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Dime builds battleship fund... Marjorie Sterett...

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February 04, 1916

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 4, 1916  Front page carries an article entitled "Little Girl's Dime May Build A Warship to Guard America" with subtitle "Child, Tired of Funds for Foreigners, Starts One for Own Nation". This is about Marjorie Sterett who started the Marjorie Sterett Battleship Fund Award from her desire to help build the battleships for World War I. Her handwritten letter was personally responded to by President Roosevelt. See photos for the letter.
Other news and advertisements of the day are within.
Complete in fourteen pages, slight irregular left spine. Should be handled with some care.

Category: The 20th Century