Louis Bromfield

Novelist, agrarian theorist Louis Bromfield

Louis Bromfield was an American author and conservationist who gained international recognition, winning the Pulitzer Prize and pioneering innovative scientific farming concepts.
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Lucas, Ohio

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Obama's new egghead - American Thinker (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
As defined by American novelist, Louis Bromfield, there is no more apt description of the type of person that fills the teaching rosters at our universities and grinds out the regulatory apparatus of government that is strangling our economy and our
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Malabar Farm plans reservations-only picnic - Mansfield News Journal
Google News - over 6 years
LUCAS -- Malabar Farm will hold a reservations-only Picnic in the Park fundraiser for the continued preservation of Louis Bromfield's Big House from 5 to 8 pm Saturday in the main barn. A hog roast with locally grown fixings will be prepared by Mohican
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Welches ist denn ihr Lieblingsbuch? Umfrage der Woche - Stuttgarter Nachrichten
Google News - over 6 years
Gern lese ich auch Louis Bromfield oder Krimis. Die Krimis liest allerdings zuerst meine Frau. Wenn sie fertig ist, bekomme ich die Bücher. Rohr. Sommerzeit ist Urlaubszeit. Während im stressigen Alltag oft keine Zeit zum Lesen bleibt,
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One of Bromfield's final letters reveals concern for Brazilian land - Mansfield News Journal
Google News - over 6 years
30, 1956, international author and Lucas farmer Louis Bromfield penned one of his last letters. In failing health, Bromfield was living alone. He no doubt missed his daughter Ellen, her husband Carson Geld and grandson. The letter was addressed to
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ODNR seeking nominations - Urbana Daily Citizen
Google News - over 6 years
Created by ODNR in 1966, the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame has honored 155 individuals to date, including John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed), explorer John Wesley Powell, conservationist/novelist Louis Bromfield, pioneering botanist Lucy Braun,
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Can 'Space Aliens' Save Us? - Antiwar.com
Google News - over 6 years
The second such “threat” was the Soviet Union, and what Louis Bromfield derided as the “international psychopathic cult” of Marxist-Leninism – both of which collapsed under the weight of their own irrationality as the 1990s dawned
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Nominations sought for Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame Deadline for ... - La Prensa
Google News - over 6 years
Created by ODNR in 1966, the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame has proudly honored 155 individuals to date, including John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed), explorer John Wesley Powell, conservationist/novelist Louis Bromfield, pioneering botanist Lucy
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Remarkable Visitor Destination Defines Sustainable Standards - EIN News (press release)
Google News - over 6 years
The farm's history is as storied as its father; Pulitzer Prize-winning author and screenwriter Louis Bromfield. A pioneer in the best farming practices, Bromfield built the farm in 1939, selecting the site for its pastoral, rolling splendor
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Save the date: This week in celebrity wedding anniversaries - Kansas City Star
Google News - almost 7 years
Bogart and Bacall married in a small ceremony at the country home of Bogart's close friend, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Louis Bromfield at Malabar Farm. They had two children. The were together until his death in 1957
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Travel: Shawshank Trail attracts film buffs - Waterloo Record
Google News - almost 7 years
The 32-room farmhouse, the onetime home of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and conservationist Louis Bromfield (1896-1956), is where Hollywood stars Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married in 1945. Bogart and Bromfield had become friends when
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Escape to Shawshank: Fans of 1994 movie can follow footsteps of prison ... - The Republic
Google News - almost 7 years
The 32-room farmhouse, the onetime home of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and conservationist Louis Bromfield (1896-1956), is where Hollywood stars Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married in 1945. Bogart and Bromfield had become friends when
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The Mansfield That Was: Celebrities once flocked to Mansfield - Mansfield News Journal
Google News - almost 7 years
Louis Bromfield was responsible for bringing Hollywood stars to Mansfield in the 1940s and early 1950s. Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married at Malabar in a ceremony that attracted national attention. Bromfield gave a few of the stars who visited the
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Brigham Young (1940 movie) - TIME
Google News - almost 7 years
Written by Louis Bromfield and Lamar Trotti and directed by Henry Hathaway, it pushed Young's zeal to the background to concentrate on the love story of two young settlers, played by Tyrone Power and Linda Darnell, surely the all-time most glamorous
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EXHIBITION REVIEW | 'ON THE MONEY: CARTOONS FOR THE NEW YORKER'; In Tough Times, Finding the Humor in Value
NYTimes - about 9 years
Remember when new American currency was being released a few years ago -- when the $20 bills and the $5 bills had just been redesigned, and the ornate elegance of the old bills was being replaced by the crude blank spaces, grotesquely large corner numerals and prettified portraits of the new? Play money. That's what these stiff slips of paper
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High Priest of the Pasture
NYTimes - almost 13 years
The little dirt road is called Pure Meadows Lane, and to follow it across the slatted wooden cattle guard over the Middle River and into the 550 acres of Polyface farm in Swoope, Va., is to enter a peaceable kingdom, out of time and up-to-date. The oldest wing of the snug white clapboard farmhouse up ahead was built in 1750, and Polyface is just a
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The Embattled Farmers
NYTimes - over 13 years
THE FATE OF FAMILY FARMING Variations on an American Idea. By Ronald Jager. 244 pp. University Press of New England. $26. I LOVE food. I know nothing about farming. That most Americans would put these two sentences together shows how divorced we now are from our rural heritage. We might know a good tomato when we see one -- but we have very little
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Literature Re-enlists In the Military; Pilot Project Is Sending Books to American Ships And Troops Abroad
NYTimes - over 15 years
During World War II soldiers carried Armed Services Editions of pocket-size books and read them avidly whenever they had time. These were literary classics, popular novels, plays and nonfiction issued free to troops around the world. The books, increasingly dog-eared, were a cultural oasis as well as entertainment. Some soldiers took them into
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A Springtime Rite Worth a Year's Wait
NYTimes - almost 18 years
AMONG golfers, this town of 10,000 about an hour's drive east of Pittsburgh is known for Arnold Palmer, who was born here. Among beer drinkers, it is known for Rolling Rock, the malty lager in the long-neck green bottles, which is brewed here. Among serious sundae scholars, all three of them, it is known as the birthplace of the banana split. But
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TV WEEKEND; Little Doris . . . Unhappy at Last, and at First
NYTimes - about 19 years
Early in ''Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke,'' Bernard Lafferty, the title character's butler, conveys his disapproval of cosmetic surgery, and Doris (Lauren Bacall) says: ''How would you know, Bernard? Have you ever had a face lift?'' Bernard (Richard Chamberlain) seems taken aback. ''Good heavens, no,'' he tells her. So credibility is
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Timeline
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    FIFTIES
  • 1956
    Age 59
    Died in 1956.
  • 1952
    Age 55
    Mary Appleton Wood Bromfield died in 1952.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1925
    Age 28
    In 1925, Bromfield and his family left for a vacation in France, a country he had come to love during the war.
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  • 1924
    Age 27
    In 1924, his first novel, The Green Bay Tree, won instant acclaim.
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  • 1921
    Age 24
    Louis Bromfield was married in 1921 to New York socialite Mary Appleton Wood, the daughter of prominent New York City attorney Chalmers Wood and his wife Ellen Appleton Smith.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1896
    Born
    Louis Bromfield was born in Mansfield, Ohio, in 1896 to Charles Brumfield, originally from New England, and Annette Marie Coulter Brumfield, the daughter of an Ohio pioneer.
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