December 1971

Volume 23
Issue 1

Features 

THE EARNEST QUAKER JOHN WOOLMAN PREACHED AND ACTUALLY PRACTICED THE BROTHERHOOD OF MAN

One day San Franciscans suddenly learned that their city was the property of a Frenchman, one Monsieur Limantour

The simple, affectionate water colors of an unassuming Scots immigrant, David J. Kennedy, bring back the Philadelphia of 1876 and our first great world’s fair

Superstar of the Silents

“So convenient a thing it is to be a reasonable creature , since it enables one to find or make a reason for everything one has a mind to do’

The law was against the poor printer. The governor wanted his scalp. His attorneys were disbarred. Could anything save him—and free speech?

December 1971

Departments 

BEFORE THE COLORS FADE

POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY