Rosetta Tharpe never had Mahalia Jackson’s political cachet or her connection to the civil rights movement.
From New-York Daily Tribune, Wednesday, November 4, 1908
FOUR SHERMANS VOTE.
Vice-Presidential Candidate and Sons Go to Booth Together.
The most vivid, pervasive and influential version of the golem legend emerges from sixteenth-century Prague and is indelibly linked with Rabbi Loew (1525–1609), the famous spiritual leader of
Mad hatter tears worshipper's chapeau in two during Sunday service.
“A Killing Gentleman” by James M. Prichard delineates the carefully prescribed protocol of dueling in the April issue of Kentucky Humanities.
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Although famous as a period when large private estates and fine suburbs were built and landscaped, the early twentieth century was equally a time when little gardens attracted great loyalties, and
By Sandy Isenstadt
From The Willa Cather Archive, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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By Anna Gillis
The 40th Anniversary of the Prague Spring
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