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U.S. History Topics » States & Regions » West

Language of the Land: Journeys Into Literary America

examines the "sense of place" evoked by landscapes described in the works of Walt Whitman, Mark Twain, Jack Kerouac, John Steinbeck, and other American writers. Literary passages are accompanied by maps and photos, and they are organized by region -- the Northeast, South, Midwest, and West. (Library of Congress)

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Chicago, Illinois, April 1942.  Jack Delano, Photographer

Chicago, Illinois

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