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Articles with keyword "Immigration"

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Ben Franklin's German-Language Newspaper

Foreign-language newspapers provided insights into immigration and cultural history

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"When Memories Collide"

Technology takes us on a virtual tour of an immigrant home of the 1920s.

Conversation

How the Century Began

Historian H. W. Brands discusses turn-of-the-century anxieties and our own expectations for the future with Endowment chairman William R. Ferris.

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Ben Shahn’s New York

The painter's photography captures street life during the Depression.

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Eavesdropping on a Generation

Yiddish programs from the Golden Age of radio hit the airwaves.

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Fleeing Revolution

White Russians, academics, and others found an unlikely path to freedom.

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The Unconventional Willa Cather

After conquering the world of New York publishing, an ambitious writer returns to her Nebraska roots to find inspiration.

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Isaac Bashevis Singer: Master Storyteller

A rabbi's son takes his tales of the shtetl to America and wins a Nobel Prize.

In Focus

Hawai'i's Bob Buss

Bob Buss promotes history in Hawai'i.

Conversation

Bridging Two Worlds

Writer Bette Bao Lord speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about blending Chinese and American culture in her life.