Primary Source Learning: The ALA & the Troops

Have students use the primary sources in this set to tell a story about the American Library Association and its mission to support U.S. troops during World War I. The story may be in digital or print form. It could be nonfiction, fiction, or even a song. You may also use this primary set for a found poetry activity. Read the article, Uncle Sam Wants You to Donate Books! to help you get started. Then click on each thumbnail image below to access the full size primary source.

Hey Fellows curator note

The Camp Library Is Yours curator note

ALA and books historical newspaper articles 1917-1919