nice living for herself as a photographer in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

34 MIN5 d ago
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The Photography of Frances Benjamin Johnston

SYMHC Classics: The Tulsa Race Riot and Black Wall Street

This 2014 episode came up recently because of the event's inclusion on a television show. "Black Wall Street" was a nickname for Greenwood, a vibrant suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma, which was destroyed in a race riot in 1921. And while Greenwood's destruction was definitely the product of racial tensions, the event was much more one-sided. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MIN1 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: The Tulsa Race Riot and Black Wall Street

Behind the Scenes Minis: Witchfinder and Baby Sideshow

This is a new feature for the show! On these Friday minisodes, Tracy and Holly will talk in more candid terms about the week's episodes and their research. This first one covers Witchfinder General Matthew Hopkins and Dr. Couney's Baby Sideshow. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

12 MIN1 w ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Witchfinder and Baby Sideshow

Dr. Couney's Baby Sideshow

Couney ran incubator sideshows, featuring premature babies. This is complicated -Couney was making money from these attractions, and his medical experience was questionable.But at the same time, premature babies weren’t getting a lot of care otherwise. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

32 MIN1 w ago
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Dr. Couney's Baby Sideshow

Matthew Hopkins and The Discovery of Witches

England’s largest and deadliest set of witch trials were largely influenced by one man – Matthew Hopkins, who was known as the Witchfinder General, even though that doesn’t seem to have been an official title given to him in any sort of formal way. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

41 MIN1 w ago
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Matthew Hopkins and The Discovery of Witches

SYMHC Classics: Maria Tallchief

Reaching back to a 2014 episode on Maria Tallchief, a Native American dancer who was the first grand ballerina of the United States. Through her partnership with famed choreographer George Balanchine, she helped shape ballet in America and served as an inspiration for artists from all backgrounds. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

29 MIN2 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: Maria Tallchief

SYMHC Live: William Mumler's Spirit Photography

In the 1860s, Mumler rose to fame as a photographer of spirits. Whether Mumler was earnest or was just fleecing people is a tricky question, in part because while evidence mounted against him, he always professed his innocence. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

52 MIN2 w ago
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SYMHC Live: William Mumler's Spirit Photography

Latest Episodes

SYMHC Classics: Johann Dippel and the Elixir of Life

This 2012 episode from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina covers Johann Dippel. Originally a theology student, Dippel began dabbling in chemistry, medicine and alchemy. Today he's remembered for creating a panacea that was used on a variety of ailments. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

29 MIN20 h ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Johann Dippel and the Elixir of Life

Behind the Scenes Minis: Photos, Quakes and Fires

Holly and Tracy talk casually about the week's episodes, featuring the photography career of Frances Johnston and the devastation of San Francisco in 1906. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Photos, Quakes and Fires

San Francisco 1906: The Great Quake and Fires

On the morning of April 18, 1906, an event that lasted less than a minute changed San Francisco forever. An earthquake and a series of fires devastated much of the city and had long-term ramifications. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MIN3 d ago
Comments
San Francisco 1906: The Great Quake and Fires

The Photography of Frances Benjamin Johnston

Fannie Johnston is tied to SO MANY people and events that we have talked about on the show before. She’s like a history nexus point. And she was able to make a very nice living for herself as a photographer in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

34 MIN5 d ago
Comments
The Photography of Frances Benjamin Johnston

SYMHC Classics: The Tulsa Race Riot and Black Wall Street

This 2014 episode came up recently because of the event's inclusion on a television show. "Black Wall Street" was a nickname for Greenwood, a vibrant suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma, which was destroyed in a race riot in 1921. And while Greenwood's destruction was definitely the product of racial tensions, the event was much more one-sided. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MIN1 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: The Tulsa Race Riot and Black Wall Street

Behind the Scenes Minis: Witchfinder and Baby Sideshow

This is a new feature for the show! On these Friday minisodes, Tracy and Holly will talk in more candid terms about the week's episodes and their research. This first one covers Witchfinder General Matthew Hopkins and Dr. Couney's Baby Sideshow. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

12 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Witchfinder and Baby Sideshow

Dr. Couney's Baby Sideshow

Couney ran incubator sideshows, featuring premature babies. This is complicated -Couney was making money from these attractions, and his medical experience was questionable.But at the same time, premature babies weren’t getting a lot of care otherwise. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

32 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Dr. Couney's Baby Sideshow

Matthew Hopkins and The Discovery of Witches

England’s largest and deadliest set of witch trials were largely influenced by one man – Matthew Hopkins, who was known as the Witchfinder General, even though that doesn’t seem to have been an official title given to him in any sort of formal way. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

41 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Matthew Hopkins and The Discovery of Witches

SYMHC Classics: Maria Tallchief

Reaching back to a 2014 episode on Maria Tallchief, a Native American dancer who was the first grand ballerina of the United States. Through her partnership with famed choreographer George Balanchine, she helped shape ballet in America and served as an inspiration for artists from all backgrounds. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

29 MIN2 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Maria Tallchief

SYMHC Live: William Mumler's Spirit Photography

In the 1860s, Mumler rose to fame as a photographer of spirits. Whether Mumler was earnest or was just fleecing people is a tricky question, in part because while evidence mounted against him, he always professed his innocence. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

52 MIN2 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Live: William Mumler's Spirit Photography
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