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  • The%20Making%20of%20Gone%20With%20The%20Wind

    The Making of Gone With The Wind

    By Steve Wilson

    Gone With The Wind is one of the most popular movies of all time. To commemorate its seventy-fifth anniversary in 2014, The Making of Gone With The Wind presents more than 600 items from the archives of David O. Selznick, the film’s producer, and his business partner John Hay “Jock”... + More

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    Being Miss America

    Behind the Rhinestone Curtain

    By Kate Shindle

    For nearly a hundred years, young women have competed for the title of Miss America—although what it means to wear the crown and be our “ideal” has changed dramatically over time. The Miss America Pageant began as a bathing beauty contest in 1920s Atlantic City, New Jersey, sponsored by businessmen... + More

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    Miguel Covarrubias

    Drawing a Cosmopolitan Line

    Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

    Miguel Covarrubias enjoyed transcultural encounters and exchanges in the cosmopolitan centers of Mexico City, New York, and Europe, where he met and exchanged ideas in a global network of modernists such as Georgia O’Keeffe. Famous for his caricature studies, he was also an accomplished painter, set designer, and book illustrator.... + More

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    Becoming Belafonte

    Becoming Belafonte

    Black Artist, Public Radical

    By Judith Smith

    A son of poor Jamaican immigrants who grew up in Depression-era Harlem, Harry Belafonte became the first black performer to gain artistic control over the representation of African Americans in commercial television and film. Forging connections with an astonishing array of consequential players on the American scene in the decades... + More

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    The Face of Texas

    Photographs by Michael O'Brien. With stories by Elizabeth O'Brien

    The Face of Texas celebrates the individuality and independent spirit of Texas through compelling portraits of its people by Michael O’Brien, one of America’s premier portrait photographers. In this acclaimed photo essay, he assembles a gallery of noteworthy Texans both native and naturalized, ranging from former president George W. Bush... + More

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Man and Beast

Man and Beast

Photographs from Mexico and India

By Mary Ellen Mark

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Wynn Bullock

Wynn Bullock

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High Museum of Art with Brett Abbott

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Reading Magnum

Reading Magnum

A Visual Archive of the Modern World

Harry Ransom Center

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