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Articles with keyword "New York"

Exterior image of the J. N. Adams Memorial Hospital

50 States of Preservation: The Museum of disABILITY History in Buffalo, New York

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

An NEH grant helps New York's Museum of disABILITY History preserve and provide access to the stories of people with disabilities and special needs.

Crowd at Coney Island

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The Coney Island Exhibition That Captures Its Highs and Lows

For more than a century, Coney Island has stirred our senses.

A Thurber cartoon of a house that is also an unfriendly man.

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James Thurber Lost Most of His Eyesight to a Tragic Childhood Accident

And grew up to see the world in a bizarre and hilarious light.

Illustration of Walter Matthau.

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Getting to the roots of Jewish comedy

Tracing Jewish-American comedy through the Borsht Belt and beyond

Susan Sontag captured by photographer Peter Hujar in 1975.

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Notes on Sontag

A new film on Susan Sontag gives an intimate look at her passions.

Martin Scorsese during the Venice Film Festival in 1998.

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The Art of Martin Scorsese

Former chairman Jim Leach interviews the 2013 Jefferson Lecturer about growing up, making films, and capturing that special "something" on the big screen.

Carlota Santana dancing

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Flamenco Family Portrait

How New York became a hub for Spanish dance.

Illustrations of camp life during Civil War

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The Comical and the Coffinly

Through humor, Winslow Homer learned to tap into the subtleties of the Gilded Age.

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The Masked Image

The photographs of Jacob Riis regain their original look.

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Ben Shahn’s New York

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