Statues of William Jennings Bryan and J. Sterling Morton.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Monuments,
  • Public buildings,
  • Nebraska

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Other titlesAccepting statues of William J. Bryan and J. Sterling Morton presented by Nebraska and placed in Capitol
SeriesH.rp.883
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18308697M

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His Works on William Jennings Bryan and J. Sterling Morton By Tescia Ann Yonkers During his long and impressive career, sculptor Rudulph Evans created busts and statues of two Nebraska native sons who gained national prominence in th.e early 20th century. His portrayals of J. Sterling Morton and William Jennings Bryan. of statues depicting William Jennings Bryan and Julius Sterling Morton that were installed in National Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol in These statues are to be replaced by Ponca Chief Standing Bear and Willa Cather. That’s right; a statue of a preeminent American writer will be created for addition.   The William Jennings Bryan statue is now housed at the Nebraska National Guard Museum, and spent the past few weeks covered up in advance of Friday's dedication. Nebraska is represented in this collection by two notable individuals, J. Sterling Morton and William Jennings Bryan. J. Sterling Morton, as you may know, is a former Secretary of Agriculture and also the founder of Arbor Day. His statue is currently housed in Statuary Hall, .

Morton was a states’ rights, small-government, gold-standard Democrat opposed to progressives like William Jennings Bryan. Party platforms and defining issues have changed dramatically over the years, which is why it’s a bad idea to draw conclusions about present-day political parties based on what they stood for generations ago.). DAYTON, Tenn., J (UP) - William Jennings Bryan, the crusader - grim of feature in death as he was in life - rests today in the camp of his friends and followers here, the victim of his. Driven by Omaha Sen. Burke Harr and Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon, the bill (LB) would replace existing statues of J. Sterling Morton and William Jennings Bryan first installed in the U.S. Capitol. And also the line of descent of William J. Bryan's family, and many other families of the same name. Members of the Bryan family can do any amount of research work they wish and add much more to this history. Daniel Boone married a Bryan, Washington employed a Bryan to lay a road, a Bryan was Judge of the U.S. District Court at Philadelphia, in.

Book Description: Acceptance And Unveiling Of The Statues Of Henry Clay And Dr Ephraim Mcdowell Presented By The State Of Kentucky Proceedings In The Congress And In Statuary Hall United States Capitol Acceptance Of The Statues Of J Sterling Morton And William Jennings Bryan. Get Books. Author: United States. 75th Cong., 1st sess Publisher.   William Jennings Bryan and J. Sterling Morton, who have been in the Capitol’s National Statuary Hall for more than 80 years, would be replaced by . LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A statue of renowned Nebraska novelist Willa Cather is slated to replace a statue of the politician and Arbor Day founder J. Sterling Morton at the U.S. Capitol. The 9-foot, 5,pound Morton statue will get a new home in Nebraska City as early as this fall after sitting on display in the nation’s capital for more than. In , Congress allowed states to select new statues and the state Legislature moved to replace Morton and William Jennings Bryan with author Willa Cather and civil rights progenitor Standing Bear. Crook: “This is in no way a demotion of J. Sterling Morton.