Grant Wood, most famously known as the painter of American Gothic, became one of the United States’ most famous artists in the 1930s when the canvas made its splash at the Art Institute of Chicago’s forty-third Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture.
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The Livingston Seed Company, Livingston's Seeds 1899 Annual, 1899, Back Cover. From the Libraries; digital collection, Seed Catalogs. October is National Popcorn Popping Month. Popcorn was first discovered thousands of more »
Fortune Magazine was created as part of Henry Luce’s Time, Inc. publishing empire in February 1930, four months after the Stock market crash that started the Great Depression. It was more »
Franklin D. Roosevelt was born on January 30th, 1882. January is also National Hobby Month. In honor of both, here's a photo from the National Postal Museum Library's photo collection—of more »