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Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

Drawing of farm

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Picturing the Farms of Ohio and Pennsylvania

An itinerant artist chronicles farm life in America.

Crowd at Coney Island

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The Coney Island Exhibition That Captures Its Highs and Lows

For more than a century, Coney Island has stirred our senses.

an illustration of Lincoln

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Lincoln’s Assassination Stuns the Nation

President Lincoln, shot on Good Friday, was dead on Saturday, and mourned throughout the country on Easter Sunday, 1865.

Monument of London toy set

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Paper Toys Scale Monumental Heights in Historical Society Collection

Industrial Revolution made space for playthings for children.

The Wild Man illustration

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How the Grimm Brothers Saved the Fairy Tale

The surprising history behind the world’s most famous collection of folk tales.

Jules Witcover

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Impertinent Questions with Jules Witcover

NEH-funded book on veeps.

Portrait of Ambroise Vollard

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The Museumgoer

Always the student, even the famous Cézanne went back to the basics.

Little Italy, New York City, 1950s

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What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?

Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.

Early cinema in Washington, Iowa

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Saving Silent Films

A rare collection finds a new audience.

Masthead of the Hermanner Volksblatt

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Ben Franklin’s German-Language Newspaper

Foreign-language newspapers provided insights into immigration and cultural history