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The cover photograph of Laura Redden Searing and the photograph on page 8 of Celia Thaxter are used courtesy Portsmouth Athenæum. The cover photograph of ofﬁcers of the 80th New York Infantry, Provost Guard taken by Timothy H. O’Sullivan in September 1863, is reproduced from the Library of Congress, Prints and Photograph Division (LC-B8171-7071). The illustration on page 3 is used by permission, State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia. The photograph of Ina Coolbrith on page 8 appears courtesy Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. The photographs on pages 8 and 11 (Searing House) appear courtesy and by permission of Judy Yaeger Jones. The photographs on pages 2, 11, 12, and 13 are used by permission, Laura Redden Searing, Papers, 1846–1963, Western Historical Manuscript Collection–Columbia, MO. The photograph on page 15 appears courtesy of Richard Reed. “The Realm of Singing” (p. 206) was originally published as “Down Low” c. 1872. It was reprinted in “The Realm of Singing,” edited by Judy Yaeger Jones (St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Women’s History Month, 1995). Copyright 1995 by Minnesota Women’s History Month.
Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data
Glyndon, Howard, 1840–1923.
Sweet bells jangled : Laura Redden Searing : a deaf poet restored / Judy Yaeger Jones and Jane E. Vallier, editors.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 1-56368-138-2 (alk. paper)
I. Jones, Judy Yaeger. II. Vallier, Jane E. III. Title.
The paper used in this publication meets the minimum requirements of American National Standard for Information Sciences—Permanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials, ANSI Z39.48–1984.