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The Resource This is your America, compiled by Gurdon Simmons and Ralph Louis Meyer ; illustrations by William Sharp

This is your America, compiled by Gurdon Simmons and Ralph Louis Meyer ; illustrations by William Sharp

Label
This is your America
Title
This is your America
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Gurdon Simmons and Ralph Louis Meyer ; illustrations by William Sharp
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
B53, p. 61
Citation source
McVicker
Dewey number
814.5082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
This is your America, compiled by Gurdon Simmons and Ralph Louis Meyer ; illustrations by William Sharp
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"How 'Old Igo' kept books / by J. Frank Dobie": v. 3, p. 13-[19]
Contents
Curly head / Howard Vincent O'Brien -- The end of Ellis Parker / David G. Wittels -- Life with father-in-law! / Olive Pearson Rice -- The great offensive, an editorial from the New York Times -- In the ice business -- Sonja Henie as a career girl / Phil Koury -- How my uncle got his telescope -a tall tale of the Ozarks / John Park Cravens -- Corner book store, from the New York Times -- School for the slow -- but not for the dumb / F.A. Behymer -- Max Baer discovers his brain -- but late / Art Cohn -- Flash! private Goodman's shoes have arrived / Philip Heisler -- The totalitarian threat to Christianity, an editorial from the Topeka Daily Capital -- When Hartford heard the news of Abraham Lincoln's Death / Douglas M. Fellows -- Woods to the west / Kenneth E. Kaufman -- Meet the folks from Peach Orchard -- they're picking cotton / Lewis T. Nordyke -- Death didn't stop the travels of Columbus / John Elfreth Watkins -- The Ommotore -- and the fate of all salesmen / C.E. -- Uncle Sam as a show producer / Andrew R. Kelley -- Wash the dishes and pick up a gun -a woman's work / Lucille E. Morrow -- Bathing beauty / Johnston D. Kerkhoff -- Jimmy can do it / Charles G. Ross -- Duck hunters serenade / Conrad Frederick Smith -- A gift from the boys, from the New Orleans Times-Picayune -- A Drop of oil goes 551 miles / Walter Bishop -- It's an ill wind that blows no good for golfers / H.G. Salsinger -- Our enemies know us better than we know them / R.P. Harriss -- Backstage at a panhandle rodeo / Lewis T. Nordyke -- Your own back yard re-discovered / Lee Shippey -- Bacon and eggs with Charlie Chaplin / John Hobart -- Bored by your hobby? Try fasting, feasting, or rocking / Simpson M. Ritter -- Annie doens't work here anymore / William Henry Wright -- Our biggest spender / Bill Vaughan -- A missionary in Germany / Virginia Gurley -- Around the world on a tennis racket / Bill Stockwell -- A Chippewa queen remembers America's last Indian uprising / Einar W. Karlstrand -- The kids back of Henry Aldrich / Howard Cushman -- Once again- to the shores of Tripoli / Edward Doherty -- Women without men / Richard Donovan -- Discover your talents at middle age / Minnie Belle Hutchinson -- Truck driver's assistant to millionaire in 20 Years / the New Haven Register -- A little Tokyo in Arizona / the Phoenix Republic -- Six inches of soul- our grasp on life / Ann Faris -- How to try to wash a dog / Christopher Billopp -- Hypnotize a drunkard, then maybe you can cure him / Eugenia Bridges Harty -- Let's go dig up some buried treasure / Douglas M. Fellows -- "God bless America"- and stay within 35 Miles Per Hour / Lewis T. Nordyke -- You needn't be stopped by a physical handicap / Sadie Ann Pomush -- How Grandma learned to read / Paul Flowers -- Halsted Street, Chicago / Edward Doherty -- Smart guy / Richard Donovan -- Conscientous objector / Allen Shoenfield -- I answer letters from the lovelorn / Sheila Manning -- Lou Gehrig was my friend / Stanley Frank -- More to fight for / the Dayton Journal-Herald -- Getting your boy started / Lee Shippey -- Mr. and Mrs. Author / W.M. Reddig -- Irving Berlin -- Uncle Sam's chief song writer / Donald B. Willard -- The good old days back home / Walter W. Fuller -- Military construction in Spokane / Margaret Bean -- Log cabin church / R.C. Steinmetz -- Miami Beach has gone to war / Daniel Whitehead Hicky -- International education / Jack B. Cohn -- Theater reminiscences of Private Hobart / John Hobart -- The albatross came -- and with it safety / Harry P. Moore -- Jack Van Ryder's column in the brewery gulch / Jack Van Ryder -- Fire / Bill Beeney -- A kiss for "yawn" / Marion Stocker -- Everyday faith / Jack M. Williams -- How'd you like to serve on the draft board / Helen Weston Parry -- King coal / Hud Robbins -- Volunteer / Joseph Grady -- Machinery for the blind / H.C. Cranford -- The leadership of the legion / Holman Hamiton -- A giant of the revolution / Nancy Hale -- A stroll with Anne / Jenny Wrenn -- An Arkansas traveler in the Philippines / Mollie Cannon Jones -- Army engineers school / Brad Wilson -- He saw America first / Dr. Frank Thone -- Clouds over the campus / Dave James -- Walk, and like it / Donald Culross Peattie -- The boy who wrote the book comes back home / Arch Merrill -- The trial of Uncle Joe / T.H. Alexander -- Why you should give your pint of blood / Elizabeth Wesson -- The difficulties of Mr. Roosevelt Williams / Harold Martin -- What war has done to the men of America / Bill Cunningham -- Turkey ranch / Willard Neal -- Ethel Merman -- star and mother / Helen Ormsbee -- Cincinnati's boy scouts / Leonard M. Sive -- Coffee dynasty / Douglas Naylor -- How old is a fish? / Joe Hennessy -- The bases for peace / the Birmingham News & Age-Herald -- Christmas caroling in St. Louis / the St. Louis Post-Dispatch -- Every inch a railroad -- all 11 Miles of it / John C. MacCullough -- Golf is bad for a fellow's morale / James K. McGee -- What you eat determines your span of life / Forrest Williams -- Onions and potatoes / Springfield Union & Republican -- How "Old Igo" kept books / J. Frank Dobie -- Tesla, the mystery man / John J. O'Neill -- Dear diary / the New York Herald Tribune -- Rhymes to a radio commercial / Frank Colby -- I joined the Waacs / the Mansfield News-Journal -- Our future homes when peace comes / Elizabeth McRae Boykin -- Grim Gimghoul Castle / H.C. Cranford -- Private papers of a buck private / the Pittsburgh Press -- Beginning of Oregon / William M. Tugman -- The case of Connecticut / Henry H. Smith -- Navy slang / Harry La Ferte -- Collecting old phonographs is his hobby / the Dayton Journal-Herald -- One million policy holders / Carl V. Cefola -- Dr. Barbour's tripe book / Margaret Miles -- "Civilian" defense as practiced by the Pueblo Indians / the Detroit News -- Umbrellas past and present / the Dayton Journal-Herald -- Navajo land / the Phoenix, Arizona Republic -- Aptitude test / Grace Haller -- Army food! / Jack Thale -- The death of Newburg, KY / Joe Curtis -- "Custer's last stand" is still a popular painting / Stanton G. Mockler -- What the WPA did for St. Paul / Carl G. Langland -- Treating mental maladjustments resulting from battle / Victor Ullman -- What rabbits can do for you / the Dayton Journal-Herald -- How we bagged our first U-Boat / the New Haven Register -- Our first Americans / Ralph O. Brown -- Mother of Thanksgiving Day / Frances M. Kelly -- Strangler Lewis / Johnston D. Kerkhoff -- George Kaufman / Andrew R. Kelley -- A wig-maker and his garden / Mary Wingfield Scott -- Scenes from the dead past of a gay city / Donald W. Smith -- The average man has been radically altered / Bill Vaughan -- Dr. Buchman visits Atlanta / Lamar Q. Ball -- Private views / S.D. Dickinson -- Jonah's whale ride was just a lark / Martin Sheridan -- What Goes On? / Chapin Hall -- West Jersey title find starts treasure hunt / Henry C. Beck -- Let's go fishing / C.E. -- The story of Koussevitzky / Harry Rauch -- It's trapping time in Marshlands / Arthur W. Van Pelt -- Heroes of the merchant marine / John C. O'Brien -- Castor oil is proving bad medicine for axis / R.L. Urruela
Control code
185391
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
3 v.
Lccn
43008396
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (v. 3) (SW Writers): Forms part of: Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 1 (v. 1) (SW Writers): Gift of Dudley Dobie and Marcelle Smith, 2013 (Access. No. 2013-082). From the library of Dudley Dobie, Sr. With covered dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 1 (v. 2) (SW Writers): Gift of Dudley Dobie and Marcelle Smith, 2013 (Access. No. 2013-082). From the library of Dudley Dobie, Sr. Item laid in: Telegram from J.J. Benjamin, Editor, Literary Classics, to J. Frank Dobie, Houston Post (Houston, Texas), 1943, May 18, pm 11:37 (1 sheet). With dust jacket.
