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The end of the war begins for humanity's sake

The end of the war begins for humanity's sake

This illustration entitled "The End of the War Begins for Humanity's Sake", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on August 4, 1898, depicts the benevolence of Americans followi... more

Americans in Rouen, France. 6-1-1917

Americans in Rouen, France. 6-1-1917

British Photographs of World War I

Americans attend services at Winchester Cathedral. England
Americans at Winchester Cathedral, England

Americans at Winchester Cathedral, England

British Photographs of World War I

Won't Fight, Won't They?

Won't Fight, Won't They?

This illustration entitled, "Won't Fight, Won't They?", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on April 27, 1916, shows Poncho Villa and his bandits taken by surprise whe... more

Ceremonies and Parades - Americans baptized before going to the firing lines.  One of the most unusual ceremonies before the American fighters get to the firing lines is the baptizing of the men who have not been baptized before.  In this French village square this American section, trained and ready for the trenches, held the different religious ceremonies.  About thirty were baptized in the open.  Then the auto carrying the altar disappeared and the division headed by its band passed the Commanding General in review and continued on the way to the front.  The soldiers are wearing the New Overseas cap

Ceremonies and Parades - Americans baptized before going to the firing...

Date Taken: 1918. - Photographer: Underwood & Underwood © Ceremonies and Parades

Army of Occupation - Treves, Germany, Headquarters of American Army of Occupation. Zeppelin hangar turned over to Americans. Three-quarter side view

Army of Occupation - Treves, Germany, Headquarters of American Army of...

Photographer: Press Illus. Ser. Army of Occupation

Army of Occupation - Americans guarding a gate in Treves. Yankees of the American Army of Occupation guarding a gate in Treves, Germany

Army of Occupation - Americans guarding a gate in Treves. Yankees of t...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Army of Occupation

Demobilization - Arrivals Home - First of victorious Americans arrive in New York

Demobilization - Arrivals Home - First of victorious Americans arrive ...

Photographer: Underwood and Underwood Demobilization - Arrivals Home

Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918 - Lafayette Day at City Hall, New York. Thousands of soldiers and civilians visited the City Hall steps in N.Y. on that day where ceremonies were held practically all day long. Frenchmen, Italians, Englishmen and Americans gathered there and heard the addresses of the different nations' represent actives

Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918 - Lafayette Day at City Hall, New Yor...

Photographer: Times Photo Ser. Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918

Ceremonies and Parades - Americans in Paris give thanks for victory.  Americans attending thanksgiving Mass at the Madeline in Paris.  Cardinal Amette of Paris, Cardinal Lucon of Meaux, Cardinal Bourne of London and Monsignor of New York officiated

Ceremonies and Parades - Americans in Paris give thanks for victory. ...

Photographer: International Film Ceremonies and Parades

Ceremonies - Review in Theatre of Operations - American Troops - Americans reviewed at Massevaux, Alsace.  American troops being reviewed at Massevaux, Alsace (former German territory) by General Chaise

Ceremonies - Review in Theatre of Operations - American Troops - Ameri...

Photographer: French Pictorial Service Ceremonies - Review in Theatre of Operations - American Troops

Army of Occupation - Americans enter Treves, Germany

Army of Occupation - Americans enter Treves, Germany

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Army of Occupation

Army of Occupation - Americans enter Treves, Germany. The vanguard of Pershing's fighters entering one of the main squares of Treves, Germany

Army of Occupation - Americans enter Treves, Germany. The vanguard of ...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Army of Occupation

Demobilization - Arrivals Home - First of victorious Americans arrive home

Demobilization - Arrivals Home - First of victorious Americans arrive ...

Original Caption: First of victorious Americans arrive home. The Cunarder Mauretania bearing 4,000 American troops who had been victorious "over there" steamed into New York Harbor Sunday evening December 1st. ... more

Ceremonies - Liberations - Naturalization Ceremonies - Making citizens of 300 foreign born fighting men wearing U.S.A. uniform. One of the most impressive scenes witnessed at any of the training camps where men of the National Army are being whipped into shape was enacted at Camp Upton, N.Y. when 300 foreign born members wearing the uniform were admitted to full citizenship. These men were granted full citizenship in order to give them every protection accorded a citizen of the United States. This photograph shows the men who were instrumental in aiding these foreign born fighters gain recognition as full fledged Americans. From left to right: front row. Judge Mancheanser, Dana White, Chap. P. Miller, and Merton A. Sturges. Back row: Jas. P. Buxton, H. Mayorkas, R.B. Lish, Jas. F. Richardson, A.S. Solomon and Harold Waertendyke

Ceremonies - Liberations - Naturalization Ceremonies - Making citizens...

