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W. Griffith; The Fisher-Maid, directed by Thomas Ince, starring Mary Pickford; From the Manger to the Cross; A Girlish Impulse, starring Florence Lawrence; In the Sultans Garden, directed by Thomas Ince, starring Mary Pickford; A Knight of the Road, directed by D. W. Griffith; The Last Drop of Water, directed by D. W. Griffith; TheLonedale Operator, directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Blanche Sweet; A Tale of Two Cities. Fiction Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden; Margaret Deland, The Iron Woman; Theodore Dreiser, Jennie Gerhardt; Edna Ferber, Dawn O'Hara; Zona Gale, Mothers to Men; Hamlin Garland, Victor Ollnees Discipline; Ellen Glasgow, The Miller of Old Church; O.
Lardner, Own Your Own Home; Jack London, On the Makaloa Mat; Upton Sinclair, Jimmie Higgins; Albert Payson Terhune, Lad: A Dog. Verse T. S. Eliot, Poems; Amy Lowell, Pictures of a Floating World; Edgar Lee Masters, Starved Rock; Ezra Pound, Quia Pauper Amavi; John Crowe Ransom, Poems about God. A R TS 35 IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE 1910S Popular Songs "Alice Blue Gown," by Harry Tierney and Joseph McCarthy; "Bohemia Rag," by Joseph Lamb; "Castle of Dreams," by Harry Tierney and Joseph McCarthy; "Daddy Long Legs," by Harry Ruby, Sam M.
H e r Mary Turner (A Silent Protest Against Mob Violence) (1919) is a condemnation of lynching, and her Ethiopia Awakening (1914) — an African woman looking ahead as her bonds fall away — was exhibited at the 1922 Making of America Exposition in New York, becoming a major work of the Harlem Renaissance. For another forty years Fuller chose similar themes for her sculptures, which include The Crucifixion, in memory of the four girls killed in the 1963 bombing of a black church in Alabama. , 1985); D a r l c n c C l a r k H i n c , e d .