Camden's Compliment to Walt Whitman

Read by Ed Humpal

On the occasion of Walt Whitman's 70th Birthday a "Committee of Citizens" in Camden, NJ held a special commemoration in his honor. This slim collection includes a autobiographical note by Whitman and his response to those present as well as a full record of the the speeches and appreciations offered, along with the letters and telegrams that poured in from all over the world. Contributors include: Walt Whitman, Mark Twain, Ernest Rhys, Horace Traubel, Hallam Tennyson, William Rossetti, Gabriel Sarazin, William Morris, Rudolf Schmidt, William Sloane Kennedy, John G Whittier, John Addington Symonds, and many more. - Summary by Ed Humpal (3 hr 21 min)


Autobiographic Notes, At The Complimentary Dinner, and To Walt Whitman 9:09 Read by Ed Humpal
Recorders Ages Hence 28:33 Read by Ed Humpal
Addresses, Part 1 43:42 Read by Ed Humpal
Addresses, Part 2 41:41 Read by Ed Humpal
Letters: Over-Sea -- Over-Land 1:05:41 Read by Ed Humpal
By Wire: Then, Postscript 13:05 Read by Ed Humpal