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Title: Your United States Impressions of a first visit Author: Arnold Bennett Release Date: February 15, 2005 [EBook #15063] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK YOUR UNITED STATES *** Produced by Rick Niles, Melissa Er-Raqabi, and the PG Online Distributed Proofreading Team at http:--www.pgdp.net [Illustration: THE GLORY OF FIFTH AVENUE INSPIRES EVEN THOSE ON FOOT] YOUR UNITED STATES IMPRESSIONS OF A FIRST VISIT BY ARNOLD BENNETT ILLUSTRATED BY FRANK CRAIG HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS NEW YORK AND LONDON MCMXII COPYRIGHT, 1912, BY HARPER & BROTHERS PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA PUBLISHED OCTOBER, 1912 Sat Apr 01 00:23:31 2017 2 CONTENTS CHAP. I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII. PAGE THE FIRST NIGHT STREETS THE CAPITOL AND OTHER SITES SOME ORGANIZATIONS TRANSIT AND HOTELS SPORT AND THE THEATER EDUCATION AND ART CITIZENS 3 27 49 73 99 123 147 171 ILLUSTRATIONS THE GLORY OF FIFTH AVENUE INSPIRES EVEN THOSE ON FOOT _Frontispiece_ DISEMBARKING AT NEW YORK _Facing p._ 10 THE DOWN-TOWN BROADWAY OF CROWED SKY-SCRAPERS 16 BROADWAY ON ELECTION NIGHT 20 A BUSY DAY ON THE CURB MARKET 34 A WELL-KNOWN WALL STREET CHARACTER 36 THE SKY-SCRAPERS OF LOWER NEW YORK AT NIGHT 38 A WINTER MORNING IN LINCOLN PARK, CHICAGO 42 A RIVER-FRONT HARMONY IN BLACK AND WHITE--CHICAGO 44 THE APPROACH TO THE CAPITOL 50 ON PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE 52 ON THE STEPS OF THE PORTICO--THE CAPITOL 54 UNDER THE GREAT DOME OF THE CAPITOL 56 THE PROMENADE--CITY POINT, BOSTON 60 THE BOSTON YACHT CLUB--OVERLOOKING THE HARBOR 64 AT MORN POURING CONFIDENCES INTO HER TELEPHONE 74 LUNCHEON IN A DOWN-TO...





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