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Episode 4: August to December 1915

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Episode 4 Show Notes:

Evening public ledger., August 25, 1915.
p. 4: “Allies Checked By Turks in Gallipoli Fight”

Margaret Emilia Brunner Scrapbook, 1914-1915.
p. 186: “Major Brunner, R.E., Missing” - Northwich Guardian, Sept. 3, 1915. (Uspal)
p. 186: Personal ads - Morning Post, Sept. 3, 1915.

The chemist and druggist, Vol. 88, no. 38 = no. 1912 (16 Sept. 1916).
p. 39-40: “Died on Service” (Brunner)

The Boy Aviators with the Air Raiders: A Story of the Great World War - Chapter XIV The Peril in the Sky - 1915

Ardmore Chronicle - Volume XXVII, No. 5, Saturday, November 6, 1915.
p. 5: ADVERT “Dreer’s Bulbs”
p. 8: “Suffragists Carry 33 Penna. Counties

Issues and Events v. 3 no. 21 (November 20, 1915).
p. 7: “The Spreading of English Culture”
p. 9: ADVERT “The Best Gift Calendar for the Year 1916”

Issues and Events v. 3 no. 23 (December 4, 1915).
p. 7: “What of America After the World War?”

Ardmore Chronicle - Volume XXVII, No. 11, Saturday, December 18, 1915.
p. 3: “Main Line Women Work for War Relief”


Historical documents for this episode were accessed through the digital collections of the Digital Library @ Villanova University, the Internet Archive, and the Library of Congress. The theme music is from "Til We Meet Again" as performed by Nicholas Orlando's Orchestra. The Mail Call podcast is a project of Home Before the Leaves Fall: a Great War Centennial Exposition. For more information, visit

This episode featured the voice talents of Alexander Williams, David Uspal, Demian Katz, Laura Bang, Laura Matthews, and Sarah Wingo.

Narrator: Chris Hallberg

Producers & Editors: Chris Hallberg and Raamaan McBride

Executive Producer: Laura Bang



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