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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Don Pepe” and Henrietta Figueres, 1942

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First Lady of the Revolution

An Alabama girl married into a revolution in Costa Rica.

scene from Bee-luther-hatchee

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Right to Write

A play in Pennsylvania asks, "what is authentic?"

Train crossing bridge

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Wishing You Were Here

Collection of vintage postcards leaves its stamp.

Aldo Leopold at the Shack

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Earthy Wisdom

Aldo Leopold's visionary thinking still guides today's environmental stewards.

photo of a dog-sled team

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Dog vs. Airplane

The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak

Josef Stalin, 1949

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“The Greatest Genius of Mankind”

Website on Gulag presents daily struggle for survival

Pakistani truck driver with rig painted with verses

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Eclectic Verses

From Yemeni tribesmen to Pakistani truck drivers, poetry speaks to Muslim world.

Illustration of nocturnal scene of a pool, a carp, and fireflies

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Amy Lowell Anew

She was more interesting than her biographers let on.

Abstract artwork

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Middle Eastern View

Geometric art connects different cultures.

Mary Pickford posing with motion picture camera

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Pickford Mania

The darling of the silent-film industry led the way on many cinematic innovations of the era.