The Flag Paramount

The Flag Paramount

Date: January 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Description: A short story set in Central America and based on O. Henry's experiences in Honduras in the late 1890s.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Rouge et Noire

Rouge et Noire

Date: December 1901
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Description: A short story about the banana trade in Central America based on O. Henry's experiences in Honduras in the late 1890s. This is perhaps the first instance of O. Henry's use of the term "banana republic."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Money Maze

Money Maze

Date: May 1901
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Description: A short story set in Central America. This story is said to have served as the literary foundation of "Cabbages and Kings."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library