Date of Award
Master of Arts (M.A.)
During periods of war, a nation wishes the morale of the fighting forces and the home front to be high in spirit. Every country strives to encourage and stimulate good feeling among its fellowmen. The United States is no exception to this time-honored fact. It has long realized the value of morale in winning a war. It has long realized, that without high morale, a nation my lose a conflict. The factors that contribute to desirable war morale are many. During periods of war they are closely guarded and carefully nurtured. A critical analysis is placed on every movement and act coming under the watchful eye of the War Department. The results of all contributing factors to the war effort are scrutinized closely for good bad effect.
Sauers, Howard Walter. (1943). The Psychological Effects of Music Upon the People of the United States During Wartime. University of the Pacific, Thesis. https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/4144