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John Quinn: Portrait of a collector
In the period between 1902 and 1924, the American attorney John Quinn accumulated approximately 2,500 paintings, drawings, and sculptures which constituted a magnificent collection of works by twentieth-century avant-garde ...
The diary of Private Alexander Hobbs, 42nd Massachusetts Regiment: The life of a Union soldier in Texas
Alexander Hobbs's diary records, from a Union perspective, the excitement of enlistment, impressions of southerners--both black and white--the confusion of combat, and the depression and helplessness of a prisoner of war. ...