Author Archives: Peter Blodgett

Peter Blodgett is the H. Russell Smith Foundation Curator of Western American History at The Huntington.

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Posted on May. 8, 2019 by Peter Blodgett
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It has been 150 years since eastbound and westbound railroad tracks first met at Utah's Promontory Summit, the culmination of many years of planning ...

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Jul. 1, 2020 by Usha Lee McFarling
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In an effort to increase self-sufficiency and reduce trips to the grocery store during our current pandemic, a growing number of people are adding vegetable and herb gardens to their own yards ...
Jun. 24, 2020 by Lily Allen
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Nine works by the artist Shigemi Uyeda (1902–1980) are among The Huntington's robust collection of American photography ...
Jun. 17, 2020 by Olga Tsapina
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Last December, The Huntington announced that it had acquired the historical manuscript collection assembled by L. Dennis Shapiro ...

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