A cultural giant of the Twentieth Century, Elia Kazan directed productions like 'On the Waterfront' and 'A Streetcar Named Desire' for the stage and screen. He worked with writers such as John Steinbeck, Tennessee Williams, and Arthur Miller, as well as actors such as Marlon Brando, James Dean and Robert De Niro. Find out more about his life through his letters.
The John F. Kennedy Library have published a blog post on how Visual Correspondence's tools can illuminate the life of Ernest Hemingway. Using data from the Library's detailed finding aid, correspondence from over 50 years of the author's life has been collated and visualised on this site. Read the blog post here. or start visualising his letters.
A staunch advocate of Irish culture and language, founding the Pipers Club and a prominent member of the Gaelic League, Éamonn Ceannt was also a revolutionary. He was one of the seven signatories of the Irish Proclamation in the 1916 Easter Rising. After his execution his wife and sisters were prominent in creating the new Irish State. Discover more through their correspondence.