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Articles with keyword "Immigration"

Cyclist riding in front of large anti Europe street mural

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The Rise of the Euroskeptic

A dollop of skepticism may be just the thing Europe needs.

A physician's tools

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Chicken Soup and Other Remedies

Is there something about being Jewish that makes an interest in medicine and health more likely?

Photo of Shannon Smith, executive director of Wyoming Humanities.

In Focus

Executive Function with Shannon Smith

The state humanities council in Wyoming helps people Think WY.

The Low family

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The Chinese Exclusion Act Raised the Price of Becoming an American

 A new exhibit tells the story from the immigrant’s point of view.

Little Italy, New York City, 1950s

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What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?

Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.

Masthead of the Hermanner Volksblatt

Curio

Ben Franklin’s German-Language Newspaper

Foreign-language newspapers provided insights into immigration and cultural history

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"When Memories Collide"

Technology takes us on a virtual tour of an immigrant home of the 1920s.

Conversation

How the Century Began

Historian H. W. Brands discusses turn-of-the-century anxieties and our own expectations for the future with Endowment chairman William R. Ferris.

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Ben Shahn’s New York

The painter's photography captures street life during the Depression.

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Eavesdropping on a Generation

Yiddish programs from the Golden Age of radio hit the airwaves.