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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Cover of Madman Atomic Comics No. 7, 2007


Comics and the Classical Tradition

Comics are taken seriously in Washington state.

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


Schools for the South

South Carolina remembers the era of Rosenwald schools.

Mark Twain, on a round-the-world trip


Mark Twain in Music

A new music CD about Mark Twain is released in Missouri.


The Gorey Details

Goreyphiles flock to Hawai'i for an exhibit of his dark-humored work.

Pittsburgh Railways streetcar 4398


Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

Low platforms helped passengers in getting on and off streetcars and resulted in decreased running times and fewer accidents.


Poetry Speaks

“Voice registers the weird sexiness of reading poetry, the illusion it enables of a private tryst between author and reader.” So says Lesley Wheeler, an English professor at Washington and Lee Univers


Mon Dieu!

“The issue of keeping the French language alive in Louisiana,” says Dana Kress, a professor at Centenary College in Shreveport, “is always accompanied with great wailing, much pulling of hair, and fev


Impertinent Questions with John B. Hench

On how books were used as weapons.


The Beehive Archive

Utah listens to its own quirky history.

black and white photograph of Fort Shaw Indian School girls basketball team,1904


World Beaters

In the early days of basketball, the girls from Fort Shaw Indian School took on all comers.