|I. THE METROPOLIS|
A view of New York from Governor's Island. From an etching by Anton Schutz. The tallest tower, that of the Bank of the Manhattan Company, was not actually completed until 1930, though it was planned in, 1928 and 1929. The artist, born and educated in Germany and after his arrival in this country an instructor in the Art Students' League in New York City, made his reputation as one of America's most successful etchers largely on the basis of his views of city buildings.
|II. GERMANY'S CHALLENGE|
The report in the New York Tribune, May 8, 1915, of the sinking of the Lusitania eight miles off the Irish coast, while on its way from New York to Liverpool, by a German submarine the previous afternoon. Actually 1152 persons, 114 of them Americans, lost their lives.
|III. THE LIBERTY LOAN|
From a painting by Walter De Maris, entitled "The Liberty Loan, 1918". owned by the American Bankers' Association Journal, by whose permission it is here reproduced. The scene will be recognized as in Wall Street, New York City, looking past the Subtreasury Building toward Trinity Church.
|IV. THE AFTERMATH OF WAR|