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Alfred J. Pearson, Ph. D. Head of German Department. Drake University. LECTURES. Real Realities. The American Boy. Scandinavia's Influence on Modern Civilization. Sermons from the Poets. The Mission of America. Ideals for Unsullied Days. Words and the Stories They Tell. NOTICES FROM SUMMER SEASON, 1910. A delightful talk.— Lewis Atherton, La Crosse State Normal, Wis. Dr. Pearson has made a wide study of our social and political life and this combined with his keen sense of humor and affable manner kept his audience intensely interested throughout his lecture.— Bay City Times, Bay City, Mich. Much appreciated by the Reno County teachers as well as by many towns people.— Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson, Kans. Well received. —F. O. Cotton, President LaCrosse State Normal, Wis. His address (before Story County Teachers in Iowa) was 80 minutes long and full of life and power. Dr. Pearson has a strong personality, and is a forceful, convincing and an entertaining speaker. —I. J. Scott, County Superintendent. Greatly appreciated. Interesting and instructive to the teachers and full of helpful suggestions. —H. A. Wright, County Supt., Stafford County, Kan. A splendid address. It was a masterful plea for genuineness in life. —McPherson (Kans.) Republican. Dr. Pearson's lecture at Valley Springs, S. Dak. was highly praised by everyone present.— “Augustanta.” An able speaker. His lectures are interesting and instructive.— Times-Record, Aledo, Ill. The most interesting feature of the program (Luther League Convention at Algona); a brilliant speaker. —Kossuth County Advance, Algona, Ia. Real Realities : Many things for both old and young to reflect upon. — Augustana. The Commencement address was delivered by Dr. A. J. Pearson. His subject was, Ideals for Unsullied Days, and the large audience gave close attention to his excellent discourse which contained much wit, wisdom and good advice. —Vernon County Censor, Viroqua, Wis. Enjoyed immensely by all present. The subject is a timely one. He succeeded in keeping his audience in good humor and all who heard him would gladly hear him again. —Rev. Edward Stark, New Windsor, Ill. He succeeded in instructing, inspiring and entertaining his audience all at the same time. —O. E. Gunderson, County Supt., Northwood, Iowa. More of a treat than most of our people had anticipated; far above the ordinary lecture. Enough wit and humor to make it interesting to all, and the humor deep enough to satisfy the more earnest and thoughtful. Ideals of life are presented in such a way that it ought to inspire all who hear the lecture to lead a nobler life. Rev. E. G. Knock, Lincoln, Nebr. On last evening the teachers were treated to one of the best lectures of the year. Dr. Pearson draws his illustrations so clear and acute that he holds the attention of his hearers indefinitely, and I unreservedly recommend the lecture and the lecturer to all. —Chas. A. Wright, County Superintendent. Fairview, Okla. Received with enthusiasm; in fact, it is considered one of the most splendid lectures ever delivered here. —Olive M. Walk, County Supt., Tribune, Kans. An excellent lecture, the teachers of the county were delighted with it. Prof. Pearson is considered a speaker of unusual ability. —McPherson Freeman, McPherson, Kans. Forceful delivery; a most interesting and inspirational lecture; elicited much praise and insured him a warm welcome should he return to us n the future. —Laura M. R. Gow, County Supt., Chariton, Ia. Prof. Pearson's address gave the most universal satisfaction of the lectures given to our teachers the past three or four years. He is a clear thinker and forceful speaker His address is filled with philosophy and humor. —George Edgecomb, Connty Supt. McPherson, Kans. Dr. Alfred Pearson delivered the Commencement address at Bethany College last spring. His address was well received. It was replete with good thoughts presented in a fascinating manner. He is a magnificent speaker that holds his audience without effort. —Ernest Pihlblad, President Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kans.
|Title||Alfred J. Pearson|
|Topical Subject (LCSH)||Lecturers|
|Personal Name Subject||Pearson, Alfred J.|
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