Wisconsin's Telephone Brigade solicits support for the United War Work Campaign, 1918

United War Work Campaign, Women's Work Division, State of Wisconsin, United War Work Telephone Brigade


The United War Work Campaign brought together seven organizations--the YMCA, the YWCA, the American Library Association, the War Camp Community Service, the Knights of Columbus, the Jewish Welfare Board, and the Salvation Army--into one large funding drive charged with raising over $170 million for the war in 1918. The Woman's Work Division of the campaign formed a "telephone brigade" to inform people about the effort. This piece, from Wisconsin's telephone brigade, is a transcription of a phone conversation about the November 1918 drive that describes the work of each of the organizations and its importance to winning the war.


Related Topics: World Wars and Conflicts
World War I, at home and in the trenches
Creator: United War Work Telephone Brigade
Pub Data: Milwaukee? Wis: The Brigade, 1918. (Pamphlet 54-1206)
Citation: United War Work Telephone Brigade. "United War Work Campaign, Women's Work Division, State of Wisconsin, United War Work Telephone Brigade." (Milwaukee? Wis: The Brigade, 1918); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1021; Visited on: 8/1/2014
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