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Other madeleiene moments?

Do you know any examples of evocative food writing that is focused on how specific foods awaken the writer's memory or otherwise serve to connect time and history with what we eat? Think Proust's famous madeleine, or Nigel Slater's Toast: the Story of a Boy's Hunger. I am especially interested in accounts from non-white, non-American or non-European, and female authors.
posted by liketitanic on Aug 11, 2011 - 25 answers

Enlistees in uniform, photographed

Where can I find photos (portraits) of veterans in uniform, taken during their enlistment? Is this the kind of thing that's kept on file in military records? [more inside]
posted by liketitanic on Apr 19, 2010 - 8 answers

No, seriously, the ball. Keep it rolling.

What is the source for this image from the 1840 Presidential campaign? [more inside]
posted by liketitanic on Feb 23, 2010 - 4 answers

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