Photographer: International Film Service Ceremonies - Liberations - Naturalization Ceremonies

Ceremonies - American Independence Day, 1918 - France - Independence Day Celebration, 1918, Paris, France. Americans marching down the Ave. des Champs Elysses. The arch of Triumph is seen in the backyard

Ceremonies - American Independence Day, 1918 - France - Independence D...

Date Taken: 7/4/1918 Photographer: International Film Service Ceremonies - American Independence Day, 1918 - France

Ceremonies and Parades - Cadinal O'Connors (O'Connell) of Mass., saying Mass for the Americans who have died in battle, Boston, Mass

Ceremonies and Parades - Cadinal O'Connors (O'Connell) of Mass., sayin...

Photographer: The Boston Post, Mass. Ceremonies and Parades

Ceremonies and Parades - New York City Observes First "Heroes Day".  New York City observed its first Heroes Day" to commorate the deeds of the brave Americans who had given their lives on the batle fields of France.  Little girls bringing flowers to decorate the Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Ceremonies and Parades - New York City Observes First "Heroes Day". N...

Date Taken: 1918. - Photographer: Underwood & Underwood © Ceremonies and Parades

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - United States - Americans get first gas practice "over there".  Photo shows American troops coming out of a gas chamber in the American training camp in France.  The troops are put thru gas drills daily

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - United States - Americans get firs...

Photographer: International Film Service Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - United States

Ceremonies - Review in Theatre of Operations - American Troops - Company of Americans in Review in French Village

Ceremonies - Review in Theatre of Operations - American Troops - Compa...

Ceremonies - Review in Theatre of Operations - American Troops

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New Jersey - War activities.  Naturalized Americans honored in parade of 312th Infantry, Newark, New Jersey

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New Jersey - War activities. Natur...

Photographer: Koenig Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New Jersey

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - American Dirigible "somewhere in France." One of the American dirigibles, manned by Americans, "Somewhere in France."

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - American Dirigible "somewher...

Date Taken: 08/0/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations

Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Independence Day Parade, N.Y. City. View looking down Fifth Avenue showing Scottish Americans marching

Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Independence Day Parade, N.Y. Ci...

Date Taken: 7/4/1918 Photographer: Paul Thompson Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918

Army of Occupation - Americans guarding bridge at Treves. American sentries of the Yankee Army of Occupation on guard on a river bridge in Treves, Germany

Army of Occupation - Americans guarding bridge at Treves. American sen...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Army of Occupation

Army of Occupation - Americans guarding a gate in Treves. Yankees of the American Army of Occupation guarding a gate in Treves, Germany

Army of Occupation - Americans guarding a gate in Treves. Yankees of t...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Army of Occupation

Army of Occupation - First photo of American troops in Treves. American soldiers in Treves, Germany. The American Army of occupation is here seen passing the Kaiser Platz. The German inhabitants are able to view the entrance are able to view the entrance of their conquerors. In Treves, the Americans dealt with the de facto authorities. The Workman's Council is maintaining a commission and the officers found by the Americans were those who had long been functioning and the American sleft them to arrange their own affairs. Local institutions, or the manner of life of the people, has not been interfered with by the Americans

Army of Occupation - First photo of American troops in Treves. America...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Army of Occupation

Army of Occupation - Treves, Germany, Headquarters of American Army of Occupation. Huge Zeppelin hangar turned over to Americans. Side view

Army of Occupation - Treves, Germany, Headquarters of American Army of...

Photographer: Press Illus. Ser. Army of Occupation

Army of Occupation - Treves, Germany, Headquarters of American Army of Occupation. Zeppelin Hangar containing more than 100 German planes turned over to the Americans

Army of Occupation - Treves, Germany, Headquarters of American Army of...

Photographer: Press Illus. Ser. Army of Occupation

Commissions - To Foreign Nations - Labor - Wounded Americans in England. Samuel Gompers, President of the American Federal of Labor, visits American wounded with American Red Cross party

Commissions - To Foreign Nations - Labor - Wounded Americans in Englan...

Photographer: American Red Cross Commissions - To Foreign Nations - Labor

Chemical Warfare Service - Liquid Fire - First big American victory, Cantigny, France.  Germans capitulating to the Americans and French, emerging from the smoking ruins

Chemical Warfare Service - Liquid Fire - First big American victory, C...

Photographer: International Film Service Chemical Warfare Service - Liquid Fire

Demobilization - Documents - First big American victory, Cantigny, France. A reproduction of the official bulletin sent by General Bullard, commandant of the division of Americans who participated in the battle, to his men

Demobilization - Documents - First big American victory, Cantigny, Fra...

