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Articles with keyword "Women"

Buffalo Soldiers standing and sitting, wearing buffalo robes.


Incognito in the Infantry

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

Brad Gooch


Impertinent Questions with Brad Gooch

On the life of Flannery O'Connor.


Father Secchi's Dim View

From Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science, Renée Bergland’s NEH-supported biography of one of America’s first professional astronomers.

Image of Dolley Madison.


The Politics of Love

Dolley Madison gained influence through kindness.

Image of David Cartwright


Impertinent Questions with David Cartwright

Was Arthur Schopenhauer a dog person?


Hey, Who You Callin' A Jacobin?

First of all, they are not even French. Second, they’re hardly household names.

Linking Verse across Adjoining Rooms, detail


Sister Poets

In China they were called cainü.


Medical Assurance

In the NEH-supported American Nursing: A History of Knowledge, Authority, and the Meaning of Work by Patricia D’Antonio, and published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2010, we learn of t


Akhmatova's Boswell

From the early 1980s until around 2000, there was a publishing explosion of Russian diaries and memoirs recalling Stalin’s Terror and World War II.

Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University


Personal History

NEH Chairman Jim Leach talks with Drew Gilpin Faust, daughter of the South, president of Harvard, and this year's Jefferson Lecturer.