Book, Not Without Laughter
Book, Not Without Laughter
Book, Not Without Laughter
Book, Not Without Laughter
Book, Not Without Laughter
Book, Not Without Laughter
Book, Not Without Laughter
Book, Not Without Laughter
Book, Not Without Laughter
Book, Not Without Laughter
Book, Not Without Laughter
Book, Not Without Laughter


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Books
African American History Books ➔ Book, Not Without Laughter

Identifier:
2019.1.61
Description:
Hughes, Langston. Not Without Laughter. New York and London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. 

Not Without Laughter was written by Langston Hughes and was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1930. It is a novel about an African American family in poverty in Mid-West. 
Date:
1930
Materials:
Paper
Dimensions:
7.75"" h 5.5"" w 1.5"" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
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Langston Hughes
James Mercer Langston Hughes, born in 1901, was an American novelist, playwright, and poet and was a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. He passed away in 1967. 

Ruth Herrick
Born on July 6, 1895 in Ohio, Ruth Herrick became known as one of the first women physicians in Michigan. She studied at the University of Chicago Medical College and at Blodgett Memorial Hospital. Afterwards she began her practice in 1931 in Grand Rapids. She was an avid collector and took a strong interest in archaeology, having lectured at the Greenfield Village Museum and wrote and published a book entitled "Greentown glass: the Indiana Tumbler and Goblet Company and allied manufacturers (1959)". In 1961 she cooperated with the Kent County Medical Society in compiling a historic medical collection. She retired in 1973 and later passed away after an automobile accident on June 7, 1974, with many of her assets bequeathed to the Public Museum.
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