Historic Figures




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See Jewish Life Before the Holocaust Through a Newly Released Digital Archive

Source: Smithsonian

Russian-born Jew Roman Vishniac’s prints and negatives depicting Jewish life before the Holocaust are published for the first time in an online photo database. The hope is to gather information from the public, such as dates, locations, and identification of people from that time.



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Shakespeare in Scotland: What did the author of Macbeth know and when did he know it?

Source: Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship

Some scholars have long maintained that someone other than William Shakespeare authored some of the Bard’s best-known works. This article explores the idea that a writer with a deeper knowledge of Scotland than Shakespeare could have had must have penned Macbeth.