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Overview This collection contains materials from three sources: the America First Committee, other American groups with similar goals, and German propaganda in the 1930s. Materials include pamphlets, small monographs, serials, correspondence, flyers, posters, political ephemera, and photographs. These items are a sample of the kinds of material generated before U.S. entry into World War II. Taken individually, the items in this collection provide only a fragmentary record of the times; considered as a...
Abstract The Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies was formed in 1940 to encourage American interest in aiding Great Britain, and ultimately in entering the war in Europe and defeating the Axis powers. The material collected here is only a fraction of the propaganda which was circulated. Included as well is some material by other similar groups active between 1940 and 1942. These materials were donated to the McCormick Library in 1980 by Northwestern University Archives who received them as...