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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1911

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Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1911
Theodore Dreiser
   Jennie Gerhardt
W.E.B. Du Bois
   The Quest of the Silver Fleece
Charles Alexander Eastman (Sioux)
from  The Soul of the Indian
   Chapter I: "The Great Mystery"**
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
   The Man-Made World
   Turned**
Booker T. Washington
   My Larger Education
Edith Wharton
   Ethan Frome

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Elizabeth Bishop was born.
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Filipino Higher Wages Association organized in Hawaii by Pablo Manlapit.

Japanese Association of Oregon founded in Portland.

Chinese American men cut off their queues in response to the Chinese Revolution.

Senator Robert LaFollette of Wisconsin helps to found the Progressive League.

Clarence Darrow defends the McNamara brothers, labor leaders accused of bombing the anti-union Los Angeles Times.

Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire in New York City; 146 fatalities in sweatshop tragedy (March 25).

Poetry: A Magazine of Verse begins publication with founder Harriet Monroe as editor.

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Ford Motor Company implements the assembly line.

Frederick W. Taylor publishes Principles of Scientific Management, a popular explanation of his system for increasing workplace efficiency.

Radical labor journal The Masses begins publication.

Supreme Court orders dissolution of Standard Oil Company.

First film studios established in Hollywood.

Anna Botsford Comstock, Handbook of Nature Study.

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