Out West: A Magazine of The Old Pacific and the New Volume 18, January to June, 1903
Place Published: Los Angeles
Publisher: Out West Company
Date Published: 1903
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 28439
806pp. Small quarto [24 cm] 3/4 leather with black pebbled cloth covered boards. Fair condition only. Ex-library. The spine is rolled and heavily rubbed, faded and stained. There is a small paint stain on the front board, and the rear cover is partially detached. There is a 3 inch long crack in the front board along the joint. The edges of the covers are rubbed. The text block has almost completely come away from the covers, and is hanging on by a single thread. The edges of the endsheets have multiple dark patches, and there are library marks on the front endsheet. There are occasional library stamps in the text. Pages mildly browned. As is.
The first newspaper article that Charles Fletcher Lummis wrote was about Indian education policy and ran in the Los Angeles Times in April 1890. It was titled "Poor Pedro, the Fate of the Indian Who Was Educated," and it started with an anecdote written in the style of a folk tale about an Isleta boy who had gone off to a government school for years and had returned to live a tragic life as an outcast among his own people. Indian rights became a cause he would fight for his entire life.