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Map showing overland Pacific Telegraph from San Francisco to Moscow, submitted to the Committee on Commerce with a petition for a survey for a telegraphic line from the Amoor River to Russian America

Map showing overland Pacific Telegraph from San Francisco to Moscow, s...

Petitions and Memorials Referred to the House Committee on Commerce

Nautical Chart of the East Coast of Central America

Nautical Chart of the East Coast of Central America

This map shows Cape Gracias a Dios to Gulf of Darien. Published Nautical Charts

Figurehead of "America" after Collision with Ice

Figurehead of "America" after Collision with Ice

This was sketched during the Baldwin-Ziegler Polar Expedition at Latitude 79-15 N, Longitude 41-08 E. Artwork

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This untitled illustration by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on December 25, 1915, is a reminder that things this Christmas are different in Europe than they are in ... more

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Red Cross Distributing Service, England. A corner of the offices of the American Red Cross Distributing Service, in Hanover Square, London. There have been times when the big Depot was so swamped with newly arrived shipments from America, that it was almost impossible to walk around the big storerooms

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Red Cross Distributing Service, E...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - Warehouses - Supplies and warehouses in France. Warehouse 51 Rue de Ponthieu, Paris, for repacking the various articles donated and shipped to the American Red Cross in Paris by the American Red Cross in America

American Red Cross - Warehouses - Supplies and warehouses in France. W...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Warehouses

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - "Wake Up America" Parade in New York.  Photo shows a part of the 40,000 marchers in the "Wake Up America" parade in New York City, April 19, 1916.  The paraders are here seen crossing 23rd Street at Fifth Avenue

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - "Wake Up America" Parade...

Date Taken: 4/19/1916 Photographer: International Film Service Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York

Airplanes - Wheels - J.N.4 Aeroplane wheel for Curtiss Training Plane, Tire size 26" x 4" plain clincher manufactured by the Wire Wheel Corporation of America, Buffalo, N.Y

Airplanes - Wheels - J.N.4 Aeroplane wheel for Curtiss Training Plane,...

Photographer: Wire Wheel Corporation Airplanes - Wheels

Airplanes - Wheels - Caproni Wheel for Caproni bombing plane, tire size 900 x 90 m/m manufactured by the Wire Wheel Corporation of America, Buffalo, N.Y

Airplanes - Wheels - Caproni Wheel for Caproni bombing plane, tire siz...

Photographer: Wire Wheel Corporation Airplanes - Wheels

Ceremonies - War Activities - Rome celebrates first anniversary of America's entrance into the war. The Italian people celebrated the anniversary of the American intervention in the war at a great commemorative meeting in the ruins of the Coliseum. In the center of the photograph is the Chinese Minister to Rome

Ceremonies - War Activities - Rome celebrates first anniversary of Ame...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - War Activities

American Red Cross - N thru W - Mrs. A.G. Olney of New York neice of the late Richard Olney, American Secretary of State, is now in Europe for an inspection of the American Red Cross work in England, France and Italy, making particular study of the needs of the American soldiers as they arrive on the troop ships from America

American Red Cross - N thru W - Mrs. A.G. Olney of New York neice of t...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - N thru W

American Library Association - ALA - European - French - Books from America in the Y.M.C.A. Warehouse, Paris

American Library Association - ALA - European - French - Books from Am...

Photographer: American Library Association American Library Association - ALA - European - French

Ceremonies and Parades - American troops historic march through London.  London had a chance in August 1917 to express its enthusiasm over America's entry into the war.  A contingent of U.S. troops marched through the streets and past the King at Buckingham Palace.  Passing through Trafalgar Square.  This is part of the 13th Engineers (Ry)

Ceremonies and Parades - American troops historic march through London...

