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History Detectives

Propaganda Leaflet,Tiffany Window & Spanish Civil War Eulogy

In this episode, Wes Cowan decodes the message and strategy behind a U.S. World War II propaganda leaflet. Researching a family heirloom, a watercolor, leads Gwen Wright to Tiffany stained glass, and opportunity for early 20th century women. And a touching eulogy unites a nephew and a son of two American soldiers who fought in the Spanish Civil War.

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Chandler Tintype, Hollywood Indian Ledger, Harlem Heirs

Slave in a Confederate Uniform, Hollywood Indian Payroll, Fighting for Harlem Land Rights.
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Club Continental, St. V-Day Massacre, Society Circus Program

Underworld calling card, Gang massacre shotgun, and High Society in the Depression.
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Order of Leopold, Suffrage Pennant, WB Cartoon

A medal of high honor, pivotal women's voting rights campaign, and unsung cartoon heroes.
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1775 Almanac, Exercise Records, Moon Museum

A family diary of the Revolution, a 20s media fitness guru, and is Warhol art on the moon?
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Marion Carpenter Camera, Drug Smuggling Doll, Florida Map

A first in White House photography, a doll used to smuggle drugs, an early map of Florida.
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Hot Town Poster, Andrew Jackson Mouth, and Modoc Basket

An angry poster from the violent 60s, reuniting a broken statue, and a heroine's basket.
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Japanese Cane, Revolutionary Telescope & I.W. Baker's...

An internment camp cane, the spyglass that saw revolution and a rare gold rush relic.
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Top Secret Drone, Roosevelt's War Club & Clara Barton Letter

A WWII prototype drone, a war memento for Teddy Roosevelt and a letter from Clara Barton.
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Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American...

A story of two Civil War letters, mystery aviation autographs & a 1950s black comic book.
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John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald...

A spear from John Brown's raid, America's Siberian war and Ronald McDonald's first suit.
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