April 1975

Volume 26
Issue 3

Features 

The happy meeting of a young matron and an extraordinary camera produced a memorable record of turn-of-the-century America

Anonymous

He was promising at 25, prominent at 45, esteemed at 65, venerated at 85

OR HOW THE BOY SCOUTS CAME TO AMERICA

The fastest man in the air competed with the Wrights for ten years, became rich, and awakened America to the air age.

They were botanists, but not of the dull variety: William’s journals inflamed the imaginations of the European romantics, and John may have inadvertently touched off the American Revolution

April 1975

Departments 

AN AMERICAN HERITAGE ORIGINAL DOCUMENT

POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY

READING, WRITING, AND HISTORY