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Stuff You Missed in History Class

Stuff You Missed in History Class

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31.4K
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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.

Latest Episodes

SYMHC Classics: Orphan Trains

This 2014 episode covers the 250,000 children in the U.S. taken to new families by train from 1854 and 1929, about. Except ... they weren't called "orphan trains" at the time, the children weren't all orphans, and "family" didn't always factor into it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

34 MIN1 d ago
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SYMHC Classics: Orphan Trains

Behind the Scenes Minis: Home Ec and Practice Babies

Tracy and Holly talk about their experiences with home economics in school, and discuss theories about childcare as it relates to practice baby programs. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

17 MIN2 d ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Home Ec and Practice Babies

The Practice Babies

Practice babies were live human babies, cared for by college seniors who were temporarily living in home ec practice houses. The babies mostly came from orphanages or child welfare agencies, and were usually adopted after their time in the program. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN4 d ago
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The Practice Babies

The Bureau of Home Economics

For a time, the U.S. Department of Agriculture had a whole bureau of home economics, which was run by and for women, and was a huge part of the response to crises like the Great Depression and World War II. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN6 d ago
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The Bureau of Home Economics

SYMHC Classics: Phineas Gage

A 2013 episode about Phineas Gage, who experienced a catastrophic brain injury and survived - though altered - for more than 11 years. Over time, he became one of the world's most famous case studies in how damage to the brain can affect behavior. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 MIN1 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: Phineas Gage

Behind the Scenes Minis: Fritz Duquesne

Holly and Tracy ponder the psychology of a lifetime of deception, and discuss the complex nature of the Boers' position in their conflict with Great Britain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 MIN1 w ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Fritz Duquesne

The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 2

After Duquesne made it to the U.S., he started a whole new life for himself, and worked for the rest of his life as a journalist, saboteur and spy. But eventually, all those lies caught up to him. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

42 MIN1 w ago
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The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 2

The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 1

Duquesne changed his life story to suit his needs, worked under an estimated 40 aliases, and lived a life that directly involves a LOT of significant historical events. One of the things Duquesne excelled at was escaping custody. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

37 MIN1 w ago
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The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 1

SYMHC Classics: The Dark Legacy of Sea Monkeys

Dipping back to a 2015 episode. Despite all the fun cartoons on the packaging featuring tiny humanoid sea creatures having wacky fun and wearing clothes, Sea Monkeys are just brine shrimp. But the story of Sea Monkeys and their inventor is actually pretty surprising -- and quite dark. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

34 MIN2 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: The Dark Legacy of Sea Monkeys

Behind the Scenes Minis: Bees and Grover Cleveland

Tracy and Holly talk about the charm of bees, and the strangely intriguing nature of Grover Cleveland's tumor surgery. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

12 MIN2 w ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Bees and Grover Cleveland

Latest Episodes

SYMHC Classics: Orphan Trains

This 2014 episode covers the 250,000 children in the U.S. taken to new families by train from 1854 and 1929, about. Except ... they weren't called "orphan trains" at the time, the children weren't all orphans, and "family" didn't always factor into it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

34 MIN1 d ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Orphan Trains

Behind the Scenes Minis: Home Ec and Practice Babies

Tracy and Holly talk about their experiences with home economics in school, and discuss theories about childcare as it relates to practice baby programs. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

17 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Home Ec and Practice Babies

The Practice Babies

Practice babies were live human babies, cared for by college seniors who were temporarily living in home ec practice houses. The babies mostly came from orphanages or child welfare agencies, and were usually adopted after their time in the program. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN4 d ago
Comments
The Practice Babies

The Bureau of Home Economics

For a time, the U.S. Department of Agriculture had a whole bureau of home economics, which was run by and for women, and was a huge part of the response to crises like the Great Depression and World War II. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN6 d ago
Comments
The Bureau of Home Economics

SYMHC Classics: Phineas Gage

A 2013 episode about Phineas Gage, who experienced a catastrophic brain injury and survived - though altered - for more than 11 years. Over time, he became one of the world's most famous case studies in how damage to the brain can affect behavior. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 MIN1 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Phineas Gage

Behind the Scenes Minis: Fritz Duquesne

Holly and Tracy ponder the psychology of a lifetime of deception, and discuss the complex nature of the Boers' position in their conflict with Great Britain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Fritz Duquesne

The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 2

After Duquesne made it to the U.S., he started a whole new life for himself, and worked for the rest of his life as a journalist, saboteur and spy. But eventually, all those lies caught up to him. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

42 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 2

The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 1

Duquesne changed his life story to suit his needs, worked under an estimated 40 aliases, and lived a life that directly involves a LOT of significant historical events. One of the things Duquesne excelled at was escaping custody. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

37 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 1

SYMHC Classics: The Dark Legacy of Sea Monkeys

Dipping back to a 2015 episode. Despite all the fun cartoons on the packaging featuring tiny humanoid sea creatures having wacky fun and wearing clothes, Sea Monkeys are just brine shrimp. But the story of Sea Monkeys and their inventor is actually pretty surprising -- and quite dark. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

34 MIN2 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: The Dark Legacy of Sea Monkeys

Behind the Scenes Minis: Bees and Grover Cleveland

Tracy and Holly talk about the charm of bees, and the strangely intriguing nature of Grover Cleveland's tumor surgery. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

12 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Bees and Grover Cleveland
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