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The Heath Anthology of American Literature
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Tar: A Midwest Childhood
My Mortal Enemy
At Melville's Tomb
[my sweet old etcetera]
[since feeling is first]
F. Scott Fitzgerald
All the Sad Young Men
The Romantic Comedians
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)
The Sun Also Rises
The Torrents of Spring
The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain
Zora Neale Hurston
Edna St. Vincent Millay
John Milton Oskison
Black Jack Davy
Elizabeth Madox Roberts
The Time of Man
George Samuel Schuyler
The Negro-Art Hokum
Lines to Nasturtium
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The Beat Generation
Map of America
Marietta Holley (pseud. "Josiah Allen's Wife")
U.S. Army Air Corps established.
U.S. sends troops to Nicaragua.
Tornado destroys Florida land boom.
Violette N. Anderson argues a case before the U.S. Supreme Court; she is the first African American woman to do so.
The National Broadcasting Company, America's first radio network, is founded.
National Council of American Indians founded; Gertrude Bonnin serves as its first president.
Gertrude Ederle swims the English Channel, the first woman to do so.
Mary Cassatt dies.
Marjorie Joyner becomes the first African American woman to be granted a patent for her invention of a permanent wave machine.
Mordecai Wyatt Johnson named president of Howard University; first African American to serve in that office.
Brooklyn Bridge Photo Gallery.