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Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

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.

Plaque with face of Stefan Zeromski

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Żeromski the Magnificent!

The novelist who captured Polish life even as it was changing

African-American jockey Jimmy Winkfield astride Alan-A-Dale.

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The Racing Life

Kentucky jockey Jimmy Winkfield fled to Russia to escape Jim Crow.

Parlor at Mount Vernon Hotel

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When Rural Ruled Uptown

Manhattan harbors hotel gem from the 1820s.

Golem dust jacket

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Golem Revival

The most vivid, pervasive and influential version of the golem legend emerges from sixteenth-century Prague and is indelibly linked with Rabbi Loew (1525–1609), the famous spiritual leader of

American Indian delegation at White House

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A Nation of Treaties

Minnesota examines the treaties between the United States and American Indians.

Two sailing vessels at sea in nineteenth century

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A Diplomatic Education

Early in the Civil War, the Union narrowly avoided war with Britain.

business letter in Audubon's handwriting

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Audubon the Writer

The celebrated bird portraitist was also a great artist of the written word.

Dan Rice as Uncle Sam.

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The Circus You Never Knew

The naughty nineteenth-century circus.