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This is an eight-page typed speech by June Winona Snyder given to the Indiana Poetry Federation on October 9, 1943. She mentions holding a convention during World War II in the face of "gas shortages, traveling limitations, long hours at war work." Ms. Snyder gives advice to poetry writers. On page 7, she wrote: "Do not be disturbed if someone criticizes you for spending your time writing poetry in these war times. You are doing a very patriotic duty when you strive to keep your vision clear so...
- Subject: American poetry -- 20th century
- Names: Indiana Poetry Federation