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DOCUMENT STORIES. Sanford Mock

DOCUMENT STORIES.

A Pastiche of Articles
(Seattle): Elston-Wolf Publishing, (2002). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. x,(ii), 288 pages. A Pastiche of Articles. Document Stories is a collection of 26 separate articles on subjects as diverse as George Washington's lottery ticket, the Scopes "Monkey Trial", A. P. Giannini founding the Bank of America, Betsy Ross making the flag, and more. These vignettes were inspired by documents Mock collected--largely focusing on those of a financial nature. Distributed by Oak Knoll Press for the Manuscript..... READ MORE

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The Times That Try Men's Souls, Part 1..........................1

The Times That Try Men's Souls, Part 2..........................15

Medicare-Social Security. . . Eighteenth Century Style..........29

Whatever Happened to President Tilden?..........................33

Playing the Lottery with George Washington......................49

The National Leg & Arm Company..................................59

Soap, Candles, Sugar & Spirits for General Lincoln..............65

Betsy Ross: Our Lady of the Flag................................67

War in Europe Over with Full Surrender..........................77

Who Financed the Red Cross?.....................................87

When Clarence Darrow Made a Monkey Out
of William Jennings Bryan.......................................95

Cleaning Up on Wall Street......................................107

A Rare Autograph................................................113

The Panama Canal, Part 1........................................115

The Panama Canal, Part 2........................................139

From the Mines of Montana to the Minds
of the World....................................................159

Mr. Hamilton's Bank.............................................171

Huntington-as in Library, Gallery, Gardens,
Railroads and Trolley Cars......................................175

A Glance at Paul Revere.........................................183

Stanford White, Prince of the Gilded Age........................187 

The Roman Loan..................................................207 

Such a Hard, Constant Tug.......................................215

Mickey Mouse's Father Goes to the Bank..........................221

The Tempest Beyond the Teapot...................................231

From the Ashes of San Francisco to America's
Largest Bank or How A.P. Giannini Didn't Die Rich...............247

Relic of a Railroad Wreck.......................................263

Certain Expeditions Against the Indians.........................273

The Enrico Caruso Suite.........................................281