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Image raking for oysters off Tally's Point Reef, Chesapeake Bay, wood engraving

Oyster Wars

Wayward Watermen of the Chesapeake Bay

Image of Dr. Anna Darrow, early in her career.

The Swamp Doctor

Anna Darrow could set a broken leg with some string and a flatiron.

John Milton, from Paradise Lost: a Poem in Twelve Books.

Milton and the Cultures of Print

New Jersey exhibits a rare collection from Milton's library.

Image of 1846 wardrobe from "Equal in Goodness: Ohio Decorative Arts 1788-1860

Handcraft History

Decorative arts in Ohio and beyond.

The Beehive Archive

Utah listens to its own quirky history.

Image of family in Shawnee, Kansas.

A Common Story

Kansans tell their diverse stories.

Image of Escape from Paris by Allan Drummond.

The Great Escape

New Hampshire remembers the authors of Curious George and their escape from Paris.

A participant of the Prime Time Family Reading Time program engages with a book.

Ten Years of Prime Time

Louisiana marks ten successful years of a literacy program.

Fishbone front man Angelo Moore on stage with Chris Dowd, Kendall Jones, and Nor

A Fish Story

California finds its own history in a documentary about the punk/funk/ska band Fishbone.

Eudora Welty's photograph of child and kite

Southern Exposure

Eudora Welty's photographs reveal new stories in Alabama.