Frederick Lewis Allen

a register of his papers in the Library of Congress by Library of Congress. Manuscript Division

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StatementManuscript Division, Reference Department, Library of Congress.
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LC ClassificationsZ663.34 .A4
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL6264043M
LC Control Number58060049
OCLC/WorldCa2049911

A history of roaring prosperity—and economic cataclysm: “The one account of America in the s against which all others must be measured” (The Washington Post).Beginning Novem , when President Woodrow Wilson declared the end of World War I in a letter to the American public, and continuing through his defeat, Prohibition, the Big Red Scare, the rise of women’s hemlines.   Frederick Lewis Allen was one of the pioneers in social history. Best known as the author of Only Yesterday, Allen originated a model of what is sometimes called instant history, the reconstruction of past eras through vivid commentary on the news, fashions, customs, and artifacts that altered the pace and forms of American : Open Road Media. Frederick Lewis Allen Room Room e The Frederick Lewis Allen Memorial Room, established by the Ford Foundation in as a tribute to the author, critic, editor, and man of letters, who had served as a member of its Board of Trustees, assists authors under book contract needing intensive use of the general research collections of the New. Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells: Contributor: Harper's Magazine Foundation: Publisher: Harper's Magazine Foundation, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefManReviews: 1.

The book Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the s by Frederick Lewis Allen recounts all the events leading up to the stock market crash in , beginning with the end of World War I in The story, told chronologically, contrasts the changing social and political views of the American people throughout the “ Roaring Twenties. When pressed for a history of the American '40's, author and Harper's Magazine editor Allen ruefully referred to himself as a ""ten year locust"" -- his Only Yesterday (the '20's) and Since Yesterday (the '30's) offered Americans best-sellers (one million copies sold of Only Yesterday) which dealt with the significance of attitudes and events within their own recent past. Frederick Lewis Allen (–) was born in Boston, studied at Groton, and graduated from Harvard in He was assistant and associate editor of Harper’s Magazine for eighteen years, then the magazine’s sixth editor in chief for twelve years until his addition to The Lords of Creation, Allen was well known for Only Yesterday, Since Yesterday, and The Big Change.4/5(1). Frederick Lewis Allen’s insightful financial history of the United States - from the late s through the stock market collapse of - remains a seminal work on what brought on America’s worst economic disaster: the Great Depression.

Frederick Lewis Allen was born in born in Boston, Massachusetts in After studying at Harvard University he joined the editorial staff of theAtlantic Monthly. This was followed by periods working for Century Magazine and Harper's Magazine. His best-selling book, Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the s in America, was published in.

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Frederick Lewis Allen’s insightful financial history of the United States - from the late s through the stock market collapse of - remains a seminal work on what brought on America’s worst economic disaster: the Great Depression.

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Allen then recaps the politics of the times, moral attitudes, prohibition, "Yes, We Have No Bananas", corruption Cited by:   FREDERICK LEWIS ALLEN Digitalpublicationdate Identifier sinceyesterdaythmbp Identifier-ark ark://t8gf17g49 Pagelayout FirstPageLeft Pages Scanningcenter RMSC-IIITH Totalpages Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Frederick Lewis ioned: ble.

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Frederick Lewis Allen had a tremendous knack for picking details that would be relevant almost years later. From the price of basic staple, the the daily routine of the average couple, down to how they start their automobile.

Allen then recaps the politics of the times, moral attitudes, prohibition, "Yes, We Have No Bananas", corruption /5(). Frederick Lewis Allen, who wrote this book, was a Harvard trained editor and connoisseur of human behavior who mixed the fascinating little details of history with the deeds of famous men.

In Only Yesterday he wrote of Mah Jong and H. Mencken, of Couism and Calvin Coolidge, of Listerines flights of advertising fancy and Lindberghs flight to.

All Book Search results » About the author () FREDERICK LEWIS ALLEN was a noted author and historian whose other widely acclaimed works include Since Yesterday: The Nineteen Thirties in America and Great Pierpont Morgan.4/5(15).

"Every account of [the s] begins with Frederick Lewis Allen, Only Yester-day," William E. Leuchtenburg declared in his own widely acclaimed book on the period, The Perils of Prosperity. Leuchtenburg magnanimously praised Allen's work as "a social history written in such a lively style that academi-cians often underrate its soundness."'.

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His last and probably his most ambitious book, "The Big Change" (), was a social history of America encompassing the period to He died two years later in New York City, New York at the age of In the Ford Foundation established The Frederick Lewis Allen Memorial Room in the New York Public Library in his honor.

Frederick Lewis Allen, former editor of Harper’s magazine, recounts these years—spanning World War I, the Progressive Era, the Great Depression, World War II, and the early Cold War—in vivid detail, from the fashions and customs of the times to major events that changed the course of history.

Politically, the United States grew into its. Synopsis Hailed by the Washington Post as "the one account of America in the s against which all others must be measured," Frederick Lewis Allen's extraordinary social history takes readers back to a time of flappers and speakeasies, the first radio, unparalleled prosperity--and cataclysmic economic decline Beginning Novemwhen President Woodrow Wilson declared the end of.

Frederick Lewis Allen (–) was born in Boston, studied at Groton, and graduated from Harvard in He was assistant and associate editor of Harper's Magazine for eighteen years, then the magazine's sixth editor in chief for twelve years until his death.

Popular historian Frederick Lewis Allen brings to life these ten critical years. With wit and empathy, he draws a devastating economic picture of small businesses swallowed up by large corporations—a.

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Frederick Lewis Allen () was born in Boston and graduated from Harvard in He served on the editorial staffs of the Atlantic Monthly and Century magazines and was editor-in-chief of Harper's magazine from until his death. Frederick Lewis Allen (–) was born in Boston, studied at Groton, and graduated from Harvard in He was assistant and associate editor of Harper’s Magazine for eighteen years, then the magazine’s sixth editor in chief for twelve years until his addition to The Lords of Creation, Allen was well known for Only Yesterday, Since Yesterday, and The Big Change.4/5(12).

Frederick Lewis Allen (–) was born in Boston, studied at Groton, and graduated from Harvard in He was assistant and associate editor of Harper’s Magazine for eighteen years, then the magazine’s sixth editor in chief for twelve years until his addition to The Lords of Creation, Allen was well known for Only Yesterday, Since Yesterday, and The Big Change/5(15).

Frederick Lewis Allen (–) was born in Boston, studied at Groton, and graduated from Harvard in He was assistant and associate editor of Harper’s Magazine for eighteen years, then the magazine’s sixth editor in chief for twelve years until his addition to The Lords of Creation, Allen was well known for Only Yesterday, Since Yesterday, and The Big Change/5(9).

An Informal History of the 's by Frederick Lewis Allen Table of Contents. Preface: VIII. The Ballyhoo Years: I.

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