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Langston Hughes collection featured at historical society          Send a link to a friend

[February 27, 2007]  Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society welcomes everyone to stop in at 114 N. Chicago St. and view the Langston Hughes collection of books.

An internationally known African-American author, Hughes (1902-1967) stated in his autobiography, "The Big Sea," that he wrote his first poem while attending Central School in Lincoln.

"Fields of Wonder" is a book of lyric poems. "The Weary Blues" expresses the strange medley of emotions, memories, hopes and fears of his race in modern America. "One Way Ticket" includes a collection of poems he made after "Shakespeare in Harlem."

Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society hours:

  • Tuesday-Friday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Closed Sunday and Monday

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