Crusade for Kindness: Henry Bergh and the ASPCA

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Atheneum, 1991 - Philosophy - 103 pages
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Presents the life and accomplishments of Henry Bergh, founder of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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This book provides an in-depth history of the founding of the ASPCA and Henry Bergh's efforts to increase awareness of animal welfare issues in the United States. The book appeared to be accurate and ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

JOHN J. LOEPER was born in Ashland, Pennsylvania. He has been a teacher, guidance counselor, and school administrator. Mr. Loeper has written extensively about American history and is the author of twenty-eight books published by Simon & Schuster and Marshall Cavendish. Excerpts from his books have been used in basal readers, social studies texts, and SATs. His writing has appeared in national magazines and journals, and he was the drama critic for a local newspaper. Mr. Loeper is an active member of several historical societies. He was a founding member of the Montgomery County (Pennsylvania) Historical Commission and a leading force in the restoration of Graeme Park, a Pennsylvania historical site. He is also an exhibiting artist and created the illustrations for his book, The House on Spruce Street. Now retired, he and his wife, Jane, reside in southwest Florida.

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