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    Americanism Franklin Delano Roosevelt, former Assistant Secretary of the Navy, speaking of those who fell in battle. "To them we must write the binding finish: it shall not happen again. Americans demand: the crime of war shall cease."
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920
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    Keep the home fires burning
    Keep the home fires burning
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone and male chorus with orchestra. Coupling date: 12/23/1915. (Venue). With (reverse side): My bugler boy / Helen Clark. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Novello, Ivor - Wheeler, Frederick
    • Date: 1916
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    There is no rank in sacrifice Speech by Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels. "Men who live valiantly and die nobly, have a strength and a courage from the Eternal Father. Two of these young heroes have recently received high honor: one a graduate of Annapolis, the other an enlisted man."
    • Contributor: Daniels, Josephus - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Labor's service to freedom A speech by Samuel Gompers, president, American Federation of Labor. "In addition to the fundamental principles at issue, labour has a further interest in the war. This war is a people's war, labor's war. The final outcome will be determined in the factories, the mills, the shops, the mines, the farms, the industries and the transportation agencies of the various countries."
    • Contributor: Gompers, Samuel - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    At the front Speech by Secretary of War Newton D. Baker. "I saw the superb and veteran armies of Great Britain, France, and Italy. I saw the heroic associates with whom our own army is to fight and I had then, as I have now, a sense of stirring and rising pride in the feeling that America's great and splendidly equipped and prepared army is composed of...
    • Contributor: Baker, Newton Diehl - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Good-bye Broadway, hello France : baritone and chorus with orchestra The 1st song from the revue, The passing show of 1917. Edison: 5687-C-2-78 (matrix), 5659-C-3-77 (matrix); Diamond Disc no. on edge of disc: 50443. Arthur Fields, baritone (1st work) ; Billy Murray, tenor (2nd work) ; with chorus and orchestra. Coupling date: 8/21/1917--Cf. Wile, 1978. LC copy: 5687-C-3-72 (matrix, 1st side) ; 5659-C-5-44 (matrix, 2nd side). Engraved labels.
    • Contributor: Fields, Arthur - Murray, Billy - Baskette, Billy - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Date: 1917
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    There's a long, long trail sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus with orchestra. Written in 1913 by two seniors at Yale. Coupling date: 3/27/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): My mother's rosary / Walter Van Brunt. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Elliott, Zo - Ballard, George Wilton - King, Stoddard
    • Date: 1916
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    Come rugiada al cespite
    Ernani. Come rugiada al cespite (Uniform title) | Ernani (Work title)
    Opera. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:09 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is required...
    • Contributor: Victor - Giovanni Martinelli - Walter Rogers - Giuseppe Verdi
    • Date: 1915-05-11
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    Over there sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Cohan, George M. (George Michael) - Murray, Billy
    • Date: 1917
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    Address
    Address by J.D. Rockefeller Jr. | United War Work Campaign
    Speech by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., chairman of the United War Work Campaign, an organization that raised $35 million for various private organizations working with the troops during World War I. "For the first time in history, people of Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant faiths, are standing side by side and working in closest cooperation for a great common cause."
    • Contributor: Rockefeller, John D., (John Davison) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Good luck to the boys of the Allies
    British patriotic song (Title descriptor)
    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:52 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Victor ledgers note: Recorded for Berliner Gramophone Co., Montreal, Canada. John Bolig's Black Label discography shows Victor 17958 as released. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United...
    • Contributor: Victor - Lewis J. Howell - Walter Rogers - Morris Manley
    • Date: 1916-03-06
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    The republic must awaken Speech by Warren G. Harding, U.S. Senator from Ohio. "My countrymen: the surpassing war of all times has involved us and found us utterly unprepared in either a mental or military sense."
    • Contributor: Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Democrats in the World War Tribute to President Wilson by Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer. "A leadership unsurpassed in the history of parliamentary democracy."
    • Contributor: Palmer, A. Mitchell (Alexander Mitchell) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1919
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    The nation in arms Speech by Franklin K. Lane, U.S. Secretary of the Interior. "We are fighting Germany because she sought to terrorize us and then to fool us... Germany has never asked forgiveness of the world [for sinking the Lusitania]...Belgian starving ...piteous cries of children...friendly, harmless, terrorized people."
    • Contributor: Lane, Franklin K. - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    One hundred million soldiers Speech by Frank A. Vanderlip, former Assistant Secretary of Treasury and president of the National City Bank of New York (now Citibank). "To win this war, Congress pledged the resources of the United States to the last man and the last dollar. When you applauded that, you agreed that we would be a united nation."
    • Contributor: Vanderlip, Frank A. (Frank Arthur) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Just like Washington crossed the Delaware, General Pershing will cross the Rhine Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:58 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading...
    • Contributor: Victor - Peerless Quartet - Henry Burr - Albert Campbell - John H. Meyer - Frank Croxton - Josef Pasternack - George W. Meyer
    • Date: 1918-04-08
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    America's choice and opportunity Speech by Newton Diehl Baker, Secretary of War. "A new history of the world will be written and it will date, I think, from the beginning of this war."
    • Contributor: Baker, Newton Diehl - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Vorposten an der italienischen Grenze
    Outpost at the Italian frontier (Parallel (translated) title) | Das Leben im Sch├╝tzengraben und im Felde (Series title)
    Ethnic Spoken Word, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:15 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with band (Description). Victor ledgers bear the heading, "German war songs." This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is...
    • Contributor: Victor - Gyula Szalay - Julius Salay [I.E., Gyula Szalay] - Edward T. King
    • Date: 1916-08-11
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    At Valley Forge Speech by Champ Clark, U.S. Representative from Missouri and Speaker of House. "We are assembled here to pay tribute to the deeds of a portion of the brave men who made us free. [Valley Forge was] the most heroic and without question the most pathetic chapter in the history of the American Army."
    • Contributor: Clark, Champ - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    American rights A speech by William Gibbs McAdoo, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. "Fellow countrymen, this great Republic is facing one of the most extraordinary situations in the world's history. It would be difficult to exagerate the seriousness of the great conflict in which we are engaged."
    • Contributor: McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    What are we fighting for?
    What are we fight for?
    Speech by Rabbi Stephen Samuel Wise, in which Dr. Wise poses the question: "What are we fighting for? My answer to mothers and fathers is, enviable and even glorious is your lot to give your son or bless their dedication to the highest and holiest of causes in which a people was ever engaged."
    • Contributor: Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    The Navy is ready Speech by Josephus Daniels, U.S. Secretary of the Navy. "'We have just begun to fight,' was the slogan of the Navy of '76. That is the slogan of the Navy today."
    • Contributor: Daniels, Josephus - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Goodbye France Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:46 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading...
    • Contributor: Victor - Peerless Quartet - Henry Burr - Albert Campbell - John H. Meyer - Frank Croxton - Rosario Bourdon - Irving Berlin
    • Date: 1918-11-27
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    Madelon (I'll be true to the whole regiment) sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Remick Music Corp., 1918. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone and male voices with orchestra. French words by Louis Bousquet. Coupling date: 1/15/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Till we meet again / Gladys Rice, Vernon Dalhart. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound...
    • Contributor: Edison - Robert, Camille - Fields, Arthur - Bryan, Alfred
    • Date: 1919
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    The Americans come!
    An episode in France in the year 1918 (Subtitle)
    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:27 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Victor ledgers note: "Matrix #1 destroyed in process in matrix plant." This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is...
    • Contributor: Victor - Reinald Werrenrath - Josef Pasternack - Fay Foster
    • Date: 1918-10-28