Photographer: International Film Service Demobilization - Documents

American Red Cross - Canteens - American soldiers entering an A.R.C. Canteen at Toulouse, France

American Red Cross - Canteens - American soldiers entering an A.R.C. C...

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

Ceremonies and Parades - First photo of National Army men in London.  A great welcome was given to a regiment of American troops consisting of three battalions of the National Army who marched thru London May 11, 1918.  They passed Buckingham Palace on their route, where the King who wore a field marshal's uniform stood with General Biddle, U.S.A.  This photo shows the Americans fraternizing with English "Tommies"

Ceremonies and Parades - First photo of National Army men in London. ...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood © Ceremonies and Parades

Ceremonies - Liberations - France - 4th of August celebrations at the front. Gen. Plumber reviews his men. Americans marching by the Laluting Base, Terdegham, France

Ceremonies - Liberations - France - 4th of August celebrations at the ...

Photographer: Capt. Moore, G-2 Ceremonies - Liberations - France

Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918 - Americans at grave of Lafayette. Americans honor Lafayette at Tomb in Paris. An American boy reciting at the services

Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918 - Americans at grave of Lafayette. Am...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918

Ceremonies - England, Italy - American Independence Day, London England. Soldiers in lorries on a sight seeing tour through London. Independence Day was celebrated in proper sytle by Britons and Americans

Ceremonies - England, Italy - American Independence Day, London Englan...

Date Taken: 7/4/1918 Photographer: International Film Service Ceremonies - England, Italy

Boy's Activities - War Work in Europe - Boy Scout in Place de la Concorde, a boy scout directs two Americans who have lost their way

Boy's Activities - War Work in Europe - Boy Scout in Place de la Conco...

Photographer: American Red Cross, France Boy's Activities - War Work in Europe

Colleges and Universities - Cornell University - Americans aid sick and wounded before U.S. enters war.  Cornell Ambulance Unit on way to France

Colleges and Universities - Cornell University - Americans aid sick an...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Colleges and Universities - Cornell University

Armistice - Armistice - French soldiers greeting the Americans upon their arrival
Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Indpendence Day Parade, New York City, July 4, 1918. Americans of German birth marching up Fifth Avenue

Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Indpendence Day Parade, New York...

Date Taken: 7/4/1918 Photographer: N.Y. World Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - American Memorial services at Westminster Abbey, England. At recent Memorial exercises held in England for the Americans who paid the supreme sacrifice these civil war veterans who have made their homes in England after the Civil War here came from all parts of the British empire to attend these services which were held in the Historic Westminster Abbey

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

Date Taken: 4/24/1919 Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918

Untitled

Untitled

This untitled illustration by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on March 29, 1917, shows Mr. DC holding the American flag proudly as he calls for all Americans to come ... more

Photograph of the Drawing of Main Street in Varennes

Photograph of the Drawing of Main Street in Varennes

Original caption: Main Street, Varennes, just after the Americans took the town which is interesting historically as the place where Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were arrested during their flight from France.... more

Photograph of the Drawing of Main Street in Varennes

Photograph of the Drawing of Main Street in Varennes

Original caption: Main Street, Varennes, just after the Americans took the town which is interesting historically as the place where Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were arrested during their flight from France.... more

Americans Never Quit.  Be Part of the Seventh

Americans Never Quit. Be Part of the Seventh

Original Artwork for World War II Posters

Americanos Todas Luchemos Por La Victorica.  Americans All.  Let's Fight For Victory! Theme No. 3 (Americans All)
[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms] - [FRA-4457 through FRA-4462]

[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms] - [FRA-4457 through FRA-4462]

[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms] - [FRA-4457 through FRA-4462]

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - Les Americains en Amerique"]

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - L...

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - Les Americains en Amerique"] - [PAR-3777 through PAR-3780]

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - Les Americains en Amerique"]

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - L...

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - Les Americains en Amerique"] - [PAR-3777 through PAR-3780]

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - Les Americains en Amerique"]

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - L...

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - Les Americains en Amerique"] - [PAR-3777 through PAR-3780]

[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms] - [FRA-4457 through FRA-4462]

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - Les Americains en Amerique"]

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - L...

