April 24

Willa Cather dies

April 24, 1947

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  • Launchpad: “The Namesake,” by Willa Cather
    Student Resource / History & Social Studies
    Launchpad: “The Namesake,” by Willa Cather

    This Launchpad provides background materials and discussion questions to enhance your reading and understanding of Willa Cather’s short story “The Namesake.” After reading the story, you can click on the videos to hear editors converse about the story.

Library of Congress established

April 24, 1800

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April 24, 2002