The real and supposed resemblances between humans and non-human primates shaped American conversations about race and society.
Tiffany’s glass mosaics can teach us a lot about stereotypes and nineteenth-century ideologies, particularly in the Marquette Buildings mosaic friezes.
Writer Margaret Mitchell was born on November 8th, 1900, at the beginning of a new century. Her novel Gone ...
Jane Addams, a leading Victorian-era reformer, believed dance halls were “one of the great pitfalls of the city.”
In nineteenth-century American women's magazines, Native American women were depicted as attractive, desirable, and pious.
Artist Glenn Ligon grounds his work in American history, addressing the inextricable link between history of slavery and the black experience in the U.S.