1915. This volume contains the lecture entitled Acres of Diamonds by Russell Conwell, as well as a biographical sketch of Conwell's life and achievements by Robert Shackleton. As a student, schoolmaster, lawyer, preacher, organizer, thinker and writer, lecturer, educator, diplomat, and leader of men, Conwell made his mark on his city and state and the times in which he lived. His ideas, ideals and enthusiasm have inspired tens of thousands of lives. This is a book full of the energetics of a master workman.