The big reveal of the refurbished choir room at Carl Sandburg
Middle School received an enthusiastic welcome from students and teachers Tuesday, when it was cited as an example of the shared mission of Mundelein Elementary District 75 and Mundelein High School District 120.
Bids for a bust of poet Carl Sandburg
didn't reach the foundation's minimum.
He was formerly the principal of Carl Sandburg
Middle School near Alexandria, Virginia.
Folk song enthusiasts opening their copies of Carl Sandburg
's New American Songbag would have found the following endorsement inside:
Where: Carl Sandburg
Middle School, 8248 Fort Hunt Rd., 22308
In the fall of 1959, I bought my father a birthday gift of a three volume, boxed set of Carl Sandburg
Literary Lights Celebration Come and read aloud or listen to works by Carl Sandburg
In addition to the President himself, this collection includes writing from Karl Marx, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Victor Hugo, Herman Melville, Frederick Douglas, Walt Whitman, Carl Sandburg
, and many others.
Lago, an author who has explored and kayaked the Grand Canyon multiple times, relates stories from its history, such as how the Apollo astronauts hiked it in preparation for exploration of the Moon, how Edwin Hubble tested it as a site for an observatory, how Roger Miller spent a summer living in a trailer there, William Randolph Hearst's fight against the National Park Service to keep property he owned on the rim of the canyon, poets and writers like Henry Miller and Carl Sandburg
who visited the canyon, the Egyptian cave myth, claims that the ancient Chinese discovered the canyon, and the story of John Hance, the canyon's first white settler.
In previous novels, such landmarks as Carl Sandburg
's farm played a role.
1878: American poet, historian, and folklorist Carl Sandburg
, whose Abraham Lincoln: The War Years won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1940, was born.