Amelia Meyer
Amelia Meyer is a research assistant at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture, and an office assistant at George Washington University's Program in Museum Studies.
  • 1939: The Year of Goldfish Gulping

    It started with one live goldfish, swallowed on a dare at Harvard. Months later, the record in the U.S. was 101 fish in one sitting. Soon, doctors issued public health warnings about anemia.