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Babtism Under Fire: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 12

The personnel of the Scribner house was very youthful from the members of the firm clear down the line. It was veritably a house of young men. The story is …

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Hammock Hollow

Keeping Up With Conservation: Florida Ziziphus Seed Harvest

Each May, thousands of seeds are collected from the plants in the National Collection beds. Although a handful of seeds are occasionally produced each year from one wild population, the …

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Edward Bok Autobiography

The Chances for Success: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 11

Edward Bok does not now remember whether the mental picture had been given him, or whether he had conjured it up for himself; but he certainly was possessed of the …

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Edward Bok Autobiography

The First “Woman’s Page,” “Literary Leaves,” and Entering Scribner’s: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 10

Mr. Beecher’s weekly newspaper “syndicate” letter was not only successful in itself, it made liberal money for the writer and for its two young publishers, but it served to introduce …

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Edward Bok Autobiography

Association With Henry Ward Beecher: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 9

As a letter-writer, Henry Ward Beecher was a constant wonder. He never wrote a commonplace letter. There was always himself in it — in whatever mood it found him. It …

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Restoring Habitat

Keeping Up with Conservation: Restoring habitat with Duke Energy

Throughout 2022 and with support from a grant from Duke Energy and supplemental funding from the Florida Forest Service, the Rare Plant Conservation Program (RPCP) has worked to restore sandhill …

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Starting a Newspaper Syndicate: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 8

Edward felt that his daytime hours, spent in a publishing atmosphere as stenographer with Henry Holt and Company, were more in line with his editorial duties during the evenings. The …

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A Plunge Into Wall Street: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 7

Read Chapter 6 The father of Edward Bok passed away when Edward was eighteen years of age, and it was found that the amount of the small insurance left behind …

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Edward Bok Autobiography

Phillips Brooks’ Books and Emerson’s Mental Mist: The Americanization of Edward Bok Chapter 6

Read Chapter 5 No one who called at Phillips Brooks’ house was ever told that the master of the house was out when he was in. That was a rule …

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