Date Taken: 1917. - Photographer: Central News Ltd. Ceremonies and Parades

Ceremonies - Navy & Marines - The Return of the Victory Feelt to New York. With clocklike precision, which is so characteristic of the United States Navy, America's majestic fleet moved up the Hudson River through a heavy snowstorm. After the review of the fleet by Secretary Daniels, half of the sailorscame ashore to partake in a parade down Fifth Avenue where they were cheered by thousands of people. The photo shows a division passing the reviewing stand in front of the Public Library. Secretary Daniels in a silk hat can be seen near the center post

Ceremonies - Navy & Marines - The Return of the Victory Feelt to New Y...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Navy & Marines

Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Amer. Misc. - Armenians celebrate with America on July 4th. Societies of the nations crushed by the Turks show loyalty by taking part in Independence Day demonstrationsh here

Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Amer. Misc. - Armenians celebrat...

Photographer: Harris & Ewing Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Amer. Misc.

Ceremonies - England - London had a chance to express its entusiasm over America's entry into the war. A contingent of U.S. troops marched through the streets and past the King and Queen at Buckingham Palace

Ceremonies - England - London had a chance to express its entusiasm ov...

Photographer: Central News Service Ceremonies - England

Ceremonies - England, Italy - American Indepencdence Day Rome, Italy. The people of Rome pay homage to the United States of America, commemorating Independence Day at the Altare Della Patria or King Victor Emmanual Monument

Ceremonies - England, Italy - American Indepencdence Day Rome, Italy. ...

Date Taken: 7/4/1918 Photographer: New York Tribune Ceremonies - England, Italy

Ceremonies - England - Eight hundred British school children voice thanks to America for help in war. Children of Gibbons Road School Harleside, London, held a special celebration in honor of America's participation in the war. Each schoolboy  and schoolgirl produced a message of thanks to the United States for the aid she has rendered her ally

Ceremonies - England - Eight hundred British school children voice tha...

Date Taken: 06/0/1918. - Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - England

Ceremonies - Liberations - National Anthem Day - People of Omaha, Nebraska, sing "America," at noon on courthouse lawn, 1918

Ceremonies - Liberations - National Anthem Day - People of Omaha, Nebr...

Date Taken: 1918 Photographer: Rec'd from Omaha Bee, Omaha, Nebraska Ceremonies - Liberations - National Anthem Day

Ceremonies - New York school children celebrate America's entrance into the war. A general view of the crowd that attended the celebration of the first anniversary of America's entrance into the war in front of Public School 43 at 129th Street and Amsterdam Ave. A Service flag with 210 stars was unfurled by the children

Ceremonies - New York school children celebrate America's entrance int...

Date Taken: 4/5/1918. - Photographer: International Film Service Ceremonies

Ceremonies - Illinois - Centennial Pageant at Evanston, Ill. The schools of the whole state of Illinois, this year elaborately celebrated the Illinois Centennial with patriotic pageants. Photo shows pageant with America in the center, France on one side, and Great Britain on the other and Belgium appealing to America for help

Ceremonies - Illinois - Centennial Pageant at Evanston, Ill. The schoo...

Date Taken: 06/0/1918. - Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Ceremonies - Illinois

Ceremonies - Illinois thru Massachusetts - Scenes in the America Red Cross parade around the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Indianapolis, Ind. May, 1918

Ceremonies - Illinois thru Massachusetts - Scenes in the America Red C...

Date Taken: 05/0/1918. - Photographer: Indianapolis Star Ceremonies - Illinois thru Massachusetts

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - France - The American Red Cross has a system by which nothing is wasted. A "re-conditioning" department has been in operation for some time at Rue St. Didier, Paris. It is here that great number of women are employed going over and renovating articles which have been damaged in transit. Soemtimes cases of supplies enroute from America become waterlogged and absolutely unfit for use. It is here that these women go over the material and clean, resew, and make over such articles as needed

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - France - The American...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - France

Airplanes - Types - Will soon attempt trans-Atlantic flight. Clifford Prodger in huge Handley Page passenger carrying machine, recently flew from Ireland to England with mail and passengers. He will soon attempt to make first flight across Atlantic to shores of North America. Central News Service

Airplanes - Types - Will soon attempt trans-Atlantic flight. Clifford ...

