"Missing me one place, search another": Recovering Walt Whitman's Comrades Fred Vaughan and Bill Duckett

Nov 5, 2019

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

University of Iowa Main Library, 1015A

125 West Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52242

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A vector image of Walt Whitman

In this collaborative presentation, Stephanie M. Blalock and Brandon James O'Neil discuss how their research in digital archives revealed significant new information regarding Fred Vaughan and Bill Duckett, whose lives beyond their association with the poet Walt Whitman have been little researched and remained a long-standing mystery.

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