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Articles with keyword "popular culture"

Crowd at Coney Island

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The Coney Island Exhibition That Captures Its Highs and Lows

For more than a century, Coney Island has stirred our senses.

Little Italy, New York City, 1950s

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What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?

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

Charles and Anne Lindbergh in plane

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The Lindberghs Photographed Ruins from the Air

Charles and Anne find peace from the paparazzi in the Southwest.

Tucson Inn neon sign

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The Siren Glow

Tucson restores its mid-century neon signs.

Jicarilla Apache cowboy

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Yippie Ki-yay Santa Fe

Real and imagined cowboys in New Mexico.

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Fifth National Black Writers Conference

NEH supports a conference on black literature in American life.

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Ordinary Virtues

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talks about cultivating civic life.

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Tickling the American Fancy

Kaleidoscopes and other objects reveal the aesthetic of the early nineteenth century.

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The Medici of the New World

How an art-loving physician named Albert C. Barnes took revenge on the critics by building a collection barred to them.

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A Penny for a Song

Musical broadsides give a glimpse of nineteenth-century popular culture.