Photographer: Central News Service Airplanes - Types

Ceremonies and Parades - New York School Children's "Americanization Day" Celebration, 1917.  All nations were represented.  Photo shows the children in front of City Hall.  From left to right:  America, Russia, Spain, Italy, France, England, Ireland, Holland, and Scotland

Ceremonies and Parades - New York School Children's "Americanization D...

Date Taken: 1917. - Photographer: Paul Thompson Ceremonies and Parades

American Red Cross - Recreation and Sports - Red Cross Baseball in England. Every hospital has several teams and also several good diamonds. One Red Cross shipment from America to England this summer included complete baseball equipment for 2000 men. This was mainly used in the Hospitals

American Red Cross - Recreation and Sports - Red Cross Baseball in Eng...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Recreation and Sports

American Red Cross - Warehouses - Outfitting returning boys with things to keep them comfortable on the way back to America, at the Red Cross warehouse in Liverpool, England

American Red Cross - Warehouses - Outfitting returning boys with thing...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Warehouses

American Red Cross - I thru M - America's Society people at work in Paris for the American Fund for French wounded. Miss Mary S. Montgomery  of Philadelphia, Pa., who rendered relief service in the surgical department of the American Fund for French wounded. She was on the Committee in Philadelphia from the spring of 1915 until Dec. 1916 when she sailed for France to become more actively engaged in the work

American Red Cross - I thru M - America's Society people at work in Pa...

Photographer: Kadel & Herbert American Red Cross - I thru M

Boy's Activities - Drills - Boy Scout Activities. Boy Scouts of America at the flag raising ceremony at "Lett's Camp," near Los Angeles, Calif

Boy's Activities - Drills - Boy Scout Activities. Boy Scouts of Americ...

Photographer: Los Angeles Express Boy's Activities - Drills

American Red Cross - Christmas Activities - Leon Sturgeon of Los Angeles, the American soldier on crutches tells some of the village children about the wonderful children of America, - that is the story the Dartford children like the best.  On the lawn of the American Base Hospital at Dartford, near London.  The Red Cross woman is Mrs. Arthur Robinson of Baltimore

American Red Cross - Christmas Activities - Leon Sturgeon of Los Angel...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Christmas Activities

Ceremonies - War Activities - Rome celebrates the anniversary of America's entrance into war. The Italian people celebrated the first anniversary of the American interventionin the war at a great commemorative meeting in the ruins of the Coliseum, Rome, April 6, 1918. A general view of the throng of people who celebrated the anniversary of our entrance into the war is shown in the photo

Ceremonies - War Activities - Rome celebrates the anniversary of Ameri...

Date Taken: 4/6/1918. - Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - War Activities

Ceremonies - England - American Troops historic march through London. London had a change in August 1917 to express its enthusiasm over America's entry into the war. A contingent of U.S. troops marched through the streets past the King at Buckingham Palace. Passing through Trafalgar Square

Ceremonies - England - American Troops historic march through London. ...

Date Taken: 06/0/1917. - Photographer: Cen. News Photo Ser., N.Y. Ceremonies - England

American Red Cross - Ambulances - Presentation of ambulances to the American Red Cross commission for Great Britian. Major Harper Sibley of Rochester, N.Y., acting on behalf of a large number of priate doners in America, presenting a long chain of ambulances for use in the American hospitals in England. Major R. Stuart Smith, of Philadelphia representing the Commission for Great Britian accept them. The photograph was taken in front of one of the Red Cross headquarters buildings in London

American Red Cross - Ambulances - Presentation of ambulances to the Am...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Ambulances

Ceremonies - Ohio thru Wisconsin - Red Cross Parade, Harrisburg, PA. Roman Legion of America shows its patriotism

Ceremonies - Ohio thru Wisconsin - Red Cross Parade, Harrisburg, PA. R...

Photographer: Harrisburg Chamber Commerce Ceremonies - Ohio thru Wisconsin

Ceremonies and Parades - American troops historic march through London.  London had a chance in June (August) 1917 to express its enthusiasm over America's entry into the war.  A contingent of U.S. troops marched through the streets and past the King at Buckingham Palace.  Passing through Trafalgar Square.  (This contingent comprised the 12th, 13th, 14th, and 17th Engineers)

Ceremonies and Parades - American troops historic march through London...

