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  1. Literary Landmark: Rachel Maddux home

    Erin, Tenn. Dedicated: 1998 Rachel Maddux Baker was the author of A Walk in the Spring Rain (1966) and The Orchard Children (1970) which she wrote after moving to Tennessee with her husband, King Baker, in 1960. Resources: Rachel Maddux Baker (Find a Grav ...

    SHAYNASIMPSON - 05/26/2017 - 16:43 - United for Libraries

  2. Literary Landmark: Sunnybank- Albert Payson Terhune

    Wayne, N.J. Dedicated: 1998 Author and dog breeder Albert Payson Terhune lived in Sunnybank with his wife Anice. He wrote many books about his dogs, including Lad: A Dog (1919), and even left behind many burial sites for his Great Sunnybank Collies. Resou ...

    SHAYNASIMPSON - 05/26/2017 - 16:33 - United for Libraries

  3. Literary Landmark: Library of Congress, Jefferson Building

    Washington, D.C. Dedicated: June 26, 1998 Partners: Library of Congress The Library of Congress is not only the largest library in the world but also serves as the official research library for the United States Congress. Resources: A 'Literary Landm ...

    SHAYNASIMPSON - 05/26/2017 - 16:15 - United for Libraries

  4. Literary Landmark: 33 South Front, Cossitt Library- Richard Wright

    Memphis, Tenn. Dedicated: April 15, 1998 Partners: Tennessee Library Association In the 1920s Richard Wright (1908-1960) was denied access to the library because of race. A sympathetic white man helped Wright use the library, thus nourishing his dream of ...

    SHAYNASIMPSON - 05/26/2017 - 15:55 - United for Libraries

  5. Literary Landmark: 540 St. Peter, Pontalba Apartments- Sherwood Anderson's salon

    New Orleans, La. Dedicated: 1998 Partners: Friends of the New Orleans Public Library Residence in the 1920s of Sherwood Anderson, author of "Winesburg, Ohio" (1919). While Living here, Anderson hosted literary salons that powered the careers of ...

    SHAYNASIMPSON - 05/26/2017 - 15:49 - United for Libraries

  6. Literary Landmark: Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

    Oak Park, Ill. Dedicated: July 21, 1999 Ernest Hemingway was born in a second floor bedroom on July 21, 1899 and lived his first 6 years in the house. The centennial of writer Ernest Hemingway's birth was celebrated with a four-day conference and red ...

    SHAYNASIMPSON - 05/26/2017 - 13:45 - United for Libraries

  7. With Friends Like These (Access to Recording)

    Accessing the Recording Thank you for your purchase of access to the recording of "With Friends Like These." Access is valid for the paid participant only and cannot be shared with other libraries, groups, individuals, etc. If you would like to ...

    BNAWALINSKI@ALA.ORG - 05/08/2017 - 10:05 - United for Libraries

  8. Literary Landmark: O. Henry House and Museum

    Austin, Tex. Dedicated: 1999 William Sidney Porter, known by his pen name, O. Henry, lived here between 1893 and 1895. O. Henry wrote many short stories, including “The Gift of the Magi” (1905). Resources: Austin Parks & Recreation- O. Henry Museum (A ...

    SHAYNASIMPSON - 05/26/2017 - 13:40 - United for Libraries

  9. Literary Landmark: Pete's Tavern- O. Henry and Ludwig Bemelmans

    New York, N.Y. Dedicated: 1999 Frequented by O. Henry and where he supposedly wrote “Gift of the Magi” (1905). Ludwig Bemelmans also wrote the first Madeline (1939) book here. Resources: Five Great Literary Landmarks of NYC: Taverns and Restaurants (The V ...

    SHAYNASIMPSON - 05/26/2017 - 13:38 - United for Libraries

  10. Literary Landmark: Hotel Monteleone- various

    New Orleans, La. Dedicated: 1999 Opened in 1886, Hotel Monteleone and the Carousel Bar & Lounge (built in 1949) has seen many literary guests and has appeared in many stories. Guests have included Sherwood Anderson, Anne Rice, and Lyle Saxon. Literary ...

    SHAYNASIMPSON - 05/26/2017 - 13:36 - United for Libraries

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