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Articles with keyword "United States"

Two sailing vessels at sea in nineteenth century

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A Diplomatic Education

Early in the Civil War, the Union narrowly avoided war with Britain.

Poster image of woman holding spear-like fountain pen

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Traveling Man

Illinois explores the history of the profession shared by L. Frank Baum, Benedict Arnold, and Johnny Appleseed. 

business letter in Audubon's handwriting

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Audubon the Writer

The celebrated bird portraitist was also a great artist of the written word.

Wayne Miller

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Impertinent Questions with Wayne Miller

On the odd and brainy Claiborne Pell

<em>Looking Down the Trail</em>

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Combat Artist

Vietnam War through the eyes of a South Dakota artist.

Richard I. Dodge

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Just Deserters

Pennsylvania soldiers dodging the Civil War.

Dan Rice as Uncle Sam.

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The Circus You Never Knew

The naughty nineteenth-century circus.

Seaside farmers plowing

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Seashore Farmers

U-boats off the coast of Virginia.

Book: <em>Wilsonian Moment</em>

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They'll Always Have Paris

Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points: Raising expectations of emerging national leaders.

Steam retort

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Canny Retort

In Baltimore, the museum of industry charms.