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Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck, Hillsboro, West Virginia, circa 1961-1990

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Summary:Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck, Hillsboro, West Virginia, circa 1961-1990. Caption reads: "Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck, Pocahontas County, Hillsboro, West Virginia. Pearl S. Buck, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for literature. Pearl S. Buck and John Steinbeck and the only two persons to ever win the Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize. She is the only woman to ever win both great honors. Pearl S. Buck, born Pearl Sydenstricker, June 26, 1892, in this house which was built by her great grandfather, Mynheer Johann Stulting, of Dutch descent. When only 4 months of age, her missionary parents returned to China with her. She learned to speak Chinese before she learned English. Pearl S. Buck won the Pulitzer Prize for her book, The Good Earth, in 1932, and the Nobel Prize for literature in 1938." Postcard number: 581380; Message included.
Creator:Vandevender, Samuel L.
Provider:Vandevender's Appalachian Photo & Journalism Services, Inc.
McGrew Color Graphics
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Kansas City
Temporal subject: 1961-1970
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:West Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Hillsboro
Topical subjects:Birthplaces
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Vandevender's Appalachian Photo & Journalism Services, Inc.
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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