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The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Topic: MemoryTopic: ProgressTopic: PeopleTopic: PowerTopic: Empire
Topic: Memory: Civil War Memory and American Nostalgia
Toolbox Overview: The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Resource Menu: Memory
Text 1. Winslow Homer
Text 2. Hamlin Garland
Text 3. Joel Chandler Harris
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Text 4. Jane Addams
Text 5. Robert G. Ingersoll
Text 6. Re-Union and the Railroad
Text 7. Visions of the West
Text 8. Owen Wister

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3.  Joel Chandler Harris, "Aunt Fountain's Prisoner," short story, March 1887 (PDF)
    Joel Chandler Harris
Harris, ca. 1900

Length: 10 pages

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Joel Chandler Harris, brief biography from Documenting the American South

Joel Chandler Harris, extended biography and bibliography, from the online New Georgia Encyclopedia

Joel Chandler Harris, online texts and resources, from Gonzaga University

Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches, full text of Harris's 1887 short story collection, from Documenting the American South, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries

Uncle Remus Stories, selections from Harris's 1881 collection plus resources, from the University of Virginia

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