• Eddie Thornton

    Cajero, Roy

    Poetry reading at P&H Cafe. Eddie is an actor and plays the role of "Teardrop" the Clown.

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  • Four poems by an unidentified soldier, 1862

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  • Mother's Sons

    Mitchener, Hardy A., 1919-1957

    This page is a poem, "Mothers' Sons," about the sons who don't make it home after the war and the ones who do. Mitchener is aware of his own luck to have survived his air missions, but sympathetic to…

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  • Poem by Charles Simonton dedicated to Woodrow Wilson

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  • Cecelia Weir

    Poet Cecelia Weir as a child.

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  • Mothers' Sons, continued

    Mitchener, Hardy A., 1919-1957

    This is the last page of "Mothers' Sons," a poem about the sons who don't make it home after the war and the ones who do. Mitchener is aware of his own luck to have survived his air missions, but symp…

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  • Saturday Evening Post

    Mitchener, Hardy A., 1919-1957

    This page is a poem or list of things that Mitchener misses and craves during his imprisonment in a POW camp in Germany. He has then included a small poem that reads,"I have loved those things/Gentle…

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  • Cecelia Weir

    A portrait of the poet.

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  • Cecelia Weir

    A portrait of the poet.

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  • Purchase of an "Apparatus"

    Broadside advertising a Lecture on "The Present Physical Condition of the Internal Parts of the Earth" and a recitation of "Collins' Ode on the Passions," for the puropse of raising funds for the purc…

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  • The Last of the Bombardiers

    Mitchener, Hardy A., 1919-1957

    This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II shows a poem called, "The Last of the Bombardiers." The poem is about an old man who once was a bombardier.

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  • The Last of the Bombardiers, continued

    Mitchener, Hardy A., 1919-1957

    This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II shows the remainder of a poem called "The Last of the Bombardiers," which begins on the previous page. The poem is about an old man who once was a…

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  • Lookout Mountain by Lon A. Warner

    A view of Lookout Mountain and a view of waterfalls bordering a poem by Lon Warner entitled "Lookout Mountain."

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  • "The Sons of Confederate Veterans" poem

    May, John A

    Five-verse poem by John A. May entitled "The Sons of Confederate Veterans." At the end of the poem, it states that it was reprinted from "Tall Pines," a collection of poems by John A. May.

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  • Landlord What In The Heaven Is The Matter With You?

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  • German Poem

    Stetler

    A poem, in German, from an unknown newspaper.

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  • We Give You Our Thanks

    Johnson, T.J

    Poem written to comemorate the passage of the Civil Rights Bill.

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  • Lookout Mountain

    Views of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, and the Ocean S.S. Co. of Savannah's S.S. City of Chattanooga. Poem by Lon A. Warner entitled "Lookout Mountain" included.

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  • The December Number of "The Fugitive" is now on the stands

    Fugitives (Group)

    "The Fugitive: A Magazine of Poetry from the South," Published in Nashville, Tenn., was published from April 1922 to December 1925. Contributors to this issue: Witter Bynner, Donald Davidson, William…

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  • To each man...High Flight

    Mitchener, Hardy A., 1919-1957

    This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II shows a poem called "High Flight," written by Pilot Officers John J. McGee, Eagle Squadron, killed in action. The poem is about the joy of flying.

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