Pacific Northwest Souvenir 1937 Portland Poetry for Mayor Joseph K Carson by LAURA THOMAS DAVIES ~ Wallis Simpson ~ Oregon

$29.00

Title: Pacific Northwest Souvenir [Joseph K. Carson, Jr. - Mayor Portland, Oregon]

Author: Laura Thomas Davies [Laura M. Victoria Davies]

Description: Card wraps with vinyl tape spine. Interior is unmarked; light soiling on a few pages. Seven illustrations. 48 pages. 8.25 x 5.75 inches. One copy noted on OCLC (Univ. of Oregon).

Includes two poems in praise of the mayor of Portland, Oregon, Joseph K. Carson (one written for his 1936 re-election bid and the other in celebration of his June 1937 marriage--with an accompanying wedding photo). Also included are a poem celebrating the marriage between the recently abdicated King Edward VIII and the American Wallis Simpson, a poem about Miss Grace DeGraff (the principal of Portland's Kenton School), and poems about Shirley Temple, the beauty of Portland and western states, Wisconsin, Christian Temperance, love, and education.

Laura Victoria Thomas Davies (1865-1954) was born and educated in Wisconsin. She taught school in Wisconsin, South Dakota, Montana, and Minnesota, before moving to Portland around 1929.

Binding: Soft Cover/Wraps
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Printed and sold by the author
Place: Portland, Oregon
Year: 1937

Keywords: Portland, Oregon, Joseph K. Carson, mayors, poetry, Grace DeGraff, Wallis Simpson,

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