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Articles with keyword "Women"

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Urban Sensibilities

Joseph Urban brought European design and craftmanship to Ziegfeld's extravaganzas.

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Women of Influence

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talked recently with ABC and NPR news analyst Cokie Roberts about her most recent book, Founding Mothers, and the role women played in the early days of the Republic.

A still from "The Soul of Youth." 1920

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Film as Argument

The early disputatious days of American movies.

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Defining Freedom

Civil War surgeon Mary Walker began her battle for equality in the women's dress reform movement.

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“Little Sure Shot”: the Saga of Annie Oakley

 A new film describes how a ladylike demeanor and deadeye aim made Phoebe Anne Moses famous.

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A Patchwork of History

Eleven thousand quilts go online and offer clues about their creators.

woman in thin-soled slippers

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Teensy-Weensy, Itty-Bitty Shoes

Women's shoes in the early nineteenth century were ideal for doing nothing.

Photograph of Kittie Wilkins

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Woman of the West

The Horse Queen of Idaho.

Buffalo Soldiers standing and sitting, wearing buffalo robes.

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Incognito in the Infantry

The story of Cathay Williams, the only known female Buffalo Soldier.

Brad Gooch

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Impertinent Questions with Brad Gooch

On the life of Flannery O'Connor.