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Label
This is your America, compiled by Gurdon Simmons and Ralph Louis Meyer ; illustrations by William Sharp
Publication
Note
"How 'Old Igo' kept books / by J. Frank Dobie": v. 3, p. 13-[19]
Contents
Curly head / Howard Vincent O'Brien -- The end of Ellis Parker / David G. Wittels -- Life with father-in-law! / Olive Pearson Rice -- The great offensive, an editorial from the New York Times -- In the ice business -- Sonja Henie as a career girl / Phil Koury -- How my uncle got his telescope -a tall tale of the Ozarks / John Park Cravens -- Corner book store, from the New York Times -- School for the slow -- but not for the dumb / F.A. Behymer -- Max Baer discovers his brain -- but late / Art Cohn -- Flash! private Goodman's shoes have arrived / Philip Heisler -- The totalitarian threat to Christianity, an editorial from the Topeka Daily Capital -- When Hartford heard the news of Abraham Lincoln's Death / Douglas M. Fellows -- Woods to the west / Kenneth E. Kaufman -- Meet the folks from Peach Orchard -- they're picking cotton / Lewis T. Nordyke -- Death didn't stop the travels of Columbus / John Elfreth Watkins -- The Ommotore -- and the fate of all salesmen / C.E. -- Uncle Sam as a show producer / Andrew R. Kelley -- Wash the dishes and pick up a gun -a woman's work / Lucille E. Morrow -- Bathing beauty / Johnston D. Kerkhoff -- Jimmy can do it / Charles G. Ross -- Duck hunters serenade / Conrad Frederick Smith -- A gift from the boys, from the New Orleans Times-Picayune -- A Drop of oil goes 551 miles / Walter Bishop -- It's an ill wind that blows no good for golfers / H.G. Salsinger -- Our enemies know us better than we know them / R.P. Harriss -- Backstage at a panhandle rodeo / Lewis T. Nordyke -- Your own back yard re-discovered / Lee Shippey -- Bacon and eggs with Charlie Chaplin / John Hobart -- Bored by your hobby? Try fasting, feasting, or rocking / Simpson M. Ritter -- Annie doens't work here anymore / William Henry Wright -- Our biggest spender / Bill Vaughan -- A missionary in Germany / Virginia Gurley -- Around the world on a tennis racket / Bill Stockwell -- A Chippewa queen remembers America's last Indian uprising / Einar W. Karlstrand -- The kids back of Henry Aldrich / Howard Cushman -- Once again- to the shores of Tripoli / Edward Doherty -- Women without men / Richard Donovan -- Discover your talents at middle age / Minnie Belle Hutchinson -- Truck driver's assistant to millionaire in 20 Years / the New Haven Register -- A little Tokyo in Arizona / the Phoenix Republic -- Six inches of soul- our grasp on life / Ann Faris -- How to try to wash a dog / Christopher Billopp -- Hypnotize a drunkard, then maybe you can cure him / Eugenia Bridges Harty -- Let's go dig up some buried treasure / Douglas M. Fellows -- "God bless America"- and stay within 35 Miles Per Hour / Lewis T. Nordyke -- You needn't be stopped by a physical handicap / Sadie Ann Pomush -- How Grandma learned to read / Paul Flowers -- Halsted Street, Chicago / Edward Doherty -- Smart guy / Richard Donovan -- Conscientous objector / Allen Shoenfield -- I answer letters from the lovelorn / Sheila Manning -- Lou Gehrig was my friend / Stanley Frank -- More to fight for / the Dayton Journal-Herald -- Getting your boy started / Lee Shippey -- Mr. and Mrs. Author / W.M. Reddig -- Irving Berlin -- Uncle Sam's chief song writer / Donald B. Willard -- The good old days back home / Walter W. Fuller -- Military construction in Spokane / Margaret Bean -- Log cabin church / R.C. Steinmetz -- Miami Beach has gone to war / Daniel Whitehead Hicky -- International education / Jack B. Cohn -- Theater reminiscences of Private Hobart / John Hobart -- The albatross came -- and with it safety / Harry P. Moore -- Jack Van Ryder's column in the brewery gulch / Jack Van Ryder -- Fire / Bill Beeney -- A kiss for "yawn" / Marion Stocker -- Everyday faith / Jack M. Williams -- How'd you like to serve on the draft board / Helen Weston Parry -- King coal / Hud Robbins -- Volunteer / Joseph Grady -- Machinery for the blind / H.C. Cranford -- The leadership of the legion / Holman Hamiton -- A giant of the revolution / Nancy Hale -- A stroll with Anne / Jenny Wrenn -- An Arkansas traveler in the Philippines / Mollie Cannon Jones -- Army engineers school / Brad Wilson -- He saw America first / Dr. Frank Thone -- Clouds over the campus / Dave James -- Walk, and like it / Donald Culross Peattie -- The boy who wrote the book comes back home / Arch Merrill -- The trial of Uncle Joe / T.H. Alexander -- Why you should give your pint of blood / Elizabeth Wesson -- The difficulties of Mr. Roosevelt Williams / Harold Martin -- What war has done to the men of America / Bill Cunningham -- Turkey ranch / Willard Neal -- Ethel Merman -- star and mother / Helen Ormsbee -- Cincinnati's boy scouts / Leonard M. Sive -- Coffee dynasty / Douglas Naylor -- How old is a fish? / Joe Hennessy -- The bases for peace / the Birmingham News & Age-Herald -- Christmas caroling in St. Louis / the St. Louis Post-Dispatch -- Every inch a railroad -- all 11 Miles of it / John C. MacCullough -- Golf is bad for a fellow's morale / James K. McGee -- What you eat determines your span of life / Forrest Williams -- Onions and potatoes / Springfield Union & Republican -- How "Old Igo" kept books / J. Frank Dobie -- Tesla, the mystery man / John J. O'Neill -- Dear diary / the New York Herald Tribune -- Rhymes to a radio commercial / Frank Colby -- I joined the Waacs / the Mansfield News-Journal -- Our future homes when peace comes / Elizabeth McRae Boykin -- Grim Gimghoul Castle / H.C. Cranford -- Private papers of a buck private / the Pittsburgh Press -- Beginning of Oregon / William M. Tugman -- The case of Connecticut / Henry H. Smith -- Navy slang / Harry La Ferte -- Collecting old phonographs is his hobby / the Dayton Journal-Herald -- One million policy holders / Carl V. Cefola -- Dr. Barbour's tripe book / Margaret Miles -- "Civilian" defense as practiced by the Pueblo Indians / the Detroit News -- Umbrellas past and present / the Dayton Journal-Herald -- Navajo land / the Phoenix, Arizona Republic -- Aptitude test / Grace Haller -- Army food! / Jack Thale -- The death of Newburg, KY / Joe Curtis -- "Custer's last stand" is still a popular painting / Stanton G. Mockler -- What the WPA did for St. Paul / Carl G. Langland -- Treating mental maladjustments resulting from battle / Victor Ullman -- What rabbits can do for you / the Dayton Journal-Herald -- How we bagged our first U-Boat / the New Haven Register -- Our first Americans / Ralph O. Brown -- Mother of Thanksgiving Day / Frances M. Kelly -- Strangler Lewis / Johnston D. Kerkhoff -- George Kaufman / Andrew R. Kelley -- A wig-maker and his garden / Mary Wingfield Scott -- Scenes from the dead past of a gay city / Donald W. Smith -- The average man has been radically altered / Bill Vaughan -- Dr. Buchman visits Atlanta / Lamar Q. Ball -- Private views / S.D. Dickinson -- Jonah's whale ride was just a lark / Martin Sheridan -- What Goes On? / Chapin Hall -- West Jersey title find starts treasure hunt / Henry C. Beck -- Let's go fishing / C.E. -- The story of Koussevitzky / Harry Rauch -- It's trapping time in Marshlands / Arthur W. Van Pelt -- Heroes of the merchant marine / John C. O'Brien -- Castor oil is proving bad medicine for axis / R.L. Urruela
Control code
185391
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
3 v.
Lccn
43008396
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (v. 3) (SW Writers): Forms part of: Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 1 (v. 1) (SW Writers): Gift of Dudley Dobie and Marcelle Smith, 2013 (Access. No. 2013-082). From the library of Dudley Dobie, Sr. With covered dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 1 (v. 2) (SW Writers): Gift of Dudley Dobie and Marcelle Smith, 2013 (Access. No. 2013-082). From the library of Dudley Dobie, Sr. Item laid in: Telegram from J.J. Benjamin, Editor, Literary Classics, to J. Frank Dobie, Houston Post (Houston, Texas), 1943, May 18, pm 11:37 (1 sheet). With dust jacket.
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