Digital History at Ursinus

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Mabel Dodge, Everybody’s Muse

Dodge was an individual who was fascinated with making an image of herself. Mabel Dodge was essentially a walking art piece, which might explain why Dodge is not as well known in the present compared to her…

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Mabel Dodge Organizes New York City’s First Real “Open Mic?”

Dodge’s memoir shows that she herself didn’t technically coin the title of her gatherings as “Evenings”. But Dodge’s recordings of conversations with Lincoln Steffens…

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Mabel’s Purposeful “Collection” of Divergent, Differing, and Diverse Individuals

Mabel Dodge doesn’t take a long time to get to know the “Movers and Shakers” of wherever she sets up shop. By the time she’s finished decorating her…

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Crafting the Stage for “Evenings” to Come

Unlike Dodge’s entrance in Paris, Dodge’s arrival in New York City was much messier and less jubilant. Despite her attempts at divorce, Dodge had yet to successfully distance herself from Edwin…

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Image of Mabel Dodge's arrangement for an Evening ordered by Mabel Dodge from Jessie Tarbox Beals, Inc. The room would be the stage for some discussion that night. The image is dated 1914 and therefore would be from the heart of the popularity of…

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Witter Bynner wasn't as well known in New York City as he would become in Santa Fe, where he would cross paths with Dodge's crowd again. Dodge is the center of art work by a sprawling variety of poets, painters, and artists across Bohemia, which…

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Dodge’s Open Letter in Attacks Opposition of “The New”

Dodge’s defense the spirit of the new and the production of The Armory Show in her piece “To Conservatives,” published in January of 1913 in the public periodical, The New York…
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