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Eudora Welty in 1962
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The Eudora Welty House
Welty is presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter in 1980
Welty's headstone at Greenwood Cemetery in Jackson, Mississippi

Throughout the Academy's history, 10,000 fellows have been elected, including such notables as John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, John James Audubon, Joseph Henry, Washington Irving, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Willa Cather, T. S. Eliot, Edward R. Murrow, Jonas Salk, Eudora Welty, and Duke Ellington.

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1969: Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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