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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Four-Minute Men Records
    Dates: 1914-1918
    Collection Number: GC 1134
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes: 8 letter; 2 legal)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Los Angeles County chapter of the World War I Committee on Public Information, Division of Four-Minute Men, a group of men organized to give four-minute long speeches on various subjects related to war efforts on the home front including Liberty Loan and "the meaning of America." Bulletins and correspondence, but primarily report cards completed by speakers with the following information: name of speaker, venue, date, time, number of people in attendance, and topic. Also statistical report cards completed by the county chairman to be sent to the state level.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Four-Minute Men Records. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Los Angeles County chapter of the Four-Minute Men was headquartered at 719 So. Hill Street, Los Angeles. The chairman was Marshall Stimson.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Los Angeles County chapter of the World War I Committee on Public Information, Division of Four-Minute Men, a group of men organized to give four-minute long speeches on various subjects related to war efforts on the home front including Liberty Loan and "the meaning of America." Bulletins and correspondence, but primarily report cards completed by speakers with the following information: name of speaker, venue, date, time, number of people in attendance, and topic. Also statistical report cards completed by the county chairman to be sent to the state level.

    Indexing Terms

    United States. Committee on Public Information. Division of Four Minute Men.
    World War, 1914-1918.