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Born in November 10, 1879 / Died in December 5, 1931 / United States / English


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Marshall Field's (department store), Chicago, IL, worked in toy department, 1900-03; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, museum guide, 1904-05, art history lecturer, winters, 1906-08; Nicholls Gas Tubing Works, New York City, laborer, 1905; Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.), Springfield, IL, lecturer, winters, 1905-08; Anti-Saloon League, lecturer in central Illinois, 1908-09; founder of proposed center of democratic art in Springfield, 1909-12; lectured and recited poems at universities, schools, and clubs in United States, 1910-22; lectured on motion pictures at Columbia University and the University of Chicago, beginning 1914; first American poet invited to lecture at Oxford, England, 1920; lectured in England in Cambridge and Westminster Central Hall; Gulfport Junior College, Gulfport, MS, poet in residence, 1923-24; journalist in Spokane, WA, 1924-29.