Articles with keyword "twentieth century"
This diminutive steamer, christened the SL Puffin, began life in 1906 as a 5-horsepower gasoline-powered launch.
Poet Shelley Crisp brings her passion for place to North Carolina.
Through Georgia's online encyclopedia, Jamil Zainaldin helps disseminate the state's historical gems.
How the French Revolution reappropriated the favored playwright of Louis XIV.
In an “abandoned tramp’s hotel that had become too filthy even for the tramps,” a bohemian circle of actors, writers, and society figures founded Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré in 1919, one of the fi
By Between June 14 and July 27, 1794, hundreds of nobles, shopkeepers, clergy, corset makers, vintners, and other “suspicious” citizens were executed by guillotine at Place de la Nation in Paris.