The Life Of Dr. D. K. Pearsons; Friend Of The Small College And Of Missions

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byEdward Franklin Williams

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... birthday, February 11, 1911, in Carnegie Hall, New York, at which such men as the Hon. Seth Low of New York, and Governor Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey were present, and in which they took a prominent part. At that meeting a letter from President Taft was read in which he said, "Berea is doing a great work in educating the mountaineers of the South." Governor Wilson of Kentucky wrote, "No school has done, or can do so much for this Appalachian Region as Berea." Justice Harlan, as one familiar with the mountaineers of the South, wrote--"What these mountaineers need, who are by nature manly Americans is opportunity. Give them churches, and schoolhouses, and financial aid, and great results for the country will follow." As one of the speakers at that meeting, President Frost of Berea called attention to the fact that these mountaineers are living in a state of society not unlike that of the time of Alfred the Great of England, that they are of the best possible stock with many noble traditions, the finest traits of character, and eager for a training that will make their mountains a better place in which be to born and to live. Governor Wilson, of New Jersey, himself a southerner, and acquainted with the mountain region of the South from boyhood, said--" When you are asked to subscribe for Berea you are asked to subscribe for a renewal of the life of the country at its sources. "These people, living as they do, remote from the great routes of travel, in the pockets of the mountains, on their slopes, amid their forests, are of an old stock, Scotch-Irish, are conservative by nature, yet thoughtful as well as imaginative, are the kind of people out of whom the best kind of American citizens can be developed. President Lincoln was of them. He...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... birthday, February 11, 1911, in Carnegie Hall, New York, at which such men as the Hon. Seth Low of New York, a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217354726

ISBN - 13:9780217354721

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