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American-born member of the Parisian avant-garde of the early 20th century, and the life partner of American writer Gertrude Stein. Wikipedia

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  • Berthe Weill

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  • The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

    Book by Gertrude Stein, written in October and November of 1932 and published in 1933. Autobiography authored by Alice B. Toklas, her life partner. Wikipedia

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  • Statue of Gertrude Stein

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  • Lajos Kassák

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