"Migrant Pennsylvanian" by Marcus S. Hottenstein
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Marcus S. Hottenstein was an American lawyer and author.
The collection consists of a typescript copy (carbon) of Hottenstein's Migrant Pennsylvanian, an unpublished autobiography in which he reflects on the changes in transportation, economics, politics, and entertainment which took place during the decades from his birth in 1876 up to 1966. In the course of his reminiscences he discusses the Centennial Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia, the Standard Oil Company, the United Fruit Company, Shell Oil Company, the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland through Franklin D. Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson and World War I, theater and motion picture developments (Julia Marlowe, the film Birth of a Nation, the Metropolitan Opera, etc.), the replacement of the horse and buggy by the automobile, prohibition, and, briefly, World War II.
Gift of M.S. Hottenstein. AM 19157.
Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.
No appraisal information is available.
- Centennial Exhibition (1876: Philadelphia, Pa.)
- United Fruit Company.
- Shell Oil Company
- Standard Oil Company
- Metropolitan opera New York, N.Y.
- Antitrust law -- United States -- 20th century
- Attorneys-General -- United States -- 20th century
- Automobiles -- Social aspects -- United States
- Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- 20th century -- Biography
- Motion pictures -- United States -- History
- Presidents -- United States
- Prohibition -- United States
- Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects
- Manuscripts Division
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