National Geographic Magazine - April 1918

Front Cover, The National Geographic Magazine, Volume XXXIII, Number 4, April 1918.

Front Cover, The National Geographic Magazine, Volume XXXIII, Number 4, April 1918. GGA Image ID # 1a0104b32a

This issue features an article on our American Navy written by Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy, profusely illustrated with photographs of Navy ships and personnel.


  • The Gem of the Ocean: Our American Navy
    By Hon. Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy
    36 Illustrations
  • Forerunners of Famine
    By Frederic C. Walcott
    Of the U.S. Food Administration; Author of "Devastated Poland"
    9 Illustrations
  • An Appeal to Members of the National Geographic Society
    A pledge to elimate wheat flour from our menu in support of our troops and alied forces.
    2 Illustrations
  • What Is It to be an American?
    By Hon. Franklin K. Lane, Secretary of the Interior
    An address delivered before an educational conference in Washington, D.C.
    8 Illustrations
  • Forming New Fashions in Food
    The Bearing of Taste on One of Our Great Food Economies, the Dried Vegetable, which is Developing into a Big War Industry
    By David Fairchild
    Agricultural Explorer in Charge of Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction, U.S. Department of Agriculture
    11 Illustrations
  • The National Geographic Society in War Time
    By Major-General A. W. Greely, U.S. Army
    5 Illustrations
  • The Symbol of Service to Mankind
    The Greatest Humanitarian Movement of Modern Times Originated in a Practical Attempt to Meet a Pricatical Need with a Practical Remedy
    By Stockton Axson
    National Secretary, American Red Cross
    11 Illustrations

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Copyright 1918

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