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Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of soldiers eating dinner in the field from a wagon at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

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Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of men preparing and serving food from the kitchen tent. A sign above the group of men reads, "Keep out of kitchen and don't use kitchen utensils."

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Red Cross Nurses

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Sisters Bettina (left) and Alice Jackson (right), wearing their World War I Red Cross uniforms.

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Camp Bowie

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of four men standing near a row of Army baking ovens at Camp Bowie, built in 1917.

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertising poster of World War I veteran returning home to family, farm and new Titan 10-20 tractor. The caption on the poster reads "Look what dad bought...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of sailors seated around a boxing ring, watching a match at a United States Naval Training Camp.

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card of a window, looking outward from the inside of a house. On the sill is an American Eagle on a Federal Shield over a swag of holly and ribbon,...

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Flying School

Date: 1917-05 

Description: A ground school conducted by Princeton University for students who wished to enlist in the Army Air Service. During World War I most American aviators were...

Date: 1917-10 

Description: Panoramic view of the 8th Division Field Meeting at Camp Custer. Hundreds of soldiers in overcoats and hats with a wooden wall used for training visible in...

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French Torpedoes

Date:  

Description: French torpedoes (torpilles) shot by compressed gas.

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War Ruins

Date: 1917 

Description: Ruins of a French house. Captioned: "The first real ruins of the war that any of S.S.U. 12 ever saw. Our way to the front lead over the battlefield of th...

Date: 1918-07-16 

Description: Elevated view of the departure of the drafted soldiers at the Menomonie railroad station, with a crowd present to see them off.

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Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of men baking bread in a number of outdoor ovens at Camp Travis, named in 1917. On the right, men stand by a table with many loaves of bread, and m...

Date: 1917-07-02 

Description: ROTC engineers, probably at Fort Sheridan, learn bridge building during their training at Fort Leavenworth.

Date: 1919-02-10 

Description: Members of the 15th Regiment (Colored) of the New York National Guard arrive home as heroes. They earned the distinction of being the only regiment to neve...

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Men Leaving for War

Date: 1918 

Description: Group of men from Washington County posed with flags leaving for Camp Grant and Army training for service in the first World War.

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Wedding Party

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The bride, groom, wedding party, and pastor(?) pose for the Stafford-Harold wedding portrait. The groom wears a military uniform from the World War I era.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Delegation of war-widow, war-orphans, and maimed war-heroes at the White House, Washington, D.C., appealing to President Wilson for an "embargo on all war...

Date: 1917 

Description: Group of youth gathered near a passenger car directing their attention to a man identified as "Governor Howard." The man is most likely Edgar Howard, Lieut...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: William Rubin, Wisconsin political figure and labor leader, in civilian clothes, visiting his son Abner, in military uniform, at a military camp.

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