Yale Collection of American Literature

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November 19, 2009
Frank Bevan's costume sketches, in watercolor and in pencil, for "Overlords," a play produced/directed by George Pierce Baker at the Yale University School of Fine Arts Department of Drama in November of 1928 (UNCAT MSS 1213: view all images)
November 17, 2009
Watercolor and ink drawing with manuscript poem by Arthur  Davison Ficke; photo of Edna St. Vincent Millay, inscribed to Ficke; photo of Millay and Ficke  (YCAL MSS 50)
November 12, 2009
a new artists' book by Thomas Nozkowski and Cole Swensen co-published by Yale University Art Gallery & Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
October 29, 2009
Images from the Bonnie and Semoura Clark Black Vaudeville Collection (Call Number: JWJ MSS 15); for related images see "Ruckus! American Entertainments at the Turn of the Twentieth Century"
October 20, 2009
Two covers and an interior page from The Blindman, the Dada magazine published by Marcel Duchamp, Beatrice Wood, and Henri Pierre Roche.
October 12, 2009
Display placards promoting fashions and hairstyles for African American women.  (JWJ MSS 47)
October 1, 2009


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