Author: Ed Folsom (University of Iowa)
Presents a forgotten piece of journalism from a January, 1892, issue of The Advertiser entitled "Walt Whitman's Fad," which claims (mistakenly) that Whitman used to wear a stars-and-stripes necktie in New York and offers Horace Traubel's notes regarding Whitman's reaction to the story.
How to Cite: Folsom, E. (1991) “Whitman's Apocryphal "Star and Stripes Necktie"”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. 9(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1305