Date Taken: 1917. - Photographer: Cen. News Photo Ser. Ceremonies and Parades

American Red Cross - Canteens - Preparing sandwiches for the men of an arriving troopship. Every transport is met at the docks by a deputation of Red Cross men and women. The soldiers flock down to the Red Cross Canteen for Coffee and Sandwiches, chocolate, and cigarettes, and it is a big job keeping enough on hand for their needs. Sea air is a great stimulant to the appetite, and the American soldier has a great curiosity to sample the "war bread" of England and see how it tallies up with the war bread of America

American Red Cross - Canteens - Preparing sandwiches for the men of an...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Canteens

Airplanes - Wheels - De Haviland 4 aeroplane wheel for the De Haviland Plane, tire size 600 x 150m/m manufactured by the Wire Wheel Corporation of America, Buffalo, N.Y

Airplanes - Wheels - De Haviland 4 aeroplane wheel for the De Haviland...

Photographer: Wire Wheel Corporation Airplanes - Wheels

Airplanes - Wheels - Handley-Page aeroplane wheel for Handley-Page Bombing Plane. Tire size 900 x 200 m/m manufactured by the Wire Wheel Corporation of America, Buffalo, N.Y

Airplanes - Wheels - Handley-Page aeroplane wheel for Handley-Page Bom...

Photographer: Wire Wheel Corporation Airplanes - Wheels

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - Great "Wake Up America" Parade in New York City.  High school girls marching down Fifth Avenue, above 23rd Street

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - Great "Wake Up America" ...

Date Taken: 4/19/1917 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - The "Wake Up America" Parade in New York City.  Girls of Julia Richman High School marching.  April 19, 1917

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - The "Wake Up America" Pa...

Date Taken: 4/19/1917 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - American Memorial Day in reconquered Alsace. Mgr. Anderson, American Bishop shows on a pile of shells in the town of Masevaux, addressing the Alsace Lorraine people and giving the pledge that America will fight to the end in order to restore their provinces to France

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - American Memorial Day ...

Date Taken: 1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918

Ceremonies and Parades - "Wake Up America" Parade in N. Y. City.  Prominent Army, Navy, and civilian folk on the reviewing stand at the Union League Club, 5th Ave., and 39th St

Ceremonies and Parades - "Wake Up America" Parade in N. Y. City. Prom...

Date Taken: 1917. - Photographer: Underwood & Underwood © Ceremonies and Parades

Colleges and Universities - Columbia University - "Wake Up America" demonstration in New York City.  Columbia students passing City College

Colleges and Universities - Columbia University - "Wake Up America" de...

Date Taken: 4/19/1917 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Colleges and Universities - Columbia University

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

American Red Cross - Groups - Two of the staunchest Red Cross workers ...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Groups

American Red Cross - E thru H - American Red Cross Personnel. Col. Gibson, American Red Cross Commissioner for France, addressing group of workers just arrived from America

American Red Cross - E thru H - American Red Cross Personnel. Col. Gib...

Date Taken: 11/0/1918 Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - E thru H

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - London children get a little pleasure trip in a test run of a convoy of American Red Cross ambulances just arrived from America

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - London children get a little plea...

Photographer: American Red Cross, France American Red Cross - Miscellaneous

Ceremonies - Liberations - France - A section of the great crowd in the Place de Iena, Paris during the celebration on April 22, 1917 of "America Day" in Paris

Ceremonies - Liberations - France - A section of the great crowd in th...

Date Taken: 4/22/1917 Photographer: International Film Service Ceremonies - Liberations - France

Boy's Activities - War Work - Boy Scout band plays for Liberty Loan. Troop 8 Band of Salem, Mass. Boy Scouts of America which has been playing for all Liberty Loans. They tour the city and surrounding suburbs to help in selling the bonds. The Boy Scouts are connected with the Salem Fraternity, the oldest Boy's Club in the U.S

Boy's Activities - War Work - Boy Scout band plays for Liberty Loan. T...

