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1919 Excerpt: ...Three prizes--$5o, $2o, and $io--are offered for
the best essays on the subject. "Why We Should Have an American
Language," submitted by college or high school students to the Ohio
State Librarian, Columbus, Ohio, before July 4, i9i9. The $i, ooo
viola and piano sonata contest, instituted by Mrs. F. S. Coolidge,
of New York City, will close July i5. Informative details may be
obtained from Hugo Kortschak, care of the Wolfsohn Musical Bureau,
i West 34th street, New York City. The Joseph Pulitzer prize of $i,
ooo "for the American novel published during the year, which shall
best present the wholesome atmosphere of American life and the
highest standard of American manners and manhood," has been awarded
to "The Magnificent Ambersons" by Booth Tarkington. The Pulitzer
Prize in Letters of $i, ooo for the best American biography of the
year has been awarded to "The Education of Henry Adams" by the late
Henry Adams. The Poetry Society prize of $5oo for the best volume
of verse published by an American author in i9i8 has been divided
between "The Old Road to Paradise," by Margaret Widdemer, and
"Cornhuskers," by Carl Sandberg. The prize of fifty dollars offered
by the Delineator ( New York ) for the best interpretation of
Americanism has been awarded to Mrs. Anna F. Brand, of El Paso,
Texas. The prize of $2, ooo in the National Song Contest conducted
by the Hearst newspapers has been awarded to Herman T. Koerner for
his song, "My Country"; the second prize of $i, ooo went to
Giusseppe Pinsuti, of New York (music ) and Perley A. Child, of
Brooklyn ( words ); third prize of $5oo to Charles Wakefield Cadman
(music), and C. Dore ( words ), both of Los Angeles; fourth prize
of $3oo to Henry F. Gilbert, o...
|Country of origin:
William Henry Hills
||246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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