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Mary Shelley

Name at birth: Mary Wollstonecraft GodwinEnglish author Mary Godwin Shelley wrote Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus and was second wife of the great poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Godwin was the…

Percy Bysshe Shelley: To Mary

by Percy Bysshe Shelley The Witch of AtlasTo Mary (On Her Objecting to the Following Poem, Upon the Score of Its Containing No Human Interest). How, my dear Mary,—are you critic-bitten (…

Mary

Mary is the mother of Jesus of Nazareth in Christian and Islamic scriptures. Catholicism and some other Christian traditions honor her as a special saint, the "blessed virgin," who hears and acts upon…

Women's Suffrage: The Story of Iowa

by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler The Story of OhioWoman Suffrage by Federal AmendmentThe Story of IowaThe woman suffrage campaign in Iowa is remarkable for what it failed to…

Vacation Stories from our Readers

  Unusual Vacation Stories Memorable vacation experiences submitted by our readers   Well It Went To A Good Home We left Wyoming where we had bought a piece of blue leathe…

Toy Story 2

Directors:John Lasseter and Ash BrannonWriters:John Lasseter, Peter Docter, Ash Brannon, Andrew Stanton, Rita Hsiao, Doug Chamberlain, and Chris WebbDisney; G; 92 minutesRelease:11/99Voices of…

Joseph STORY

STORY, Joseph, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Marblehead, Mass., September 18, 1779; attended Marblehead Academy; was graduated from Harvard University in 1798; studied law; was a…

The Straight Story

Director:David LynchWriters:John Roach and Mary SweeneyWalt Disney Pictures; G; 110 minutesRelease:10/99Cast:Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton David Lynch has made a G-rated…

Curious Collections

America's weird museums by Laura Hayes Arts & Entertainment | American History Gruesome | Medical Marvels | Curious Collections | Really Weird Science American His…

Curious Collections

America's weird museums by Laura Hayes Arts & Entertainment | American History Gruesome | Medical Marvels | Curious Collections | Really Weird Science American Histor…