Is it a disgrace to be Born a Chinese?
In September of 1884, San Francisco residents Joseph and Mary Tape did something seemingly quite ordinary: they attempted to enroll their ...
A Most Important Discovery
On March 19th of 1953, weeks before it was announced to the public, scientist Francis Crick excitedly wrote a letter to his son and told hi...
In 1960, pioneering American artists Sol LeWitt and Eva Hesse met for the first time and instantly clicked, quickly forming a strong, deep...
Letters of Note: Volume II
Dear All, Hello! I've just checked and it's somehow four years since I first announced that I was compiling a Letters of N...
I miss my biggest heart
It wasn't until her death, in 1886, that the true scale of Emily Dickinson 's profound poetry was both discovered and appreciated ...
It's difficult to overstate my love for this wonderful letter of thanks, written in 1982 by the late Jack Lemmon . It was sent to fri...
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