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A young Eudora Welty standing against a wall.


The Quiet Greatness of Eudora Welty

Even toward the end of her life, the writer revealed a youthful zest for life and art.

Carlyle House, Alexandria, VA


Room for Interpretation

First Anti-Crown Sentiments in America Traced to Virginia Parlor

Mountain ivision equipment


G.I. Snow

Mountain division captured high ground in WW II.

Train crossing bridge


Wishing You Were Here

Collection of vintage postcards leaves its stamp.

Portrait of Louis Agassiz


The Ambiguous Agassiz

This patriarch of American science was an enemy of Darwin.

Illustration of nocturnal scene of a pool, a carp, and fireflies


Amy Lowell Anew

She was more interesting than her biographers let on.

Mary Pickford posing with motion picture camera


Pickford Mania

The darling of the silent-film industry led the way on many cinematic innovations of the era.

"I ask no quarter and I fear no foe." —William Goebel, 1899


The Late Governor Goebel

Governor Goebel: He fought, killed, and was killed.

Martin Scorsese during the Venice Film Festival in 1998.


The Art of Martin Scorsese

Former chairman Jim Leach interviews the 2013 Jefferson Lecturer about growing up, making films, and capturing that special "something" on the big screen.

Wonder Woman collage


Super Role Model

The evolution of Wonder Woman.