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Content Roundup – First Week – May 2016

Selection p. [17], Treat ’em rough, v. 1, no. 9, July 29, 1918

Selection p. [17], Treat ’em rough, v. 1, no. 9, July 29, 1918

A number of new items join the ranks this week! For your reading and research needs, take a look at some of the following: a number of significant Great War materials, including a rare Camp Colt U.S. Tank Corp. publication “Treat ‘Um Rough” featuring a number of photographs of the Camp Commander – then Major Dwight D. Eisenhower, a book of “Doughboy Poetry” from troops serving on the Mexican border, and from the Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center – World War I war records of Philadelphia Roman Catholics serving in the conflict.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Front cover

Front cover

Flower and weed / by M.E. Braddon
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:457399]

The wizard of the waves; or, A story of life and adventure on land and sea / by L. Philips
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:456990]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:451860]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:451818]

Great War

Front cover

Front cover

Pilgrimage for the mothers and widows of soldiers, sailors, and marines of the American forces now interred in the cemeteries of Europe as provided by the Act of Congress of March 2, 1929
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:458977]

Front cover, "Doughboy Poetry" (Cover title: On the Mexican border)

Front cover, “Doughboy Poetry” (Cover title: On the Mexican border)

“Doughboy Poetry” / [Compiled by Ivan L. Gaddis]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:459676]

Front cover

Front cover

Treat ’em rough (1 issue added: v. 1, no. 9, July 29, 1918 )
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:459635]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

Selection [1] p., "Splendid St. Patrick's Day Celebration" / "A Fenian Group", The Gaelic American - Vol. IV No. 12, March 23, 1907

Selection [1] p., “Splendid St. Patrick’s Day Celebration” / “A Fenian Group”, The Gaelic American – Vol. IV No. 12, March 23, 1907

The Gaelic American (1907: 8 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:458858]

Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center

Delaney, Lawrence E., died: September 24, 1918

Delaney, Lawrence E., died: September 24, 1918

World War I — War Records (15 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:459489]

Villanova Digital Collection

Falvey Memorial Library

Doodle, April 27, 2016

Doodle, April 27, 2016

Daily Doodles (2016: 3 images added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:444148]


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