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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Eudora Welty 1970

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Eudora Welty Relished the Southern Summer Heat

From the sights and sounds of her open windows, she noted the changing of seasons.

gears

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A Museum that Tells the History of Manufacturing from Civil War Rifles to Modern-day Retail

New England mills adapated to the needs of the twentieth century.

illustration of "Bernice Bobs Her Hair"

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How a Government Program to Spread Literary Culture Hit Upon a Great Formula

In the 1970s, a PBS miniseries brought short stories to the screen with significant success.

Photograph of Georgia O'Keeffe in Hawaii

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Georgia O'Keeffe Paints Hawaii

Inspired by a lush landscape completely unlike her beloved desert, Georgia O'Keeffe put her own stamp on Hawaii.

Baseball glove by Mississippian who first faced Babe Ruth in Major League

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Mississippian made marks with two firsts

newpaper clipping

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St. Louis’s First Black Detective Always Cracked the Case

Ira Cooper never let his leads go cold

playground slide

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Death-Defying Merry-Go-Rounds and Knee-Scraping Climbing Bars Are Playground Memories of Many Americans

When a rocket you could climb or Cinderella's carriage inspired outdoor play