H.L. Mencken Room

Mencken at the Pratt Library

An Interview With Vince Fitzpatrick

The interview with Dr. Vince Fitzpatrick highlights H. L. Mencken's colorful life and career in Baltimore, which lasted for nearly 50 years. A Mencken bibliographer and biographer, Dr. Fitzpatrick curates the H. L. Mencken Collection at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Maryland's State Library Resource Center.

Mencken's long relationship with the Enoch Pratt Free Library, which he used both as a child and groundbreaking writer, led to the generous gift of his personal collection and library.

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