1939/04/22: J. Sterling Morton, Address by Sterling Morton, Arbor Day Ceremonies, Nebraska City, Nebraska
Date createdApril 22 1939
DescriptionAddress by Sterling Morton entitled "J. Sterling Morton," presented at the Arbor Day Ceremonies, Nebraska City, Nebraska, April 22, 1939 to honor the founder of Arbor Day. He begins with reminiscences about his 1897 attendance at the play "Secret Service" with his grandfather. He shares his thoughts on government, both past and present. He states that a characteristic of his grandfather is that he looked to the future, epitomized in his creation of Arbor Day along with his focus on planting trees.