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[Notice, dated 4 July 1776, from a congressional committee to militiamen in Lancaster, Pa., accompanied by a letter of recommendation from the Philadelpphia Committee of Safety, concerning the defense of N.J. and Pennsylvania]

[Notice, dated 4 July 1776, from a congressional committee to militiam...

Reference copy may be available in Lot 4412 LB This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: U.S. Hist. July 4, 1776; Militia Pa.; Congress, U.S. Early; N.J. Hist. 1776; Pe... More

Defense Mapping Agency Bicentennial commemorative memento of the Battle of Yorktown : to His Excellency Gen'l Washington, commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America, this plan of the investment of York and Gloucester has been surveyed and laid down, and is most humbly dedicated.

Defense Mapping Agency Bicentennial commemorative memento of the Battl...

Shows troop positions, firing lines, fortifications, and ship positions. Relief shown by hachures. Facsimile. Original version: To His Excellency Gen'l Washington, commander in chief of the armies of the United... More

[Fortresses designed to enable defense against attack from any direction]

[Fortresses designed to enable defense against attack from any directi...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Trattato di archittetura civile e militare di Francesco di Giorgio Martini ... / Francesco di Giorgio Martini. Torino : Tip. Chirio e Mina, 1841, Tav. XXIII. Published... More

Defense of the California Bank

Defense of the California Bank

A mildly jingoistic satire voicing American suspicions of foreign designs on California after the discovery of gold there in 1848. The bay and coastline of San Francisco are shown, menaced by foreign invaders ... More

The Union defenders certificate in support & defense of the government, the Constitution of the United States, against the great rebellion.
New York City Union Defense Committee to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, May 20, 1861  (Sending someone to meet with Lincoln)
Washington, D. C. Military Defense, Wednesday, May 01, 1861  (Printed Article)
Leslie Combs to A. L. Sanders, Wednesday, April 24, 1861  (Telegram regarding defense of Kentucky)
[Defense of Washington - 6 views: 2 views of Chain Bridge, Pimmitt Run Bridge (small bridge near Chain Bridge), Block House for defense of Aqueduct Bridge, and Georgetown Ferry]

[Defense of Washington - 6 views: 2 views of Chain Bridge, Pimmitt Run...

Brady-Handy Collection This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Wash.(D.C.) (3); C.W. Bridges (3); CW Fortifications Wash.(D.C.); Blockhouses Wash. (D.C.); Ferries; Shelf.

New York City Union Defense Committee, Saturday, May 18, 1861  (Printed Circular)
Goffe rallying the men of Hadley [in defense of Indian attack during King Philip's War, Hadley, Mass., 1675-76]

Goffe rallying the men of Hadley [in defense of Indian attack during K...

Illus. in: The romance and tragedy of pioneer life / Augustus L. Mason. Cincinnati: Jones brothers and company, 1883, p. 133. Microfilm no. 53440 E. Copy neg. made from microfilm?

Socialist Norman Thomas at peace rally. Washington, D.C., June 8. 1,100 people crowded into an antiwar mass meeting held here last night. Condemnation of 'war hysteria' and defense policies were voiced by leaders of congressional, labor, student, and women's groups. Norman Thomas, socialist candidate for Presidency, urged the establishment of camps in this country to care for European refugees. He warned against 'hysterical armament economics - unnecessary for the protection of our homes' - and declared American civil liberties had already been infringed upon by 'war hysteria'
8", 10", and 12" guns at Sandy Hook, coast defense
Will fire Republican answer to President Roosevelt's defense of new deal farm policies. Washington, D.C., March 11. Over a nationwide radio hookup tomorrow night, Rep. Clifford R. Hope, chairman of the G.O.P.'s congressional committee studying farm issues, will answer President Roosevelt's defense of new deal farm policies which he made last week in a bid for the farm vote in the November elections
Defense against aeroplanes with French "155"
War Department besieged by job applicants. Washington, D.C., June 12. Defense preparations have resulted in an unusual rush of applicants for jobs in the War Department. So much so, War Department officials have set aside a special space on the ground floor for interviews and the fillings out of application blanks
Sponsors of bill to prevent war profiteering meet with American Legion representative. Washington, D.C., Jan. 7. Senator Morris Shappard, left and Rep. Lister Hill, right, Chairman of the Senate and House committees on military affairs, said today they would press for earliest action on their war profiteering bill. Col. John Thomas Taylor, Chairman of the legislative committee of the American Legion, who are sponsoring the bill, is shown with the Senators. The bill is designed to prevent profiteering in time of war and to equalize the burdens of war and thus provide for the National defense, and promote peace
Restoration and defense of British liberty in South Africa

