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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Zennon Hill in Cornwall


Dear Amy,

"Congenital understanding" existed between D. H. Lawrence, Amy Lowell

Bram Stoker in 1906


When Bram Met Walt

Before conjuring Dracula, Bram Stoker poured his soul out to America's poet.

A farmer digs through drifting sand in Oklahoma


Children of the Dust

The Dirty Thirties as witnessed by people who were actually there.

Orphan train


Lost Children: Riders on the Orphan Train

In the 1850's, the Children's Aid Society began sending thousands of orphans by train to Western towns for adoption.

Guastavino vaulted staircase, 1914


Vaulting Ambition

The artful masonry of Rafael Guastavino rediscovered.

Composer John Cage, center, in 1991


Cagey Cage

Marching to the beat of a silent drummer.

Photo portrait of Barbara Tuchman


The Dramatist

Barbara Tuchman saw history as a grand tragedy

Asa Carter


Self-made Man

How a strident segregationist transformed into the beloved author of Little Tree.

The Porch at Hearthside


Picture Perfect

A cache of photographs reveals the history of a historic Rhode Island house.

Book cover for Stidentism


Stridentism: Motors and Wings Included

Mexican Cultural Movement in the Twenties Had Plenty of Varoom