|1749 S.St. NW c. Denise Low|
|Langston Hughes residence 1924-6|
A personal note: in Lawrence, my hometown, many buildings where Hughes attended school, plays, church services, and worked are still standing. A grocery store his grandfather owned in the 1880s is still standing on the main street. See more photos in Langston Hughes in Lawrence, by Denise Low and Thomas Weso, http://www.mammothpublications.com/catalog1.0.html It is a total coincidence that son Daniel Low, from Lawrence, has a house within a block of Langston’s residence, or is it?Photos all © by Denise Low, 2012.
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