From Irwin’s notes

From Irwin’s notes: My mother (on art) “The businessman is the only one who is happy.
If you hadn’t gone to college you wouldn’t have gotten those crazy ideas. If had to bring up
sons again I’d never send them to college. I’d put them to work as soon as they could walk.
Then they’d respect me.”

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From Irwin’s journal, December 28, 1939

“Dec.29.

Still not enough sleep, and irritable and looking for a drink to relax the nerves, like yesyterday. Maxwell, fron the New Yorker, to dinner. After a beer at Sardi’s and a long walked with Maxell, who drinks only milk… I said I wanted to get away from Broklyn because staying in Brooklyn would mean […]

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