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Date: 1918 

Description: World War I poster promoting individuals to garden and can vegetables for the war effort. Produced by the National War Garden Commission.

Date: 1917 

Description: Large group of men, including railway workers, standing beside a locomotive. Original caption reads, "U.P. Nebraska Preparedness Special Campaign. Farm pre...

Date: 1919 

Description: Page from an International Harvester calendar promoting safety using themes from World War I. The title of calendar is "The World's Greatest Chance Taker!...

Date: 1951-02-15 

Description: The Dane County 40 and 8 Chapter Number 684 World War I veterans group presents its annual contributions to four county child welfare programs. Left to rig...

Date: 1917 

Description: Group of people and automobiles gathered around a train station at a stop of the "Union Pacific Nebraska Preparedness Special Campaign."

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertising illustration promoting the use of tractors and engine power over horses and horse-drawn implements. Shows Uncle Sam writing the words "Modern I...

Date: 1917 

Description: Group of men, with a few women and children, gathered around a passenger train on a stop of the Union Pacific Nebraska Preparedness Special Campaign.

Photograph

WWI Pilot

Date: 1918 

Description: Captain John B. Stetson, Jr., the officer in charge of flying instruction at the American Expeditionary Force, 2nd Aviation Instruction Center near Tours,...

Date: 1917 

Description: Army engineer Victor Morris (standing), of Milwaukee, with H.H. Smith. Photographs and correspondence documenting his experiences during training in the U...

Date: 1917 

Description: Original caption: "Mary Pickford presenting Standard Bearer Wallace Reid of the Lasky Home Guard, with the regiment's colors." The man in uniform at right...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A vintage German Gotha airplane brought to Hollywood by Howard Hughes for use in "Hell's Angels," together with members of the Caddo Company's film crew an...

Date: 1916 

Description: Pearl White stands in front of a painted studio background, sword in hand, wearing the female version of a U.S. Army cavalry uniform.

Photograph

Kissel War Workers

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Workers leaving the Kissell Motor Car Company have their identification badges checked. The Hartford company was then building trucks of the Four Wheel Dr...

Photograph

Eating at the Front

Date: 1918 

Description: Infantry men receiving food in outpost, Front Line on Piave Front, Italy.

Date: 1918-04 

Description: Company D Mess Hall at Camp Curtis.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of two lines of sailors practicing tying knots in a wooded area at the United States Naval Training Camp. An officer stands in the center on a dirt...

Date: 1918-11-14 

Description: Members of the 134th Infantry quartette and band entertain the stevedores on the dock at Marseille, France, three days after the end of the war. Men standi...

View these images shot by an early female war correspondent, Dickey Chapelle from Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Milwaukee's Maverick Aviator

Milwaukee's William Mitchell went from a court-martial for insubordination to being widely understood to be the father of the modern U.S. Air Force.

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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