Tag Archives: Pamphlets

War Posters in the World Digital Library

It’s easy to lose hours perusing the World Digital Library, stumbling across fascinating finds, clicking from place, to time, to topic, to type of item, to institution. We’ve searched the World Digital Library, and come across a number of interesting war posters. Article By: Elisabeth Grant

ACLS Humanities E-Book Adds New Titles

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) recently added 500 new titles online to Humanities E-Book. This addition now brings the Humanities E-Book digital collection up to 2,200 titles. Notable among the recent additions is the AHA’s Guide to Historical Literature series.
January 21, 2009

Buy AHA Publications Online

The AHA would like to announce the launch of its new Publications Sales web site. This is the first time that the AHA has offered the sale of publications on the web and this web site will make it much easier to research and purchase AHA publications.  Article By: Matt Burruss
October 15, 2008

Wars and Worries: A Late Addition to the G.I. Roundtable Series

For anyone interested in World War II era history, we have just posted up a pamphlet on the question _Shall We Have Universal Military Training_. The pamphlet was originally written in early 1944 by Grayson L. Kirk, a government professor at Columbia University, at a time when members of the Franklin Roosevelt’s administration were actively promoting the idea of peacetime conscription to maintain a standing army after the war. At the last minute, however, members of George C. Marshall's staff feared this pamphlet was too political and destroyed all 200,000 printed copies.