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Harry Houdini, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, in chains, ca. 1899

The American Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920 is a multimedia anthology illustrating the vibrant and diverse forms of popular...

Woman and girl on steps of Supreme Court

Rise and Fall of Jim Crow looks at the century of segregation following the Civil War (1863-1954). "Jim Crow," a...

'Model of Bell's telephone.'  This model of Bell's first telephone is a duplicate of the instrument through which speech sounds were first transmitted electrically, 1875 on phone. Created/Publishe

The Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers, 1862-1939 contains correspondence, scientific notebooks, journals, blueprints, articles, and...

Photo: Mary Mallon lies in a hospital bed after being apprehended by the authorities in 1907 for being a carrier of typhoid fever.

The Most Dangerous Woman in America is a companion website for a film that examines the case of Typhoid Mary, a cook who was...


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