Chicago, IL: Illinois State Department; Reserve Officers' Association of the US; National Defense Magazine, 1927. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (4to). Very good+ condition. Item #017458
Eleven issues of this uncommon magazine. Includes Vol. I, Nos. 4-9 (May, June, Jul-Aug, Sep-Oct, Nov, Dec) and Vol. II, Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7 (Jan-Feb, Mar, May-Jun, Jul, Nov-Dec.). Protected in a clamp binder with original paperback bindings intact. The edges are lightly soiled and shelfworn, with a few pages with small tears. One issue has a few ownership labels affixed to the rear cover, and there is one instance of pencil notations in one issue. Devoted to the preservation and development of the responsibilities, rights and privileges of citizenship under the Constitution of the United States, and to the complete fulfillment of the National Defense Act of 1920. The Official Publication of the Illinois State Department, Reserve Officers' Association of the US, The 86th Infantry Division Association, ROTC Unit of the Chicago Public High Schools, and including CMTC Recall, A Journal of the Citizens' Military Training Camps. Contributors include Max Mason, B.S. Patterson, Amos Alonzo Stagg, T.J.J. Christian, Leroy F. Smith, C.S. Boucher, C.R. Gildart, Mrs. Delwin M. Campbell, Edward N. Wentworh, Elam L. Clarke, Abel Davis, John W. Thalman, Mrs. Bessie Stuart Smith, Alfred Sidney Story, M.E. Hulse, Grant M. Miles, Paul Weeks, James M. Shute, Justus Stalnaker, Mrs. Vinton Earl Sisson, A.G. Weppler, Grant M. Miles, Howard A. Lepper, W.L. Velie Jr., Joseph T. Ryerson, Lloyd D. Mielenz, Bess C. Sweeney, W.A. Rosenfield, C.B. Robbins, W.A. Oldfather, C.L.H. Ruggles, H.A. Jung, Grace H. Brosseau, William Green, Howard P. Savage, George C. Seaman, Joseph M. Woods, Tom R. Wyles, Justus Stalnaker, Fred E. Busbey, Edward N. Wentworth, J.J. Kelly, T.D. Bonneville, Charles G. Dawes, William Lassiter, Carlos E. Black, Ferre C. Watkins, Mrs. Sydney Leighton Smith, Walter C. Cole, Edward N. Wentworth, Charles C. Haffner, Charles P. Summerall, Helen Douglas, W.J. Patterson, D.C. Shull, Dwight R. Davis, Noble Brandon Judah, Harris Lanning, David Kinley, W.T. Merry, W.F. Lodge, William M. Mumm, Ralph R. Bush, Walter Dill Scott, S.B. McKinney, Mrs. James A. Patten, Kenneth L. Wilson, E.G. Chapman, Mary Allison Goodhue, W.B. Shearer, Foster S. Elroy, and C.A. Rogers Jr. First edition.