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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

The MacArthur Theater

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Memories of a Neighborhood Movie Theater, from When There Was Such a Thing

Oral histories mark the role of the neighborhood movie house

Georgia Plaque for the Appalachian Trail

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The Founder of the Appalachian Trail Imagined Something Even Grander

Utopian vision of a Harvard forestry grad

Masthead of the Hermanner Volksblatt

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Ben Franklin's German-Language Newspaper

Foreign-language newspapers provided insights into immigration and cultural history

Highwaymen art

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Selling art on the side of the road

The art of Florida's Highwaymen finds a new audience

Illustration of Walter Matthau.

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Getting to the roots of Jewish comedy

Tracing Jewish-American comedy through the Borsht Belt and beyond

Susan Shillinglaw

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Why does living a bit make Steinbeck relevant?

With Susan Shillinglaw on the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

Appleknockers versus Decatur basketball game.

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In 1964, the Appleknockers from Cobden, Illinois, Made It All the Way to the State Championships.

Book recounts how larger rivals fell to the tiny upstart