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Title Letter [manuscript]: Chicago, Ill., to Julia Cooley [Altrocchi], Harbert, Berrien Co., Mich., 1919 July 10
Author Reed, Earl Howell (1863-1931)
Date
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: July 10, 1919, letter from Reed to Julia Cooley Altrocchi, an author, lecturer, and translator, regarding his progress in writing Tales of a vanishing river. Reed also discusses and encloses a photograph of a half-Miami, half-Pottawatomi Indian girl, Nebowir, whose portrait he planned to use for one of the book’s illustrations.
Names Altrocchi, Julia Cooley (1893)
Places Chicago, Illinois, United States
Keywords translator, history, education, anthropology, environment
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information Illinois author and artist. Born in Geneva, Ill., in 1863, Chicago resident Earl H. Reed wrote and illustrated several volumes on regional topics (Lake Michigan dunes, Kankakee River) and the art of etching.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 3105
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue