• "Get in the Game" by Berton Bellis

    Bellis, Burton

    Patriotic poem about rationing during World War I written by St. Louis poet Berton Bellis and sent to Governor Tom C. Rye. This work reflects the patriotic attitudes and spirit of self-sacrifice preva…

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  • Letter to Governor Tom C. Rye from Anne Dallas Dudley, Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association

    Dudley, Anne Dallas, 1876-1955

    Letter dated February 9, 1917 to Governor Tom C. Rye from Anne Dallas Dudley, President of the Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association. Dudley offers the services of 25,000 Tennessee women to participate…

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  • How to "Reach" the Masses: Typical Speech #4

    Four Minute Men (Society), United States. Committee on Public Information

    Form speech written for use by the Four Minute Men Association. This speech attempts to refute arguments against the United States' involvement in World War I such as Germany's attitudes toward libert…

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  • Post War Problems in the Community, January 1919 by Rutledge Smith

    Smith, Rutledge, 1870-1962

    This essay by Rutledge Smith, National Council of Defense Federal Field Secretary for Tennessee, advises Tennesseans on how to maintain sense of community and patriotism after World War I. He presents…

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