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Date: 1917-04 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Navy recruits at Newport, boarding a train destined for the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The printed caption indicates that they had had only eight...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the motion picture, "The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle" (RKO, 1939). Although Astaire and Rogers were ideally cast to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians Foster DeCorah and sons. Foster and son Robert served in Co. D of the 128th Infantry and were killed in WWI.

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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...

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Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A large formation of soldiers, led by four dogs, marching down a dirt road at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

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Passage for Attack

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Description: Dirt stairs through the trench wall. Captioned: "Passages up which troops rush for an attack."

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: World War I poster urging newly arrived immigrants to conserve food to aid the allied cause. The image shows people in ethnic costume being ushered into th...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The 316th Regimental Band marching down a dirt path at Camp Meade, established in 1917. Telephone poles are visible in the background.

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Camp Logan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of a man in uniform standing near a row of tents in a wooded area at Camp Logan.

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Camp Meade

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of soldiers during drill practice at Camp Meade, established in 1917. Men are lined up on the left in front of military buildings, and two lines of...

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Observation Balloon

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Description: A World War I observation balloon held Gulliver-like by its airship company. During World War I, balloons were positioned near the front so that observers...

Date: 1943-12-17 

Description: Lieutenant Richard Prentis of Detroit, Michigan, chats with Dixon Brown about his lava-lava, an indigenous kilt-like garment. Brown is smoking a pipe. Brow...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Portrait of young Oscar Rennebohm in his World War I Navy uniform. Rennebohm interrupted his already successful career as the owner of the Badger Pharmacy...

Date: 1917-10-30 before

Description: Two-sided dinner card menu from the Blackstone Hotel for Meatless Tuesday ("Dishes containing beef, veal, mutton, lamb or pork will not be served to-day.")...

Date: 1918-11-05 

Description: A soldier in uniform holds a pigeon with a message on its leg at the 4th Corps Pigeon Loft, Essey, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France.

Date: 1917 

Description: World War I cook book featuring recipes low in sugar, wheat, and meat to accommodate wartime needs. Stamped on the front "Dane County Council of Defense, W...

Date: 1918-05-17 

Description: Boxed 240 mm mortar cart ready for shipment to the U.S. military from International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1949-09-22 

Description: Veterans of the 32nd "Red Arrow" Division honor Rev. Gustav Stearns, Milwaukee, who served as a chaplain with the 127th Infantry of the division during Wor...

Date: 1952-05-30 

Description: Mrs. H. L. (Charlotte) Gerber, escorted by Earl Heath, prepares to place a wreath in honor of World War I dead during ceremonies at the South Hamilton Stre...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of the seamanship instruction hall at the United States Navy Camp Wissahickon. Equipment lies on either side of the room, and men sit against the r...

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