Makers of America: significant factors in the ancestry and social inheritance of leading Americans; a study of the lives of sixty-three persons elected to the American Hall of fame, from the point of view of their heredity, social and economic status, education, religion and moral training, in an attempt to discover significant factors in their early years
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