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Articles with keyword "Letters"

an illustration of Lincoln

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Lincoln’s Assassination Stuns the Nation

President Lincoln, shot on Good Friday, was dead on Saturday, and mourned throughout the country on Easter Sunday, 1865.

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This issue includes a conversation with the Jefferson Lecturer, and articles on Einstein, Grant, Frost, and painter Archibald Motley.

This woodblock print by Yoshu Shuen depicts a reception given by the Meiji Emper

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The Odyssey of Ulysses S. Grant

After winning the Civil War and living in the White House, he decided to see the world.

John Adams portrait by Gianni Dagli Orti

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Paper Trail

On letters, diaries, and other records of the American story at the Massachusetts Historical Society

"The Battle of Lake Erie" by Julian O. Davidson

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Roosevelt the Revisionist

Young TR takes on the War of 1812.

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Excerpts from the works of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Postmark: Renaissance

A trove of letters reveals the wit and intrigue of the Medici courts.

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A Life in Letters

The irascible John Adams shows a different side in his writings to his wife Abigail.

Family of Lars Stavig

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The Life of a Norwegian Pioneer

One brother in South Dakota and one in Norway share their lives through letters.

Civil War soldiers from Wisconsin

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Badger Boys in Blue

Wisconsin remembers its Badger Boys who fought for the Union.