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Elbert Hubbard of East Aurora Felix Shay

Elbert Hubbard of East Aurora

Felix Shay

Published April 30th 2005
ISBN : 9780766194656
Paperback
556 pages
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1926. The story of Elbert Hubbard, the founder of Roycroft, one of the most successful artistic enterprises of the Arts and Crafts era. The Roycroft community produced some of the finest hand-crafted furniture, books, lamps and metal work and wereMore1926. The story of Elbert Hubbard, the founder of Roycroft, one of the most successful artistic enterprises of the Arts and Crafts era. The Roycroft community produced some of the finest hand-crafted furniture, books, lamps and metal work and were reflective of the Movements ideals of art and craftsmanship as instruments of social reform in its organization as well as in its products. Contents: The English Whos Who of Elbert Hubbard- I Discover Elbert Hubbard for Myself- Hubbard Retires from Business- The Philistine Presents Itself- The Horsey Village of East Aurora- The Roycroft Idea at Work- The Inn and Its Visitors- Unconventional Conventions- The Cognoscenti Arrive and Depart- Roycroft Community and the Socialists- Ali Baba- East Aurora Personalities- The Message to Garcia and Its Effect- The Print Shop and Its Work- Health and Work Habits- Hubbard the Businessman- Chapel Nights- His Eccentricities- Putting East Aurora on the Map- Knocks and Boosts- and Jokes and Hoaxes.