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When I Am Dead
The Writings of George M. Teegarden

Raymond Luczak, Editor

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Gallaudet Classics in Deaf Studies, Volume 6


The Slimmest of Evidence: An Open Letter to George M. Teegarden

Part One: Stories

In Pennsylvania

Horned Toads
A Kind Dog
Playing with Powder
A Bad Cat
A Little Spartan
A Strange Accident
Dangerous Coasting

History Lessons

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
A Ring of Ill-Omen
Benjamin Franklin
Memorial Address for
Rev. John G. Brown, D. D.
Aaron Burr’s Daughter

Life Lessons

The Fox
The Boy and His Stomach
The Lark and the Young Ones
The Grateful Dog
Boys and Monkeys
The Miller and His Donkey
Two Kittens
Rudely Awakened
Borrowed Plumes
The Gentleman and the Banana Peel

Animal Stories

Molly and the Canary
Fight with an Owl
The Bird and the Snake
“Hiram’s Cow”
The Tiger’s Bath
A Huntress
The Stork and the Dog
The Lion and the Spaniel
Saved by Sheep
Elenore and Nero
The Monkey and the Sugar
The Toad, the Snake, and the Tramp


Lady Jane of Lorn
Vanlander and Amilias
The Lady of the Lawn

People Stories

The Ugly Aunt
The Maid of the Inn
Three Little Ones and the Giants
Yellow Hair and Blue Eyes
Dining-Room Talk
Father Pumpkin
The Youth and the Northwind
A Cuban Amazon
Four Brothers
Uncle Sam

Personal Notes

Missive to Alice (1912)
My Connection with and My Activities at the
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
A Pleasant Summer Trip (1916)

Part Two: Poems

On the Lakes
En Reverie
The Blue Jay
The Boy of Ten
Gallaudet College (Fiftieth Anniversary)
As They Pass By
Kitty-Cat, Puss
Anna Niblock Rankin
Busy Bees
The Workman
Flowers of Spring
Our Alice (1906)
Rhymes for a Party
To the City Toiler
The Clovers
Song Silence
The “NAD”
On Leaving “The Birches”
Sir Robin’s Inspections
The Memory Window
When I am Dead

Raymond Luczak, a writer and filmmaker, lives in Minneapolis, MN.

ISBN 978-1-56368-348-0, 5½ x 8½ paperback, 160 pages


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