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Articles with keyword "United States"

pantomime in Tayor’s home studio


Taylor-Made History

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

Statue full figure


Property of Tennessee Williams

What a souvenir statue tells us about his writing.

"Effects of Fugitive-Slave Law"


When the Slave-Catcher Came to Town

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

Sixth-grade Civil War reenactors


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


A Forgotten Hero in a Forgotten War

Thomas Pearson repelled American forces, driving Canada toward nationhood.

Philip Mosely with Fred Stolling


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.


Supremely Contentious

The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”

Peter Cooper, 1850


Peter Cooper’s Big Ideas

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

Kathleen Fitzpatrick


Impertinent Questions with Kathleen Fitzpatrick

On scholarly communities in the digital age.

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


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