Vintage hardcover set of books 'America' Great Crises In Our History. A library of original sources issued by Americanization Department Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. This rare collection of History has 12 volumes; copyright 1925. In 1947 volumes 13 & 14 were added to the set; copyright 1947. Hardcover books are in near perfect condition; 87 year old books, unbelievable condition. Covers are forest green pebbled cloth; spine embossed gold 'America' with the date book covers and VFW emblem at bottom of spine. Inside books are clean and white, binding is tight; volume 12 slight separation of cover from page front of book. Each volume in the set includes a black and white photograph of historical importance.
Volume I Discovery and Exploration 1000-1562
Volume II Colonization 1562-1753
Volume III Revolution 1753-1783
Volume IV The Critical Period 1783-1803
Volume V America 1812 Before and After 1803-1820
Volume VI America The Developing Nation 1820-1845
Volume VII The Mexican War and Slavery 1845-1861
Volume VIII America The Civil War 1861-1865
Volume IX Reconstruction 1865-1890
Volume X A New World Power 1890-1914
Volume XI The Great War 1914-1916
Volume XII America in the Great War-and After 1916-1925
Volume XIII Between Two Wars 1928-1941
Volume XIV The Second World War 1941-1945
Collection of books were prepared for patrons of Veterns of foreign Wars and given as gifts.