The Lincoln Highway
National Museum & Archives
102 Old Lincoln Way West
Galion, Ohio 44833

(202) 536-5329 Voice


2006--Light Around the World--2006

Celebrating

"A New Liberty Enlightening the World"
as

as we celebrate the

93rd Anniversary
of the

Dedication of the Lincoln Highway
the

120th Anniversary
of the
Dedication of the
"Statue of Liberty"
aka

"Liberty Enlightening the World"
the

90th Anniversary
of the

"Illumination of Liberty"
and the

Claire Rochester
Lincoln Highway
"Statue of Liberty Illumination Tour"

"Binding Together"

The Great 1917 Liberty Fire
on the

White House Lawn

and
Liberty Fires All Across America
with a reading of

Liberty Aflame
and the
1919
"Liberty Fires"
aka
"Peace Fires"

envisioned by

Sir Robert Baden Powell
Chief Scout of the World
and carried out by
Boy Scouts from Around the World.


Flag Day 1916,
was without question,
"The Greatest Flag Day Celebration"
in American History.

"The Nation's Bonfire"
President's Park
Washington, DC
1917--Liberty Fires--1917
Sweep Across the Continient
October 23, 1917
"The Nation's Bonfire"
President's Park
Washington, DC




Colonel Robert Harper,
Chairman of the Lincoln Highway Committee,
Chairman of the Local Liberty Loan Committee,
was in charge of building the 25 x 50 ft. Liberty Fire
and gave the command to light the fire poses with
Mrs. William G. MaAdoo, President Wilson's daughter and
Chairman of the Women's Liberty Loan Committee,
who pushed the button to light the blaze sending the signal
for Liberty Fires to sweep across the continient.

(Harris & Ewing Photo)

LOC Call Number: LC-H261-9643
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Liberty Fire-Washington, DC Liberty Fire-Washington, DC

Washington, DC - October 23, 1917
Colonel Robert Harper,
Chairman of the Local Liberty Loan Committee
and in charge of building the Bonfire poses with
members of the Committee in front of the huge fire,
which took 5 days to construct.

(Harris & Ewing Photo)

LOC Call Number: LC-H261-9642
Click Here For HI-Res LOC Image


Washington, DC - October 23, 1917
Colonel Robert Harper,
Chairman of the Local Liberty Loan Committee
and in charge of building the Bonfire poses with
members of the Committee in front of the huge fire,
which took 5 days to construct.

(Harris & Ewing Photo)

LOC Call Number: LC-H261-9651
Click Here For HI-Res LOC Image

Liberty Fire-Washington, DC Liberty Fire-Washington, DC

Washington, DC - October 23, 1917
Mrs. William G. MaAdoo, President Wilson's daughter and
Chairman of the Women's Liberty Loan Committee,
pushes the button to light the Liberty Fire sending the
signal for Liberty Fires to sweep across the continient.

(Harris & Ewing Photo)

LOC Call Number: LC-H261-9644
Click Here For HI-Res LOC Image


Washington, DC - October 23, 1917
Mrs. William G. MaAdoo, President Wilson's daughter and
Chairman of the Women's Liberty Loan Committee,
pushes the button to light the Liberty Fire sending the
signal for Liberty Fires to sweep across the continient.

(Harris & Ewing Photo)

LOC Call Number: LC-H261-9645
Click Here For HI-Res LOC Image

Liberty Fire-Washington, DC Liberty Fire-Washington, DC

Washington, DC - October 23, 1917
Liberty Fire in President's Park on the Ellipse
south of the White House. The Fire was 50 feet tall
and 25 feet wide with a cedar tree at the apex of the pyramid.

(Harris & Ewing Photo)

LOC Call Number: LC-H261-9646
Click Here For HI-Res LOC Image


Washington, DC - October 23, 1917
Liberty Fire in President's Park on the Ellipse
south of the White House. The Fire was 50 feet tall
and 25 feet wide with a cedar tree at the apex of the pyramid.

