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This is your America,

Author: Gurdon Simmons; Ralph Louis Meyer; William Sharp
Publisher: New York, N.Y., Literary Classics, inc., 1943.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gurdon Simmons; Ralph Louis Meyer; William Sharp
OCLC Number: 185391
Description: 3 v. illus. 24 cm.
Contents: Curly head / Howard Vincent O'Brien --
The end of Ellis Parker / David G. Wittels --
Life with father-in-law! / Olive Pearson Rice --
The great offensive, an editorial from the New York Times --
In the ice business --
Sonja Henie as a career girl / Phil Koury --
How my uncle got his telescope -a tall tale of the Ozarks / John Park Cravens --
Corner book store, from the New York Times --
School for the slow --
but not for the dumb / F.A. Behymer --
Max Baer discovers his brain --
but late / Art Cohn --
Flash! private Goodman's shoes have arrived / Philip Heisler --
The totalitarian threat to Christianity, an editorial from the Topeka Daily Capital --
When Hartford heard the news of Abraham Lincoln's Death / Douglas M. Fellows --
Woods to the west / Kenneth E. Kaufman --
Meet the folks from Peach Orchard --
they're picking cotton / Lewis T. Nordyke --
Death didn't stop the travels of Columbus / John Elfreth Watkins --
The Ommotore --
and the fate of all salesmen / C.E. --
Uncle Sam as a show producer / Andrew R. Kelley --
Wash the dishes and pick up a gun -a woman's work / Lucille E. Morrow --
Bathing beauty / Johnston D. Kerkhoff --
Jimmy can do it / Charles G. Ross --
Duck hunters serenade / Conrad Frederick Smith --
A gift from the boys, from the New Orleans Times-Picayune --
A Drop of oil goes 551 miles / Walter Bishop --
It's an ill wind that blows no good for golfers / H.G. Salsinger --
Our enemies know us better than we know them / R.P. Harriss --
Backstage at a panhandle rodeo / Lewis T. Nordyke --
Your own back yard re-discovered / Lee Shippey --
Bacon and eggs with Charlie Chaplin / John Hobart --
Bored by your hobby? Try fasting, feasting, or rocking / Simpson M. Ritter --
Annie doens't work here anymore / William Henry Wright --
Our biggest spender / Bill Vaughan --
A missionary in Germany / Virginia Gurley --
Around the world on a tennis racket / Bill Stockwell. A Chippewa queen remembers America's last Indian uprising / Einar W. Karlstrand --
The kids back of Henry Aldrich / Howard Cushman --
Once again- to the shores of Tripoli / Edward Doherty --
Women without men / Richard Donovan --
Discover your talents at middle age / Minnie Belle Hutchinson --
Truck driver's assistant to millionaire in 20 Years / the New Haven Register --
A little Tokyo in Arizona / the Phoenix Republic --
Six inches of soul- our grasp on life / Ann Faris --
How to try to wash a dog / Christopher Billopp --
Hypnotize a drunkard, then maybe you can cure him / Eugenia Bridges Harty --
Let's go dig up some buried treasure / Douglas M. Fellows --
"God bless America"- and stay within 35 Miles Per Hour / Lewis T. Nordyke --
You needn't be stopped by a physical handicap / Sadie Ann Pomush --
How Grandma learned to read / Paul Flowers --
Halsted Street, Chicago / Edward Doherty --
Smart guy / Richard Donovan --
Conscientous objector / Allen Shoenfield --
I answer letters from the lovelorn / Sheila Manning --
Lou Gehrig was my friend / Stanley Frank --
More to fight for / the Dayton Journal-Herald --
Getting your boy started / Lee Shippey --
Mr. and Mrs. Author / W.M. Reddig --
Irving Berlin --
Uncle Sam's chief song writer / Donald B. Willard --
The good old days back home / Walter W. Fuller --
Military construction in Spokane / Margaret Bean --
Log cabin church / R.C. Steinmetz --
Miami Beach has gone to war / Daniel Whitehead Hicky --
International education / Jack B. Cohn --
Theater reminiscences of Private Hobart / John Hobart --
The albatross came --
