Audio Recording The third Liberty Loan

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Title
The third Liberty Loan
Summary
Patriotic speech by Richard A. Purdy on behalf of the third Liberty Loan drive. Purdy was a member of the Four Minute Men, a national network of volunteers authorized by President Woodrow Wilson to deliver patriotic speeches during the four minutes between reels changing in movie theaters across the country. Coordinated by the U.S. Committee on Public Information, the Four Minute Men generated support for the American war effort, including encouragement to buy Liberty Bonds and Thrift Stamps. "Remember, this is not a war; it is the war. The task is to make the world free... It is the question of the survival of autocracy or democracy. They are in their death grapple. It is a fight to the finish and it is up to us."
Contributor Names
Purdy, Richard A. (Richard Augustus), 1863-1925. spk
Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress)
A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[New York] : Nation's Forum, 1918.
Subject Headings
-  Purdy, Richard A.--(Richard Augustus),--1863-1925--Political and social views
-  Speeches, addresses, etc., American
-  Patriotism--United States
-  World War, 1914-1918--United States--Propaganda
-  World War, 1914-1918--Finance--United States
-  Liberty bonds
-  Four Minute Men (Society)
-  United States--Politics and government--1913-1921
-  Live sound recordings
-  Test pressings (Sound recordings)
Genre
Alternate takes (Sound recordings)
Notes
-  Nation's Forum: 77793-1 (matrix).
-  Richard A. Purdy, speaker.
-  Recorded Apr. 26, 1918, New York, N.Y.
-  Take 1.
-  Sound quality: very good.
-  Single-sided vinyl custom pressing of an original master recording made by the Columbia Graphophone Company; issued as an unnumbered Nation's Forum series matrix number 77793.
-  Without label; data handwritten on container.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Rigler and Deutsch index, DLC 308/0667
-  Goldenberg, D. "Nation's Forum : a history and discography," The Discographer, v. 2, n. 4
-  Source used: M/B/RS Recorded Sound Section Subjects files; discographical sources.
-  Production level cataloging.
Medium
1 sound disc (2 min., 35 sec.) : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
NCPB 03264
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsrs/nforum.9000035
Library of Congress Control Number
2004650683
Rights Advisory
Digital version reproduced by the Library of Congress through the generosity of the family of Guy Golterman and with the cooperation of CBS-Sony Records and the Recording Industry Association of America.
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Description
Patriotic speech by Richard A. Purdy on behalf of the third Liberty Loan drive. Purdy was a member of the Four Minute Men, a national network of volunteers authorized by President Woodrow Wilson to deliver patriotic speeches during the four minutes between reels changing in movie theaters across the country. Coordinated by the U.S. Committee on Public Information, the Four Minute Men generated support for the American war effort, including encouragement to buy Liberty Bonds and Thrift Stamps. "Remember, this is not a war; it is the war. The task is to make the world free... It is the question of the survival of autocracy or democracy. They are in their death grapple. It is a fight to the finish and it is up to us."
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Chicago citation style:

Purdy, Richard A. , . Spk, Nation'S Forum Collection, and A.F.R. Lawrence Collection. The third Liberty Loan. [New York: Nation's Forum, 1918] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004650683/.

APA citation style:

Purdy, R. A., Nation'S Forum Collection & A.F.R. Lawrence Collection. (1918) The third Liberty Loan. [New York: Nation's Forum] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004650683/.

MLA citation style:

Purdy, Richard A. , . Spk, Nation'S Forum Collection, and A.F.R. Lawrence Collection. The third Liberty Loan. [New York: Nation's Forum, 1918] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004650683/>.