Dear General Churchill…

Sept. 21, 1918– World War I was nearing its end when Marguerite Harrison, a 39-year-old music and theater reviewer for the Baltimore Sun, wrote to Military Intelligence Division Director Marlborough Churchill asking for a job with the spy service. “Employment as a special foreign agent is the only work that would justify me in giving up the work I am now doing, and I believe my qualifications and training would enable me to be of real service,” she told him.

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