(Mss 14)


Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

November 2000



List of Series and Subseries

Container List

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26 items.

Geographic Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana.

Inclusive Dates:

ca. 1918-1919

Bulk Dates:

ca. 1918-1919


Correspondence, broadsides, government documents, pamphlets, and periodicals primarily concerned with World War I patriotic activities in New Orleans and the surrounding area.  The materials came originally from the André Lafargue estate.

Related Collections:



Purchase, 1970.


No Restrictions.


Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.


World War I Collection (MSS 14), Louisiana and Special Collections Department, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

List of Series and Subseries

Series I:


Series II:


Series III:

Government Documents.

Series IV:

Correspondence.  Form letters.

Series V:


Series VI:


Container List

Series I. Correspondence (1 item)

14-1    "United War Work Campaign" form letter addressed to André Lafargue and signed by W. C. Baker (Nov. 8, 1918).  1 item

Series II. Broadsides (8 items)

14-2    Broadsides announcing patriotic meetings and bond drives.  Various dates and places, most with New Orleans and Louisiana locales.  8 items

Series III. Government Documents (12 items)

14-3    U.S. Congress.  Public Information Committee.  Four-minute Men Division.

 Series IV. Correspondence (5 items)

Form letters (1 item n.d., 4 items 1918) with attachments.

14-3    Bulletin.  nos. 31, 32, 37, 42 (May 27 - October 21, 1918).  4 items

            Four-minute Men News, edition D; June 29, 1918.  1 item

            Four-minute Men News, edition F [historical number]; December 24, 1918.  1 item

            Four-minute Men News, edition F, illustrated section; December 24, 1918 [January 1919].  1 item

 Series V. Pamphlets (3 items)

14-4    French Red Cross Gala Fete, New Orleans, La., February 1, 1917.  Four-page invitation to purchase tickets for a "Gala Fete at the French Opera House on Saturday Evening, March 17, 1917..."  [New Orleans, 1917].  1 item

            Piprot-Aubert, F.  Poèmes de Guerre: Chants Patriotiques (1914-1919).  Orleans, 1919.  Signed presentation copy from author.  1 item

            [Wilson, (Thomas) Woodrow].  His Great War Message.  New Orleans, [19--].  1 item

Series VI. Periodicals (2 items)

14-5    The Speakers' Bulletin.  "Issued Weekly to Red Cross Speakers by the Speakers' Bureau at National Headquarters."  Washington, D.C., Vol. 1, No. 1 (November 2, 1918

Index Terms

Louisiana—New Orleans—History

World War, 1914-1918

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