Dan Rice as Uncle Sam.

The Circus You Never Knew

The naughty nineteenth-century circus.

Richard I. Dodge

Just Deserters

Pennsylvania soldiers dodging the Civil War.

<em>Looking Down the Trail</em>

Combat Artist

Vietnam War through the eyes of a South Dakota artist.

Civil War soldiers from Wisconsin

Badger Boys in Blue

Wisconsin remembers its Badger Boys who fought for the Union.

Hogue painting

Fire on the Walls

Texas looks at the land through the eyes of artist Alexandre Hogue.

A Prison Debate

Massachusetts compiles the history of the Norfolk Prison Debate Team, which even beat the likes of Oxford's best.

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.