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http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Vagabond-Vol_1-6-Feb_1960-O'Connor-Warren_Interview-00AB.jpg
In April 1959, Flannery O’Connor traveled from her home in Milledgeville, Georgia, to Nashville. She visited with the Cheneys, and agreed to sit for an interview at Vanderbilt with fellow writer and friend Robert Penn Warren. She spoke with Penn…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/13037.jpg
The Cumberland River flooded again in January of 1937, a record flood year for the Cumberland, Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers that has been described as the worst disaster in American history to that date. Snow, sleet and over 21 inches of freezing…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0031-Telescope-B43-Barnard.jpg
The first four satellites of Jupiter were discovered by Galileo in 1610. Edward Emerson Barnard discovered the fifth shortly after midnight on September 9, 1892. Fifth in order of discovery and third in distance from the planet, Amalthea was the last…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0031-Barnard_Einstein-B43-F09-AB.jpg
After Albert Einstein (1879-1955) published his theory of relativity, a number of observatories attempted to prove the theory based on Einstein’s calculations which predicted the gravitational bending of light passing a large body such as the Sun.…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/PA_BLD_LIBR_1.jpg
This architectural rendering shows the east elevation of the proposed "General Library Building," now known as the Central Library.

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/sc.mss.0647.p0387-A-vis.jpg
This Easter card was sent to Enrico Caruso from Pepino in 1902. Unlike the American tradition of sending Christmas cards, the French holiday tradition is sending New Year’s cards. Easter cards are prevalent in this group as well, often with…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/OPERA-Caruso_Hampton-FR-B200.jpg
Enrico Caruso joked around during a family vacation in the Hamptons shortly before his death in 1921. The humor evident in Caruso’s anecdotes matches the humor often demonstrated in the cards.

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/caruso-postcards/sc.mss.0647.p0503.jpg
Central Park with Majestic Hotel & Dakota Ap. N.Y. City. A bridge over the lake in Central Park. Color Print. Stamped and Franked.. Sent to New York

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/sc.mss.0647.p0145a-vis.jpg
This card was sent from Filippo Galante to Enrico Caruso in 1903. The miscellaneous category of cards, to which this card belongs, represent the oddities among the cards. They depict children playing with a tea set or the seedy side of "Le Notte." …

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/sc.mss.0647.p0379-A-vis.jpg
This humorous clown postcard was sent to Enrico Caruso by Mario. The "humor" category contains all the postcards intended to make the viewer laugh. The “jokes” of the postcards can include children posed with chamber pots, giraffes with their…
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