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Meet the Woman Who Fought to Record and Preserve Broadway Shows

Meet the Woman Who Fought to Record and Preserve Broadway Shows Betty Corwin, the woman responsible for NYPL’s Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, explains how she founded the comprehensive database to create live theatre’s legacy.

In Camden, a Memorial Marks Where Slaves Were Brought Ashore

In Camden, a Memorial Marks Where Slaves Were Brought Ashore Signs are being placed across the U.S. to commemorate where those sold into slavery first arrived. Some see it as a counterpoint to Confederate monuments.

Vera Shlakman, Professor Fired During Red Scare, Dies at 108

Vera Shlakman, Professor Fired During Red Scare, Dies at 108 She had taught economics at Queens College and written a groundbreaking book when she refused to say if she was a Communist. An apology came years later.