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Articles with keyword "New York City"

Gilded statue of Tut


King Tut: A Classic Blockbuster Museum Exhibition That Began as a Diplomatic Gesture

When the boy-king was the hottest ticket in town

Little Italy, New York City, 1950s


What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?

Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.

Washington Irving portrait, painted by Daniel Huntington


Washington Irving Was the Original City Slicker. Here's What Happened When He Went West.

Washington Irving leaves Gotham to explore the frontier

Man on bicycle being interviewed by Walter Isaacson


Picture of a Humanist

There is something of Walter Isaacson in the people he writes about.

Masked New York City policeman, 1918


The Devastation of 1918

An online encyclopedia created at the University of Michigan includes thousands of documents detailing the U.S. response to the 1918 flu crisis.

Book cover of Tatooing the World


A Marked Man

For nineteenth-century sailor, tattoos both smoothed the way and caused alarm.


The Quintessential City

New York on film captures "the city that never sleeps."

In Focus

A New Awareness in New York

New York's David Cronin works to teach global understanding.


American Modernists

An exhibition focuses on the twentieth-century artists who created a new aesthetic.


Fight of the Century

A historic boxing match pits the son of a black Alabama sharecropper against a hero of the Third Reich.