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Identifier

MSS114_B01F03_008

Creation Date

9-4-1894

Keywords

Paul Laurence Dunbar, primary sources, Black history, Black poets, prominent Ohioans

Description

Rebekah Baldwin suggests to Dunbar that he apply for a vacant teaching position at the high school (English literature). She suggests that Frederick Douglass might be able to support him in this pursuit and refers him to Charles R. Douglass, a candidate for trustee at the school.

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Primary Item Type

Personal Correspondence

Rights

This item is part of the Paul Laurence Dunbar House collection at Ohio History Connection, Columbus, Ohio. The collection contains items from 219 N. Summit St., Dayton, Ohio (later 219 N. Paul Laurence Dunbar St.), the home Dunbar purchased for his mother, Matilda J. Dunbar, in 1904. Paul Laurence Dunbar lived there until his death in 1906; Matilda lived there until her death in 1934. It is now the Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site, part of the National Park Service.

Keywords

Paul Laurence Dunbar, primary sources, Black history, Black poets, prominent Ohioans

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