Ellen Gruber Garvey

Ellen Gruber Garvey is Professor of English at New Jersey City University. Her new book, Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance, explores many ways people dealt with the flood of printed matter before the internet. More images from scrapbooks can be found on her blog, Scrapbook History.

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