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America is West : an anthology of Middlewestern life and literature

Author: John T Flanagan
Publisher: Minneapolis [Minn.] : University of Minnesota Press, ©1945.
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Genre/Form: Literature
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America is West.
Minneapolis, [Minn.] : University of Minnesota Press, ©1945
(OCoLC)592012394
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Flanagan
OCLC Number: 1326340
Description: vii, 677 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The Egypt of the West / Abraham Lincoln --
The Middle West / Frederick Jackson Turner --
Addik Kum Maig ; Mon-daw-min / Henry Rowe Schoolcraft --
Christian-County mosquitoes / Eugene Field --
The blue duck / Lew Sarett --
The black duck dinner / James Floyd Stevens --
How to tell corn fairies if you see 'em / Carl Sandburg --
Shanty-boy on the Big Eau Claire --
The banks of the Little Eau Pleine / Franz Rickaby, compiler --
The return of Johnny Appleseed / Charles Allen Smart. Biography of Blackbird / Alphonso Wetmore --
Payton Skah / William Joseph Snelling --
Pontiac's siege / Arthur Pound --
The Windigo / Mary Hartwell Catherwood --
Saukanuk / James M. Phalen --
Buffalo / Louis Hennepin --
The Fox-Wisconsin route / Jonathan Carver --
Indian attack on Michilimackinac / Alexander Henry --
Mamelle Prairie / Edmund Flagg --
The red pipestone quarry / George Catlin --
Early river travel / Timothy Flint --
Travel in the woods / Baynard Rush Hall --
A legend of Carondelet / James Hall --
A buffalo and elk hunt / Henry Hastings Sibley --
Ball at Thram's Huddle / Caroline Kirkland --
Little preacher from down East / Peter Cartwright --
The standing candidate / John S. Robb --
Spelling down the master / Edward Eggleston --
Zury chooses a wife / Joseph Kirkland --
I become Cow Vandemark / Herbert Quick --
Toward the sunset / Ole Edvart Rolvagg. The drive / Stewart Edward White --
The Peshtigo fire / Stewart Hall Holbrook --
A boyhood in the bush / Thomas J. LeBlanc --
Five peas on a barrel-head / Lew Sarett --
My winter in the woods / Glanville Smith --
Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Troost / Alice Cary --
Growing up with the country / Stanley Waterloo --
Under the lion's paw / Hamlin Garland --
A start in life / Ruth Suckow --
Color in the wheat / Hamlin Garland --
Buck in the bottoms / August Derleth --
The proud farmer / Vachel Lindsay --
The Judas goose / Winifred Van Etten --
The movers ; Inquiry / James Hearst --
One book : the almanac / Della Lutes --
Belling a fox / Charles D. Stewart --
The last of the boatmen / Morgan Neville --
Putting a black-leg on shore / Benjamin Drake --
Keelboat life / Samuel Langhorne Clemens --
Jim Bludso, of the Prairie Belle / John Hay --
The "fashionable tour : on the Upper Mississippi / Theodore C. Blegen --
Old times on the Missouri / Charles D. Stewart --
River town / Marquis W. Childs. Main Street / Sinclair Lewis --
Death in the woods / Sherwood Anderson --
The district school / Clarence Darrow --
Young poet in Davenport / Floyd Dell --
Haircut / Ring Lardner --
An Iowa childhood / Edna Ferber --
Vikings use their heads / Skulda V. Baner --
Old St. Louis / Jessie Benton Fremont --
The dandy / Thomas Peirce --
Major Amberson's town / Booth Tarkington --
Chicago / Carl Sandburg --
Effie Whittlesy ; A fable in slang / George Ade --
The auctioneer's wife / Ben Hecht --
Mr. Dooley on home life / Finley Peter Dunne --
Young architect in Chicago / Frank Lloyd Wright --
Precinct captain / James T. Farrell --
The mills / Joseph Husband --
The chute / Albert Halper --
Fiesta in St. Paul / Grace Flandrau --
F.O.B. Detroit / Wessel Smitter. Story of an early courtship / Abraham Lincoln --
Abraham Lincoln walks at midnight / Vachel Lindsay --
Lucinda Matlock ; Fiddler Jones / Edgar Lee Masters --
A plain man / Edgar Watson Howe --
"Tradin' Joe" / James Whitcomb Riley --
Mr. And Mrs. Babbitt / Sinclair Lewis --
Modern Gothic / Vincent Sheean --
Mary White / William Allen White --
The Mayos at work / Helen Clapesattle --
The bitter drink ; Tin Lizzie / John Dos Passos --
Progress in the northwest / William D. Gallagher --
Making a home / Logan Esarey --
Iowa / Ruth Suckow --
Nebraska / Willa Cather --
Kansas / Carl Becker --
Sheep country / Archer B. Gilfillan --
Revolt against the city / Grant Wood --
Dusk over Wisconsin / August Derleth --
Lincoln / Henry A. Wallace --
America remembers / Paul Engle.
Other Titles: Middlewestern life and literature
Responsibility: edited by John T. Flanagan.

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