In This Issue November/December 2007
Volume 28, Issue 6
Alix of Miami gave the city a signature style in the 1950s.
Johnson / Florida State Archives / Florida Memory Project
The eighteenth-century traveler, writer, and social climber John Ledyard joins Thomas Jefferson and a famed circle of expatriates in Paris.By Edward G. Gray
In the 1850's, the Children's Aid Society began sending thousands of orphans by train to Western towns for adoption.By Dan Scheuerman
Ralph Alan Cohen and the American Shakespeare Center want to turn the sweet little town of Staunton, Virginia, into the world capital of Shakespearean theater.By David Skinner
Conflict Endured during Colonial Period in Virginia over Morality of Christians Enslaving Other Christians
—From “Mapping Time” by Peter Baldwin. Published in Common-Place, Vol. 6, No. 1 (2005). Printed by permission.
A magazine should suggest to the reader the existence of a world outside one's door that is larger and more interesting than he or she would have imagined had they not read the magazine.By David Skinner