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Certain people can piss me off like no others, I need to remember this and bring myself peace.

The easel-side table of Modernist painter Albert Bloch. He was the only American to hang his work in the first Der Blaue Reiter exhibition in Munich in 1911, and is thus an important link between American and European Modernism even before the 1913 Armory Show. His papers, which will soon be acquired by the Archives, include letters with artists like Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, and Franz Marc.

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Album with textile samples and fashion plates, compiled by Barbara Johnson, England, 1746-1823.

Enrico Caruso The premier Italian tenor of the early part of the Twentieth Century, Enrico Caruso was born in Italy, but became a mainstay of the New York Metropolitan Opera. Through the infant stages of sound recording, Caruso became the first opera star whose voice would be heard by millions. Be Sure to Visit Everybody …

Alfred Ernest Alfred - Second son of Victoria and Albert. He married the daughter of the Russian czar Aleksander II. He died at the age of 55 of throat cancer.