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Object ID 001405

Object Name A New Speaker for Our Little Folks

Object Desc Children's book with a variety of short stories, poems, songs, hymns, and historical stories intended to help kids, at home and in school, read and speak better.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001182

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 20

Object Date 1902

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords children's books,poetry,Parker, George A.,Scull, W. E.,Yerkes, Laura Augusta,books,poems,hymns,hardcover books,primers,

Title A New Speaker for Our Little Folks

Sub-Title And Programmes for All Occasions


Edition 1st

Description / Abstract Children's book containing many short stories, poems, songs, etc. intended to help kids learn to read and speak more skillfully. Introduction maps out the author's goals and intentions with this book.

Physical Description 238 pages. Blue cloth hardcover book with a scene of two young children looking stately and patriotic with an American flag behind them, to the left. Title and subtitle printed with red and black text. Spine as title written in gold text. At the foot of the spine reads: "Profusely Illustrated." 9.75'' x 7.5''

Author Laura Augusta Yerkes

Author Details Graduate of the National School of Oratory. Reading teacher at a variety of preparatory schools.





Publisher Geo A. Parker/W.E. Scull

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Spine / Label


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Image Caption CMY001182



Date FEB 5,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Edgewear throughout front and back cover, spine. Multiple water stains throughout. Spine still strong, all pages attached. Overall signs of shelfwear. Pages have aged somewhat, many have small water stains.


Date JUN 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 20 from Room 1, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin