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March 30th, 2011
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The Hell Hole
For a history of the Hell Hole (the Golden Swan) and a watercolour of that "back room" by Charles Demuth where Dorothy Day hung out with Eugene O'Neill and the Hudson Dusters "google" : The Bowery Boys/The Hell Hole. It was there that Louis Holladay took poison while sitting between Dorothy and Demuth and died in Dorothy's arms.

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Date:April 13th, 2011 09:29 pm (UTC)

Looking forward to make a contribution

Hi - I am certainly delighted to discover this. cool job!
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Date:August 29th, 2012 01:14 pm (UTC)

The Hell Hole

Two of the Hell Hole's frequent visitors whom Dorothy Day knew well, Eugene O'Neill and Charles Demuth, are pictured in a photo, lounging on the beach in Provincetown, MA in 1916, which can be seen on the web site, Gay Influence, in the article on Charles Demuth. RS

Edited at 2012-08-29 01:18 pm (UTC)
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