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Quoth the Raven Poetry Circle

This post was written by Tammy Kiter, Manuscript Reference Librarian In honor of National Poetry Month, I felt inspired to celebrate one of the more obscure literary contributions of the early twentieth century, true pioneers of the D.I.Y. movement. Formed in 1932 by retired New York Telephone Company employee, Francis Lambert McCrudden, the Raven Poetry Circle was […]

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