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Walt Whitman: Song of the Redwood-Tree, Part 1

Part 1A California song, A prophecy and indirection, a thought impalpable to breathe as air, A chorus of dryads, fading, departing, or hamadryads departing, A murmuring, fateful, giant voice, …

Walt Whitman: Song of the Redwood-Tree, Part 2

Part 2The flashing and golden pageant of California, The sudden and gorgeous drama, the sunny and ample lands, The long and varied stretch from Puget sound to Colorado south, Lands bathed in s…

Walt Whitman: Song of the Redwood-Tree, Part 3

Part 3But more in you than these, lands of the Western shore, (These but the means, the implements, the standing-ground,) I see in you, certain to come, the promise of thousands of years, …

Frank CLAGUE

CLAGUE, Frank, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Warrensville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 13, 1865; attended the common schools; moved to Minnesota in 1881; attended the State normal sc…

William Howard ROYER

ROYER, William Howard, a Representative from California; born in Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho, April 11, 1920; graduated from Sequoia High School, Redwood City, Calif., 1938; B.S., Santa Clara …

Hubert Haskell PEAVEY

PEAVEY, Hubert Haskell, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Adams, Mower County, Minn., on January 12, 1881; moved with his parents to Redwood Falls, Minn., in 1886; attended the public sc…

Lanford Wilson

Lanford WilsonplaywrightBorn: 4/13/1937Birthplace: Lebanon, Missouri Prolific playwright whose works center on dynamic characters, often plagued by psychological problems. In 1969, he co-foun…

John Grant ALEXANDER

ALEXANDER, John Grant, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Texas Valley, Cortland County, N.Y., July 16, 1893; attended the public schools; was graduated from the law department of Cornell…

John COSGROVE

COSGROVE, John, a Representative from Missouri; born near Alexandria Bay, Jefferson County, N.Y., September 12, 1839; attended the district schools and the Redwood (N.Y.) School; studied law in…