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United States -- History -- 1913-1921 -- Sources

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

America's call to arms print

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309756]
Identifier: MSS SC 1142
Scope and Contents

Printed speech presented before a joint session of congress on April 2, 1917 asking for a declaration of war against Germany. The item was written by Konrad Kail and is called "America's call to Arms." Kail used dark and light pen strokes in writing the speech which make a profile portrait of Wilson.

Dates: 1917

Franklin D. Roosevelt letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293551]
Identifier: Vault MSS 623
Scope and Contents

Two typed and signed letters written at the Navy Department in Washington in 1918. The first is dated April 29 and is addressed to Mr. Fred G. Walsen, and the other is dated May 9 and is addressed to Mrs. C. W. Wildey. The body of both letters is identical and expresses appreciation for heeding the Navy's call for binoculars, telescopes, and spy glasses.

Dates: April-May 1918