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Articles with keyword "South"

Buffalo Soldiers standing and sitting, wearing buffalo robes.


Incognito in the Infantry

The story of Cathay Williams, the only known female Buffalo Soldier.

Hurston playing with children


Zora's Place

To understand her, you need to understand Eatonville—and vice versa.

pantomime in Tayor’s home studio


Taylor-Made History

Memphis preacher's message could be found in his photographs.

Statue full figure


Property of Tennessee Williams

What a souvenir statue tells us about his writing.


Editor's Note, May/June 2011

How is it that our culture has studied and written and published large libraries’ worth of new books on the Civil War, and yet reading Drew Gilpin Faust, this year’s Jefferson Lecturer, is like discov

My Way, quilt, 1971 by Nell Hall Williams, 83” x 73”


The Art of Survival

Quilts travel from Gee's Bend.


The War 150 Years Later

As the sesquicentennial nears, a selection of past, present, and future humanities projects.

Students pose at the Rosenwald Pee Dee Colored School, South Carolina.


Schools for the South

South Carolina remembers the era of Rosenwald schools.

Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University


Personal History

NEH Chairman Jim Leach talks with Drew Gilpin Faust, daughter of the South, president of Harvard, and this year's Jefferson Lecturer.

Image of segregated bus station in Durham, North Carolina, 1940


Freedom Riders

Telling 436 stories in one documentary.