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America Sings a Mansfielder’s Words: Lee Adams

Richland County has made many significant contributions in
the shaping of American popular culture by giving form to our movies, our music
and our theater. Watch the credits or… 1,072 more words

Local History

Jane Wilson from Mansfield: America's Golden Voice of the 1940s

The golden age of radio—from the 1920s through the 40s—had its own pantheon of gods and heroes, stars and luminaries who ruled the airwaves to move the hearts and shape the lives of everyone in America. 1,121 more words

Local History

Milena Miller from Mansfield: Glamour & Stardom in 1940s America

The golden age of radio—from the 1920s through the 40s—had its own pantheon of gods and heroes, stars and luminaries who ruled the airwaves to move the hearts and shape the lives of everyone in America. 1,326 more words

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Looking at the girl with an ermine

Timothy McCall (Villanova University) will give a talk, Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of a Milanese courtesan: new light on Cecilia Gallerani, the Girl with an Ermine… 180 more words

Culture And Society

The Blockhouse as an Icon of Mansfield

There is really only one iconic image that has consistently represented Mansfield throughout the greatest part of its history, and that is the Blockhouse. There are other very familiar likenesses of places that can serve as a community identifier—like Kingwood, Oak Hill or OSR—and some significant historic characters like Johnny Appleseed whose symbolic representation evokes the spirit of Mansfield, but there are none that can compare with the city’s long association with its first seminal landmark. 1,019 more words

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Pattern of Nature

Digital painting allows you to change images quickly without destroying the original work. It is possible to remove single motifs and then change their colour and design. 44 more words

Fine Arts