Restoration and defense of British liberty in South Africa

5 soldiers posed with rifles protecting woman with British flag symbolizing Britannia. D13577 U.S. Copyright Office. Stereo copyrighted in 1900 by Underwood & Underwood. No. 2. This record contains unverified d... More

Wheeler hits sale of guns at peace rally. Washington, D.C., June 8. Condemnation of 'war hysteria' and defense policies was voiced last night by leaders of congressional, labor, student, and women's groups at an antiwar mass meeting. Over 1,100 persons attended. Senator Burton K. Wheeler, Democrat, of Montana, struck at Administration proposals to sell the Allies supplies of rifles, 75 millimeter guns and ammunition 'officially described as obsolete.' He further stated, ' I want to do everything to help the Allies stamp out the brutal forces which seek to dominate Europe and perhaps the rest of the world, but setting the United States on fire will not help cut out the fire in Europe'
The defense of Champigny
Concentrated wealth on increase. Washington D.C. Concentration of wealth in the control of a few corporations has increased since 1931. Dr. Charles A. Beard, (right) told the Senate Judiciary subcommittee today. Dr. Beard, noted political scientist and economist, was testifying in defense of the O'Mahoney Corporation Licensing Bill, which, if passed, will require corporations dealing in interstate commerce to comply with specified standards to aqcuire a federal license. Senator Joseph O'Mahoney, author of the bill and Chairman of the Committee, is on the left
21st annual convention of U.S. Chamber of Commerce in session. Washington, D.C., June 19. 2,000 delegates assembled in the Mayflower Hotel today for the formal opening of the 21st annual convention of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce. Caustically condemning the dictatorship of Hitler and Mussolini, Perry Pipkin, Tennessee, president of the gathering, today declared that isolation is a dead issue and that the United States must be inseparably bound to England and France if the 'Atlantic Civilization' is to survive. Pipkin recommended to the delegates that immediate steps be taken to work out a referendum system to reflect an organization opinion of such issues as a national defense. Left to right in the picture - Minor Hudson, President, Washington Junior Board of Trade; Perry Pipkin, President of the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce, and A.Z. Foster Wood, General Chairman
Japanese school boys with dummy guns, the nation's future defense

Japanese school boys with dummy guns, the nation's future defense

Stereo copyrighted by Whiting Brothers. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ph. Ind.; Educations, Milit.; Russo-Jap. War; Children; Japan Hist. 1905.

COUNCIL OF NATIONAL DEFENSE
Release all class prisoners … General Defense Committee … Chicago, Ill. … Wm. D. Haywood. [1906-07?].

Release all class prisoners … General Defense Committee … Chicago, Ill...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 55b.

West Point cadets handling coast defense guns

West Point cadets handling coast defense guns

No. 1083-2. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Education, military; Univ & Colleges; Army, U.S. Art... More

[The defense of Champigny]
Nat. Women's Defense League
Nat. Women's Defense League
Nat. Women's Defense League
[Nat. Women's Defense League Camp]
Nat. Women's Defense League
Nat. Women's Defense League Camp
Nat. Women's Defense League
Nat. Women's Defense League Camp. War Gardens
[Nat. Women's Defense League Camp]
Anne Fitzhugh Miller :In Defense of Emmeline Pankhurst

Anne Fitzhugh Miller :In Defense of Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Panhurst is here to explain the British system and why militant methods are needed there, not to convert American women to militant methods.

