Ernest Hemingway was given a white six-toed cat by a ship’s captain and some of the cats who live on the museum grounds are descendants of that original cat, named Snow White. Key West is a small island and it is possible that many of the cats on the island are related.
The Friends of the Ernest Hemingway Collection was founded in 1990 by Patrick Hemingway, son of the Nobel Prize-winning author, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to provide financial support and resources to preserve and make accessible the Ernest Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
Ernest Hemingway's Birthplace Museum is nestled just west of downtown Chicago in Oak Park, Illinois. This is the ideal place to begin exploring the roots of the author's life and work. It is here that Ernest Hemingway was born in a second floor bedroom on July 21, 1899.
The Ernest Hemingway House was the residence of American writer Ernest Hemingway in the 1930s. The house is situated on the island of Key West in Florida.It is at 907 Whitehead Street, across from the Key West Lighthouse, close to the southern coast of the island.
Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short-story writer, journalist, and sportsman. His economical and understated style—which he termed the iceberg theory—had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and his public image brought him admiration from later generations.
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The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott, Arkansas includes a barn studio associated with Ernest Hemingway and the family home of his second wife, Pauline Pfeiffer. Pauline’s parents, Paul and Mary Pfeiffer, were prominent citizens of Northeast Arkansas and owned more than 60,000 acres of land.
A Historical Guide to Ernest Hemingway. Oxford University Press: New York and Oxford, 2000 Oxford University Press: New York and Oxford, 2000 The John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts, has an extensive collection of books and manuscripts, and holds more than 10,000 photos of Ernest Hemingway.
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Photo: Courtesy Ernest Hemingway Collection. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston Ernest Hemingway on the fishing boat Anita circa 1929. Photo: Courtesy Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston Ernest Hemingway with his three sons, Jack, Patrick, and Gregory at his Key ...