Yale Collection of American Literature

A postcard sent from Monroe Wheeler to George Platt Lynes,  April 16, 1927, suggesting important books to read.  
September 21, 2009
Photograph from the Living Theatre’s now legendary 1968 performance of Paradise Now at Yale Repertory Theatre; ten performers and audience members were arrested for public indecency.
September 11, 2009


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