The Arts, 1900-1909

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Author: ALICE WU
Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 1: 1900-1909. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 1
Content Level: (Level 3)
Lexile Measure: 950L

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Entries are arranged in chronological order by date of primary source. For entries with one primary source, the entry title is the same as the primary source title. Entries with more than one primary source have an overall entry title, followed by the titles of the primary sources.


Important Events in the Arts, 1900–1909 … 2


Poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar

"Trouble in de Kitchen"; "When Malindy
Sings"; " We Wear the Masks"
Paul Laurence Dunbar, 1896–1906 … 10

Art of Frederic Remington … 12

"Western Types: The Cow-boy and The
Frederic Remington, October 19, 1902

"A Few Words From Mr. Remington"
Frederic Remington, March 18, 1905

"What Children Want"

L. Frank Baum, November 27, 1902 … 17

A Trip to the Moon

Georges Méliès, c. 1902 … 20

Selected Letters of Edwin Arlington Robinson

Edwin Arlington Robinson, 1905, 1908 … 26

The Letters of Arturo Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini, 1905–1909 … 29

Harry Houdini's Magic … 33

Advertisement for The Conjuror's Monthly
Magazine; "Harry Houdini Performs the
Amazing Milk Can Escape"

Harry Houdini, 1906–1908

"Hogan Envelope Company Employees
Challenge to the Famous Houdini;"
"Houdini Defied!!" Hogan Envelope Company; Alliance
Dairy, 1907–1908

"The Old-Maid Aunt"

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman, 1908 … 37

Miss Innocence

Florenz Ziegfeld, April 12, 1909 … 40

"The Memphis Blues"

W.C. Handy, 1912 … 42

Songs of Ma Rainey

"Slow Driven' Moan"; "Moonshine Blues"
Ma Rainey, 1923 … 45

Robert Henri … 48

The Art Spirit
Robert Henri, 1923

New York Street Scene Under Snow
Robert Henri

Twenty Years on Broadway

George M. Cohan, 1924 … 51

My Life

Isadora Duncan, 1927 … 55

Sunshine and Shadow

Mary Pickford, 1955 … 60

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3490200013