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Various: pre-war<br>U.S.S.B. interiors

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United States Shipping Board: Interiors galore in this forty-eight brochure from the early 1920s promoting American passenger liners. Page after page shows spacious suites, Tutor smoking rooms, dining saloons fit for King Louie himself, and cozy spots by a coal fire designed to look like a Colonial hearth. The brochure was printed by the United States Shipping Board. After WW1 the government decided the best way to grow a flagging American merchant marine was to own the ships and lease them out. Several shown are the famed "535" Class such as the PRESIDENT LINCOLN (Pacific Mail), PRESIDENT JEFFERSON (Admiral-Oriental Lines) and PAN AMERICA (Munson Lines). Eighteen large photos show off their decor. Smaller "522" vessels including PRESIDENT VAN BUREN and PRESIDENT FILLMORE (both United States Lines) get five photos. Then there are the ex-Germans, GEORGE WASHINGTON, and AMERICA. Shameless captions under ten photographs describe their Yankee virtues, never mentioning that we swiped them from the Germans. In the center is a two-page spread of the biggest German maritime masterpiece of the time, the upcoming LEVIATHAN. On the final pages are vignettes of the companies leasing ships from U.S.S.B. - United States Lines, Munson, Pacific Mail, Admiral-Oriental, and Los Angeles Steamship. Very good condition with light cover wear.
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