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Morton, Sterling

1939/04/22: J. Sterling Morton, Address by Sterling Morton, Arbor Day Ceremonies, Nebraska City, Nebraska


Identifier
3.86113
Format
Typescript
Digitization Status
Digitized
Reproduction:
Original
Dimensions
(Item)
Extent
9 pages
Type
Document
Date created
April 22 1939
Description
Address 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.
Subject - keywords and LC headings
Arbor Day
Related Entities
Morton, J. Sterling (is related to)
Jessen, Paul (is related to)
Cleveland, Grover (is related to)
Morton, Joy (is related to)
Language
English