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Apparatus for cranial osteopathy, 1930s

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Brain Booster

This ingenious handmade apparatus for cranial osteopathy, ca. 1930s, was constructed from pieces of two catchers’ mitts and a belt. Cranial osteopathy, developed by Dr.

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Medical Assurance

In the NEH-supported American Nursing: A History of Knowledge, Authority, and the Meaning of Work by Patricia D’Antonio, and published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2010, we learn of t

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Ties That Bind

By June 1886, traveling by rail in the U.S.

Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University

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Personal History

NEH Chairman Jim Leach talks with Drew Gilpin Faust, daughter of the South, president of Harvard, and this year's Jefferson Lecturer.

Lewis Hyde

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Impertinent Questions with Lewis Hyde

On the "commons" of intellectual property.

Image of Josh White with guitar

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This Land Is Our Land

The Popular Front and American culture.

Image of segregated bus station in Durham, North Carolina, 1940

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Freedom Riders

Telling 436 stories in one documentary.

Image of Josef Albers

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Intellectual Retreat

Josef Albers (pictured) was one of the innovative teachers at short-lived Black Mountain College in Asheville, NC.

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Them Is Fightin' Words

An attempt at summing up NEH-funded Daniel Justin Herman’s intriguing Hell on the Range (Yale University Press, 2010) could wind up sounding like an allegory: Into Pleasant Valley there once

Image of the 7th N.Y. State Militia, Camp Cameron, Washington, D.C., 1861

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An Appreciation: A Historian's Historian

A look at the life and career of Drew Gilpin Faust.