and with it safety / Harry P. Moore --
Jack Van Ryder's column in the brewery gulch / Jack Van Ryder --
Fire / Bill Beeney --
A kiss for "yawn" / Marion Stocker --
Everyday faith / Jack M. Williams --
How'd you like to serve on the draft board / Helen Weston Parry --
King coal / Hud Robbins --
Volunteer / Joseph Grady. Machinery for the blind / H.C. Cranford --
The leadership of the legion / Holman Hamiton --
A giant of the revolution / Nancy Hale --
A stroll with Anne / Jenny Wrenn --
An Arkansas traveler in the Philippines / Mollie Cannon Jones --
Army engineers school / Brad Wilson --
He saw America first / Dr. Frank Thone --
Clouds over the campus / Dave James --
Walk, and like it / Donald Culross Peattie --
The boy who wrote the book comes back home / Arch Merrill --
The trial of Uncle Joe / T.H. Alexander --
Why you should give your pint of blood / Elizabeth Wesson --
The difficulties of Mr. Roosevelt Williams / Harold Martin --
What war has done to the men of America / Bill Cunningham --
Turkey ranch / Willard Neal --
Ethel Merman --
star and mother / Helen Ormsbee --
Cincinnati's boy scouts / Leonard M. Sive --
Coffee dynasty / Douglas Naylor --
How old is a fish? / Joe Hennessy --
The bases for peace / the Birmingham News & Age-Herald --
Christmas caroling in St. Louis / the St. Louis Post-Dispatch --
Every inch a railroad --
all 11 Miles of it / John C. MacCullough --
Golf is bad for a fellow's morale / James K. McGee --
What you eat determines your span of life / Forrest Williams --
Onions and potatoes / Springfield Union & Republican --
How "Old Igo" kept books / J. Frank Dobie --
Tesla, the mystery man / John J. O'Neill --
Dear diary / the New York Herald Tribune --
Rhymes to a radio commercial / Frank Colby --
I joined the Waacs / the Mansfield News-Journal --
Our future homes when peace comes / Elizabeth McRae Boykin --
Grim Gimghoul Castle / H.C. Cranford --
Private papers of a buck private / the Pittsburgh Press --
Beginning of Oregon / William M. Tugman --
The case of Connecticut / Henry H. Smith --
Navy slang / Harry La Ferte --
Collecting old phonographs is his hobby / the Dayton Journal-Herald --
One million policy holders / Carl V. Cefola. Dr. Barbour's tripe book / Margaret Miles --
"Civilian" defense as practiced by the Pueblo Indians / the Detroit News --
Umbrellas past and present / the Dayton Journal-Herald --
Navajo land / the Phoenix, Arizona Republic --
Aptitude test / Grace Haller --
Army food! / Jack Thale --
The death of Newburg, KY / Joe Curtis --
"Custer's last stand" is still a popular painting / Stanton G. Mockler --
What the WPA did for St. Paul / Carl G. Langland --
Treating mental maladjustments resulting from battle / Victor Ullman --
What rabbits can do for you / the Dayton Journal-Herald --
How we bagged our first U-Boat / the New Haven Register --
Our first Americans / Ralph O. Brown --
Mother of Thanksgiving Day / Frances M. Kelly --
Strangler Lewis / Johnston D. Kerkhoff --
George Kaufman / Andrew R. Kelley --
A wig-maker and his garden / Mary Wingfield Scott --
Scenes from the dead past of a gay city / Donald W. Smith --
The average man has been radically altered / Bill Vaughan --
Dr. Buchman visits Atlanta / Lamar Q. Ball --
Private views / S.D. Dickinson --
Jonah's whale ride was just a lark / Martin Sheridan --
What Goes On? / Chapin Hall --
West Jersey title find starts treasure hunt / Henry C. Beck --
Let's go fishing / C.E. --
The story of Koussevitzky / Harry Rauch --
It's trapping time in Marshlands / Arthur W. Van Pelt --
Heroes of the merchant marine / John C. O'Brien --
Castor oil is proving bad medicine for axis / R.L. Urruela.
Responsibility: compiled by Gurdon Simmons and Ralph Louis Meyer; illustrations by William Sharp. A compilation of inspired newspaper feature articles ...

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