Reel 61 World War 1918-1919

Reel 61 begins with a series of reports and letters on a wide variety of war related subjects. These include War Risk Insurance legislation; the nationalistic aspirations of the peoples forming the Austro-Hungarian Empire; world conditions and their effect on commerce; the plight of the Jewish population in Poland; and diplomatic relations between the United States and Turkey. Contingency plans to reduce domestic fuel consumption; a daily digest of war-related news from the trade, labor and general press; and correspondence concerning peace proposals end this reel. Correspondents of note include W. H. Marsh, Edward W. Hurley, Morris L. Cooke, George W. Anderson, Louis Marshall, and Norman Hapgood. (Boxes WW 5, 6, 7, 8-1a/1b)