Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was an American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. Raised in Hudson, Illinois, he met early success as a traveling salesman with the Larkin soap company. Today Hubbard is mostly known as the founder of the Roycroft artisan community in East Aurora, New York, an influential exponent of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Among his many publications were the nine-volume work Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great and the short story A Message to Garcia. He and his second wife, Alice Moore Hubbard, died aboard the RMS Lusitania, which was sunk by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland on May 7, 1915.
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... beyond this, the word roycroft had a special significance to Elbert Hubbard, meaning King's Craft ... Elbert Hubbard had been influenced by the ideas of William Morris on a visit to England ... The inspirational leadership of Hubbard attracted a group of almost 500 people by 1910, and millions more knew of him through his essay A Message to Garcia ...
... Jesus Was An Anarchist (1910), also published as The Better Part Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book (1923) ...
... Alice Moore Hubbard (June 7, 1861 – May 7, 1915) was a noted American feminist, writer, and, with her husband, Elbert Hubbard was a leading figure in the Roycroft movement ... the married soap salesman and philosopher Elbert Hubbard whom she married in 1904 after a controversial affair in which she bore the illegitimate, Miriam Elberta Hubbard (1894–1985) ... Her works include Justinian and Theodora (1906 with Elbert Hubbard), Woman's Work (1908), Life Lessons (1909), and The Basis of Marriage (1910) ...
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