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Sinclair Lewis’ childhood home, December 1975. Photographed by Henry Harren.
Sinclair Lewis, photographed by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1945.
Sinclair Lewis, June 13, 1944. Photographed by Ted Miller.
The cover of Sinclair Lewis’ Arrowsmith. The novel won a Pulitzer Prize in 1926.
The cover of Sinclair Lewis’ novel Mantrap, published in 1926.
Sinclair Lewis and his son Wells, ca. 1925.
The cover of Sinclair Lewis’ novel Main Street, published in 1920.
Sinclair Lewis and friends, ca. 1916. Lewis sits in the rocking chair at right; his wife, Grace Hegger Lewis, wears a maid’s uniform and stands at left.
Sinclair Lewis, ca. 1915.
Sauk Centre’s Sinclair Lewis, short story writer, novelist, and playwright, was the first American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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