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Spellin'-bee poem
Description: Manuscript handwritten on torn, unlined paper by Paul Laurence Dunbar for a poem entitled "The Spellin'-Bee." The top right corner of the manuscript is missing and the paper has been attached to a support sheet, where the title is written in the empty corner. Originally published in "Lyrics of a Lowly Life" in 1898. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: MSS114_B10_F01_034
Subjects: African American authors; American poetry--African American authors; Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906; Dayton (Ohio)--Authors; American poetry--Manuscripts; Dialect poetry, American
Places: Dayton (Ohio); Montgomery County (Ohio)