Correspondence of Franklin Hichborn, 1925-1955.


Hichborn, Franklin, 1869-1963. Correspondence of Franklin Hichborn, 1925-1955.

Correspondence of Franklin Hichborn, 1925-1955.

The group includes six letters of Franklin Hichborn and fellow historian Andrae Nordskog. In the letters, Hichborn and Nordskog discuss Hichborn's political writings, political corruption in California, Hiram Johnson, Ernest E. Debs, telephone company corruption and a measure Nordskog was trying to bring before the Los Angeles City Council regarding telephone rates. There are also two reviews of Madison Grant's book The conquest of a continent : or expansion of races in America. One of these items is a negative review by Richard E. Gutstadt of the Anti-Defamation League, the other is a positive review of the book by Franklin Hichborn.

6 letters, also 2 printed items.

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