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1. Selected poems Selected poems Verso of B447-005-035. Caption glued to back reads: "Carl Sandburg whose selected poems edited and with an introduction by Rebecca West, has just been published by Harcourt, Brace and Company. This is the first time that a representative volume of his best work has been available." "Sep 30 - 1926" is stamped above the caption.

2. Title page of "Chicago Poems" Title page of "Chicago Poems" Title page of "Chicago Poems" by Carl Sandburg, published by Henry Holt and Co. in 1916.

3. "Carl Sandburg with his Poems and Songs" performance poster "Carl Sandburg with his Poems and Songs" performance poster Broadside. "Carl Sandburg with his Poems and Songs." Wednesday Eve., February 27th. 8.15 O'Clock. Paul Elder Gallery. 239 Post Street. Admission - $1.00. Tickets at Paul Elder's, Gelber - Lilienthal's and Sherman, Clay & Co.

4. Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg Portrait of Carl Sandburg wearing a suit. photograph taken as publicity for selected poems. photograph dated 1926.

5. Carl Sandburg reading aloud to a group Carl Sandburg reading aloud to a group Carl Sandburg on stage reading from his "Complete Poems" to a group of people.

6. Carl Sandburg in a group photograph Carl Sandburg in a group photograph Carl Sandburg in a group photograph with a number of unidentified people. One man is holding a copy of the first edition of "Complete Poems." Possibly taken at a Poetry Magazine benefit. Photograph credited to the Public Information Service Press Bureau, Grayslake, Illinois.

7. Carl Sandburg at a press conference Carl Sandburg at a press conference Carl Sandburg seated in a chair in Washington, D.C. and turned to face the camera. In the background is a fire in a fireplace. A typed caption above the photograph reads: "Poet Carl Sandburg is shown at a press conference 10/28 at which he said he was a beatnik long before most of the present-day bearded coffee-house types ever got out of diapers. Sandburg, 81, said he anticipated the beatniks for several years and told newsmen that some of his best poems -- among them 'Jazz Fantasia' -- are beatnik." photograph dated 28 October 1959.

8. Carl Sandburg and Abraham Lincoln on Sandburg's 85th birthday Carl Sandburg and Abraham Lincoln on Sandburg's 85th birthday Carl Sandburg in front of portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Photograph by Ellsworth Davis, Washington Post. Carl Sandburg celebrates his 85th birthday today with a new book of poems (reviewed here). Dated 6 January 1963.
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