Yale Collection of American Literature
Prisoners with snow sculpture, Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Mississippi, circa 1930-1938 Car trapped in snow
January 28, 2011
Ogden Nash's "They Don't Speak English in Paris", ca. 1935, with his reactions to the increasing fame and acceptance of Gertrude Stein's writing (including a crude reference to the all African-American cast of "Four Saints in Three Acts")
January 24, 2011
Facts relating to the only tattooed lady : being a full and complete account of the life and adventures of this young lady, the only tattoed female in the world, together with many extracts from the metropolitan press in reference to her, all clearly proving her to be one of the most remarkable and rarest curiosities now on exhibition or Facts relating to Mlle Aimee, the tattooed lady (New York: New York Popular Pub. Co. [1886?]).
December 16, 2010
An urgent plea from George Platt Lynes to Monroe Wheeler, on board the S.S. France, February 19, 1927. From the Glenway Wescott Papers.
December 13, 2010
Advertising pages from the September 11, 1933 issue of TIME Magazine, which featured a profile of Gertrude Stein.
November 30, 2010
Portraits of Elizabeth Bishop and Louise Crane, circa 1930s, from the Louise Crane Papers.
November 19, 2010