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2017: Walt Whitman’s House

Marsden Hartley: Walt Whitman’s House, 328 Mickle Street, Camden, New Jersey (c. 1905) From 2017 Google Streetview: Whitman’s house today—now 328 Dr Martin Luther King Blvd—and the view from its windows, Camden County Jail: We two, how long we were … Continue reading

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1901: Don’t Know What I Want but I Know How to Get It

The American writer Elbert Hubbard was best know for an essay entitled “A Message to Garcia,” which recounts the daring exploits of an American soldier as he carries a message from President William McKinley to General Calixto García just before … Continue reading

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1855: Your Very Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem

          This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor … Continue reading

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