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Islands of Decency

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Reading

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Tennessee-native Myles Horton was a social activist who co-founded the Highlander Research and Education Center whose faculty and student community included Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Stokely Carmichael, and…

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Hands

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Reading

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Sherwood Anderson was an Ohio-born author whose early education was interrupted when he needed to support his family. After moving to Chicago in 1893 to continue his education and again…

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Doctor Jack-o’-Lantern

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Reading

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Richard Yates (1926–1992) was born in Yonkers, New York. Yates served in the United States Army in World War II. Upon returning from the war, he worked as a publicist…

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Women with Cow Diagram

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Image

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In this photograph from the National Photo Company Collection at the Library of Congress, five women gaze at (or away from) a diagram of a cow as another woman gestures to the…