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How a strident segregationist transformed into the beloved author of Little Tree.
A new book examines centuries of art in Louisiana.
Walking tours of Baltimore's Mount Vernon reveal a neighborhood's literary roots and architectural gems.
Simmie Knox's bumpy road from abstract artist to presidential portraitist.
U-boats off the Carolina Coast were part of Germany's attack against American shipping in World War II.
Two of Florida's oldest shipwrecks reveal colonists' hopes.
One brother in South Dakota and one in Norway share their lives through letters.
Jens Jensen found inspiration in the prairie for landscape design.
A traveling photographer captures the people and place of the American West.
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