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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Martha Hill improvises on Bennington’s tennis courts, 1936.


Grassroots Modern

New York dancers take to the country.

Book cover: Faulkner and His Women


That’s Amore!

Transforming women

Book cover for Network Nation


Telecommunications Triumphs

Communications revolution set in motion by optical telegraph and early telephone.

A participant of the Prime Time Family Reading Time program engages with a book.


Ten Years of Prime Time

Louisiana marks ten successful years of a literacy program.



The Ubiquitous Book

The rise of America's culture of print.

Image of family in Shawnee, Kansas.


A Common Story

Kansans tell their diverse stories.

Tennessee Williams, c. 1940


Tennessee’s Homecoming

Tennessee Williams haunts New Orleans.

Brother Arnold Hadd enters Chosen Land’s 1794 Meeting House.


Preachers of Peace

Shakers share their faith in Maine.

MV Maersk Alabama cargo ship


National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum

Perched in its launch aft of the cargo ship MV Maersk Alabama, the small, orange vessel in which Captain Richard Phillips spent five tense days last year as the hostage of Somali pirates, loo


Of Stevedores and Book Slingers

Mention the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and what comes to mind are workers heaving bales along a waterfront, operating straddle carriers shipside, or driving winches above break bulk c