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After Seven Years in the Wilderness

Panoramic View of San Francisco on April 1909 three years after the massive 8.25 earthquake of 1906. The view from 1000 feet above Jones and Washington Street, looking eastward. Goat Island (now Yerba Buena Island) in the San Francisco Bay, is in the upper far left. Mason Street cuts across right corner. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Russian boy fourteen years old who fought with a machine gun company during the Salonika Campaign

Decorations - Presentations - By Foreign Governments - Parade for returning heroes. Armeo Ambulance Unit served two years in France receiving four citations for bravery as a unit. Shows individuals decorated with Fourragers and Croix de Guerre

Ceremonies - Liberation of Alsace (Strassbourg) - French troops entering the city of Strassbourg in Alsace-Larraine for the first time in forty years. French infantry entering the city of Strassbourg being welcomed by the huge throngs

American Red Cross - Junior Red Cross - Doing her bit for the boys. Miss Florence Olson, 4 years old, Sioux City, Iowa, attends sewing meetings regularly, sews on buttons and does other little pieces of work, and always does it neatly

American Red Cross - I thru M - Watertown, Wis., during war. Lucille Meyers, 9 years of age, who posed as the Ministering Nurse in the Red Cross Tableau, July 14th, 1917, from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. - Watertwon, Wisconsin

Boy's Activities - Drills - Salem Fraternity, oldest boys' club in the United States. Boys of the Salem Fraternity of Salem, Mass., ready for drill at their summer camp. The Salem Fraternity is the oldest boys' club in the United States. It was organized in 1869 and is just 50 years old

Ceremonies - Liberation of Alsace (Strassbourg) - French troops entering the city of Strassboug the first time in forty years. Gen. Petain and Gen. Gouraud seated in the automobile in the foreground, entering the city of Strassbourg

American Red Cross - Junior Red Cross - A real American, crippled in a children's home knits for the soldiers, John Finneegan, 11 years

American Red Cross - Groups - Red Cross in England. Every American Red Cross worker who passes through London finds his path made easier for him owing to the labors of Lieut. L.H. Mountford and his staff, constituting the Section of Personnel of the London Headquarrters. Lieut. Mountford meets every incoming detachment of workers and steers them through the intricacies of passport and permit regulations. He was for many years with the American Express Co. in London

American Red Cross - Christmas Activities - Kits for American soldiers at front. Volunteer workers, Lyceum Club, Paris, packing New Years kits. Men in uniform are ambulance drivers on leave who volunteered for the work

Boy's Activities - Drills - Salem Fraternity, oldest boys' club in the United States. Boys of the Salem Fraternity, Salem, Mass., saluting the flag at their summer camp. The Salem Fraternity is the oldest boys' club in the Unite States. It was organized in 1869, being just 50 years old. While in camp the boys are drilled and taught the first military fundamentals

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - American Red Cross Comfort kits. The American Red Cross remembered the boys at the front New Years by sending them each a comfort kit containing tobacco, cigarettes, papers, tooth brushes, soap, a kahki handkerchief

Ceremonies - Liberation of Alsace (Strassbourg) - French troops entering the city of Strassbourg for the first time in 40 years. Gen. Gouraud reviewing the troops from the Imperial palace at Strassbourg

Ceremonies - Liberations - Belgium - Cardinal Mercier greeted once more in Brussels. Cardinal Mercier, the indomitable and untiring defender of Belgium against the Huns has at last retunred to his land and people after four years of privation and hardships. This photo shows the Cardinal surrounded by a crowd of wounded soldiers and civilians and civilians in the streets of Brussels

American Red Cross - Groups - Two of the staunchest Red Cross workers in Switzerland are Remson Whitehouse of New York (right) and Joseph Cooke Smith of Providence, R.I. Both men have lived in Switzerland for many years, being enthusiastic winter sportsmen and mountain climbers. Long before America entered the war, they were engaged in relief work in Switzerland and France, and as soon as the United States declared war they devoted their entire time to Red Cross relief work. For sometime Mr. Smith sent packages of food and clothing to american prisoners in Germany at his own expense, particularly to the crew of the Yarrowdale. He is now in charge of relief work for repatriated Italian soldiers. Mr. Whitehouse is at present acting as a liason officer between the Red Cross and American Embassy

Artists - Dana Pond is painting a series of war portraits. The first to be completed is Gen. Tasker H. Bliss. This photograph of General Bliss and artist happened to be made so that it has a background of one of the Bersailles paintings showing Napoleon at the battle of Wagram. This is the first time that any artist has been permitted to paint in the Palace. Dana Pond, the New York Artist, who has been a regular visitor to Italy and France for the past 20 years, isn ow enlisted in the Red Cross

