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Map of the Mississippi Country

Map of the Mississippi Country

"Fortifications Map File" Plans of Military Forts

Plan of Pittsburg and Adjacent Country

Plan of Pittsburg and Adjacent Country

"Fortifications Map File" Plans of Military Forts

Map Showing the Topography of the Country and the Defences in front of Alexandria, Va.

Map Showing the Topography of the Country and the Defences in front of...

"Fortifications Map File" Plans of Military Forts

Country around Alexandria from sketch made by order of Brig. Gen. R. Arnold, Chf. of Cavalry, by Lieut. E. C. Miles, 5th Engrs., Co. A

Country around Alexandria from sketch made by order of Brig. Gen. R. A...

This maps covers area in Louisiana. Louisiana and the Mississippi River

Special Train

Special Train

Local Accession Number: 271..Description: Rear view of the platform car of Wilson's special train. ..Photographer: Unknown..Source: Unknown..Size: 8x10..Medium: Print, Black and White..Date: 1919

Special Train

Special Train

Local Accession Number: 271..Description: Rear view of the platform car of Wilson's special train. ..Photographer: Unknown..Source: Unknown..Size: 8x10..Medium: Print, Black and White..Date: 1919

Special Train

Special Train

Local Accession Number: 271..Description: Rear view of the platform car of Wilson's special train. ..Photographer: Unknown..Source: Unknown..Size: 8x10..Medium: Print, Black and White..Date: 1919

Special Train

Special Train

Local Accession Number: 273..Description: Rear side view of the platform car of Wilson's special train. ..Photographer: Unknown..Source: Unknown..Size: 8x10..Medium: Print, Black and White..Date: 1919

Special Train

Special Train

Local Accession Number: 273..Description: Rear side view of the platform car of Wilson's special train. ..Photographer: Unknown..Source: Unknown..Size: 8x10..Medium: Print, Black and White..Date: 1919

Map of Washington D.C. and surrounding country and description of land adjacent to Washington
A Twenty-Second-of-February Dream; Things that the Father of His Country would discover in 1903

A Twenty-Second-of-February Dream; Things that the Father of His Count...

This illustration entitled, "A Twenty-Second-of-February Dream; Things that the Father of His Country Would Discover in 1903", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on February ... more

Typical view of the country in southern Palestine

Typical view of the country in southern Palestine

British Photographs of World War I

Artists - French Artworks - Dans la Gagna; La Soupe. Water color executed by a wounded French soldier, Clement Serveau depicting French soldiers eating after a victory. Such works are sold in this country by the Comite' des Etudiants Americains de l'Ecole des Beaux Arts to increase the funds of the organization

Artists - French Artworks - Dans la Gagna; La Soupe. Water color execu...

Photographer: Henry R. Sedgewick Artists - French Artworks

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments - Red Cross Pageant at "Rosemary," Huntington, L.I. Scene at the Red Cross pagant heldon the "Rosemary" estate, Huntington, L.I. The country's leading actor and operatic stars participated; the receipts were donated to the Red Cross

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments - Red Cross Pag...

Photographer: Paul Thompson American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments

American Red Cross - Refugees - Refugees enjoying an outing at Grand Val, a country home, established by the A.R.C. near Paris, France

American Red Cross - Refugees - Refugees enjoying an outing at Grand V...

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

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Red Cross "Home Service". Advising the dependents of our sailors and soldiers overseas at the Home Service Station in Grand Central Palace, New York City. These Home Service Bureaus have been established all over the country

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Red Cross "Home Service". Advisin...

Photographer: Paul Thompson American Red Cross - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - Refugees - When the lunch bell rings at Grand Val, a country home for delicate children which was established by the A.R.C. for delicate refugee children

American Red Cross - Refugees - When the lunch bell rings at Grand Val...

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

Boy's Activities - Agriculture - Boy Scouts of Brooklyn, N.Y., take up farming to serve the country

Boy's Activities - Agriculture - Boy Scouts of Brooklyn, N.Y., take up...

