Telemachus, Friend

Description

A man discusses friendship with a hotel proprietor. The advertisement on the cover of the magazine for Cream of Wheat includes the brand's mascot, Rastus, a racist depiction of a Black cook.

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[14], 255-378, [120] p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910 December 1905.

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This prose (fiction) is part of the collection entitled: O. Henry Project and was provided by the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 814 times, with 14 in the last month. More information about this writing can be viewed below.

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Description

A man discusses friendship with a hotel proprietor. The advertisement on the cover of the magazine for Cream of Wheat includes the brand's mascot, Rastus, a racist depiction of a Black cook.

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[14], 255-378, [120] p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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  • Munsey's Magazine 34.3 (Dec. 1905): 286-90.

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O. Henry Project

Written under the pseudonym O. Henry, the stories of William Sydney Porter are available as they first appeared in the popular magazines of the day.

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  • December 1905

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • July 14, 2021, 11:41 a.m.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910. Telemachus, Friend, prose (fiction), December 1905; [New York]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139347/: accessed May 17, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.

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