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An Early Photo of Walt Whitman. ca. 1854. Eyes of the Nation: A Visual History of the United States (Library of Congress). ARTstor
Emily Dickinson Daguerreotype
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections: Amherst College holds the original of the only currently authenticated photograph of Emily Dickinson.
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Access to portraits of more than 18,700 men and women, updated quarterly with new and revised entries, features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities. Includes over 900 articles from The Oxford Companion to United States History, providing historical and social context to the biographies.
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Some alternate editions of the assigned readings may be found online. For example the Hathi Trust Public Domain collection includes these two editions of Leaves of Grass:
Whitman, Walt. Leaves of Grass. Philadelphia: D. McKay, Washington Square, 1900. [including a fac-simile autobiography, variorum readings of the poems and a department of gathered leaves]
Whitman, Walt, and Valenti Angelo. Leaves of Grass. New York: Modern Library, 1933. [comprising all the poems written by Walt Whitman following the arrangement of the edition of 1891-'2.]
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Subjects: African American Studies
, American Studies
, Art History
, Creative Writing
, English 101 & 100
, English Literature
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