Ernest Hemingway — Chicago & Hadley: Early 1920s

“ It was while Hemingway was at 100 East Chicago Street that he met Sherwood Anderson for the first time…”

Back in Oak Park. Image: The Straw Foot

After the war, the recovering Ernest Hemingway found life in Oak Park rather boring. He could out-drink all of his old Oak Park cronies and still manage to walk home ‘square legged’ at the end of a session. He could out-curse any Chicago stevedore and gain their respect. He…

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