December 1974

Volume 26
Issue 1

Features 

Illustrated with late-nineteenth-century magic-lantern slides Together with a brief inquiry into a Christmas mystery

Anonymous

EQUIPMENT WAS HARD TO COME BY, RED TAPE WAS RAMPANT. BUT AMERICAN VOLUNTEERS IN FRANCE BUILT AN AMBULANCE CORPS THAT PERFORMED BRILLIANTLY IN THE EARLY YEARS OF WORLD WAR I

It moved more boys and girls than the Children’s Crusade of the Middle Ages—and to far happier conclusions

Rakehells, men of good will, adventurers, and bunglers were all in the glittering pageant when the Old World came to help out the New

AN INTERVIEW WITH RED GRANGE

CAUGHT BETWEEN TWO CULTURES, A YOUNG SIOUX SOUGHT TO MAKE HIMSELF A HERO—BY KILLING AN ARMY OFFICER

Beset with ailments, Victorian women found solace, in more ways than one, in a new panacea—hydropathy

December 1974

Departments 

POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY

READING, WRITING, AND HISTORY