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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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    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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    When Uncle Joe steps into France
    Duet with orchestra (Title descriptor)
    Popular Music, Ethnic Characterizations. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:54 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal duet, 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...
    • Contributor: Victor - Collins and Harlan - Byron G. Harlan - Arthur Collins - Josef Pasternack - Billy Winkle
    • Date: 1918-06-12
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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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    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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    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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    Loyalty Speech by Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby. "It is important that we should constantly keep before us the duty of inculcating in the minds of our citizens from overseas, the true meaning and significance of America, and the high duty that rests upon every generation to sustain our blessed institutions, and to transmit them to posterity strengthened and unimpaired."
    • Contributor: Colby, Bainbridge - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920
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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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    Die Wacht am Rhein
    Watch on the Rhine (Parallel (translated) title)
    sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:11 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, 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 is not...
    • Contributor: Victor - Carl Schlegel - Walter Rogers - Carl Wilhelm
    • Date: 1914-11-10
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    When Alexander takes his ragtime band to France
    Comedienne with orchestra (Title descriptor)
    Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:08 | Vocal (Category). Female vocal solo, 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 - Marion Harris - Josef Pasternack
    • Date: 1918-06-18
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    Just a baby's prayer at twilight From Edison records catalog: After you have listened to this Re-Creation a few times you will probably decide it is one of the most perfectly rendered songs you ever heard. Notice, particularly, the orchestra accompaniment in the refrain. This lyric gives a new idea to the many "war-lyrics" that have been written. "Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight, for a Daddy Over There." Few...
    • Contributor: Edison - Jerome, M. K. - Lewis, Sam M. - Young, Joe - Homestead Trio
    • 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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    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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    My sweetheart is somewhere in France Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:06 | Vocal (Category). Female 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...
    • Contributor: Victor - Elizabeth Spencer - Josef Pasternack - Robert King - Mary Earl [I.E., Robert King]
    • Date: 1917-10-19
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    Lorraine (My beautiful Alsace-Lorraine)
    My beautiful Alsace-Lorraine
    From Edison records catalog: Did you know that for nearly forty years, since Germany took Alsace-Lorraine from France, a monument to it has stood in Paris, draped in black, and every year adorned with flowers? It is the land France has never ceased to mourn and is probably the only territory she hopes to gain by the war. Fred Fisher has been very clever...
    • Contributor: Edison - Fisher, Fred - Dalhart, Vernon - Bryan, Alfred
    • Date: 1918
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    The American soldier Speech by Warren G. Harding, Senator of Ohio. "My countrymen. Though not in any partisan sense, I must speak of the services of the men and women who rallied to the colors of the Republic in the World War. America realizes and appreciates the services rendered." Text excerpted from hist Speech accepting the Republican Presidential nomination, June 12, 1920.
    • Contributor: Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920
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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
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    Let us not forget--a message to the American people Coupling date: 1/7/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): National airs of the Allies / New York Military Band.
    • Contributor: Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva) - Edison, Thomas A.
    • Date: 1919
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    France (we have not forgotten you) Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:46 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with violin duet and 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...
    • Contributor: Victor - Lambert Murphy - Josef Pasternack - Milton Ager
    • Date: 1918-06-27
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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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    America and the war Speech by Calvin Coolidge, Governor of Massachusetts. "Works which endure come from the soul of the people. The mighty in their pride walk alone to destruction. The humble walk hand in hand with providence to immortality."
    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920
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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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    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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    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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    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