Gallery

Photographs

Paul Laurence Dunbar, ca. 1985-1990

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Portrait of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, ca. 1895-1900. Courtesy of the Ohio Historical Connection.

Paul Laurence Dunbar, ca. 1896

Paul Laurence Dunbar

ca. 1896. From Lyrics of Lowly Life

Central High School, Dayton Ohio, 1890

Paul Laurence Dunbar & Orville Wright

Central High School, Dayton Ohio, 1890. Dunbar, top left, Orville Wright, 3rd from Dunbar. From the Wright Brothers Collection of Wright State University Libraries.

Matilda Dunbar, ca. 1900-1930

Matilda Dunbar

ca. 1900-1930. From the Jane Reece Collection of Wright State University Libraries

Matilda Dunbar, ca. 1930s

Matilda Dunbar

ca. 1930s. From the Patterson Family Papers of Wright State University Libraries.

Wilbur Wright age 13

Edith McClure Patterson & Matilda Dunbar

Edith McClure Patterson, Matilda Dunbar, and two unidentified men, ca. 1930s. From the Patterson Family Papers of Wright State University Libraries.

Matilda Dunbar visiting Paul Laurence Dunbar's grave, ca. 1930s

Matilda Dunbar

Matilda Dunbar visiting Paul Laurence Dunbar's grave, ca. 1930s. From the Patterson Family Papers of Wright State University Libraries.

Alice Dunbar Nelson

Alice Dunbar Nelson

Paul Laurence Dunbar on horseback

Paul Laurence Dunbar on Horseback

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Paul Laurence Dunbar on horseback

Paul Laurence Dunbar on Horseback

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Paul Laurence Dunbar with Fish

Paul Laurence Dunbar with Fish

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Paul Laurence Dunbar fishing

Paul Laurence Dunbar Fishing

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Paul Laurence Dunbar with friends

Paul Laurence Dunbar and Friends

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Paul Laurence Dunbar and Matilda Dunbar with family

Paul Laurence Dunbar & Matilda Dunbar

Paul Laurence Dunbar and Matilda Dunbar with family. Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Paul Laurence Dunbar with a friend

Paul Laurence Dunbar and Friend

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Henry Archibald Tobey

Henry Archibald Tobey

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Paul Laurence Dunbar house

Paul Laurence Dunbar House

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Dunbar House bookcase

Dunbar House Bookcase

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Dunbar House parlor

Dunbar House Parlor

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Paul Laurence Dunbar manual typewriter

Paul Laurence Dunbar Manual Typewriter

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

Documents

Masonic Hall Concert Announcement 1898

Masonic Hall Concert Announcement 1898

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Paul Laurence Dunbar and Joseph H. Douglass Recital Announcement 1901

Paul Laurence Dunbar and Joseph H. Douglass Recital Announcement, 1901

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Announcement of Lyceum Theatre, New York City Performance

Announcement of Lyceum Theatre, New York City Performance

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

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A Letter from H. A. Tobey, Superintendent of the Toledo State Hospital

A Letter from H. A. Tobey, Superintendent of the Toledo State Hospital

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

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A Letter from Booker T. Washington 1900

A Letter from Booker T. Washington, 1900

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

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A Letter from President Theodore Roosevelt, 1904

A Letter from President Theodore Roosevelt, 1904

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

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A Letter from President Theodore Roosevelt, 1904

Central High School Certificate, 1887

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

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A Drowsy Day Handwritten Poem

"A Drowsy Day" Handwritten Poem

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

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Morning Poem

"Morning" Poem

Courtesy of Ohio Historical Connection.

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