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - Reims, France. Exterior of American Red Cross Canteen at Reims and working staff. The American Red Cross workers seated in the front row: Capt. R.R.J. Faure, Chauffeur. The elderly woman seated between them is Mme. Founriaux, a native of Reims, who never left the city during the four years owing to her heroism the French Government awarded her Croix de Guerre. She is now helping the American Red Cross most efficiently

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Public Gatherings - Washington peanut vendor gives receipts to Red Cross. Steve Vaselakes, who came from Greece and who has sold peanuts to army officers and others for the past ten years from his pushcart at the northeast corner of the White House grounds in the capital, is too old to fight, but felt that he should "do his bit" to aid the country. Therefore, Steve gave his net receipts for all last week to the Red Cross

Ceremonies - France - American sailors march in parade of General Lehan. American sailors marching in the parade in honor of General Lehan at Le Havre France. General Lehan, the defender of Liege, was officially received by the Belgian Government at Le Havre after having been a prisoner of war in Germany for nearly four years

Colleges and Universities - Annapolis Naval Academy - Buildings, Classes, Graduation, and Drills - Annapolis Middies finish course in three years

American Red Cross - War Work - Wells River, Vt., War Activities. Miss Catherine Dow, sixteen years old, standing beside cord of wood which she cut, piled and sold, realizing fifty dollars for the Red Cross

American Red Cross - In the Service of Interior - Canteen Service - Civil War vet served by Red Cross Workers. A Veteran of the Civil War who was with Sherman in his campaign, is being served at the free Red Cross Canteen for men in service, Cincinnati, Ohio. The Veteran is William Adams and he is 79 years old

American Red Cross - Vehicles - The best known American aroudn the big Roehampton hospital (near London) is the Red Cross man, Private Maguire of El Paso, who came over to the Red Cross after serving three and a half years in the British army, from which he was discharged for disability

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments - Collects funds for Red Cross. Charlotte "Billie" Curlee, of Cincinnati, O., holds the record for collections for the Red Cross, by children under four years of age. "Billie" collected over $300

American Red Cross - Vehicles - Women Red Cross Chauffeurs. These Englishwomen have completed a years service as all around chauffeurs

American Red Cross - N thru W - Mrs. A.L. Queneau, American Red Cross Chairman at Newcastle, England. Mrs. Queneau has been an active and energetic worker for the Aemrican soldiers in hospital and camp since the United States entered the war. She has livedin England for many years. Her husband is an officer in the French army

American Red Cross - Junior Red Cross - Red Cross Aux., All under 12 years of age, in Seattle, Wash

Ceremonies - Liberations - Belgium - Belgian troops enter Bruges for the first time in four years. Two days before the King and Queen of Belgium returned to Bruges, for the first time in four years, Belgian infantrymen, who had driven the Germans from the city, entered the town for the first time since the retreat from the city in 1914

American Library Association - O through R - The house that Jack built at Newport, R.I., Naval Training Station. Some years ago the Commandant of the Station suggested that it would be a good thing for the recruits in training there to begin to save their pennies to put up a recreation building. A purse was started and his building had been put up with the money collected. Every penny contributed and every bit of labor on the building came from the Jackies. They have turned it over now to the Y.M.C.A. to run, and this the Naval Branch of the Association is now doing. Exterior No. 1 Newport, R.I. Naval Training Station

Photograph of a Forest Service Timber Sale Within 100 Years of the State Sale

Through the Storms of 145 Years

Master Roads, 85 Years Old

One Hundred and Forty-Nine Years Old today and Spotless

Mr. Bryan in 1899 ---"I stand just where I stood three years ago."

News Note: Daniel C. Roper, dry Democrat, proposes to shelve Al Smith for eight years and allow the Democratic party to try to enforce sincerely the prohibition law

Photograph of an Aspen Pole Stand at 50 Years Old

The Years Best Idea!

Photograph of Hardwood Slash That Is One to Five Years Old

Photograph of Cottonwood at 23 Years Old

Ten years ago: The Nazis Burned the Books... But Free Americans Can Still Read Them

George C. Fields, 32, Points Proudly to the Honor Certificate Presented him Yesterday at Graduation Exercises for the Tenth Negro Class to be Graduated from the Navy's Service Schools at the U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, IL. Fields Served as President Roosevelt's Valet for Four Years before Entering the Navy

A view of the Post Theater located at Fort Ritchie, Maryland (MD), completed February 1943. Fort Ritchie was closed September 30, 1998 after 72 years. (Exact date shot UNKNOWN)

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