Prompted by “Movemeber” (and a personal love of facial hair), I decided to search for inspirational mustaches and beards for this month’s mini display! Featured are Mark Twain’s mustache, Walt Whitman’s beard, and Herman Melville’s beard.  Could these great American authors’ literary greatness be intrinsically connected to their facial hair???  Stop by Special Collections for a closer look at these luscious mustaches and beards!

-Jillian

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