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Outlook, The, Published Weekly, with Illustrations, Wednesday February 14, 1917

By Roosevelt, Theodore

New York, NY: The Outlook Company, 1917. 23 x 30 cm. "The Dawn and Sunrise of History"" by Theodore Roosevelt, discusses some major overhaul to U.S. education. ""The United States Severs Diplomatic Relations with Germany"" , includes photo of President Wilson addressing Congress on this measure. Ruthless German Submarine Warfare Begins. Congress Overrides President on Immigration Bill, which will require literacy test of immigrants.The Break with Germany: Poll of the Press. German-American press in U.S. overwhelmingly behind the President. British press reluctant to see U.S. in war with Germany. German press says, ""bring 'em on!"" Adv for Brunswick Home Billiard Tables, Davey Tree Surgeons, James McCutcheon & Co. Ladies' Clothing, Harper & Brothers set of 25 volumes of Mark Twain's works for $25.00. Nujol for Constipation, offered by Standard Oil Company of New Jersey. Mazda lamps by General Electric Company. Periodical, moderate wear, very good. . Catalogs: World War I.


Fore River Log, The; November 1915

Quincy, MA: The Fore River Shipbuilding Corporation, 1915. 17 x 24 cm. Third issue of house organ published in the interests of the employees of the Fore River Shipbuilding Corporation. Lead story shows photo of Battleship USS Nevada under way. The ship has undergone the most severe engineering trials ever given a battleship in this country; she will be delivered to the Government in January (1916). Secretary of the Navy Daniels visits Yard. Periodical magazine, minor crease in cover, good. . Catalogs: World War I.


Fore River Log, The; February 1917

Quincy, MA: The Fore River Shipbuilding Corporation, 1917. 17 x 24 cm. Eighth issue of house organ published in the interests of the employees of the Fore River Shipbuilding Corporation. ""Economics of the Wage Situation"" by Roger W. Babson. Yard News: Appointment of H.E. Gould foreman of the Q Department. Launch of the ""Julia Luckenbach"" with Miss Andrea Fenwick, sponsor Periodical magazine, minor crease in cover, good. . Catalogs: World War I.


Third Liberty Loan: World War I; Treasury Department Bureau of Publicity, 1918: United States Government Bonds

Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1918. 15 x 23 cm. 1,800,000 of America's brave sons are now serving in the Army and the Navy of the United States: Letter from Treasury Secretary McAdoo. Details on bonds: maturity, denominations, tax exemption, bond purchase fund, receivable for federal inheritance taxes. Paper leaflet, dampstain at bottom right corner, 4 cm; good. . Catalogs: World War I.


Facts of Interest Concerning the Military Resources and Policy of the United States, War Department Publication

Washington, DC: War Department, 1914. 14.7 x 23.2 cm. Act of April 22, 1898 declares that all able bodied male Americans and those who intend to become citizens, ages 18-45 are liable to perform military duty. Regular Army organization. Traditional military policy. Relation of the Regular Army to the Nation's war power. The necessity of a reserve system. This booklet formed the legal rationale for the huge expansion of the Army during World War I. Paper booklet, very good. . Catalogs: World War I.


Red Flower, The; Poems Written in War Time by Henry Van Dyke D.C.L. (Oxon.)

By Van Dyke, Henry, D.C.L. (Oxon.)

New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917. 11.8 x 18.6 cm. Van Dyke wrote these poems during the Great War (1914-1918). Two poems were written in 1914 under the name Civis Americanus since he was in a diplomatic post and could not reveal that he was the author. Title poem, ""The Red Flower"", is a premonition of the war to come: ""In the pleasant time of Pentecost, By the little river Kyll...; the friendly German soil, Lay round me green and still.....But all day long on the eastern bank....The endless trains of German troops Went rolling down to Trier."" Also, ""A Scrap of Paper"", ""Lights Out"", ""Remarks about Kings"", ""War-Music"", ""The Bells of Malines"", ""The Heavenly Hills of Holland"", ""America's Prosperity"", ""The Glory of Ships"", more. This copy was presented by Kenyon L. Leach, President of Massachusetts Agricultural College. Decorated paper on board with cloth spine. Red poppy decorates cover. Slight wear. Inscr.: ""Merry Christmas 1917, Kenyon L. Butterfield, Amherst, Mass."" Very good. . Catalogs: World War I.


Lost Battalion: History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion by ""Buck Private"" McCollum, sketches by Franklin Sly and Tolman R. Reamer

By McCollum, ""Buck Private"

L.C. McCollum, 1929. 13 x 17.6 cm. Tribute to First Battalion of the 308th Infantry, 77th Division, fighting in the Argonne in France, October, 1918.Dedicated to Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. Charles W. Whittlesey. Poems, sketches, photos of leaders. Leatherette cover, Presentation bookplate on title page from Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post. 159, Lawrence, MA to Mrs. K. Quinlan. Very good. . Catalogs: World War I.