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Articles with keyword "African Americans"

Image of poster from Lincoln Centennial

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Lincoln’s Centennial

The year was marked by adulation.

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Go West, Young Trickster

From Coyote Country: Fictions of the Canadian West, wherein Duke research professor in Canadian studies Arnold E.

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Tenor of the Times

In an otherworldly black-and-white photo taken in midtown Manhattan by renowned jazz photographer William Gottlieb on a rainy night in July 1948, jam-packed neon signs shine brightly along both sides

The Economic Activities of the Narragansett Planters, 1939

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Name-Dropping In Rhode Island

Familiarly known as the “Ocean State,” Rhode Island’s full official name includes “and Providence Plantations,” words the state legislature has resolved to drop.

My Way, quilt, 1971 by Nell Hall Williams, 83” x 73”

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The Art of Survival

Quilts travel from Gee's Bend.

John Mitchell, Jr., editor, Richmond Planet

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Brother from the Richmond Planet

Crusading Journalist John Mitchell Jr. took on the lynchers.

Students pose at the Rosenwald Pee Dee Colored School, South Carolina.

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Schools for the South

South Carolina remembers the era of Rosenwald schools.

Black Swan Records logo from 1921.

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Black Swan Rising

The brief success of Harlem's own record company.

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Medical Assurance

In the NEH-supported American Nursing: A History of Knowledge, Authority, and the Meaning of Work by Patricia D’Antonio, and published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2010, we learn of t