Tag: John Reed

Jack Reed and Mabel Dodge — Their Lasting Legacy

Today is the anniversary of the start of the Russian Revolution, and so we celebrate the rise of John Reed who chronicled the Revolution from a first hand perspective. It could be said that the rise of iconic Villager John …

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John Reed, Journalist, Revolutionary and Villager

John “Jack” Silas Reed was an American journalist, poet and communist activist at the beginning of the 20th century whose writing about revolutionary events and radical causes made him a very polarizing figure in this country and abroad. He is …

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Happy Birthday, Mabel Dodge Luhan

By the time Mabel Dodge (also known, in recognition of her four husbands, as Mabel Evans Dodge Sterne Luhan) set up her weekly salon in her apartment at 23 Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village in 1912, she had already been …

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