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:

Who Will Shape the New Decade?

Here we are, standing at history's curbside, watching a brand-new decade pulling up to us. At such moments, we naturally wonder where we'll go with More

A 19th Century Christmas Sampler

Unable to share the holidays with your great-great-grandparents this year? Here, we offer you some excerpts from older issues that will keep you up to date More

Seasonal Spirits

It's time to switch beers from your summer brand. Fortunately, the brewers of America—may Odin bless their tribe—produce a wealth of drinks to lighten spirits More

Help Our Soldiers Overseas

Nothing is as welcome to Americans in military service as the knowledge that their families are safe, secure, and supported back home. More

Communism & Hollywood

October 23, 1946: Congress challenges Hollywood’s loyalty, and an American Communist makes a discovery. More

Obama Wins Nobel for Peace

For the third time in its history, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded its Peace Prize to an American president in office. What are your thoughts More

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