Date Taken: 1917 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Boy's Activities - Agriculture

Commission - From Foreign Nations - France - Blue Devils - Soldiers of the Chasseurs alpin, the famous "Blue Devils" of France, greeted by Omaha, Nebraska, on a tour of the country

Commission - From Foreign Nations - France - Blue Devils - Soldiers of...

Date Taken: 6/1/1918 Photographer: J.P. McAndrews, Omaha World Herald Commission - From Foreign Nations - France - Blue Devils

Ceremonies and Parades - 5,000 school children present loyalty exercises for commencement, June 1918, N. Y.  First joint commencement exercises ever held in the city parks were held yesterday when 5,000 children from two districts in Williamsburg, representing nearly every country in Europe, met in Prospect Park and participated in an impressive loyalty demonstration.  Photo shows flag drill

Ceremonies and Parades - 5,000 school children present loyalty exercis...

Date Taken: 1918. - Photographer: Wester Newspaper Union © Ceremonies and Parades

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Red Cross "Home Service", Grand Central Palace, New York City. Relatives of men in service overseas receive all sorts of advice here. Women are shown waiting their turn. The Red Cross has information booths all over the country

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Red Cross "Home Service", Grand C...

Photographer: Paul Thompson American Red Cross - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - Refugees - At Grand Val, country home fo rrefugee children. The A.R.C. has undertaken the care of these children

American Red Cross - Refugees - At Grand Val, country home fo rrefugee...

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

Ceremonies - Review in Theatre of Operations - American Troops - Women of the country watch American troops marching through streets of Brest, France

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

Ceremonies - Review in Theatre of Operations - American Troops

Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918 - Lafayette Day Celebration, New York City. Alton B. Parker addressing the crowd at the Lafayette Statue in Union Square, N.Y. in the celebration of the 161st. anniversary of the birth of the gallant French mean who fought for American Independence, and the fourth anniversary of the stopping of the Germans at the Marne. A group of French sailors listen to an euology of their country

Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918 - Lafayette Day Celebration, New York...

Date Taken: 9/6/1918 Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918

Demobilization - Documents - Postal supplied to soldiers just before leaving this country. The address side

Demobilization - Documents - Postal supplied to soldiers just before l...

Photographer: American Red Cross Demobilization - Documents

American Red Cross - Refugees - Refugee children playing games at Grand Val, a country home for delicate refugee children established by the A.R.C

American Red Cross - Refugees - Refugee children playing games at Gran...

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

Demobilization - Documents - Postal card supplied to all American soldiers just before leaving this country. Side for the message

Demobilization - Documents - Postal card supplied to all American sold...

Photographer: American Red Cross Demobilization - Documents

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - American Red Cross activities in North Russia. Type of country in North Russia over which the soldiers have been campaigning

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - American Red Cross activities in ...

Date Taken: 1918 Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - Refugees - Country home of a refugee family that has been moved from the crowded quarters in St. Etienne into clean and comfortable houses near Montbrison, France

American Red Cross - Refugees - Country home of a refugee family that ...

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

American Red Cross - Salvage - Red Cross Salvage. There is a use for everything no matter how old or how worn it is. This is the motto of the Red Cross Salvage Campaign which is now in progress, over the entire country. Old shoes, clothes, tinfoil books, and other discards are in the collection. A truck load of salvaged material collected in Los Angeles by the Red Cross

American Red Cross - Salvage - Red Cross Salvage. There is a use for e...

Photographer: C.P.I. American Red Cross - Salvage

American Red Cross - Refugees - A very exclusive luncheon at Grand Val, near Paris, France, a country home established by the American Red Cross for delicate refugee children

American Red Cross - Refugees - A very exclusive luncheon at Grand Val...

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

Ceremonies and Parades - Victory Parade, Washington, D.C.  "The Boys We Left Behind Us" banner carried in honor of soldiers who gave their lives for their country.  Parade was held in honor of the return of President Wilson and the soliders of District of Columbia

Ceremonies and Parades - Victory Parade, Washington, D.C. "The Boys W...

