In 1932, Walter Fisher wrote this autobiography for his family. He describes his family background, and his legal and political careers. A participant in Republican reform activities including civil service reform, Fisher served as Secretary of the Interior under President Taft and founded the Municipal Voters League in Chicago.
The original typescript of this autobiography is in the Fisher Papers in the Library of Congress. The author's son, Walter T. Fisher, obtained a copy which he donated to the Survey in 1959.