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About to Marry, President Grover Cleveland Longs to Live Away from the White House "Like Other People"
Mark Twain’s Publishing Firm: A "Chapter 13" Story
Mark Twain can't remember recent things, but vividly recalls his Hannibal Courier co-workers in this manuscript. Image: Mark Twain, c. 1872. From 'American Portraits' by Bradford, Gamaliel; Wikimedia Commons. Discover more on Day in History.
The Foundation’s focus is on the histories of the United States and the Holy Land, with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. Its extensive holdings range from American presidents – especially Abraham Lincoln – to diverse figures such as Mark Twain; Albert Einstein; Theodor Herzl; and even to George Custer and the Little Big Horn.