Skip to main content

Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Image of family in Shawnee, Kansas.

Statement

A Common Story

Kansans tell their diverse stories.

Tennessee Williams, c. 1940

Statement

Tennessee’s Homecoming

Tennessee Williams haunts New Orleans.

Brother Arnold Hadd enters Chosen Land’s 1794 Meeting House.

Statement

Preachers of Peace

Shakers share their faith in Maine.

MV Maersk Alabama cargo ship

Curio

National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum

Perched in its launch aft of the cargo ship MV Maersk Alabama, the small, orange vessel in which Captain Richard Phillips spent five tense days last year as the hostage of Somali pirates, loo

Curio

Of Stevedores and Book Slingers

Mention the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and what comes to mind are workers heaving bales along a waterfront, operating straddle carriers shipside, or driving winches above break bulk c

Curio

Sprechen Sie Texan?

It would be hard to imagine anyone more learned about the German spoken today in central Texas than Hans Boas.

Julie Mulvihill, Executive Director of the Kansas Humanities Council

In Focus

Kansas's Julie Mulvihill

Kansas's Julie Mulvihill travels the state stumping for the humanities.

John Mitchell, Jr., editor, Richmond Planet

Feature

Brother from the Richmond Planet

Crusading Journalist John Mitchell Jr. took on the lynchers.

Cover of Madman Atomic Comics No. 7, 2007

Statement

Comics and the Classical Tradition

Comics are taken seriously in Washington state.

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

Statement

Schools for the South

South Carolina remembers the era of Rosenwald schools.