Biographical History of Northeastern Ohio; Embracing the Counties of Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake. Containing Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States, with a Biography of Each, Together with Portraits and Volume 373, No. 735

Biographical History of Northeastern Ohio; Embracing the Counties of Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake. Containing Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States, with a Biography of Each, Together with Portraits and Volume 373, No. 735

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...N orth' America. Aside from Mr. Dana's high standing as a teacher, he also has an extensive reputation as an author, gained chiefly through his textbooks, which are standard works on the various topics treated. He is the author of Dana's Practical Composition, Practical Har Mr. Dana was one of the three who founded the M. T. N. A., an institution which has been of incalculable benefit to the music teachers of this country. He is a graduate of the American College of Musicians and one of its examiners. He has been the treasurer of the M. T. N. A. for a number of years and also the custodian of its orchestral fund. Nor are his talents and culture limited to music. His general literary tastes and acquiremcnts are excellent. He has frequently been invited to address the association, and his essays before its several reunions have been most highly appreciated for their originality of thought and forceful expression. He is a good and ready speaker and one of the most entertaining platform lecturers in the field, and his lectures and descriptions of travel are as delightful as they are instructive. He has traveled over much of Europe. and quite extensively in the Arctic regions, and has gained by his own observation the valuable material which he uses in his lec tures. In Chautauqua platform work he has made a national reputation as a lecturer. He isa member of the National Education Association of the United States, before which body he presented a paper at Nashville, Tennessee, in 1889. With his enlightened mind, thoughtful disposition and devotion to his country, it is natural that Mr. Dana should take a deep interest in' national affairsand that he should be found enrolled under the banner of Prohibition. He was that...show more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 345g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236943627
  • 9781236943620