(Harris & Ewing Photo)

LOC Call Number: LC-H261-9647
Click Here For HI-Res LOC Image

Washington Post
Press Coverage
Oct 14 - Oct 24
1917--The Nation's Bonfire--1917
President's Park
October 23, 1917
Washington Post
Press Coverage
Oct 14 - Oct 24


# DAY DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Sun Oct 14 Mammoth Bonfire...Will Usher in Liberty Day III-3 6-7 20" No Click
2 Thurs Oct 18 Tree of Flame Bond Sales Aid 2 1 4" No Click
3 Thurs Oct 18 Mrs. Wilson Aid Loan 6 5 4" No Click
4 Fri Oct 19 Bonfires for Liberty Loan 3 3 2" No Click
6 Sun Oct 21 Fires to Tell of Loan 12 2 12" No Click
7 Tues Oct 23 Bonfire at Monument Tonight Kindles Liberty Lights.. 2 5-6 12" No Click
8 Tues Oct 23 Southwest Ablaze with Patriotism... 2 3 6" No Click
10 Wed Oct 24 Lights Liberty Blaze 2 4 22" No Click

The Evening Star
Press Coverage
Oct 18 - Oct 28
1917--The Nation's Bonfire--1917
President's Park
October 23, 1917
The Evening Star
Press Coverage
Oct 18 - Oct 28
# DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 18 Striking Celebration For Liberty Day Eve ? ? 8" No Click
2 Oct 19 Uncle Sam Rings Liberty Bell Which Echoes Throughout the World ? ? ?" 1 Click
3 Oct 20 Boy Scouts...To Observe Liberty Day 9 ? 10" No Click
4 Oct 21 Liberty Loan Bombs Dropped in 23 Cities 17 ? 6" No Click
5 Oct 23 A Proclamation 1 3-4 8" No Click
6 Oct 23 Bonfire To Signal Liberty Loan Drive ? 3 14" No Click
7 Oct 23 "Bond" Fire Nearly Ready For The Tourch ? 4-5 12" 1 Click
8 Oct ? Liberty Day Features To Be Bonfire Fete 7 ? 8" No Click
9 Oct 24 Beacon for Bonds Illuminates The Skies 12 1 14" No Click
10 Oct 24 Big Bonfire At Monument Grounds 12 1-4 24" 2 Click
11 Oct 28 Relic Hunters Sought to Buy Bonfire Fagots 5 1-3 8" No Click

Washington Times
Press Coverage
Oct 14 - Oct 24
1917--The Nation's Bonfire--1917
President's Park
October 23, 1917
Washington Times
Press Coverage
Oct 23 - Oct 24
# DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 23 Huge Fire to Boost Loan Tonight 1,7 2 20" No Click
2 Oct 24 Liberty Beacon Send Out Call... 14 1 6" No Click

Washington Herald
Press Coverage
Oct 23 - Oct 24
1917--The Nation's Bonfire--1917
President's Park
October 23, 1917
Washington Herald
Press Coverage
Oct 14 - Oct 24
# DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 23 Liberty Fires Burn Tonight 6 1 10" No Click
2 Oct 24 District's Liberty Beacon Blazes High... 1,5 5 20" No Click

Washington Post
Press Coverage
Sept 21 - Oct 24
1917--Liberty Day--1917
"Declared By Presidential Proclamation"
October 24, 1917
Washington Post
Press Coverage
Sept 21 - Oct 24



# DAY DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Fri Sept 21 "Liberty Day" on Oct 24 2 2 4" No Click
2 Mon Oct 15 Oct 24 Proclaimed Liberty Loan Day... 1 2-3 20" No Click
3 Mon Oct 15 Wilson For Victory 1,5 1 40" No Click
4 Wed Oct 24 A Proclamation 5 2-3 10" No Click
5 Wed Oct 24 Program for Liberty Day 1 2 6" No Click
6 Wed Oct 24 "Remember the Antilles" Liberty Day Appeal 2 5-6 10" No Click
Washington Post
Press Coverage
Sept 21 - Oct 24
1917--Liberty Day--1917
Liberty Bombs Dropped in 53 Cities
October 21, 1917
Washington Post
Press Coverage
Sept 21 - Oct 24




