Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies Collection

Items placed in acid-free folders ​

Accession Number: SC 17:24
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1940-1941
Size: 1 regular Hollinger; 0.3 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Unknown
Acquisition info: Unknown, found in stacks
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: Unknown
Language: English
Processed by: Melissa Miller, December 2017
Conservation notes: Items placed in acid-free folders
Scope and Content: The collection contains correspondence, promotional literature, and newspaper clippings for the WWII group, the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, of which there was a St. Louis chapter. Much of the correspondence belonged to member H. Lorine Pickett.
Arrangement: Collection organized alphabetically by type of document.
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: No remarks

Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies
1 regular Hollinger; 0.3 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding Aid
1/2 Correspondence, 1940 (152)
1/3 Correspondence, 1941 (60)
1/4 Member Lists; 1940 (4)
1/5 Miscellaneous Items

-Resolution; May 1940

-Action Chart; August 1940

-Conference with Mr. Eichelberger; October 1940

-Financial information; October 1940

-Promotion report; October 1940

-Speech by Clark M. Eichelberger; October 1940

-"All Possible Aid to Britain"

-Committee application, blank

-Committee application, completed by Mr. and Mrs. EU Cowdry

-"Estimate of Supplies Being Sent to Allies"

-Lecture fliers (2)

-"Letters from London"

-Newspaper blank form

-Objectives (2)

-Order form, blank

-Petition, blank

-Program and menu

-"We Must Join with Other Nations to Build World Organizations"

1/6 Newspaper Clippings and Periodicals; May 1940-October 1941 (16)
1/7 Progress Bulletins; 1940 (18)
1/8 Promotional Literature

-"Hitler’s American Ambitions"; 1940

-"2 + 2 = 4: It’s as Simple as That!"; July 1940

-"Parcels for the Forces"; July 1940

-"Destroyers for Great Britain"; August 1940

-"Labor and the Totalitarian Threat"; August 1940

-"The Latin American Attitude Towards Neutrality"; August 1940

-"Hitler or Britain: What Is Your Choice?"; September 1940 (3)

-"In Order to Survive"; 1941

-"You Can Defend America"; 1941

-"Meet the Issues Now!"; May 1941

-"What Hitler’s Victory Would Mean to American Labor!"; June 1941

-"Battle of America: How We Can Avoid It"

-"The Battle of America Has Started!"

-"Can We Hope to Isolate This Hemisphere?"

-Committee handbook for telephone campaign

-"The Consequences of an Appeasement Peace"

-"Defend America by Aiding the Allies"

-"Destroyers for Britain May Mena American Safety"

-"Give Congress the Green Light to Defend America"

-"If You Want to Help Stop Hitler, Do This Now"

-The League of Fair Play information

-"Let’s Use Our Borrowed Time"

-"Our Peril If Britain Falls"

-"Nazi Bombers Blast New York" (3)

-"Pershing’s Warning"

-"Primer of American Defense"




-"Suicide Again?"

-"Ten Billion Dollars Is Not Enough"

-"We Must Deliver the Goods to Britain Now!"

1/9 Statements

-Statement of Program; July 1940

-Statement of Policy; November 1940-September 1941 (10)

-Suggested Statement on Anti-Semitism

1/10 Telegrams; 1940 (10)
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