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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

A Thurber cartoon of a house that is also an unfriendly man.


James Thurber Lost Most of His Eyesight to a Tragic Childhood Accident

And grew up to see the world in a bizarre and hilarious light.

Sono Osato


The Original Miss Turnstiles

Provocative casting in On the Town.

Portrait of Ambroise Vollard


The Museumgoer

Always the student, even the famous Cézanne went back to the basics.

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.

Early cinema in Washington, Iowa


Saving Silent Films

A rare collection finds a new audience.

Charles and Anne Lindbergh in plane


The Lindberghs Photographed Ruins from the Air

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

The MacArthur Theater


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


The Founder of the Appalachian Trail Imagined Something Even Grander

Utopian vision of a Harvard forestry grad

Masthead of the Hermanner Volksblatt


Ben Franklin’s German-Language Newspaper

Foreign-language newspapers provided insights into immigration and cultural history

Highwaymen art


Selling art on the side of the road

The art of Florida's Highwaymen finds a new audience