Wednesday digest

August 29, 2012

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New today from the Century:

    • Stephanie Paulsell on a 1930s photo project about the Shaker villages: "Photographer Noel Vicentini captured the end of the Shaker paradise, Eden going to seed. He seemed especially interested in places of joining." (subscription required)
    • David Heim on William Jennings Bryan: "At a major party's political convention 100 years ago, a fundamentalist Christian made an impassioned speech. It was not what you might expect."


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