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Joyeux Noel!

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a soldier walking while carrying a child who is waving an American flag. The soldier is wearing a uniform and a campaign hat. Two childre...

Date: 1917-09 ca.

Description: Khaki-covered Bibles being made by the American Bible Society for American fighters during World War I. The goal was one million testaments. All the worker...

Date: 1918 

Description: Group of women gathered at 2nd (now 7th St.) and Mitchell wearing light colored dresses and hats. Each woman holds a U.S. flag. There is a sign to the righ...

Date: 1918 

Description: Elevated view of fuselage Repair Section of the American Expeditionary Force 2nd Aviation Instruction Center near Tours, France.

Date: 1917-09 ca.

Description: South Carolina convicts building a road at Camp Wadsworth near Spartenberg in preparation for the camp's use as a National Guard training camp. The prisone...

Photograph

Alvin Reis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A portrait of Alvin C. Reis of Madison during his service in World War I. During the war, Reis commanded several observation balloon squadrons. Later, he b...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a young girl looking at herself in the mirror. She is wearing a white dress with a green sash, white stockings, black shoes and a militar...

Photograph

World War I Veteran

Date: 1964 

Description: Congressman David Obey, Ben Riehle, a rural Marathon County WWI veteran, and two women pose for a photograph.

Photograph

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: 1919-02-01 

Description: Screens prevent hostile balloons from viewing a French road. Captioned: "A very successfully camouflaged French road. The screens across the road are to pr...

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Description: Holiday card with a uniformed nurse standing under mistletoe, while a soldier and a sailor are walking towards her, presumably to kiss her. Inside a red bo...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Recruitment poster for the United States Navy. Depicts Uncle Sam in a soldier's uniform pointing a gun at the German Kaiser, who is dressed in a crown and...

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: 1917 ca.

Description: Volunteers signing up at the Red Cross office in New York to do hospital or other volunteer work. The woman in the white smock and dark hat is Mrs. Belmont...

Photograph

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...

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Camp Upton

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men stand outside the Post Exchange Store at Camp Upton, built in 1917.

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Two soldiers in the trenches near the front line at St. Thomas. Captioned: "Front line at St. Thomas, near Sainte Menehould."

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a soldier in a tan uniform reading a book with a little girl. The cover of the book says "FRENCH". She has a blonde ponytail with a blue...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Red Cross volunteers preparing bandages at a Red Cross office in New York City. The woman standing on the right, who is supervising the work, is Mrs. Belmo...

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of seven men helping to push a 155mm cannon up a hill while trying to get it unstuck. Captioned: "A '155' (6-inch) stuck in the mud...

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