# DAY DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Sat Oct 20 Fliers to Aid Loan 1 4 20" No Click
2 Sun Oct 21 US Airships in Action 2 4 10" No Click
Screen Stars
# DAY DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Sun Oct 21 Twelve Screen Stars Are Coming... 8 2-3 6" No Click
2 Tues Oct 23 Film Stars Here Today 2 4 20" No Click
3 Wed Oct 24 "Movie" Stars To Help 1-2 1 40" No Click
# DAY DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Tues Oct 23 Community Rally for Loan 10 1 3" No Click
2 Sat Oct 27 Bonfire Will Celebrate $1,607,800 Raised... 4 1 12" No Click
3 Sun Oct 28 Bonfire Ends Celebration.. 13 4 12" No Click
4 Sun Oct 28 "Bond Fire" in Annapolis R2 8 5" No Click

The Sun
Press Coverage
Liberty Day
Baltimore, Maryland
The Sun
Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 24 Baltimore Sun Liberty Day-Make It Enlighten The World 1 5-7 24" 1 Click
2 Oct 24 Baltimore Sun Liberty Day Is Big Test 1 8 20" 1 Click
Boston Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 24 Boston Globe Whole Nation Rallies Today... 1 ? ?" No Click
Gettysburg Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 20 Gettysburg Times Liberty Loan Fires To Burn 3 5 14" No Click
Frederick Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 20 Frederick Post Light U.S. With Liberty Bonfires 1,3 6 28" No Click
Raleigh Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 20 News Observer Wilson Liberty Loan Message to Be Dropped By 47 Airmen 1 3-4 4" No Click
2 Oct 22 News Observer Governor to Light Liberty Fire ? 5 6" No Click
3 Oct 23 News Observer Furnishes Historic Wood For Liberty Bonfires 2 1 5" No Click
4 Oct 23 News Observer Liberty Fires ? 5-6 8" No Click
5 Oct 23 News Observer Get Ready for Liberty Day ? 2 8" No Click
6 Oct 24 News Observer Liberty Fire is Lighted in State Capitol Square 1,3 1 30" No Click
7 Oct 24 News Observer Governor Stirs Winston-Salem in Liberty Plea 1 2 12" No Click
8 Oct 24 News Observer Liberty Fires Burn Brightly In Wilson ? 4 5" No Click
9 Oct 24 News Observer Buy A Bnd for Liberty 12 2 10" No Click
10 Oct 26 News Observer Historic Places Contribute Wood For Liberty Bonfire ? 2 8" No Click
Atlanta Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 20 Atlanta Constitution Women Will Play Big Part in LIberty Fire Celebrations 8 ? 20" No Click
2 Oct 21 Atlanta Constitution Women Proving Big Factors In Liberty Loan Drive B-10 ? 20" No Click
3 Oct 21 Atlanta Constitution Mrs McGovern Writes O Women & Liberty Bonds B-12 ? 16" No Click
4 Oct 22 Atlanta Constitution Red Cross Leaders To Aid In Liberty bond Movement 2 ? 16" No Click
5 Oct 22 Atlanta Constitution Attention, Boy Scouts 2 ? 1" No Click
6 Oct 23 Atlanta Constitution Women Doing Fine Work For Bonds... 6 5-6 20" No Click
7 Oct 24 Atlanta Constitution McADoo Is Guest Of City For..Liberty Loan Day 1,7 3-5 40" No Click
8 Oct 20 Atlanta Constitution Liberty Loan Bond Appeal Made By Secretary McAdoo 1,2 3-4 34" 1 Click
9 Oct 24 Atlanta Constitution Liberty Watch Fires Gleamed Over Nation 2 2-3 8" No Click
10 Oct 24 Atlanta Constitution Thousands Watch Liberty Bonfire In Center City 7 4 12" No Click
11 Oct 24 Atlanta Constitution Jessup Celebrates Day With Liberty Fire 10 3 3" No Click
Atlanta Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 23 Atlanta Journal Loan Bonfire A Five Points Will Be Lit on Tuesday ? 2-3 10" No Click
2 Oct 24 Atlanta Journal Keep Liberty's Light Burning 1 3-6 10" No Click
3 Oct 24 Atlanta Journal Liberty Bonfire Draws Thousands To Five Points 5 1 10" No Click
New Orleans Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 23 The Daily States Boy Scouts Get $310K For War Bonds 1,12 1 30" No Click
2 Oct 23 The Daily States Liberty Rallies Tuesday Evening 12 5 20" No Click
3 Oct 23 The Daily States FIRE!! LIberty Bond Fires..To-night ? FP FP No Click
4 Oct 24 The Daily States All Nation Joins in Great Liberty Day Celebration 1 3 ?" No Click
5 Oct 24 The Daily States Patriotism Stirred By Orpheum Bill ? 1 10" No Click
New Orleans Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 23 Times-Picayune Bonfire Will Precede Meeting At Opera House ? 7 10" No Click
2 Oct 24 Times-Picayune Liberty Day-Proclamation ? 1-2 10" No Click
2 Oct 24 Times-Picayune Flaming Beacons Flash Message To City ? 1-3 20" No Click
3 Oct 24 Times-Picayune Miss Gladys Hanson-Liberty Aflame ? 1-3 24" AD Click
4 Oct 24 Times-Picayune Bonfire to Herald Big Liberty Day Rally ? 6 4" No Click
Fort Wayne Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 18 Fort Wayne Sentinel Miles of Marchers...Fires of St John... 1 1-3 56" No Click
Sheboygan Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 16 Sheboygan Press Calling of Liberty 8 3-4 10" No Click
2 Oct 16 Sheboygan Press Liberty Fires Are Planned 8 6 14" No Click
Seattle Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 23 Post Intellegencer Beacon Fires To Celebrate Liberty Day 1,5 2 30" No Click
2 Oct 24 Post Intellengencer 14 Beacons Carry Messaages of Nation's Need 1,7 3-4 40" No Click
Oakland Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 14 Oakland Tribune Liberty Fire Planned By Local Women 60 2 6" No Click
2 Oct 21 Oakland Tribune Liberty Fires...Fires of St John 36 1 6" No Click
3 Oct 21 Oakland Tribune President Fixes Time for Appeal For Divine Help 25 2 10" No Click
Fresno Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 23 Morning Republican Liberty Fire Are To Be Lighted This Evening 2 3 10" No Click
2 Oct 24 Morning Republican Netta Sunderland Liberty Goddess 1 2 6" No Click
3 Oct 24 Morning Republican Guest Of Honor At LA Liberty Rally 1 3 5" 1 Click
4 Oct 24 Morning Republican Liberty Fires Put Forth Flare of Loyalty 2 3 14" No Click
5 Oct 24 Morning Republican Reedly Holds Big Patriotic Gathering 2 3 4" No Click
Los Angeles Press Coverage


# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 13 Los Angeles Times Liberty Fires To Boost Bonds II-1 3 6" No Click
2 Oct 16 Los Angeles Times Mayor Is To Touch Off Our Liberty Bond Fire II-5 1-2 6" No Click
3 Oct 17 Los Angeles Times Liberty Bond Fire II-6 7 6" No Click
4 Oct 18 Los Angeles Times For Liberty Fire I-7 4 5" No Click
5 Oct 24 Los Angeles Times A New Liberty Enlightening the World II-1 1-8 40" 2 Click
6 Oct 24 Los Angeles Times Patriotic Fires Kindle Anew In Liberty's Flaming Beacon II-1,3 4-6 20" No Click
7 Oct 24 Los Angeles Times Apply Liberty Torch II-3 6 3" No Click
8 Dec 9 Los Angeles Times Historic Fagots III-25 7-8 8" No Click
9 Dec 15 Los Angeles Times "The Torch Bearers of Liberty" II-2 5-6 2" No Click
Scouting Magazine-1917
# DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 15 Liberty Fires 5 1-2 4" No Click

June 28th
All Around the world
1919--Peace Fires--1919
The Lincoln Highway
New York to San Francisco
June 28th
All Around the World



London Times Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Feb 14 London Times Chain of Peace Bonfires 5 2 5" No Click
2 Feb 17 London Times Bonfires on Peace Night 11 6 4" No Click
3 Feb 20 London Times Chain of Peace Bonfires 9 3 5" No Click
4 Feb 20 London Times Abraham Lincoln 10 2 12" No Click
5 Feb 25 London Times World Chain of Bonfires 7 3 4" No Click
6 April 11 London Times Peace Bonfires 9 2 10" No Click
7 April 15 London Times Peace Day Bonfires 9 3 3" No Click
8 July 12 London Times The Beacons 8 3 8" No Click
9 July 16 London Times Beacons & Bonfires-Peace Night Arrangments 15 4 18" No Click
10 Aug 13 London Times Peace Bonfires in Cornwall 7 3 3" No Click

