Wheaton, Illinois: Church League of America. National Laymen's Council, 1957 - 1959.
One large quarto volume. Newsletters for two years, plus an Index to the issues bound in a sturdy red buckram volume gilt (with label of a Texas bookbinder on rear pastedown of each volume). Owner's name stamp and signature on endpapers, some slight insect damage on last two blanks, cheap paper is toned, punch holes in some upper margins where they must have been kept for a time in a spiral binder, and slightly musty. The previous owner, Texas oilman M. Lyle Cashion, has underscored many passages in the newsletters, and made a few marginal notations, overall a sound and good plus collection. The Church League of America, founded in 1937, was a right wing anti-Communist group with ties to the John Birch Society, Joseph McCarthy and others. The newsletters use church scripture to denounce various commie sympathizers and cast aspersions on the political enemies of its editor.