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Carl Van Vechten (June 17, 1880 – December 21, 1964)

Carl Van Vechten was an American writer and photographer. He first married his longtime friend Anna Snyder and divorced in 1912. He wed actress Fania Marinoff in 1914. In 1919, he began a long-term relationship with Donald Angus, a 19-year-old lover of opera, who regularly accompanied the writer to nightclubs and parties in Harlem. Even after the intensity of their sexual relationship had cooled, Angus remained a close friend, not only of Van Vechten but also of his wife, until her death in 1971. Van Vechten also had a relationship with Mark Lutz, a journalist based in Virginia, with whom he exchanged daily letters for 33 years. He had one other long-lasting affair, with Saul Mauriber, a decorator and designer who eventually became his assistant and remained in this capacity for twenty years. Mauriber donated part of Carl Van Vechten’s archive to the Library of Congress, an invaluable contribution to LGBT history researcher.

Timeline & Places:

• June 17, 1880: born.

• 1898: attended Washington High School, 2205 Forest Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, Stati Uniti

• 1903: attended University of Chicago, 5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, Stati Uniti

• 1906: lived at 39 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018, Stati Uniti

• 1914: lived at Gramercy Park Apartments, 151 E 19th St, New York, NY 10003, Stati Uniti

• 1930s: lived at 150 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, Stati Uniti

• 1950s: lived at 101 Central Park West, New York, NY 10023, Stati Uniti

• December 21, 1964: died. Ashes scattered at Shakespeare Garden, 14 E 60th St, New York, NY 10022, Stati Uniti

References:

Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time
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Queer Places, Vol. 1.1: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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ISBN-10: 1532901909
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Queer Places, Vol. 1.2: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World Authored by Elisa Rolle
ISBN-13: 978-1544066585 (CreateSpace-Assigned)
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Queer New York City: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
ISBN-13: 978-1979628808 (CreateSpace-Assigned)
ISBN-10: 1979628807
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Amazon print: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1979628807/?tag=elimyrevandra-20



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