[Nat. Women's Defense League Camp]
Nat. Women's Defense League
Nat. Women's Defense League Camp. Post Exchange
Nat. Women's Defense League
Defense Not Denial: Pankhurst's militant methods thought ridiculous

Defense Not Denial: Pankhurst's militant methods thought ridiculous

Geneva Daily Times editorial disapproves of Emmeline Pankhurst's militant methods

[Nat. Women's Defense League Camp]
Council of National Defense: Insignia for Volunteer Medical Service Corps
[Coastal defense gun on a disappearing mount]
[Cuba's Council of National Defense]
Council of Nat'l Defense
Cuba's Council of National Defense
Woman's Committee Council of Nat'l Defense
Woman's Committee Council of National Defense
Woman's Committee Council of National Defense
Woman's Committee Council of Nat'l Defense
Woman's Committee Council of Nat'l Defense
Council of Nat'l Defense
Council National Defense Bldg.
Woman's Committee Council of Nat'l Defense (house)
#14 Nat. Women's Defense League, World War I
Nat. Women's Defense League shown Josephus Daniels
#17 Nat. Women's Defense League, [World War I]
#2 Nat. Women's Defense League, [World War I]
Schneider Coast Defense Train

Schneider Coast Defense Train

Photograph shows guns made by the Swiss company Schneider & Cie on a train during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013)

Schneider Coast Defense Train (observation car)

Schneider Coast Defense Train (observation car)

Photograph shows observation car of a train carrying guns made by the Swiss company Schneider & Cie during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013)

The first line of defense needs you - enlist in the Navy / H. Shirer.

The first line of defense needs you - enlist in the Navy / H. Shirer.

U.S. Navy recruitment poster showing a ship at sea. Issued by City of Boston Committee on Public Safety.

The defense

The defense

The three-frame cartoon sequence portrays Sulzer's attack on Murphy. In the first frame, Murphy sits on the deck of a boat with a large cannon, drinking a glass of "Highway Loot" when his "bagman" points to an ... More

Schneider Coast Defense Train (ammunition Car)

Schneider Coast Defense Train (ammunition Car)

Photograph shows ammunition car of a train carrying guns made by the Swiss company Schneider & Cie during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013)

Home Defense League
Canteen, 8th Coast Defense

Canteen, 8th Coast Defense

Photograph shows women serving food to American soldiers of the 8th Coast defense probably in New York State during World War I.

Altman Reg't, Home Defense League
9th Coast Defense [i.e. Defence] - Maj. Miller

9th Coast Defense [i.e. Defence] - Maj. Miller

Photograph shows Major Mills Miller of the U.S. Army Coast Artillery in front of the Everett Building, Union Square, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

In a jovial mood Theodore Roosevelt, member, Advisory Board, American Defense Society.

In a jovial mood Theodore Roosevelt, member, Advisory Board, American ...

Photograph showing Theodore Roosevelt standing on platform smiling. Dates stamped on verso: Apr. 24, 1920; Jan. 28, 1923. Title from news agency caption on item. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the S... More

9th Coast Defence [i.e. Defense] in Union Sq.

9th Coast Defence [i.e. Defense] in Union Sq.

Photograph shows members of the U.S. Army Coast Artillery in front of the Everett Building, Union Square, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

9th Coast Defense, Union Sq.

9th Coast Defense, Union Sq.

Photograph shows members of the U.S. Army Coast Artillery in front of the Everett Building, Union Square, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

Council Nat. Defense Dan'l Willard, Holle[?] Godfrey, Howard Coffin, N.S. Gifford, Grosvenor Clarkson, Julius Rosenwald, Bernard Baruch, Dr. Franklin Martin. Seated, Houston, Daniels, Baker, Lane, Wilson
Women's Defense League camp, [Washington, D.C.], 1916
Mem. Council of Nat'l Defense & Advisory Com.
Home Run Bill' Home Run Bills defense
2me Emprunt de la Defense Nationale

2me Emprunt de la Defense Nationale

People bringing money to the feet of La Marseillaise and Marianne. Translation of title: 2nd National Defense Loan. Signed: A. Robaudi. Promotional goal: Fr. J8. 1916. Item is no. 70 in a printed checklist avai... More

Women's Defense League camp,[...] Wash., D.C., 1916
Cook tent, Women's Defense League camp, [Washington, D.C.], 1916
Rally 'round the flag with United States Marines "Soldiers of the sea" First in defense on land or sea / / Sidney H. Riesenberg 1916.

Rally 'round the flag with United States Marines "Soldiers of the sea"...

U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing marines in a landing party. Poster caption continues: Your country needs you! ; Now's the time to enlist! ; Apply today at 24 East 23rd Street, New York, N.Y.

