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Articles with keyword "United States"

pantomime in Tayor’s home studio

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Taylor-Made History

Memphis preacher's message could be found in his photographs.

Statue full figure

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Property of Tennessee Williams

What a souvenir statue tells us about his writing.

"Effects of Fugitive-Slave Law"

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When the Slave-Catcher Came to Town

Oberlin, Ohio, was an abolitionist stronghold, but not impermeable.

Sixth-grade Civil War reenactors

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The Civil War to a Seventh Grader

Middle schoolers comb through diaries, trek over battlefields, and relive history with cameras in hand.

Battle of Ft. Erie

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A Forgotten Hero in a Forgotten War

Thomas Pearson repelled American forces, driving Canada toward nationhood.

Philip Mosely with Fred Stolling

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The Cold War’s Organization Man

How Philip Mosely helped Soviet Studies moderate U.S. foreign policy.

G. Harold Carswell in his Tallahassee, Florida, chambers, April 1970.

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Supremely Contentious

The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”

Peter Cooper, 1850

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Peter Cooper’s Big Ideas

Steam engines and Jell-O paled beside the famed inventor's greatest legacy.

Kathleen Fitzpatrick

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Impertinent Questions with Kathleen Fitzpatrick

On scholarly communities in the digital age.

19th-century miner's lunch pail from the Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

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Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

A segmented miner’s lunch pail from the nineteenth century was, above all, practical, with stacking compartments for stews, pie, cobbler, as well as a cup on top for coffee, which was heated over a ca