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Beeby, Frank Leon (b. 1859) Ain't it strange

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06126.02 Author/Creator: Beeby, Frank Leon (b. 1859) Place Written: s.l. Type: Newspaper Date: circa 1901 Pagination: 1 clipping ; 12.5 x 5.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Contains a poem possibly printed within a Pennsylvania newspaper. Poem was contributed to the paper by Beeby, from Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. On verso, clipping includes a reference to Market Street. Previously contained within GLC06126.01.

People: Beeby, Frank Leon, b. 1859

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: PoetryAfrican American HistoryAfrican American Author

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