Photographer: West News Union (c) Ceremonies and Parades

American Red Cross - Salvage - Red Cross Salvage Campaign. There's a use for everything no matter how old or how worn it is, this is the motto of the Red Cross Salvage Campaign which is now in progress over the entire country. Old clothes, shoes, tinfoil, books, and other discards are in the collection. Two thousand pairs of shoes collected in one week
Airplanes - Historical - Cross Country flyers ready to leave Cleaveland, Ohio. Newspaper Enterprise ASSN

Airplanes - Historical - Cross Country flyers ready to leave Cleavelan...

Photographer: Newspaper Enterprise Assn. Cleveland, Ohio Airplanes - Historical

American Red Cross - Refugees - Children at lunch at Grand Val, a country home established by the A.R.C. for refugee children

American Red Cross - Refugees - Children at lunch at Grand Val, a coun...

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

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Steel Magnate's home used for war work. The home of Charles M. Schwab, steel magnate, on Riverside Drive, New York, was converted into workrooms for American Red Cross workers who gave their services to the country. Many society women comprised the auxiliary which met daily at the Schwab mansion to make surgical dressings. Photo shows the patriotic women making bandages in the bowling alleys

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Steel Magnate's home ...

Date Taken: 1918 Photographer: Western Newspaper Union American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work

American Red Cross - Salvage - Red Cross Salvage Campaign. There is a use for everything no matter how old or how worn it is; this is the motto of the Red Cross Salvage Campaign which is now in progress, over the entire country. Old shoes, old clothes, books, tinfoil, and other discards are in the collection. Magazinese collected in two days
Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Panorama of Edgewood Arsenal and surrounding country

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Panorama of Edg...

Date Taken: 1918 Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal

Ceremonies and Parades - 5,000 school children present impressive loyalty expercises for commencement.  The first joint commencement exercise ever held in the city parks were held yesterday when 5,000 children from two districts in Williamsburg, representing nearly every country in Europe, met in Prospect Park and participated in an impressive loyalty demonstration which also marked their graduation from school.  "Soldiers of the Farm', school-boys who will keep the soldiers at the front in the pink of condition

Ceremonies and Parades - 5,000 school children present impressive loya...

Date Taken: 1918. - Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Co. N. Y. Ceremonies and Parades

Commission - From Foreign Nations - France - Blue Devils - French Blue Devils who are visiting this country to aid the Liberty Loan paid a visit to the Polo Grounds, New York, New York to get some first hand impressions of the great American game, baseball

Commission - From Foreign Nations - France - Blue Devils - French Blue...

Photographer: Central News Photo Service Commission - From Foreign Nations - France - Blue Devils

American Red Cross - Refugees - Driving the sheep by refugee children at Grand Val, a country home established by the A.R.C. for delicate refuguee children

American Red Cross - Refugees - Driving the sheep by refugee children ...

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

Ceremonies - Siberia - Russian driver (country peasant) in parka, North Russia

Ceremonies - Siberia - Russian driver (country peasant) in parka, Nort...

Photographer: American Red Cross, Russia Ceremonies - Siberia

American Red Cross - Refugees - Luncheon at Grand Val, near Paris, France, a country home for delicate refugee children established by the American Red Cross

American Red Cross - Refugees - Luncheon at Grand Val, near Paris, Fra...

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

American Red Cross - Refugees - Refugee children at Grand Val, a country home established by the A.R.C. for delicate refugee children

American Red Cross - Refugees - Refugee children at Grand Val, a count...

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

American Red Cross - Salvage - Red Cross Salvage Campaign. There is a use for everything no matter how old or how worn it is; this is the motto of the Red Cross Salvage Campaign which is now in progress over the entire country. Old clothes, clothes, tinfoil, books, and other discards are in the collection. Part of 10,000 pounds of tinfoil collected in one month, valued at $1,700
American Red Cross - Uniforms - The Red Cross Town and Country nurse, in her plain blue gingham dress with soft collar and cufts, her panama hat and her emergency kit is a beloved figure in rural communities scattered from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from Canada to Mexico. Her insignia is the Red Cross pin. To her district she is nurse, mother, sister, teacher, and fairy-godmother. In a week she attends the sick, instructs mothers, gives school children lessons in hygiene, organizes health committees and clubs, brings clean- up and public welfare campaigns to the country, apparantly carrying in her bag a new lease of life for all to whom it opens

American Red Cross - Uniforms - The Red Cross Town and Country nurse, ...

