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Art Deco Chicago

Robert Bruegmann– If I had to pick a single object to suggest what we tried to do in Art Deco Chicago, I would probably choose this Craftsman brand portable air compressor sold by Sears starting in 1939. During the meetings we held with authors, editors, and advisors to settle on

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On Broadway (and the Tonys)

Last Sunday, theater lovers tuned into the Tony Awards, Broadway’s famous awards show.  Many of the plays and musicals we regard today as classics have won Tony awards, and many of the theater professionals involved in their creation have had storied careers. Two of these artists are the composer and

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