[Communist Posters and Inscriptions "US Go Home, Americans Go Home - Les Americains en Amerique"] - [PAR-3777 through PAR-3780]

[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms] - [FRA-4457 through FRA-4462]

[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms]

[Americans Visit French Farms] - [FRA-4457 through FRA-4462]

Defense Against Enemy Propaganda

Defense Against Enemy Propaganda

ARC Identifier 2569629 / Local Identifier 111-TV-360. "THE BIG PICTURE" examines enemy propaganda and its danger to American way of life -- This is an absorbing film presentation set in an exhibit room containi... more

Americans & the Peoples of Asia

Americans & the Peoples of Asia

Propaganda Posters Distributed in Asia

Americans & the Peoples of Asia

Americans & the Peoples of Asia

Propaganda Posters Distributed in Asia

Americans & the Peoples of Asia

Americans & the Peoples of Asia

Propaganda Posters Distributed in Asia

Americans Come as Friends. Let's Cooperate With Them

Americans Come as Friends. Let's Cooperate With Them

Psychological Warfare Posters Promoting the U.S.-South Vietnamese Cause During the Vietnam War

Americans are briefed prior to their release from a prisoner of war camp

Americans are briefed prior to their release from a prisoner of war ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Loc Ninh Country: Viet Nam (VNM) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Members of the Viet Cong military distribute new clothes to the Viet Cong POWs who were released during the prisoner exchange between the Viet Cong and the Americans and South Vietnamese

Members of the Viet Cong military distribute new clothes to the Viet C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... more

CPT David Earle Baker, U.S. Air Force, (Captured 27 Jun 72) shot down while flying his O-2 Forward Air Control aircraft and held captive by the Viet Cong until his release on February 12, 1973. He was one of twenty eight American POWs who were released during the prisoner exchange between the Viet Cong and the Americans and South Vietnamese

CPT David Earle Baker, U.S. Air Force, (Captured 27 Jun 72) shot down ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... more

ACCOMPLISHED WOMEN

ACCOMPLISHED WOMEN

1974 ARC Identifier 54173 / Local Identifier 306.9028. FEATURES NOT ONLY ACCOMPLISHED BUT SUCCESSFUL WOMEN - KATHERINE GRAHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE "WASHINGTON POST;" DR. VIRGINIA APGAR, LEADING SPECIALIST IN PROBL... more

President Gerald R. Ford at a Wreath Laying Ceremony at USS Arizona Memorial in Honor of Those Americans Killed on December 7, 1941 in the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

President Gerald R. Ford at a Wreath Laying Ceremony at USS Arizona Me...

Caption: 1975, December 7 – USS Arizona Memorial – Pearl Harbor, Hawaii – Gerald R. Ford, Veterans Groups, Veterans – Gerald R. Ford at lectern, veterans lined up behind wreaths – President's Far Eastern Trip; ... more

Photograph of President Gerald Ford and National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft Pointing to a Map of Beirut, Lebanon during Discussions on the Evacuation of Americans

Photograph of President Gerald Ford and National Security Adviser Bren...

This photograph depicts President Gerald R. Ford and National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft pointing to a map of Beirut during discussions on the evacuation of Americans, following the assassinations of Amba... more

Photograph of President Gerald Ford Conducting a Meeting to Discuss a Federal Initiative to Immunize All Americans Against the Swine Flu Influenza

Photograph of President Gerald Ford Conducting a Meeting to Discuss a ...

This photograph depicts President Gerald Ford conducting a meeting to discuss a Federal initiative to immunize all Americans against the swine flu influenza.  Also shown are, left to right:  Dr. Jonas Salk, Pre... more

Reception honoring Asian Americans

Reception honoring Asian Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Reception honoring Asian Americans

Reception honoring Asian Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

2-5 The President's Address to the White House Conference on Handicapped Individuals; 6-18 Midge Constanza with group of Italian Americans
Midge Costanza and Italian Americans

Midge Costanza and Italian Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Jimmy Carter - Meets with six Americans liberated from Iran

Jimmy Carter - Meets with six Americans liberated from Iran

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Jimmy Carter - Reception for Armenian Americans

Jimmy Carter - Reception for Armenian Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Jimmy Carter - Reception for Armenian Americans

Jimmy Carter - Reception for Armenian Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Jimmy Carter, Cuban Americans

Jimmy Carter, Cuban Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Jimmy Carter - Reception for Armenian Americans, Fr. 14A-19A; With Charles Kirbo group, Fr. 20A-25A
Jimmy Carter - Reception for Armenian Americans

Jimmy Carter - Reception for Armenian Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Reception honoring Asian Americans

Reception honoring Asian Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Handicapped Americans Awards

Handicapped Americans Awards

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Midge Costanza and Italian Americans

Midge Costanza and Italian Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Reception honoring Asian Americans

Reception honoring Asian Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Arab Americans presenting citation to Commander Sick

Arab Americans presenting citation to Commander Sick

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Jimmy Carter - Meets with six Americans liberated from Iran

Jimmy Carter - Meets with six Americans liberated from Iran

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Jimmy Carter, Cuban Americans

Jimmy Carter, Cuban Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Reception honoring Asian Americans

Reception honoring Asian Americans

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

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