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The letters of Franklin K. Lane, personal and political,

Author: Franklin K Lane; Anne Wintermute Lane; Louise Herrick Wall; Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1922.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lane, Franklin K.
Letters of Franklin K. Lane, personal and political.
Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1922
Named Person: Franklin K Lane
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin K Lane; Anne Wintermute Lane; Louise Herrick Wall; Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 445363
Description: xxiv pages, 1 leaf, 473 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Youth ; Education ; Characteristics --
Politics and journalism, 1884-1894: Politics ; Newspaper work ; New York ; Buying into Tacoma News ; Marriage ; Sale of newspaper --
Law practice and political activities, 1894-1906 : Law ; Drafting new city charter ; Elected as city and count attorney ; Gubernatorial campaign ; Mayoralty campaign ; Earthquake ; Appointment as Interstate Commerce Commissioner --
Railroad and national politics, 1906-1912 --
Express Case-cabinet appointments, 1912-1913 : Politics ; Democratic Convention ; Nomination of Wilson ; Report on Express Case ; Democratic victory ; Problems for new administration ; On cabinet appointments --
Secretary of the Interior, 1913-1915 : appointment as Secretary of the Interior ; Reorganization of the department ; Home Club ; Bills on public land --
European war and personal concerns, 1914-1915 : Endorsement of Hoover ; German audacity ; LL. D. from alma mater ; England's sea policy ; Christmas letters --
American and Mexican affairs, 1916 : On writing English ; Visit to Monticello ; Citizenship for Indians ; On religion ; American-Mexican Joint Commission --
Cabinet talk and war plans, 1917 : Cabinet meetings ; National Council of Defense ; Bernstorff ; War ; Plan for railroad consolidation ; U-boat sinkings revealed ; Alaska --
Cabinet notes in war-time, 1918 : Notes on cabinet meetings ; School gardens ; A democracy lacks foresight ; Use of national resources ; Washington in war-time ; The sacrifice of war ; Farms for soldiers --
After-war problems-leaving Washington, 1919 : After-war problems ; Roosevelt memorials ; Americanization ; Religion ; Responsibility of press ; Resignation --
Political counsel-Lincoln's eyes, 1920 : Suggestions to Democratic nominee for President ; On election of Senators ; Lost leaders ; Lincoln's eyes ; William James's letters --
Letters to Elizabeth, 1919-1920 --
Friends and the great hope, 1921 : Need for Democratic program ; Religions faith ; Men who have influenced thought ; A sounder industrial life ; A super-university for ideas ; "I accept" ; Fragment.
Responsibility: ed. by Anne Wintermute Lane and Louise Herrick Wall ...


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