About: Jeff Nilsson

Jeff Nilsson Jeff Nilsson is the director of Post archives. He is a specialist in American history, with graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin, University of New Mexico, and Eastern Michigan University. He writes weekly features for the website. Contact Jeff at j.nilsson@satevepost.org.

Posts by Jeff Nilsson:

May 25, 1912 — The Foreign
May 25, 1912 — The Foreign

Continued from “The Familiar.” At the same time, there’s a foreign ‘sense’ in the articles and illustrations a century ago. It was an America where... More

Jonathan Frid
Jonathan Frid 1924 – 2012

“Can Barnabas Collins, a 172-year-old vampire with a guilt complex, find love and happiness in a typical New England town?"... More

Dorothy Gibson in "Saved from the Titanic," 1912.
The Cover Girl on the Titanic

It was a life that included a successful film career, a highly publicized scandal, an arrest and imprisonment in a fascist prison, and an... More

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Star-Spangled Fascists

White Shirts, Silver Shirts, White Camellias, and plain, old Nazis: here is the Post’s 1939 field guide to America's hate groups.... More

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