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Articles with keyword "Washington"

The MacArthur Theater


Memories of a Neighborhood Movie Theater, from When There Was Such a Thing

Oral histories mark the role of the neighborhood movie house

Getty Center


How a City Stroll Can Become a Trip in Deep Geological Time

Touring with urban geology in mind

In Focus

Washington's Margaret Ann Bollmeier

The humanities go digital in Washington state.


People of the Rivers

Tribes of the Northern Plateau speak of creation stories and customs in their own language in a new exhibition.


Making Meta Connections

Nineteen institutions combine resources to give a view of the American Northwest.

Franklin School


Capital Gains

Adolf Cluss lived through revolutionary times, first in his native Heilbronn in southwest Germany, where as a young man he got swept up in the popular uprisings of 1848, and then in Washington, D.C.,


Presidential Service

Benjamin Latrobe and his wife, Mary, helped newly inaugurated President James Madison and First Lady Dolley Madison furnish the White House.

Bruce Cole


Renaissance Scholar at Work

Humanities discusses art and the achievements of the Endowment with outgoing Chairman, Bruce Cole.

William Orton Williams


Curiously Reckless Rebels

An exquisitely fine pencil drawing hanging in a bedroom at Tudor Place in Georgetown in the nation’s capital has a tragic tale to tell that is lacking in some basic details.


Of Stevedores and Book Slingers

Mention the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and what comes to mind are workers heaving bales along a waterfront, operating straddle carriers shipside, or driving winches above break bulk c