William Penn Way, in the center of Pittsburgh, is jammed with women preparing to participate in the 4th Liberty Loan Drive in that city. Sign for a business establishment, named Thompson's, is seen. In another scene a banner identfying the Naval Recruiting Station, hangs above the crowd. A view looking down from a building overlooking the scene, shows women seated at long tables streching across the street, from curb to curb, for a so-called "Trench Breakfast." Other women move between the lines of tables, to serve. After the breakfast, several speakers stand on the tables and deliver motivating talks to the women, Among those seen are a U.S. Navy Commander; U.S. Army Captain, Walter Richard Flannery (who was decorated with fhe Distinguished Service Cross for heroism in the Battle of the Marne); Navy Secretary Josephus Daniels; and Alexander P. Moore, Publisher and editor of the Pittsburgh Leader newspaper. Change of scene shows dense crowd filling street. Bunting decorates some areas and garlands hang high above the crowd, stretched from buildings on one side of the street to the other.e. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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