Letter from William Howard Taft to Frank D. Hopley, April 5, 1921, "The Most Thrilling Moment of My Life"

Summary

Frank Dorrance Hopley (1872-1933) wrote a number of boy's books and authored stories and articles for national magazines and newspapers. In 1921, Hopley had an idea for an article--he would ask famous individuals to share their life's most thrilling moment. Former President William Taft responded that he would be unable to help as his life had not been "thrilling."

Frank Dorrance Hopley (1872-1933) wrote a number of boy's books and authored stories and articles for national magazines and newspapers. In 1921, Hopley had an idea for an article--he would ask famous individuals to share their life's most thrilling moment. Former President William Taft responded that he would be unable to help as his life had not been "thrilling."

Artifact

Letter (Correspondence)

Date Made

05 April 1921

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

34.558.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Typewriting
Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 in

Width: 8 in

Inscriptions

printed at top: WILLIAM H. TAFT / NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT

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