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Articles with keyword "history"

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“Little Sure Shot”: the Saga of Annie Oakley

 A new film describes how a ladylike demeanor and deadeye aim made Phoebe Anne Moses famous.

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Puerto Rico’s Juan González Lamela

Juan González Lamela brings Puerto Rico's heritage to its citizens.

Captain John Smith by Simon de Passe, seventeenth century

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Soldier of Fortune: John Smith before Jamestown

Smith's experiences as a pirate, mercenary, and Turkish slave prepare him to survive in the New World.

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Firsthand Accounts

A Web site offers manuscripts, maps, and sketches from early Virginia.

Susan Heuck Allen

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Impertinent Questions with Susan Heuck Allen

Classists become spies for OSS in World War II Greece. 

Drawing of Jennison's Jayhawkers

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Bushwhackers and Jayhawkers

Kansans relive the guerrilla raids of the Border Wars.

Characters from "Desperate Fishwives"

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Travale's Travails

Educational adventure-game explores Elizabethan Age.

Photo portrait of Barbara Tuchman

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The Dramatist

Barbara Tuchman saw history as a grand tragedy

National History Day

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Historians in Training

Students from around the globe show their mettle at National History Day

Pickup football game among "breaker boys."

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Penn's Woods Online

Keeping tabs on the Commonwealth's uncommon history.