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Collection Highlights

New and notable highlights from our digital collections.

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Gertrude Stein home movie, circa 1927
Gertrude Stein Home Movie A short movie featuring Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.
James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson Papers Letters, manuscripts, notebooks, and photographs that document the life and work of the African-American poet, novelist, songwriter, and diplomat.
Jonathan Williams Photographs Photographs by Photographer, Poet, and Publisher Jonathan Williams
Kathryn Hulme Papers Selections from the papers of Kathryn Hulme, novelist and relief worker.
Langston Hughes Papers, 1862-1980 Letters, manuscripts, and photographs that document the life of the African-American poet.
Lesbian Pulp Novels, 1935-1965 Twenty-five illustrated book covers from the golden age of lesbian pulp fiction.
Living Portraits: Carl Van Vechten's Color Photographs of African Americans, 1939-1964 Photographs of artists, entertainers, activists, educators, and public intellectuals taken by Carl Van Vechten.
Love in Wartime Maxine and Victor Kumin's Letters from 1945-1946
Mabel Dodge Luhan Papers Letters, manuscripts, and photographs documenting the life and work of Mabel Dodge Luhan.
[Photograph of Olga Rudge], undated
Olga Rudge Papers Items documenting the life of the musician Olga Rudge and her fifty-year relationship with the poet Ezra Pound.
Picturing Literary Modernism Photographs documenting the lives of artistic and literary Americans at home and abroad throughout the Modernist period.



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