Photographer: Salem Fraternity Boy's Activities - War Work

Ceremonies and Parades - American troops historic march through London.  London had a chance in June (Aug) 1917 to express its enthusiasm over America's entry into the war.  A contingent of U.S. troops marched through the streets and past the King at Buckingham Palace.  The troops passing the Queen Victoria Memorial, which was unveiled by the Kaiser, who little throught, then, that American troops would one day pass the memorial on their way to fight against him and his troops and assist the Allies

Ceremonies and Parades - American troops historic march through London...

Date Taken: 1917. - Photographer: Central News Ltd. Ceremonies and Parades

Boy's Activities - Personnel - Boys' Club aids in Liberty Bond Campaign. Messenger service of the Salem Fraternity, one of the oldest boys clubs in America did great work int eh 4th Liberty Loan Campaign

Boy's Activities - Personnel - Boys' Club aids in Liberty Bond Campaig...

Photographer: Salem Fraternity Boy's Activities - Personnel

Armistice - Armistice - The surrender of Sedan in 1870 reversed in 1918. Faint hearted at the severe terms that were being imposed upon their beloved country the French plenipotentiaries slowly pass from the peace table while the haughty Hun looks on and Bismarck squats in a chair as though he were there to stay. Today the tables are turned, for the Sedan of 1870 passes into the hands of democartic America by capture in place of an autocratic Germany
Boy's Activities - Drills - Boy Scout Activities. The main "street" of Boy Scouts of America "Lett's" Week and Camp, located near Hollywood, California

Boy's Activities - Drills - Boy Scout Activities. The main "street" of...

Photographer: Los Angeles Express Boy's Activities - Drills

Ceremonies and Parades - American troops historic march through London.  London had a chance in June (August) 1917 to express its enthusiasm over America's entry into the war.  A contingent of U.S. troops marched through the streets and past the King at Buckingham Palace.  The troops passing the Queen Victoria Memorial

Ceremonies and Parades - American troops historic march through London...

Date Taken: 1917. - Photographer: Central News Ltd., London Ceremonies and Parades

Boy's Activities - Drills - New York Branch of the Boy Scouts of America mobilized in Central Park, New York City. 1917

Boy's Activities - Drills - New York Branch of the Boy Scouts of Ameri...

Date Taken: 1917 Photographer: International Film Service Boy's Activities - Drills

Ceremonies - Liberations - Military Weddings - First war bridge to be brought to the United States. Chief Petty Officer has the honor of being the first American boy to bring home a war bride to America. His wife who was Marie Louise Goasumpis is living her husband's parents while he is in the service

Ceremonies - Liberations - Military Weddings - First war bridge to be ...

Date Taken: 10/28/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Liberations - Military Weddings

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - "Wake Up America" Parade in New York City.  Abraham Lincoln impersonated by Benjamin Chapin with his aide Southard Brown riding down Fifth Avenue in the great parade

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - "Wake Up America" Parade...

Date Taken: 4/19/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York

Ceremonies - Navy & Marines - East Providence, R.I., war activities. "Blue Jackets" in "Wake Up America" parade

Ceremonies - Navy & Marines - East Providence, R.I., war activities. "...

Photographer: T.H. Ray, East Providence, R.I. Ceremonies - Navy & Marines

Ceremonies and Parades - Society Women in "Wake Up America Demonstration.  L to R:  Mrs. Lydig Hoty, Mrs. George F. Barker, Jr. and Mrs. James B. Eustis leading the parade

Ceremonies and Parades - Society Women in "Wake Up America Demonstrati...

Date Taken: 1917. - Photographer: Underwood & Underwood © Ceremonies and Parades

Ceremonies - Varied Assembly of Allied Troops. Troops of France, Britain, America, Belgium and Portugal are shown here listening to a sermon by an Army chaplain

Ceremonies - Varied Assembly of Allied Troops. Troops of France, Brita...

