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Articles with keyword "United States"

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

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Art and the American Story

NEH puts American materpieces in schools across the country.

During a performance at the American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, VA

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Shakespearetown

Ralph Alan Cohen and the American Shakespeare Center want to turn the sweet little town of Staunton, Virginia, into the world capital of Shakespearean theater.

Scene from "The Abolitionists"

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The Agitator

William Lloyd Garrison burned the Constitution as he roared against the injustice of slavery.

Bram Stoker in 1906

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When Bram Met Walt

Before conjuring Dracula, Bram Stoker poured his soul out to America's poet.

A farmer digs through drifting sand in Oklahoma

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Children of the Dust

The Dirty Thirties as witnessed by people who were actually there.

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Editor's Note, November/December 2012

From the vaulted arch to Celebrating Freedom.

Drawing of Jennison's Jayhawkers

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Bushwhackers and Jayhawkers

Kansans relive the guerrilla raids of the Border Wars.

Orphan train

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Lost Children: Riders on the Orphan Train

In the 1850's, the Children's Aid Society began sending thousands of orphans by train to Western towns for adoption.

Guastavino vaulted staircase, 1914

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Vaulting Ambition

The artful masonry of Rafael Guastavino rediscovered.

Composer John Cage, center, in 1991

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Cagey Cage

Marching to the beat of a silent drummer.