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A Jewish State
Theodor Herzl proposes a solution to the 'Jewish Question' and to anti-Semitism: a separate and independent ...
My Father's Girl
Jane Addams, whose Hull-House became a symbol of progressive reform, here remembers her father who helped ...
Paris Goes to War
As the World War engulfs Europe in August 1914, Edith Wharton reports from Paris on the ...
Lord Charnwood recounts the development and importance of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, a signal event in American ...
Darwin Changes His Mind
Here is Darwin’s account of his visit to the Galapagos Islands with its myriad species, which ...
A Grand Way to Chronicle a War
A fascinating glimpse of World War II journalism behind the front lines at Paris’s Hotel Scribe, ...
The Genius and the Jerk
Walter Vatter explores the early years of Steve Jobs--was he a genius, or simply an expert ...
Dawning of the Counter-culture: The 1960s
A lively survey of the eccentric politics and culture of ...
The Story of a Photograph - Preview
Walker Evans, Ellie Mae Burroughs, and the Great Depression
for Alan Trachtenberg
Alabama Tenant Farmer Wife, by Walker Evans (version published in Let Us Now Praise Famous Men). From a print in a private collection, trimmed under Evans’s direction and signed by him in 1971.
Alabama Cotton Tenant Farmer Wife, by Walker Evans (version published in American Photographs). From the Library of Congress, digital file provided by John T. Hill.
Alabama Cotton Tenant Farmer Family, by Walker Evans (version published in Let Us Now Praise Famous Men). From the Library of Congress, digital file provided by John T. Hill.
Walker Evans ca. 1936, by Janice Loeb. From a print in a private collection.