Fra Magazine: Exponent of American Philosophy July 1912 to December 1912

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Kessinger Publishing, Jul 1, 2003 - 596 pages
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This volume of The Fra magazine includes the issues from July 1912 to December 1912. The Fra stands for art. Art is not a thing separate and apart, art is a way. Art is the beautiful way. Art should extend to every function of life, for our environment as well as our actions should be graceful, harmonious, beautiful. The Fra stands for the art of living. Sample contents: Clara Barton Memorial; C.M. Hays, World Maker; Railroad Regulation; Incidents in the Life of Clara Barton; Home Makers; Doctor Maria Montessori; Confessions of Colonel Muckraker; American Athletes; New York Police Scandal; Wilbur Wright; A Legal Derelict; From the Atlantic to the Pacific; and much more. These magazines represent an incredible wealth of Americana.

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Elbert Hubbard was born in 1859 in Bloomington, Illinois, and never received more than a grade-school education. A self-made man in many respects, Hubbard filled in the gaps in his knowledge through voracious reading, a passion which became manifest in the founding of the Roycroft Shop, a publishing house specializing in deluxe bindings. He wrote a series of 182 biographies under the series title Little Journeys to Homes of the Great and also published two magazines, The Philistine and The Fra, producing much of the content himself. Elbert Hubbard and his wife, Alice, were traveling to England on the Lusitania and went down with the ship when it was struck by a German torpedo on May 7th, 1915.

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