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By Vincent Tompkins

Meant as a reference resource for American social historical past, this quantity discusses the folks, occasions and concepts of the interval 1900-1909. After an introductory review and chronology, topic chapters stick with with subject-specific timelines and alphabetically prepared entries.

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Wilkins Freeman, By the Light of the Soul; Upton Sinclair, The Jungle; Harriet Prescott Spofford, Old Washington; Booth Tarkington, The Conquest of Canaan; Owen Wister, Lady Baltimore. Popular Songs "The Bird on Nellie's Hat," music by Alfred Solman, lyrics by Arthur J. Lamb; "I Just Can't Make My Eyes Behave," music by Will D. Cobb, lyrics by Gus Edwards; "I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy" and ''You're a Grand Old Flag," music and lyrics by George M. , lyrics by Ernest R. Ball; "Mandy," music by Bob Cole, lyrics by James Weldon and J.

26 Jan. J. P. Morgan's daughter, a member of the New York Metropolitan Opera Board of Directors, advocates the closing of the Oscar Wilde-Richard Strauss opera Salome for indecency. 18 Mar. In San Francisco the Alcazar Theater, designed by G. H. Corwin, opens; it is one of many theaters that are rebuilt or reopened after the devastating earthquake of 1906. 10 June In France motion-picture pioneers Auguste and Louis Lumière announce they have developed a method for making color film. 8 July Florenz Ziegfeld's musical revue, the Ziegfeld Follies, opens at the New York Roof Theater; the Follies become an annual theater event, continuing until 1927.

Billy" Bitzer, and A. E. Weed for Biograph; The Palace of the Arabian Knights and Rip's Dream, produced by Georges Méliès. Fiction Popular Songs ARTS Willa Cather, The Troll Garden; Charles Waddell Chesnutt, The Colonel's Dream; Thomas Dixon, The Clansman; Ellen Glasgow, The Deliverance; Mary J. Holmes, Lucy Harding; Grace King, Stories from Louisiana History; Jack London, White Fang; Edith Wharton, The House of Mirth. "Daddy's Little Girl," music by Theodore F. Morse, lyrics by Edward Madden; "Everybody Works but Father," music and lyrics by Jean Havez; "Give My Regards to Broadway" and "Mary's A Grand Old Name," music and lyrics by George M.

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