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- DescriptionProgressive former governor James Stephen Hogg moved his business headquarters to Houston in 1905. This book explains the impact of Hogg family philanthropy. It explores how individual ideals and actions influence community development and nurture humanitarian values. It examines how philanthropists and volunteers mold Houston's traditions.
- Author BiographyKATE SAYEN KIRKLAND holds a Ph.D. in History from Rice University, where her dissertation on the Hogg family was awarded the Longcope Prize in 2004. She has been an active participant in Houston's nonprofit sector for thirty years.
- Author(s)Kate Sayen Kirkland
- PublisherUniversity of Texas Press
- Date of Publication04/01/2010
- GenreBiography: General
- Series TitleFocus on American History Series
- Place of PublicationAustin, TX
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Texas Press
- Content Note14 b&w photos in section
- Weight709 g
- Width3895 mm
- Height5830 mm
- Spine814 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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