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American Lawn

Margaret Anderson (YCAL MSS 265)

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Gertrude Stein on the terrace of her villa at Biligin with Pepe and Basket I, photographed by Carl Van Vechten (ZA Van Vechten)

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[Eugene O'Neill, wearing striped robe, sitting on lawn, reading, 1931]. (YCAL MSS 123)

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Photograph of Ezra Pound reclining in lawn chair at St. Elizabeth's. (YCAL MSS 24)  *

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[Photograph of Margaret Canby in a lawn chair with a cigarette, 1929]. (YCAL MSS 187)

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Elizabeth Jenks Clark (YCAL MSS 265)

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Josephine Herbst. (ZA Herbst)

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On the lawn at Newport -- standing: Miss Edgar (Edith Wharton's cousin) and Edith Wharton; seated: Mr. Hoyt Gould, Lucretia Jones (Edith Wharton's mother), and Teddy Wharton, ca. 1884. (YCAL MSS 42)

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