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Eagle Forgotten": The Life of John Peter Altgeld

by BARNARD, Harry

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(ALTGELD, JOHN PETER). BARNARD, Harry. "Eagle Forgotten": The Life of John Peter Altgeld. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1938]. 496 pp. Portrait frontis., illus., portraits. Orig. cloth. spine lightly sunned, else a very good or better copy. Life of the Democratic Governor of Illinois, a progressive who fought for workers' rights.

The biography of John Peter Altgeld whose courage makes him an inspiration to those who still believe in the American dream.




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