Photographer: Harris & Ewing American Red Cross - Uniforms

American Red Cross - Uniforms - When she is at work in her district, the Red Cross Public nurse wears the practical gray cotton crepe working uniform with regulation hat and cape. It is a uniform familiar and beloved in the homes of many villages in France where children hail her coming with joyuful excitement and mothers with quiet hope. A new public health service in our own country is that of the sanitary zones surrounding the camps and cantonments, established for the purpose of preventing contagion between the camps and civil communities. About 90 Red Cross nurses are engaged in these zones

American Red Cross - Uniforms - When she is at work in her district, t...

Photographer: Joel Feder American Red Cross - Uniforms

American Red Cross - Groups - Executive Board, Kearney Country. Red Cross Chapter, Nebraska

American Red Cross - Groups - Executive Board, Kearney Country. Red Cr...

Date Taken: 3/20/1919 Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Groups

American Red Cross - Refugees - At Grand Val, a country home for delicate refugee children established by the A.R.C

American Red Cross - Refugees - At Grand Val, a country home for delic...

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

Western front. Transporting an ariplabe over a country road. July 1917
American Red Cross - Refugees - A crippled hero of the Somme teaching children to sing the Marseillaise at Grand Val, where a country home for children has been established by the A.R.C

American Red Cross - Refugees - A crippled hero of the Somme teaching ...

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

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close view of castor plan showing the arrangement of the seeds. The castor oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close...

Date Taken: 6/5/1918 Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The o...

Date Taken: 6/5/1918 Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The o...

Date Taken: 6/5/1918 Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

American Red Cross - Refugees - Crippled hero of the Somme teaching children games at Grand Val, where a country home has been established by the A.R.C. for delicate children

American Red Cross - Refugees - Crippled hero of the Somme teaching ch...

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

American Red Cross - Groups - An American Red Cross Club in the heart of the Florence Nightingale country. The club house is operated in connection with the camp hospital for American soldiers at Ramsay, England

American Red Cross - Groups - An American Red Cross Club in the heart ...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Groups

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Panoramic view of country around Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal - Panoramic view ...

Date Taken: 1918 Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal

Artists - French Artworks - "La Fin D'un Brave." Water color, executed by a wounded French soldier, Frank Deputy, depicts a scene from the Somme front. Such works are sold in this country by the Comite des Etudiants Americains de l' Ecole des Beaux Arts to increase the funds of the organization

Artists - French Artworks - "La Fin D'un Brave." Water color, executed...

Photographer: Henry R. Sedgewick Artists - French Artworks

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments - Red Cross Pageant at "Rosemary" Huntington, L.I. Scene at the Red Cross pageant held on the "Rosemary" estate, Huntington, L.I. The country's leading actor and operatic stars participated in the drama; the receipts were donated to the Red Cross

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments - Red Cross Pag...

Photographer: Paul Thompson American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments

American Red Cross - Refugees - Starting for vacation in the country, A.R.C., workers taking children to Grand Val for an outing under the auspices of the A.R.C

American Red Cross - Refugees - Starting for vacation in the country, ...

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

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Radio men enjoying Thanksgiving dinner at the Oakley Country Club, Watertown, Massachusetts
American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Miscellaneous - Noted actor aids Red Cross Campaign. Raymond Hitchcock auctioning the caddie privileges of Charles (Chick) Evans (at left of Hitchcock) at Siwanoy Country Club for American Red Cross

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Miscellaneous - Noted actor ai...

