Offered for sale are 15 newspapers from 1917-1918 called, "The Classmate", A Paper For Young People. These papers were published in 1917-1918 by The Methodist Book Concern in New York and Cincinnati, Ohio. Each paper has 8 pages filled with stories and small articles related to faith and other items of interest that are happening in the United States. All 15 papers have stories and articles written by famous novelists whose books are still sought after today and are highly collectable. With these papers having been published in 1918 you'll find several stories relating to WWI. Listed below are the dates of each paper and the front page headline along with some of the novelists.
1917: 1.)May 5th, The Last Straw by Zilpha Leonard Hull. 2.)June 9th, The Fighting Spirit by J. Raymond Elderdice. 3.)June 16th, The Secret of the Gold Mill by Dennis H. Stovall. 4.)June 23rd, The Cathcart Family Tree by Mary E. Q. Brush in Seven Chapters. 5.)August 18th, Barron and Barron Explorers in Eight Chapters by Elizabeth Price.
6.)August 25th, The Dividing Line by Mabel McKee. 7.)September 8th, Magruder's Change of Heart-A Scoutmaster's Story by Isabel Hornibrook. 8.)September 22nd, Time and Chance Happeneth to All in Three Parts by Rose O'Shane. 9.)October 20th, Firefly-The Black Gelding by Dennis Stovall..
1918: 1.)January 19th, The Shanghaied Sophomore in Eleven Chapters by J. Raymond Elderdice. 2.)March 2nd, Altar of Roses byMabel McKee. 3.)March 16th, Brooks Intervenes by Mabel McKee. 4.)April 6th, The Strength of The Pack by Helen Minshall Young. 5.)May 11th, Chrysanthemums by Mabel McKee. 6.)June 1st, Orchard House in Twelve Chapters by Anna Brabham Osborne.
Some famous Novelists: J. Raymond Elderdice, Rose E. Parmele, Mabel McKee, A. M. Barnes, Nevin O. Winter, W. H. Cole, Famous Astrologist Bancroft Walker Sitterly, Harriet Malone Hobson, J. D. Gillian, Harriet V. Davis, H. D. Jones, Helen Minshall Young, Edward T. Martin, Zilpha Leonard Hull, Felicia Buttz Clark, T. S. Stribling, J. L. Harbour, Earl Ruliffson, Elizabeth Price, Mary Inglis, Helen Dortch, Anna Brabham Osborne, Dennis H. Stovall, Alfred Weston, Mary E. Warning, C. F. Stoddard, Gertrude Guthrie Treadway, Alma Stanley Sheridan, Earl Ruliffson, Mary E. Q. Brush, Hilda Richmond, May C. Ringwalt, Ethel Roges, Margaret Fox, Arlo Ayres Brown, James William Jackson, George C. Lane, Leslie W. Quirk, Sarah N. McCreery, Isabel Hornibrook, Pearl Howard Campbell, Rose O'Shane, Paul Creighth, Zoe A. Tilghan, and Florence Lilian Bush. I'm sure you'll enjoy reading the stories by any one of these novelists.
**Condition: Every paper is clean and bright. The April 6th, 1918, paper has moderate chipping and tears along the edges. The June 23rd, 1917, paper has tears on the top edges. The September 8th, 1917, paper has tears on the top edges. There are some edge folds and tiny chips on some of the pages. The papers measure 12" x 15". Overall, except for 3 papers, the remaining papers are in very good condition.
Fifteen papers that will take you back in time and gives you a glimpse of America at the turn of the century seen thru the eyes of the Methodist Sunday School Newspaper.
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