Today’s Document from the National Archives

Document for July 21st:
Ernest Hemingway 1923 Passport Photograph


Ernest Hemingway 1923 Passport Photograph (National Archives Identifier: 192693); Photographs: Paris Years, 1922-1930, 01/01/1922 - 01/10/1930; Collection JFK-EHEMC: Ernest Hemingway Collection, 01/01/1880 - 12/31/1999 ; John F. Kennedy Library; National Archives and Records Administration.

Born Ernest Miller Hemingway in Oak Park, Illinois, on July 21, 1899, Ernest Hemingway is regarded as one of the 20th century’s most influential writers . Hemingway used this 1923 passport for his return to Europe, where he initially worked as a correspondent for the Toronto Star.

This photo is from the Hemingway collection at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, which contains 90 percent of existing Hemingway manuscripts as well as family scrapbooks, 10,000 photographs, and several thousand letters, making it the world’s principal center for research on Hemingway’s life and work.

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