February 1975

Volume 26
Issue 2

Features 

Horace Engle’s An amateur photographer surreptitiously captured the mood of unsuspecting neighbors—with affecting results

Anonymous

“It is astonishing that the murderous practice of Benjamin Franklin. Yet continue it did, duelling should continue so long in vogue,” said often with peculiarly American variations

The paintings of E. L. Henry:

Anonymous

While some American captives languished, others conducted a flourishing market—and a huge black sailor organized everything

In forty years of scraping and scrapping for women’s rights, Abigail Scott Duniway never lost her nerve or wicked tongue

February 1975

Departments 

A LOOK AT THE RECORD

POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY

READING, WRITING, AND HISTORY