Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885)

Helen Hunt Jackson was a writer and an advocate for Native Americans. She began her career as a poet. Emily Dickinson and Hunt began a lifelong correspondence during which Hunt, sensing her friend's great talent, encouraged Dickinson to publish her poetry. In 1879 Hunt began a reform crusade on behalf of Native Americans, through her exposes, such as "A Century of Dishonor" (1881) and a popular novel, "Ramona" (1884).

Date:
1870 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES23613
Photographer:
William S. Warren (Boston)
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1241px
Width:
747px
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