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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Happy Campers, Class of ’09 at the University of Portland


Happy Camp

Happy Campers convene in Oregon.

Parents picket the schools in Kanawha County, 1974.


A Battle over Books

West Virginians battled over their school books in 1974.

Laura Claridge, author of Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age


Impertinent Questions with Laura Claridge

On the private life of Emily Post.

Martha Hill improvises on Bennington’s tennis courts, 1936.


Grassroots Modern

New York dancers take to the country.

A participant of the Prime Time Family Reading Time program engages with a book.


Ten Years of Prime Time

Louisiana marks ten successful years of a literacy program.



The Ubiquitous Book

The rise of America's culture of print.

Image of family in Shawnee, Kansas.


A Common Story

Kansans tell their diverse stories.

Tennessee Williams, c. 1940


Tennessee’s Homecoming

Tennessee Williams haunts New Orleans.

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


Preachers of Peace

Shakers share their faith in Maine.

MV Maersk Alabama cargo ship


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