Individual Author Record
Name: Lloyd Downs LewisPen Name: None Genre: History Non-Fiction Audience: Adult; Born: 1891 Chicago, Illinois
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Illinois ConnectionAfter 12 years as publicist for Balaban and Katz, Lewis in 1930 joined the Chicago Daily News as drama critic, becoming subsequently sports editor, managing editor, and a popular columnist.
Biographical and Professional InformationLewis was an ardent Chicagoan and Midwesterner with a voracious interest in the Civil War. His friends included Carl Sandburg, Sherwood Anderson, Frank Lloyd Wright, Sinclair Lewis, and Adlai Stevenson. Chicago's Newberry Library was his second home; drawing on his personal contacts, he established the library's superb collection of modern (chiefly Midwestern) manuscripts.
Selected Titles At Your Library
ISBN: 1299203019. OCLC Number: Three Rivers,. New York :. 2006.
The assassination of Lincoln :
ISBN: 1567314090. OCLC Number: MJF Books,. New York " :. [2000?] This unique book, first published in the 1920's, was the first -- and remains perhaps the best -- telling of the tale of Lincoln's death and the events immediately following.