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Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty lived her life in Jackson, Mississippi and became famous for her stories from the heart of the American South. Her early stories and essays were published in the New Yorker and other mag…

Eudora Welty 2001 Deaths

Eudora WeltyAge: 92 Pulitzer Prize–winning writer whose lyrical short stories, which were usually set in the South, centered on families and their attendant issues, squabbles, and eccent…

Welty McCULLOGH

McCULLOGH, Welty, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., October 10, 1847; attended the common schools and Washington and Jefferson College, Washingto…

Benjamin Franklin WELTY

WELTY, Benjamin Franklin, a Representative from Ohio; born near Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio, August 9, 1870; attended the common schools and the Tri-State Normal College of Indiana; was gradua…

Rashidi Wheeler 2001 Deaths

Rashidi WheelerAge: 22 Northwestern University senior starting safety, who died following conditioning drills at the school; started all 12 games and had 88 tackles, a fumble recovery and thr…

Tim Weigel 2001 Deaths

Tim WeigelAge: 56 a 30-year veteran of Chicago's sports' airwaves; started his career at the defunct Chicago Daily News in 1971 and also worked for the Chicago Sun Times; after years at WLS-TV…

William Maxwell 2000 Deaths

William MaxwellAge: 91 writer and legendary New Yorker fiction editor who gracefully polished the work of such luminaries as John Updike, John Cheever, Vladimir Nabokov, and Eudora Welty. His …

The South

Source: The U.S. Department of State The South is perhaps the most distinctive and colorful American region. The American Civil War (1861-65) devastated the South socially and economically. Ne…

1983 National Book Awards

Autobiography/BiographyHardcoverIsak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller, Judith ThurmanPaperbackNathaniel Hawthorne in His Time, James R. MellowChildren's FictionHardcoverHomesick: My Own Stor…

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