Date Taken: 08/0/1918. - Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies

Ceremonies and Parades - "Wake Up America" Demonstration N.Y. City.  John H. Finley, Commissioner of Education of N. Y. State addressing students at the City College Stadium after the presentation of the flag by Maj. Gen. John O'Ryan

Ceremonies and Parades - "Wake Up America" Demonstration N.Y. City. J...

Date Taken: 1917. - Photographer: Underwood & Underwood © Ceremonies and Parades

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - Boy Scouts in "Wake Up America" parade in New York City, 1917

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - Boy Scouts in "Wake Up A...

Date Taken: 1917 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - A bit of America's Air Force. A number of aviation instructors, mechanicians, and students at the Wilbur Wright Aviation camp, one of the biggest aviation schools in the U.S

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - A bit of America's Air Force. A number of ...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Airplanes - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - I thru M - Wounded American nurses return home. Nettie Elizabeth Johnston, one of the many wounded nurses to return to America on the "Comfort."

American Red Cross - I thru M - Wounded American nurses return home. N...

Photographer: International Film Service American Red Cross - I thru M

Demobilization - Miscellaneous - The 105th Field Artillery, part of the 27th, back home on America. Some of members of 106th F.A., part of 27th Division

Demobilization - Miscellaneous - The 105th Field Artillery, part of th...

Photographer: Underwood and Underwood Demobilization - Miscellaneous

Boy's Activities - War Work - Monkey helps to raise funds. A Boy Scout of America, with a monkey and hand organ, was successful in raising a large sum for War charities. The moneky gathered all the change. The photo was taken in Los Angeles, Cal

Boy's Activities - War Work - Monkey helps to raise funds. A Boy Scout...

Photographer: Los Angeles Express Boy's Activities - War Work

Ceremonies and Parades - Boy Scouts of America march in victory parade in New York.  Boy Scouts of America marching down Fifth Ave. in a parade for the benefit of the United War Workers Campaign

Ceremonies and Parades - Boy Scouts of America march in victory parade...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies and Parades

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Navy Dirigible Balloon, C-1, the largest of its kind in America. This balloon made the flight from Rockaway Naval Air Station L.I., to Key West, Florida, a ditance of nearly 1,500 miles. The crew consisting of six men was under the command of Capt. S.V. Parsler, Commandant of the Naval Air Station at Rockaway, L.I

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Navy Dirigible Balloon, C-1, the largest...

Date Taken: 1/17/1919 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Balloons - Hangars and Beds

Ceremonies - Liberations - Military Weddings - First American to bring a war bride to the United States. Petty Officer John Walters has the honor of brining the first war bridge to America who is now living with her husband's people at Hammond, Indiana

Ceremonies - Liberations - Military Weddings - First American to bring...

Date Taken: 10/28/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Liberations - Military Weddings

Colleges and Universities - Horace Mann - "Wake  Up America" demonstration New York City.  Horace Mann pupils who turned out for the parade

Colleges and Universities - Horace Mann - "Wake Up America" demonstra...

Date Taken: 4/19/1917 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Colleges and Universities - Horace Mann

Ceremonies and Parades - American troops march thru London.  London had a chance in June (Aug) 1917 to express its enthusiasm over America's entry into the war.  A contingent of American troops marched thru the streets.  Photo shows them passing St. Thomas Hospital

Ceremonies and Parades - American troops march thru London. London ha...

Date Taken: 1917. - Photographer: Cent. News Ph. Ser. Ceremonies and Parades

Boy's Activities - Drills - Boy Scout Activities. "Officer of the Day" at the Lett's Boy Scouts of America Camp selling sugar to one of the weekend trip Boys

Boy's Activities - Drills - Boy Scout Activities. "Officer of the Day"...

Photographer: Los Angeles Express Boy's Activities - Drills

Ceremonies - Foreign - Red Cross Day, Norwich, Eng. Parade of British and American troops at Norwich, England, on Red Cross Day. Received in state by the lord-mayor at the Town Hall, along the front of which is a sign bearing the words: "Welcome America." The lord mayor's mace-bearer, with his heavy mace, stands at the right of the picture in the rear of the group of aldermen and local dignitaries

Ceremonies - Foreign - Red Cross Day, Norwich, Eng. Parade of British ...

