America's call to arms

America's call to arms

Dates: 1917

Printed speech presented before a joint session of congress on April 2, 1917 asking for a declaration of war against Germany. The item was written by Konrad Kail and is called "America's call to Arms." Kail used dark and light pen strokes in writing the speech which make a profile portrait of Wilson.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 leaf)
  • Creator: Kail, Konrad. -- Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1142
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from America's call to arms must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1142; America's call to arms; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1142, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated.
Acquisition Information
Donated.
Subject Terms
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924--Biography--Sources; International Relations; Politics, Government, and Law; Presidents--United States--Biography--Sources; United States--History--1913-1921--Sources; United States--Politics and government--1913-1921--Sources
Genre / Form
Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1142
Finding Aid Title
America's call to arms
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:42-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Educator, author, politician, and 28th president of the United States.



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