Coronation Fires-London Times Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 June 21, 1887 London Times Jubilee Chain of Fire-Boy Scouts 2000 Beacons 11 1-3 43" No Click
2 March 22, 1911 London Times The Coronation-National Bonfire Scheme 8 1 16" No Click
3 June 23, 1911 London Times Chain of Beacons In Honour of The King 10 3 14" No Click
4 Dec 5, 1934 London Times Chain of Beacons-Scouts & Kings Siver Jubilee 11 6 4" No Click
5 May 2, 1935 London Times Jubilee Chain of Fire-Boy Scouts 2000 Beacons 19 1 12" No Click
6 May 2, 1935 London Times Boy Scouts-Jubilee Chain of Beacons 19 3-6 50" Map Click
7 May 7, 1935 London Times Beacon in Hyde Park 12 3-5 24" 1 Click
8 May 7, 1935 London Times Beacons Chain of Fire-Touch of Kings Hand 16 6 8" No Click
9 May 7, 1935 London Times Lights of Jubilee Night-Beacons Seen From the Air 16 6 14" No Click
10 May 7, 1935 London Times Lighting The Beacons-A Nationwide Chain 24 4-6 40" No Click
11 May 7, 1935 London Times Bonfire Lite Too Soon 24 6 4" No Click
12 May 8, 1935 London Times A Chain of Bonfires 13 1 10" No Click
13 May 13, 1935 London Times Rejoicings in Canada-Chain of Beacons 15 3 10" No Click
14 Jan 7, 1977 London Times Jubilee Bonfires 13 7 5" No Click
Coronation Fires-Winnipeg Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 April 27 Winnepeg Free Press Warm Welcom Awaites Baden Powell 13 1-8 160" 8 Click
2 May 1 Winnepeg Free Press Chief Scout To Light Beacon ON Winnipeg Visit 1 1 6" No Click
3 May 7 Winnepeg Free Press Beacon Here Fired Before Huge Crowd 1,5 4 26" No Click
4 May 7 Winnepeg Free Press Citizens of Brandon Celebrate...Jubilee 3 6 10" No Click
5 May 7 Winnepeg Free Press Beacon At Portage 5 4 2" No Click
6 May 8 Winnepeg Free Press The Winnipeg Beacon 2 5 10" 1 Click
Coronation Fires-American Baden Powell Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 April 21 Ogden Standard-Examiner Canadian Scouts To Honor King George 9-A 4 4" No Click
Coronation Fires-American Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 April 4, 1911 Christian Science Chain of Bonfires Throughout Britain... 16 1 10" No Click
2 June 18, 1911 Chicago Tribune Coronation Fete Opens in London 1-2 7 100" No Click
3 June 18, 1911 Washington Post London in Gay Garb 1 1-3 60" No Click
4 March 7, 1935 Christian Science Scout Beacons for The Kings Jubilee 8 6 6" No Click
5 May 16, 1977 Christian Science Silver Jubilee Beacons B19 2-3 40" Map Click
6 June 7, 1977 Chicago Tribune Thousands of Bonfires To Mark Silver Jubliee 14 1 3" No Click

Overseas Club Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Feb 26 Boston Daily Globe Chain of Bonfires Around World... 16 3 2" No Click
1 Feb 26 Daily Northwestern Bonfire for Peace Night 7 2 1" No Click
2 Feb 26 Stevens Point Journal Big Bonfire Peace Night 3 6 2" No Click
3 Feb 26 Nevada State Journal Fires to Circle World 1 1 1" No Click
4 March 8 The Daily Gleaner Bonfires to Circle Globe 9 2 1" No Click

BP Peace-Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 April 28 New York Times Says Boy Scouts Aid Peace 4 ? 6" No Click
2 May 21 Christian Science Monitor Baden Powell Leaves City After Giving Peace Talk 5 ? 8" No Click
1 June 19 London Times Brotherhood of Boy Scouts 10 4 10" No Click

Scouting Magazine
# DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 April 3 Liberty Fires 6 2 4" No Click
2 April 10 Be Ready To Light Your Liberty Fires 4 2 5" No Click
3 April 17 Liberty Fires 4 1-2 6" No Click
4 May 22 Last Fire Call 4 3 6" No Click
5 June 12 Victory Fires ? 3 5" No Click
Boy's Life
# DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 May As the Liberty Bonfires Burn 30 1 4" No Click
2 June Liberty Fires-Symbols of Peace 31 1 2" No Click
3 July Liberty Fires 3 1 5" No Click
4 August News About Peace Fires 29 1 3" No Click
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Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 April 28 The Daily Gleaner Address to Boy Scouts 14 1 20" No Click
2 May 21 Christian Science Monitor Chief Scout Urges Anglo-Saxon Unity 1 ? 20" No Click

England Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 May 11 Washington Post England Prepares for Peace Celebration With Bonfires ES8 ? 66" No Click
2 June 27 Christian Science Monitor Preparing To Celebrate Peace 7 ? 14" No Click

Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 March 28 New York Globe Boy Scouts To Expand Greatly 8 2-3 6" No Click
1 March 28 Newark Advocate Bonfires to Gird World... 2 3 4" No Click
2 March 28 Fort Wayne News Boy Scouts to Light Chain of Bonfires... 1 4 3" No Click
3 March 29 Decatur Review Peace Bonfires By Boy Scouts 1 5 3" No Click
4 March 29 Reno Evening Gazette Boy Scouts to Burn Peace Night Fires 1 5 3" No Click
5 March 30 New York Times Bonfires to Mark Peace 18 3 6" No Click
6 March 30 New York World Bonfires to Hearld Signing Of Peace 2 2 4" No Click
6 March 31 Christian Science Monitor World-Round Chain of Scout Fires 8 4 2" No Click
7 March 31 Lake County Times Boy Scouts Will Celebrate Peace 1 4 6" No Click
8 April 6 Los Angeles Times Boy Scouts in England Will Celebrate Signing III-2 4-5 6" No Click
9 April 8 Boston Daily Globe Boy Scouts Pledged On Peace Bonfire Dangers 12 7 3" No Click
10 April 17 Sandusky Register 200,000 Liberty Fires... 13 2 2" No Click
11 April 18 Englewood Times Liberty Fires Will Be Burning... 3 5 1" No Click
12 April 20 Oakland Tribune Scouts Plan World Chain of Bonfires 5 1 6" No Click
13 April 30 Fayetteville Democrat Boys Getting Peace Fires Ready... 3 1 4" No Click
14 May 25 New York Times Liberty Bonfires 38 6 5" No Click
16 May 26 Los Angeles Times Pasadena Boy Scouts Will Celebrate...Peace II-7 ? 2" No Click

Atlanta Press Coverage
# DATE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 March 30 Boy Scouts to Light Chain of Peace Fires... 14 5 3" No Click
2 May 4 Great Bonfires to Girdle Earth on Day of Peace 8 5-7 25" No Click
3 May 7 The Boy Scouts 8 2-3 12" No Click
4 May 11 Big Fire To Tell Of Peace Treaty 16 4 10" No Click
5 May 13 Atlanta Scouts Now Preparing For Peace Fires 4 4 5" No Click
6 June 19 Scouts Have Little Doubt About Signing 4 5 4" No Click
7 June 23 Boy Scouts Ready to Light Big Fire... 5 2 5" No Click
8 June 23 Bonfire to Celebrate Signing Peace Treaty 9 7-8 8" No Click
9 June 24 Bonfire is Postponed... 11 6 4" No Click
8 June 29 Bonfire Celebrates Peace Treaty Signing 2 7 6" No Click

Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 June 25 Indiana Eveing Gazette Boy Scouts Ordered to Report... 1 1 1" No Click
2 June 26 Ogden Standard Boy Scout Fires to Blaze for Peace 4 4-5 6" No Click
3 June 28 Daily Northwestern Boy Scouts to Parade 3 2 3" No Click
4 June 28 Reno Evening Gazette Denver To Celebrate Peace Signing 2 3 2" No Click
5 June 29 Rocky Mtn. News Kaiser Put Into Fire By Denver Boy Scouts 2 3-4 10" No Click
6 June 30 Lake County Times Boy Scout Liberty Fire Was Lighted... 6 4-5 4" No Click
7 June 30 Daily Northwestern Hold Liberty Fires 4 2 4" No Click
# DAY DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Thurs July 1 New York Times Boy Scouts Form Great Camp Fire 2 2-4 26" No Click
2 Sun July 7 Washington Post Torch Service Will Mark End Of Scout Show 13 ?? 8" No Click

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