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Modern triumphs

Author: Eva March Tappan
Publisher: [Boston] : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1916.
Series: Children's hour (Houghton, Mifflin and Company), v. 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eva March Tappan
OCLC Number: 2174233
Notes: Illustrated lining-papers.
Description: xiii, 528 pages, [18] leaves of plates : illustrations (1 color) ; 20 cm.
Contents: The March To The North Pole / Robert E. Peary --
One Hundred And Fifty-Five Million Dollars To Enter New York / H.A. Buck --
Difficult Engineering In The New York Subway / Frank W. Skinner --
"It Had To Be Done" / Carlyle Ellis --
Building American Bridges In Mid-Africa / A.B. Lueder --
The Greatest Stell Arch In The World / A. Russell Bond --
Fets Of Modern Railroad Engineering / Henry Harrison Lewis --
A Railway Over The Sea / Frederick A. Talbot --
The Greatest Railroad Terminal In The World / Edward Hungerford --
The Great Mississippi Dam / Harry Bristol Kirkland --
The Highest Dam In The World / George Frederic Stratton --
Niagara Under Yoke / J. Macdonald Oxley --
When The Panama Canal Was A-Building / Alfred B. Hall --
The Heroes Of The Gunnison Tunnel / A.W. Rolker in collaboration with Day Allen Willey --
The Rescue Of The Titanic Survivors By The Carpathia, April 15, 1912 / Captain Arthur H. Rostrom --
A Newspaper Feat / Alexander McD. Stoddard --
The Mechanism Of The Submarine / Fredrick A. Talbot --
How The Submarine F-4 Was Lifted / Lieut.-Com. Julius Augustus Furer --
The building Of a Skyscraper / Francis Arnold Collins --
The Making Of Automobiles / Herbert Ladd Towle --
About Zeppelins / T.R. MacMechen and Carl Deinstbach --
The Wrights And The Airship / Rupert S. Holland --
What Every One Should Know About the Aëroplane / Montague Palmer --
How The Atlantic Cable Was Laid / Cyrus W. Field --
The Birth And Babyhood Of The Telephone / Thomas A. Watson --
Making A World's Record In A Crisis / H.V. Bicknell --
Throwing The Voice Across The Continent / Walter S. Hiatt --
Talking 4900 Miles By Wireless / From "Telephone Topics" --
Telegraphing Without Wires / Russell Doubleday --
Edison And The Electric Light / Rupert S. Holland --
On The Trail Of The Red Letter / Harold J. Howland --
Peopling A Territory In Two Houses / Cy Warman --
Building Towns To Order / Henry Harrison Lewis --
The Department Store At Close Range / Hartley Davis --
Scientific Managment / Cleveland Moffett --
Adrift On An Ice-Pan / Wilfred Thomason Grenfall --
The Red Cross Society / Alice Perkins Coville --
The Red Cross At The Johnstown Flood / Clara Barton --
The Red Cross In The Balkan War --
E.J. Ramsbotham.
Series Title: Children's hour (Houghton, Mifflin and Company), v. 14.
Responsibility: selected & arranged by Eva March Tappan.

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