The Aristocrat of the West : The Story of Harold Schafer (1912-2001)

The Aristocrat of the West : The Story of Harold Schafer (1912-2001)

by Larry Woiwode
     
 

Growing from the bare prairie of western North Dakota, Schafer created an empire as familiar to Americans as the soap on their shelves, which probably was produced by his Gold Seal Company. As a philanthropist Schafer's enthusiasm and optimism brought Theodore Roosevelt's old cow town of Medora from ruin to a premier tourist attraction. And to the country's

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Growing from the bare prairie of western North Dakota, Schafer created an empire as familiar to Americans as the soap on their shelves, which probably was produced by his Gold Seal Company. As a philanthropist Schafer's enthusiasm and optimism brought Theodore Roosevelt's old cow town of Medora from ruin to a premier tourist attraction. And to the country's political leadership he lent a key business associate as U.S. Secretary of the Interior, and a son as governor of the state. A wonderful story of a great American grown from the eastern plains.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780911042603
Publisher:
North Dakota State University, Institute for Regional Studies
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Edition description:
2ND
Sales rank:
1,182,938
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

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