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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Parents picket the schools in Kanawha County, 1974.

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A Battle over Books

West Virginians battled over their school books in 1974.

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

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Impertinent Questions with Laura Claridge

On the private life of Emily Post.

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

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Grassroots Modern

New York dancers take to the country.

Book cover: Faulkner and His Women

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That’s Amore!

Transforming women

Book cover for Network Nation

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Telecommunications Triumphs

Communications revolution set in motion by optical telegraph and early telephone.

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

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Ten Years of Prime Time

Louisiana marks ten successful years of a literacy program.

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The Ubiquitous Book

The rise of America's culture of print.

Image of family in Shawnee, Kansas.

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A Common Story

Kansans tell their diverse stories.

Tennessee Williams, c. 1940

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Tennessee’s Homecoming

Tennessee Williams haunts New Orleans.

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

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Preachers of Peace

Shakers share their faith in Maine.