Lights, Camera, Extraction!Kids are pulling out their teeth with a string and a slammed door—and filming it for YouTube.
Permanent RecordEva and Bee: Both children of the Depression, one ended up designing Mamie Eisenhower’s inaugural gown, the other was a mentor to Calvin Klein.
Permanent RecordHow the Manhattan Trade School prepared a generation of New York women for the workplace.
Permanent RecordHelp me find more students who attended the Manhattan Trade School for Girls.
Permanent RecordHow an orphan became the matriarch of one of New York’s most powerful political families.
Permanent RecordThe saddest story in the report cards I found—and how it came to have a happy ending.
Permanent RecordRose Vrana is 95. She went to trade school in the 1930s. I found her report card. Then I found her.
Permanent RecordLucille Fasanalla saved the romper she made as a student at Manhattan Trade her whole life.
"Very Ambitious," "Irritable at Times," "Nice Type"Leaf through the report cards of the women featured in the Permanent Record series.
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Brad Bird Is Not Superhuman Tomorrowland is the incredible Incredibles director’s first misfire.
Amtrak and the FCC What bad wireless spectrum policy has to do with the recent, deadly train derailment.
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