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lunchcounter sit-in exhibit
Posted: April 6, 2014

Renovated National Civil Rights Museum Reopens

On a crisp, cool spring day, hundreds crowded in front of the Lorraine Motel in downtown Memphis, Tenn., to hear politicians and activists herald the grand reopening of the National Civil Rights

Ernest Hemingway, Paris, circa 1924
Posted: March 27, 2014

The Letters of Ernest Hemingway

Late last year, the Hemingway Letters Project and Cambridge University Press brought out the second of a projected seventeen volumes of The Letters of Ernest Hemingway.

David Livingstone, by Frederick Havill
Posted: March 20, 2014

The Lost Diary of David Livingstone

PBS documentary reveals the fruits of NEH-supported digitization and research

cover: A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek
Posted: March 17, 2014

A Misplaced Massacre

image of ladder
Posted: February 28, 2014

African-Americans in the Global Age

FDR/ Great Depression monument, Washington DC
Posted: February 26, 2014

A Great Depression and a New Deal

Poster: “United We Win”
Posted: February 25, 2014

World War II: Fighting Abroad and at Home

Painting of the Great Migration
Posted: February 21, 2014

Migration and Renaissance

Soldiers of the 369th (15th N.Y.), 1919
Posted: February 19, 2014

Into the Trenches