Morton, Sterling

Speech by Sterling Morton (Washington, D.C) [partial]


Identifier
3.86115
Format
Typescript
Digitization Status
Digitized
Reproduction:
Original
Dimensions
(Item)
Extent
10 sheets
Type
Document
Date created
1937
Description
Speech by Sterling Morton in 1937 on the installation in the U.S. Capitol of a statue of J. Sterling Morton sculpted by Rudulph Evans. Morton speaks of J. Sterling Morton's life, time as Secretary of Agriculture, and his thoughts on government, heavily quoting him. Morton also includes personal reflections on his (Sterling Morton) relationship with his grandfather (J. Sterling Morton) and J. Sterling Morton's creation of Arbor Day. Page three of this speech is missing.