A short piece encouraging people to attend the YMCA sponsored talk by Lincoln Steffens at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. Davis makes reference to Steffens work exposing corruption in municipal government. Steffens was an American investigative journalist and a leading "muckraker" of the Progressive Era. While there is no explicit date for this manuscript, Steffens did give a talk in Pittsfield in 1908.
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Earl Clement Davis, minister, Unitarianism, religion, Lincoln Steffens, journalism, McClures Magazine
Davis, Earl Clement, "Lincoln Steffens to Speak at Colonial Theatre" (1908). Manuscripts. 19.