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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poepoet, writer, criticBorn: 1/19/1809Birthplace: Boston Poet, short-story writer and critic considered the father of the modern detective story and one of the most brilliant writ…

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem "The Raven" cemented his reputation as a black-feathered literary master of the macabre. He wrote dozens of creepy short stories, many ending in death, with victims wall…

Poe

(Edgar Allan). The alias of Arthur Gordon Pym, the American poet. (1811-1849.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Poet SquabPodsnappery A B C D E F G H I…

Edgar Allan SHARP

SHARP, Edgar Allan, a Representative from New York; born in Patchogue, Suffolk County, N.Y., June 3, 1876; attended the public and high schools; engaged as a clerk in the post office at Patchog…

Edgar Allan JONAS

JONAS, Edgar Allan, a Representative from Illinois; born in Mishicot, Manitowoc County, Wis., October 14, 1885; attended the public schools and graduated from the Manitowoc County Normal School…

Allan Quatermain

Allan Quatermain was the rifle-toting, native-befriending, treasure-seeking hero of King Solomon's Mines and other adventures by H. Rider Haggard. Quatermain's primary milieu was Africa, where he str…

Curious Collections

America's weird museums by Laura Hayes Arts & Entertainment | American History Gruesome | Medical Marvels | Curious Collections | Really Weird Science American His…

Curious Collections

America's weird museums by Laura Hayes Arts & Entertainment | American History Gruesome | Medical Marvels | Curious Collections | Really Weird Science American Histor…

Toy Story 2

Directors:John Lasseter and Ash BrannonWriters:John Lasseter, Peter Docter, Ash Brannon, Andrew Stanton, Rita Hsiao, Doug Chamberlain, and Chris WebbDisney; G; 92 minutesRelease:11/99Voices of…

Joseph STORY

STORY, Joseph, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Marblehead, Mass., September 18, 1779; attended Marblehead Academy; was graduated from Harvard University in 1798; studied law; was a…