Few memorial landscapes have changed as much over the past decade than Montgomery, Alabama, the “Cradle of the Confederacy.” At one time, the city’s best known historic site and museum was the first White House of the Confederacy, where Jefferson Davis resided between February and May 1861.Read more →
posts and bio Alex Lichtenstein
Alex Lichtenstein is professor of history at Indiana University, a Research Fellow at the International Studies Group, University of the Free State, and the former editor in chief of the American Historical Review. He writes about both US and South African labor history. His most recent work, with Andrew Lichtenstein, is Marked, Unmarked, Remembered: A Geography of American Memory (2017). Alex edits the public history blog, "Marked, Unmarked, Remembered," for Labor Online. He recently took 27 students on a tour of civil rights heritage sites across the South.