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Collection Reference Number GLC01968
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1910s 
Title Address of W.G. Harding, Before Railway Business Association
Date c.a. 10 December 1914
Author Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel) (1865-1923)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Draft of a speech in which Harding reflects on the history of the railroad and his personal connection with it. He extols its benefits and its role in developing modern life, and argues the importance of maintaining it to the United States. He does not advocate government ownership of the railroads, though. Also discusses labor in regard to the rails. Written in pencil on half-sheets, with some additions in pen. Paginated 1-24, 1A, 2-9, "Final" and "2"; p. 21 is typed and noted to be a "later substitution." Signature written in the title (in the third person).
Subjects Railroad  President  Transportation  Industry  Government and Civics  Infrastructure  Progressive Era  
People Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel) (1865-1923)  
Place written s.l.
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Government & Politics; Industry; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945