Letters, Aug. 3, 1931

Fall Painting


Some time ago I was greatly shocked in seeing an oil painting of Mr. Fall, ex-Secretary of the Interior, hanging in the lobby of the Department of the Interior in Washington, D. C.

I wanted to destroy the painting or at least throw it into the ash can but was told the painting was government property and I would be arrested for destruction thereof if I destroyed the painting.

It is an insult to every loyal American to allow Criminal Fall's portrait to remain in the Department of the Interior, therefore I would...

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