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Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

Lansdowne, the home of saloniere Anne Willing Bingham.

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The Early American Salon

In the manuscript culture of the pre-print age, a lost world of poetry has been rediscovered.

Snow Branch

Curio

Of Stillness and Light

With Henry David Thoreau, winter walks can quickly turn into "frolic gambols."

Photograph of Kittie Wilkins

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Woman of the West

The Horse Queen of Idaho.

Philip Lampi

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The Orphan Scholar

Philip Lampi's lifelong quest to document elections of the early Republic.

Elizabeth Brown Pryor (center)

Conversation

Letters From Robert E. Lee

Elizabeth Brown Pryor talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about her dual careers as a historian of antebellum America and a highly decorated diplomat working for the State Department.

Photograph of Fort Ross

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Russian Dreams of an American Colony

Fort Ross on California's rocky coast contained an oasis of Russian refinement.

Portrait of Gouverneur Morris

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Ungoverned Passion

Founding Father and ladies' man Gouverneur Morris flees revolutionary Paris to discover the delights of central Europe.

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.

color postcard of Montana's Broadwater Natatorium circa 1890.

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Big Sky Oasis

Montana's hot springs were pockets of peace and luxury on the frontier.

View through a bench in Central Park.

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Public Parking

Frederick Law Olmsted designed pastoral escapes for the urban masses.