Holman Francis Day (November 6, 1865 – February 19, 1935) was an American author, born at Vassalboro, Maine. He graduated from Colby College (class of 1887) and in 1889-90 he was managing editor of the publications of the Union Publishing Company in Bangor, Maine. He was also editor and proprietor of the Gazette in Dexter, Maine, a special writer for the Journal in Lewiston, Maine, representative of the Boston Herald, and managing editor of the Daily Sun in Lewiston. From 1901 until 1904 he was military secretary to Gov. John F. Hill of Maine.
The Holman Day House, his home Auburn, Maine, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
His book The Rider of the King Log was adapted into the 1921 film The Rider of the King Log. His play Along Came Ruth was adapted into the 1924 film Along Came Ruth.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1865, Died 1935
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1916
Roles Represented in DAHR: author
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-9531||10-in.||10/7/1910||Aunt Shaw's pet jug||Henry Allan Price||Recitation||author|
|Victor||B-18001||10-in.||6/21/1916||Plain old kitchen chap||Charles Ross Taggart||Monologue||author|
|Victor||B-18002||10-in.||6/21/1916||The stock in the 'tie-up'||Charles Ross Taggart||Monologue||author|
|Victor||B-18005||10-in.||6/21/1916||Fiddler cured the camp||Charles Ross Taggart||Monologue, with violin||author|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Day, Holman," accessed August 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105858.
Day, Holman. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105858.
"Day, Holman." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.
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