On les aura! 2e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. Souscrivez

On les aura! 2e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. Souscrivez

A French soldier with gun in one hand, and the other raised urging his comrades on. This was the most remembered French poster produced during the war. Translation of title: We'll get them! The 2nd National De... More

"Wig wag girl" of the Woman's Defense League in the camp near Washington, D.C.

"Wig wag girl" of the Woman's Defense League in the camp near Washingt...

Uniformed woman using signal flags. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Ph. I... More

Women's Defense League camp, [Washington, D.C.], 1916
Spirit of 1917--Join the United States Marines and be first in defense on land or sea

Spirit of 1917--Join the United States Marines and be first in defense...

U.S. Marine color guard leading the advance. Promotional goal: U.S. J26.

Turn to the right! Join the U.S. Navy, your first line of defense / Carey Print N.Y..

Turn to the right! Join the U.S. Navy, your first line of defense / Ca...

Poster showing a rebus on a signpost pointing to the right; the letter "i" in "right" is represented by an eye. Stamped: U.S. Navy Recruiting Station, 225 W. 42nd St., N.Y.C. Forms part of: Willard and Dorothy ... More

COUNCIL OF NATIONAL DEFENSE HEADQUARTERS UNDER CONSTRUCTION
WOMAN'S COMMITTEE. COUNCIL OF NATIONAL DEFENSE. DR. ANNA HOWARD SHAW; IDA M. TARBELL; MRS. STANLEY McCORNICH; MAUD WETMORE; ANTIONETTE FUNK; MRS. JOSIAH COWLES; MRS. JOSEPH LAMAR
COUNCIL OF NATIONAL DEFENSE HEADQUARTERS UNDER CONSTRUCTION
COUNCIL OF NATIONAL DEFENSE. NEW BUILDING
Our three lines of national defense / R. Peckner.

Our three lines of national defense / R. Peckner.

Poster showing a battleship, an industrial cityscape, and military personnel behind an American flag. Title continues: The smoke of America's factory stacks is a signal of our workers' and employers' loyalty. I... More

COUNCIL OF NATIONAL DEFENSE HEADQUARTERS UNDER CONSTRUCTION
WOMAN'S COMMITTEE. COUNCIL OF NATIONAL DEFENSE. DR. ANNA HOWARD SHAW; IDA M. TARBELL; MRS. STANLEY McCORNICH; MAUD WETMORE; ANTIONETTE FUNK; MRS. JOSIAH COWLES; MRS. JOSEPH LAMAR
COUNCIL OF NATIONAL DEFENSE HEADQUARTERS UNDER CONSTRUCTION
COUNCIL OF NATIONAL DEFENSE HEADQUARTERS UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Your country needs you now - The Navy, our first line of defense / Nuyttens 17.

Your country needs you now - The Navy, our first line of defense / Nuy...

Poster showing a sailor holding a rifle, and a harbor with many ships. Enlist at [blank]. No. 33017. Title from item.

Prêtez vos billets de banque à la France. Prenez des bons de la défense nationale / Andrée Ménard, élève.

Prêtez vos billets de banque à la France. Prenez des bons de la défens...

A French soldier's helmet crowned with holly. Underneath it are bank notes. Translation of title: Lend your bank notes to France. Take war bonds. From a group of posters designed by school children and others, ... More

Official proclamation. Iowa Council of national defense. To the farmers of Iowa ... Des Moines, Iowa. June 14, 1918.

Official proclamation. Iowa Council of national defense. To the farmer...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 19, Folder 49.

Registered War Garden under protection of State Council of Defense / J. N. Dingo ; Engraved by Barnes-Crosby Company.

Registered War Garden under protection of State Council of Defense / J...

Poster showing a cartoon from the Chicago Evening Post of a farmer waving a banner "War Gardens" as his cannon made from a bushel basket fires produce and a German figure sky high. Title continues: All the Ammu... More

General defense committee ... Will you help? now? Another member of the Industrial workers of the world has been murdered ... Wm. D. Haywood. Secretary-Treasurer. Chicago [1919].

General defense committee ... Will you help? now? Another member of th...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 55a.

National Defense Commission meets at White House. Washington, D.C., June 20. Among the president's appointments today at the White House was one with his National Defense Commission. Pictured here are two members, Edward R. Stettinius Jr., left, and Sidney Hillman, right
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