Date Taken: 07/0/1918 Photographer: Paul Thompson American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - Groups - American Red Cross strives to enlist 25,000 nurses. The great Red Cross drive for 25,000 nurses is sweeping the country. Realizing the great importance attached to the work of the organization, many women are enlisting under the banner of Mercy. They Mayor's Committee of nurses held a great rally at the Public Library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd St., N.Y. City. This shows the group of women in charge of the New York rallies

American Red Cross - Groups - American Red Cross strives to enlist 25,...

Date Taken: 06/0/1918 Photographer: International Film Service American Red Cross - Groups

American Red Cross - Refugees - Driving the cows home at Grand Val, near Paris, France, a country home established for delicate refugee children by the American Red Cross

American Red Cross - Refugees - Driving the cows home at Grand Val, ne...

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

Ceremonies and Parades - Setting the country's clocks ahead one hour.  Marcus M. Marks, Chairman of the National Daylight Saving Movement, giving the signal to set the hands of the great clock in the Metropolitan Tower, N. Y. City, ahead one hour.  The signal was given at exactly 2 A.M. Sunday March 31, 1918 at Aldine Club, on a signal from Washington, D.C

Ceremonies and Parades - Setting the country's clocks ahead one hour. ...

Date Taken: 1918. - Photographer: Int. Film Ser. © Ceremonies and Parades

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Field of castor beans. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Field...

Date Taken: 6/5/1918 Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

Demobilization - Arrivals Home - Casuals returning on the Mastonia. Men from all parts of the country, some wounded, returned on transport Mastonia

Demobilization - Arrivals Home - Casuals returning on the Mastonia. Me...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Demobilization - Arrivals Home

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Manufacture of aircraft; Plant of Standard Aero Corporation, Elizabeth, N.J. President of the Corporation, Capt. D. Anunzio and members of Italian Avaition Mission in the country

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Manufacture of aircraft; Plant of S...

Date Taken: 3/15/1918 Photographer: Standard Aero Corporation Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

American Red Cross - Refugees - Crippled French soldier wearing the croix de Guerre and Medaille Militaire helps to care for the children at Grand Val where a country home has been established for delicate children by the A.R.C

American Red Cross - Refugees - Crippled French soldier wearing the cr...

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

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - Gun caisson for dead of 27th Division.  Gun caisson covered with flag at head of parade in honor of brave men who paid supreme sacrifice for their country

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - Gun caisson for dead of ...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York

Commissions - Uruguay - Uruguayans here to study government.   Minister to Uruguay, with other representatives of his country, come to Washington on trip of inspection of this country's governmental system

Commissions - Uruguay - Uruguayans here to study government. Ministe...

Photographer: Harris and Ewing Commissions - Uruguay

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

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Public Gatherings - Washington...

Photographer: International Film Service American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Public Gatherings

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
American Red Cross - Refugees - Capt. Bernard, A.R.C. and a little refugee girl at Grand Val, a country home for delicate refugee children, established by the American Red Cross

American Red Cross - Refugees - Capt. Bernard, A.R.C. and a little ref...

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

Airplanes - Instruments - The developer of this type of instrument in the U.S. Mr. T.K. Peters making final adjustments on an instrument. Prior to the was this type of instrument was not manufactured in the U.S. and the Aero Instrument Corp. of New York City of which Mr. Peters is the founder is the firm now making the French type of instrument in this country. There are at present only four concerns manufacturing allimeters here, including the Aero, the other firms manufacturing the English type exclusively

Airplanes - Instruments - The developer of this type of instrument in ...

Photographer: Aero Instrument Corp Airplanes - Instruments

American Red Cross - Refugees - At Grand Val, a country home for delicate refugee children established by the A.R.C

American Red Cross - Refugees - At Grand Val, a country home for delic...

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

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - 27th Division honored on Victorious Parade.  The famous fighters who broke "Hindenburg Line" march on 5th Avenue, New York, between throngs of people from all parts of the country

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - 27th Division honored on...

Date Taken: 3/24/1919 Photographer: Central News Photo Service Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York

American Red Cross - Refugees - At Grand Val, near Paris, France, a country home for delicate refugee children established by the A.R.C

American Red Cross - Refugees - At Grand Val, near Paris, France, a co...

