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Articles with keyword "history"

Pickup football game among "breaker boys."


Penn’s Woods Online

Keeping tabs on the Commonwealth's uncommon history.


Editor's Note, July/August 2012

From questions of legacy to a writer's talents for cinema review and scene-making.

ODH in the News

By Perry Collins

With the announcement of our most recent round of 22 funded Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants projects and the continued accomplishments of many other ODH projects, we have seen a number of news stories in recent weeks featuring ODH grantees.

The floral wallpaper is a reproduction of the first layer of wallpaper discovere



The history of the The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is revealed.

Philip Lampi


The Orphan Scholar

Philip Lampi's lifelong quest to document elections of the early Republic.

Civil War-era group portrait of blacks near the James River in Virginia


Reading the Civil War

The moral and political dilemmas of the time seem so clear in retrospect.

Parlor at Mount Vernon Hotel


When Rural Ruled Uptown

Manhattan harbors hotel gem from the 1820s.

American Indian delegation at White House


A Nation of Treaties

Minnesota examines the treaties between the United States and American Indians.

Two sailing vessels at sea in nineteenth century


A Diplomatic Education

Early in the Civil War, the Union narrowly avoided war with Britain.

Richard I. Dodge


Just Deserters

Pennsylvania soldiers dodging the Civil War.