A website looks at Milwaukee's history through the recollections of its Italian immigrants.
Kensett's paintings of Long Island Sound evoke a simpler time.
Contentious debates about ideas and values have shaped American education since its inception.
A small college in North Carolina devised a radically different approach to education by bringing together artists and scholars.
The plastics of wartime were transformed into Tupperware cocktail shakers as a new aesthetic emerged after the dropping of the bomb.
How turn-of-the-century libraries found a new resource in photography.
America's famous road west celebrates a birthday.
Works by three Lutheran artists who shaped the early religious environment in the upper Midwest are on display in Iowa.
A photographer documents neglected churches in the Arkhangelsk Province.
A cache of ancient papyri goes online.
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What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?
Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.
By Vincent J. Cannato
The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
By Barbara Will
King Andrew and the Bank
Andrew Jackson stares down the national bank and wins.
By Daniel Feller
The Quiet Greatness of Eudora Welty
Even toward the end of her life, the writer revealed a youthful zest for life and art.
By Danny Heitman
Why Spinoza Was Excommunicated
Before writing a single book, Bento de Spinoza was considered a dangerous thinker
By Steven Nadler
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