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Resource Guide: ‘Booth’ by Karen Joy Fowler

On February 2, 2022 the Folger’s virtual book club continues with a discussion of Booth by Karen Joy Fowler. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to 19th-century Shakespeare performance and the Booth family.


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Graphic illustration of stacks of books in purple. aqua, and whiteWords, Words, Words discusses Karen Joy Fowler’s Booth on Thursday, February 2, 2023. Register to join the discussion through our website. [Click here to register]

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  • Thank you for the comprehensive resources. You may be surprised to know that The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan has President Lincoln’s rocker from Ford’s Theater on display. If you search those term online you will find a link to photos and the store behind the acquisition.


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