Walter M. Pierce and the tradition of progressive reform
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Walter M. Pierce and the tradition of progressive reform a study of eastern Oregon"s great democrat. by Gerald Schwartz

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pierce, Walter Marcus, -- 1861-1954.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 367 l.
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16721080M

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Progressive Politics The Political Career of Walter Marcus Pierce IF ASKED TO NAME INFLUENTIAL state politicians, Oregonians might mention the names of Harry Lane, Charles McNary, William U'Ren, or Tom McCall. Walter M. Pierce, however, would likely not be on the list. As an undergraduate, I spent many hours at the card catalog and in the book. Portrays the progressive school reform work of the Harmony Education Center over a year period. In Reforming Schools, Jesse Goodman discusses the possibilities, struggles, and complexities involved in reforming today’s schools.5/5(1). The new Progressive Tradition Series from the Center for American Progress traces the develop- ment of progressivism as a social and political tradition stretching from the late 19th century reform efforts to the current Size: 2MB. The new Progressive Tradition Series from the Center for American Progress traces the development of progressivism as a social and political tradition stretching from the late 19th century reform efforts to the current Size: 1MB.

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