By Tim Hill
A short description of the U.S. Presidential election of 1916, brought to you by Tim Hill.
Cooper, John Milton. Woodrow Wilson: a Biography. Vintage Books, 2011.
Lovell, S. D. The Presidential Election of 1916. Southern Illinois University Press, 1980.
Purcell, L. Edward, and Ray E. Boomhower. Vice Presidents: a Biographical Dictionary. Facts On File, 2010.
Image from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1916_United_States_presidential_election
By Gannon Foley and Jake Sherman
This week on the podcast, Gannon and Jake discuss different types of American WWI propaganda and the effects it had on the country.
“Can Vegetables, Fruit, and the Kaiser too.” Accessed October 11, 2020. https://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/gardening/images/popups/10935-P150-can-the-kaiser.jpg.
Collier, Barron G. “Times Are Hard Your Majesty—You Leave Us Nothing to Do.” 1918. Poster. World Digital Library. Accessed October 11, 2020. https://www.wdl.org/en/item/4527/.
Flagg, James Montgomery. “I Want You for US Army.” 1917. Poster. World Digital Library. Accessed October 11, 2020. https://www.wdl.org/en/item/576/.
Karunaratne, Natasha. “The Anti-German Sentiment of WWI.” Re-Imagining Migration. Accessed October 11, 2020. https://reimaginingmigration.org/the-anti-german-sentiment-of-world-war-i/.
Siegel, Robert and Art Silverman. “During World War I, US Government Propaganda Erased German Culture.” NPR. April 7, 2017. Accessed October 11, 2020. https://www.npr.org/2017/04/07/523044253/during-world-war-i-u-s-government-propaganda-erased-german-culture.
Strothmann, Frederick. “Beat back the Hun with Liberty Bonds.” 1918. Poster. “The Anti-German Sentiment of World War I” by Natasha Karunaratne. Re-Imagining Migration. Accessed October 11, 2020. https://reimaginingmigration.org/the-anti-german-sentiment-of-world-war-i/.
Anthony, Richards. (2014). The Conscientious Objectors Paid a High Price. The Telegram.Retrieved from https://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-one/inside-first-world-war/part-nine/10803538/conscientious-objectors-first-world-war.html.
Conscientious Objector. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/topic/conscientious-objector.
Schleif, Luke. (2014). Conscientious Objectors. International Encyclopedia of the First World War. Retrieved from https://encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net/article/conscientious_objectors.
Yoder, Anne (N.D.). Conscientious Objection During World War I. Retrieved from https://wwionline.org/articles/conscientious-objection-during-world-war-i/.
Here we have a video "podcast" about the 369th US Infantry Regiment or, as they are better known, the Harlem Hellfighters. Enjoy!
The Harlem Hellfighters, from https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-the-harlem-hellfighters.htm
History, Simple, director. Harlem Hellfighters (World War 1). YouTube, YouTube, 27 Mar. 2017, www.youtube.com/watch?v=7A8eWsFXH5g&t=9s.
Trickey, Erick. “One Hundred Years Ago, the Harlem Hellfighters Bravely Led the U.S. Into WWI.” Smithsonian.com, Smithsonian Institution, 14 May 2018, www.smithsonianmag.com/history/one-hundred-years-ago-harlem-hellfighters-bravely-led-us-wwi-180968977/.
Mikkelsen, Edward. Boley, Oklahoma (1903- ) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed, 2017, blackpast.org/aah/369th-infantry-regiment-harlem-hellfighters.
Chandler, Adam. (2017). The Leak That Helped Push America Into World War I. The Atlantic. Retrieved from https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/03/zimmermann-telegram/518217/.
Rubin, Richard. (2014). Why Don’t Americans Remember the War. The Atlantic. Retrieved from https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/08/why-dont-americans-remember-the-war/373469/.
Storey, William Kelleher. (2014). The First World War (2nd ed.) London, United Kingdom: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.
Interesting Battle Rosaries issued to Catholic soldiers in World War 1. They are unlike any rosary in existence today.
"100th Anniversary of 1916 Military Rosary Inspires New Combat Rosary." Roman Catholic Man. March 22, 2018. Accessed September 19, 2018. https://www.romancatholicman.com/100th-anniversary-of-1916-military-rosary-inspires-new-combat-rosary/.
"Here's a Sturdy Rosary for Catholic Men." National Catholic Register. Accessed September 19, 2018. http://www.ncregister.com/blog/astagnaro/heres-a-sturdy-rosary-for-catholic-men.
"Historical Replicas | WWI Battle Beads Rosary - $29.99." Rugged Rosaries®. Accessed September 19, 2018. https://www.cordbands.com/pages/battle-beads-rosary.
"WWI Battle Beads® Service Combat Rosary - The Soldier's Rosary." Rugged Rosaries®. Accessed September 19, 2018. https://www.cordbands.com/products/wwimbb-pardon.
Welcome to our 2018 podcast season! This short episode briefly discusses the commemoration of the war, and specifically the armistice, in Britain. It also discusses special events planned for the centenary in Britain and the USA.
Image of the Cenotaph in 1919.
Ruane, Michael E. "First Americans to die in WWI may have been volunteers in French army." Washington Post 14 Feb. 2015. Web. 23 Mar. 2016. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/first-americans-to-die-in-wwi-may-have-been-volunteers-in-french-army/2015/02/14/a1d137de-b2d8-11e4-827f-93f454140e2b_story.html