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The Story of Greenwich Village (Part 1)

The Story of Greenwich Village (Part 1)

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From the earliest signs of culture to the Golden Age of Art, Literature and Batik—including the lives of Eugene and Rose O’Neill, Nave Ben De Casseres, Lucien Carey, Sinclair Lewis, Harold de Polo, Hendrick Willem Van Loon, Mary Heaton Vorse, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Nancy Boyd, Floyd Dell, Harry Kemp, Max Bodenheim, Thomas Edgelow, Nina Wilcox Putnam, Bobby and Marjorie Jones, Will Zorach, Zoltan Hecht, Tom Phelan, Tommy Hunt, Jig Cook, Piet Mijer, Eddie Ward, Clara Tice, Mark Toby, C. Fornaro, Hugh Ferris, Ethel Plummer, Norman Jacobsen, Mary Carolyn Davies, Wynn Holcomb, Dougie Macdougal, John Sloan, Art Young, Bobby Locher, Ira Remsen, Theodore Dreiser, John Dos Passos, Orric Johns, Susan Glaspell, Don Corley, not to mention many of Frank Shay’s near celebrities.
From the earliest signs of culture to the Golden Age of Art, Literature and Batik—including the lives of Eugene and Rose O’Neill, Nave Ben De Casseres, Lucien Carey, Sinclair Lewis, Harold de Polo, Hendrick Willem Van Loon, Mary Heaton Vorse, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Nancy Boyd, Floyd Dell, Harry Kemp, Max Bodenheim, Thomas Edgelow, Nina Wilcox Putnam, Bobby and Marjorie Jones, Will Zorach, Zoltan Hecht, Tom Phelan, Tommy Hunt, Jig Cook, Piet Mijer, Eddie Ward, Clara Tice, Mark Toby, C. Fornaro, Hugh Ferris, Ethel Plummer, Norman Jacobsen, Mary Carolyn Davies, Wynn Holcomb, Dougie Macdougal, John Sloan, Art Young, Bobby Locher, Ira Remsen, Theodore Dreiser, John Dos Passos, Orric Johns, Susan Glaspell, Don Corley, not to mention many of Frank Shay’s near celebrities.

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Published by: Ten Penny Players, Inc on Nov 26, 2009
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From the earliest signs of culture to the Golden Age of Art,Literature and Batik—including the lives of Eugene and RoseO’Neill, Nave Ben De Casseres, Lucien Carey, Sinclair Lewis,Harold de Polo, Hendrick Willem Van Loon, Mary HeatonVorse, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Nancy Boyd, Floyd Dell,Harry Kemp, Max Bodenheim, Thomas Edgelow, Nina WilcoxPutnam, Bobby and Marjorie Jones, Will Zorach, Zoltan Hecht,Tom Phelan, Tommy Hunt, Jig Cook, Piet Mijer, Eddie Ward,Clara Tice, Mark Toby, C. Fornaro, Hugh Ferris, EthelPlummer, Norman Jacobsen, Mary Carolyn Davies, WynnHolcomb, Dougie Macdougal, John Sloan, Art Young, BobbyLocher, Ira Remsen, Theodore Dreiser, John Dos Passos, Orric Johns, Susan Glaspell, Don Corley, not to mention many of Frank Shay’s near celebrities.
 
EARLY LEGENDS
Wehave very few authentic writings of theaboriginal dwellers of that part of our common-wealth known as Greenwich Village. So many timeshas that romantic region been submerged by inva-sions of wandering tribes, who ruthlessly destroyedthe incipient culture of the unfortunates they dis-possessed. There is, however, a legend that theearly founders of art and literature in America camefrom all over Manhattan, Boston and New Haven tobathe in the antiseptic waters of Minetta Creek, as aprevention against smallpox. Now, of course, we allknow that among the ancients, bathing of any sortwas but a pre-sabbatical pursuit, a sort of religiouscleansing, a scanty ceremony rather than a thoroughsopanescous immersion as is done now in degener-ate days. But, of course, it is obvious that any kindof washing tended to make our hardy progenitorsimmune to anything. There is reason to doubt that
Pre-Bohemians Bathing in Minetta Creek

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