Letters, Aug. 24, 1936

Dark McGuffey Sirs: I have read with interest in your Aug. 3 issue your account of the recent meeting of the Federated McGuffey Societies at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the publication of the McGuffey Readers.

Dr. McGuffey was my maternal grandfather, and I am writing to ask if you will correct an error in your description of his personal appearance? Your account refers to him as "the sobersided, carrot-topped young teacher." As a matter of fact, Dr. McGuffey had heavy black hair, and was of dark complexion. I...

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