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Stewart H. Holbrook

Stewart H. Holbrook of Portland, Oregon, has contributed a number of articles to AMERICAN HERITAGE , including “Daylight in the Swamp” (October, 1958) and “The Paintings of Mr. Otis” (April, 1959). His latest book, The Golden Age of Quackery , was published in 1959 by Macmillan.
For further reading: Gilbert Patten and His Frank Merriwell Saga , by John L. Cutler (University of Maine, 1934); The Fiction Factory , by Quentin Reynolds (Random House, 1956); The House of Beadle & Adams , Vol. I, by Albert Johannsen (University of Oklahoma, 1950).

Articles by Stewart Holbrook

Harvard men blanched, cads fled, girls got trembly, and Horatio Alger took a back seat when manly Frank appeared. Score? Twenty million words Read >>
Old-time logging in the Pacific Northwest was “a wildly wonderful if tragically heedless era”; there are those who still mourn its passing Read >>
The steamship clerk of Pig’s Eye, Minnesota, built a railroad empire from the Great Lakes to Puget Sound Read >>
Single-track lines run by one-track minds gave the reformers of Boston their biggest cause since abolition Read >>
Weapon in hand and Biblical imprecations on her lips, Carry Nation campaigned to save men from the drunkard’s fate Read >>

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