The Resource A Will Rogers treasury : reflections and observations, compiled and edited by Bryan B. Sterling and Frances N. Sterling

A Will Rogers treasury : reflections and observations, compiled and edited by Bryan B. Sterling and Frances N. Sterling

Label
A Will Rogers treasury : reflections and observations
Title
A Will Rogers treasury
Title remainder
reflections and observations
Statement of responsibility
compiled and edited by Bryan B. Sterling and Frances N. Sterling
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a compendium of the wit and wisdom of American humorist Will Rogers, selected from among the most important of his newspaper columns
Awards note
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Western Heritage Award for nonfiction, 1983.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1879-1935
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rogers, Will
Dewey number
814/.52
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6161
LC item number
.R66435 1982
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sterling, Bryan B
  • Sterling, Frances N
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Journalists
Label
A Will Rogers treasury : reflections and observations, compiled and edited by Bryan B. Sterling and Frances N. Sterling
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Lou Reda book."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: 1922: Battling for Lloyd George; Settling the affairs of the world; Speech for the American Bond and Mortgage Company; Address to traffic chiefs; Address to Bankers' Association; "Nomination" of Henry Ford for president; Scanning the news -- 1923: The soldiers' bonus; Congress at work; Will disagrees with England's Chancellor of the Exchequer; Truth in politics?; Will Rogers, missionary; How I became an actor; New York's five boroughs celebrate; Hold parades on Sunday; Unrestrained speeches; From a speech to the Allied Leather Association
  • 1924: Back to Babbitts, booze, and bankrolls; Congress is funniest when it's serious; Wilson could laugh at a joke on himself; Dollar-a-year men; What women need; From nuts to soup; Will basks in reflected sunshine -- 1925: Regrets that Washington Monument has not handles; Automatic pistol is standard equipment today; Slogans, slogans, everywhere; Life in New York; The diplomatic note -- 1926: Watching the action of a Paris taxi meter; What to look for -- and at -- in Italy; A visit to Monte Carlo; A lecture on Russia; Good crops can do a lot for a president; Let's live slower and longer -- 1927: On preparedness; Relax -- lay perfectly still
  • 1928: A Jackson Day dinner; North versus South; What the farmer needs; Raid the treasury; Convention afterthoughts; The election campaign -- 1929: Will has read another book; The Prince of Wales marries?; The dinner; Will Rogers has Wall Street by the tail; Whooping it up for Wall Street; The infallible stock market tip; Who runs the stock exchange? -- 1930: Around the Astor farm; Everybody's counting; A Harvard cannibal; The days of Rockne; Thoughts of war; Too smart to be happy? -- 1931: Fisticuffs in Portland; Home cooking; Wheat and combines; Crime made easy; Ziegfield and the lion; This philosophy racket; A poor year for leaders
  • 1932: No tax on optimism -- yet; A night phone call; Everything fine with nature; The secret of education; A day at the Republican Convention; At the Democratic Convention; Thoughts during keystone speeches; Election post mortem -- 1933: President's Day; Support the president!; Mike Donlin's exit; Caviar and vodka; James J. Mattern, aviator; Mr. Hal Roach celebrates; The wrong impression of women; About the churches -- 1934: The Mission of San Juan Capistrano; Thoughts on agriculture; Expert planning; The 59-cent dollar; Goodbye to a great friend [ Dopey, horse ]; Another friend has gone [ Sealyham dog ]; My little red bag; Report on Russia -- 1935: The Congressional Record; Deficit spending, taxes, and pilgrims; To read or to write?; Off on a sightseeing trip
Control code
ocm07837559
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 276 pages
Isbn
9780517545768
Lccn
81015181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)07837559
Label
A Will Rogers treasury : reflections and observations, compiled and edited by Bryan B. Sterling and Frances N. Sterling
Publication
Note
  • "A Lou Reda book."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: 1922: Battling for Lloyd George; Settling the affairs of the world; Speech for the American Bond and Mortgage Company; Address to traffic chiefs; Address to Bankers' Association; "Nomination" of Henry Ford for president; Scanning the news -- 1923: The soldiers' bonus; Congress at work; Will disagrees with England's Chancellor of the Exchequer; Truth in politics?; Will Rogers, missionary; How I became an actor; New York's five boroughs celebrate; Hold parades on Sunday; Unrestrained speeches; From a speech to the Allied Leather Association
  • 1924: Back to Babbitts, booze, and bankrolls; Congress is funniest when it's serious; Wilson could laugh at a joke on himself; Dollar-a-year men; What women need; From nuts to soup; Will basks in reflected sunshine -- 1925: Regrets that Washington Monument has not handles; Automatic pistol is standard equipment today; Slogans, slogans, everywhere; Life in New York; The diplomatic note -- 1926: Watching the action of a Paris taxi meter; What to look for -- and at -- in Italy; A visit to Monte Carlo; A lecture on Russia; Good crops can do a lot for a president; Let's live slower and longer -- 1927: On preparedness; Relax -- lay perfectly still
  • 1928: A Jackson Day dinner; North versus South; What the farmer needs; Raid the treasury; Convention afterthoughts; The election campaign -- 1929: Will has read another book; The Prince of Wales marries?; The dinner; Will Rogers has Wall Street by the tail; Whooping it up for Wall Street; The infallible stock market tip; Who runs the stock exchange? -- 1930: Around the Astor farm; Everybody's counting; A Harvard cannibal; The days of Rockne; Thoughts of war; Too smart to be happy? -- 1931: Fisticuffs in Portland; Home cooking; Wheat and combines; Crime made easy; Ziegfield and the lion; This philosophy racket; A poor year for leaders
  • 1932: No tax on optimism -- yet; A night phone call; Everything fine with nature; The secret of education; A day at the Republican Convention; At the Democratic Convention; Thoughts during keystone speeches; Election post mortem -- 1933: President's Day; Support the president!; Mike Donlin's exit; Caviar and vodka; James J. Mattern, aviator; Mr. Hal Roach celebrates; The wrong impression of women; About the churches -- 1934: The Mission of San Juan Capistrano; Thoughts on agriculture; Expert planning; The 59-cent dollar; Goodbye to a great friend [ Dopey, horse ]; Another friend has gone [ Sealyham dog ]; My little red bag; Report on Russia -- 1935: The Congressional Record; Deficit spending, taxes, and pilgrims; To read or to write?; Off on a sightseeing trip
Control code
ocm07837559
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 276 pages
Isbn
9780517545768
Lccn
81015181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)07837559

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