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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

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A Perfect Fit

How the New York garment industry helped shape American society.

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Virtual St. Louis

A new Web site allows visitors to reconstruct a city's earlier times.

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Documenting Pittsburgh’s Past

A photographer captures the jazz musicians and sports stars of the 1930s and beyond.

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Reliving History Frame by Frame

Early newsreels put Americans in the front row for major world events.

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Through the Lens of Jack London

The writer provides photographic records of his adventures.

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Poised Pen

A traveling exhibition opens at the Cultural Institute of Mexico in Washington, D.C.

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A “Mad, Hulking Carnival” of American Life

Breaking some of the rules made Tom Wolfe a better observer.

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Not Just Another Ice-Cream-Suit-Wearing, Pen-Wielding Master of the Statusphere

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole speaks with Tom Wolfe about his role as the Balzac of our times.

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Zap! Pow! Bam!

How Superman and friends began to fight for the little guy.

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“It Is Who We Are”

Folk music reflects a nation’s changing traditions.