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

Artists - French Artworks - "Voluntaire" Watercolor executed by a soldier with the French Army in 1917, depicting a soldier who has volunteered to go out and cut the enemy wires. Such works are sold in this country by the Comite' des Etudiants Americains de l'Ecole des Beaux Arts to increase the funds of the organization

Artists - French Artworks - "Voluntaire" Watercolor executed by a sold...

Photographer: Henry R. Sedgewick Artists - French Artworks

Ceremonies and Parades - Watertown, Wisc., during war.  Patriotic meeting held by the country council of defence, showing tent where Lieutenant Robert Renard of the French High Commission, delivered an address to an enthusiastic audience of five thousand people (1)

Ceremonies and Parades - Watertown, Wisc., during war. Patriotic meet...

Photographer: Watertown, Wis., Wandreyka Ceremonies and Parades

American Red Cross - Groups - Kearney Country Workers, Minden, Nebr

American Red Cross - Groups - Kearney Country Workers, Minden, Nebr

Photographer: A.C. Townsend American Red Cross - Groups

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close view of castor bean field. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close...

Date Taken: 6/5/1918 Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The o...

Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

Boy's Activities - U.S. Working Boy's Reserve - Boys increase country's products. Boys from Germantown Boys' Club laying out gardens, Germantown, PA

Boy's Activities - U.S. Working Boy's Reserve - Boys increase country'...

Photographer: Germantown Boys' Club Boy's Activities - U.S. Working Boy's Reserve

Ceremonies - England, Italy - England celebrates American Independence Day. Meetings and patriotic demonstrations took place throughout the country. American troops were entertained with vehicles to enable them to tour London. Group of soldiers arriving on a four-in-hand coach

Ceremonies - England, Italy - England celebrates American Independence...

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

American Library Association - Dispatch - Enlist your books. In order to obtain reading matter for U.S. soldiers in the cantonments in this country and overseas a "Give a Book Week" campaign was launched by the American Library Association. The American Library Association had put into operation thirty-four libraries in various cantonments. Thousands of books had been purchased and used to fit out the reading places for the men. Appeals had been made by soldiers and saolors to send books and the Library Association requested the public to forward whatever literature it could spare. Photo shows a sailor looking over a case of books at the dispatch office at Hoboken, N.J

American Library Association - Dispatch - Enlist your books. In order ...

Date Taken: 4/0/1918 Photographer: Western Newspaper Union American Library Association - Dispatch

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments - Red Cross Pageant at "Rosemary" Huntington, L.I. Scene at the Red Cross pageant held on the "Rosemary" estate, Huntington, L.I. The country's leading actor and operatic stars participated in the drama; the receipts were donated to the Red Cross

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments - Red Cross Pag...

Photographer: Paul Thompson American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments

American Red Cross - In the Service of Interior - Christmas Boxes - Speed up soldier's sweater to catch Christmas packet. Miss Julia Galloway of Cincinnati is just one of the women in the country who is speeding up work on soldier's sweaters so that it may be in time for the Christmas packet. Nov. 20th is the last day for posting the packages

American Red Cross - In the Service of Interior - Christmas Boxes - Sp...

Date Taken: 10/8/1918 Photographer: Felix J. Koch American Red Cross - In the Service of Interior - Christmas Boxes

American Red Cross - Refugees - Refugee children going to Mass at Grand Val, near Paris, where the A.R.C. has established a country home for delicate refugee children

American Red Cross - Refugees - Refugee children going to Mass at Gran...

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

U.S. National Archives

The objects in this collection are from The U.S. National Archives. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) was established in 1934 by President Franklin Roosevelt. NARA keeps those Federal records that are judged to have continuing value—about 2 to 5 percent of those generated in any given year. There are approximately 10 billion pages of textual records; 12 million maps, charts, and architectural and engineering drawings; 25 million still photographs and graphics; 24 million aerial photographs; 300,000 reels of motion picture film; 400,000 video and sound recordings; and 133 terabytes of electronic data. All of these materials are preserved because they are important to the workings of Government, have long-term research worth, or provide information of value to citizens.

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