Photographer: American Red Cross Ceremonies - Foreign

American Red Cross - Refreshments - Red Cross Canteen in America. Red Cross workers preparing hot coffee at an Emergency Station

American Red Cross - Refreshments - Red Cross Canteen in America. Red ...

Photographer: Pub. Sec. Am. Red Cross American Red Cross - Refreshments

Boy's Activities - War Work - Boy Scouts' music sells Liberty Bonds. A number of the members of the Fife, Drum and Bugle Corps of Boy Scouts of America Troops 2, 3, and 4 connected with the Salem Fraternity, Salem, Mass., the oldest Boy's Club in the U.S. paraded throug the city every night playing to help sell the Liberty Bonds. They were assiting in the 2nd Liberty Loan when this photo was made

Boy's Activities - War Work - Boy Scouts' music sells Liberty Bonds. A...

Date Taken: 10/0/1917 Photographer: Salem Fraternity Boy's Activities - War Work

Commissions - Japan - Japanese Mission Visits 1 of America's Scenic Beauty Sports.  Members of the Japanese Mission arriving at the Hotel at Glacier Point on the Yosemite, 1 of the beauty sports of the continent

Commissions - Japan - Japanese Mission Visits 1 of America's Scenic Be...

Date Taken: 8/27/1917 Photographer: Underwood and Underwood Commissions - Japan

Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Poland wins award for July Fourth showing. Poland was awarded the first honor, a gold medal presented by the city of New York, for the best showing made in the Fourth of July parade in the city. Every nation represented by floats and marches turned out to show their loyalty to America and a medal was awarded for the greatest demonstration. Mme. Paderewski, head of the Polish White Cross in this country, and members of the Polish Mission who received the medal from Mayor Hylan on the steps of the City Hall are shown

Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Poland wins award for July Fourt...

Photographer: International Film Service Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918

Spirit of Young America

Spirit of Young America

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

The Faith of Young America

The Faith of Young America

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) filming at the National Archives for the British television series, America: A Personal History of the United States. The extras in the photo ... more

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) filming at the National Archives for the British television series, America: A Personal History of the United States. The extras in the photo ... more

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC filming at the National Archives for the British TV series, America: A Personal History of the United States. This footage was used for Episode 3: "Making a Revolution." Historic... more

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) filming at the National Archives for the British television series, America: A Personal History of the United States. Pictured is a mural of J... more

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) filming at the National Archives for the British television series, America: A Personal History of the United States. This footage was used fo... more

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) filming at the National Archives for the British television series, America: A Personal History of the United States. This footage was used fo... more

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) filming at the National Archives for the British television series, America: A Personal History of the United States. Pictured is Michael Gill... more

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) filming at the National Archives for the British television series, America: A Personal History of the United States. At the center is Alistai... more

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) filming at the National Archives for the British television series, America: A Personal History of the United States. The extras in the photo ... more

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) filming at the National Archives for the British television series, America: A Personal History of the United States. This was used for Episod... more

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) filming at the National Archives for the British television series, America: A Personal History of the United States. The extras in the photo ... more

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the Series, America

Photograph of BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) Filming for the ...

This is a photograph of the BBC (British Broadcasting Coorporation) filming at the National Archives for the British television series, America: A Personal History of the United States. At the center is Kenneth... more

Photograph of America Historical Association Project Staff for the Selection and Description of Captured German Records, World War II Records Division, Alexandria, Virginia

Photograph of America Historical Association Project Staff for the Sel...

Original caption: James McDowell, Marie B. RuhmWon Oppen, Johanna Wagner, Petronilla Hawes, Miriam Haskett. Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

The Blitzkrieg comes to America

The Blitzkrieg comes to America

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

In Congress, July 4, 1776.  The Unanimous Dedication of thirteen united States Of America...VERBOTEN!   You Can't Let This Happen.  BUY MORE BONDS.

U.S. National Archives

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