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Articles with keyword "United States"

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.

Ednote

Editor's Note, November/December 2012

From the vaulted arch to Celebrating Freedom.

Drawing of Jennison's Jayhawkers

Statement

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.

Photo portrait of Barbara Tuchman

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The Dramatist

Barbara Tuchman saw history as a grand tragedy

title page treatment for "Not Exactly A Hermit" by Danny Heitman

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Not Exactly a Hermit

Henry David Thoreau went in for society, but on his own terms.

Two people view interactive table

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Quilty Table

Digital humanities enhances emotional experience of viewing AIDS Quilt

Bug mosaic of George Washington

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Best Bug Art Ever

Machinist by day, entomological mosaicist by night.