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A group of laborers appear to be cleaning building blocks for later use in the rebuilding of San Francisco. A soldier with a Springfield Rifle 03 is picking up something. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

A group of laborers appear to be cleaning building blocks for later us...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Periscope in use in front line trenches. Near Armentieres
British patients being taught to use their artificial limbs
Trench mortar bombs ready for use. 1916

Trench mortar bombs ready for use. 1916

British Photographs of World War I

Constructing huts for use of British troops. November 1916
British searchlight in use during Mesopotamian campaign
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 - Breese Penguin. This plane manufactured by the Breese Aircraft Company Inc., Farmingdale, L.I. is supplied the Government for training work for graduation officers in the use of very fast machines. It has the full equipment of the advanced training plane but is not intended for use a great distance from the ground. The machine was recommened by the French Commission which visited the United States last year

Airplanes - Types - Breese Penguin. This plane manufactured by the Bre...

Photographer: Edgar Van Sicklen Airplanes - Types

American Library Association - Libraries - Alabama through Iowa - A.L.A. books in use at Camp Kearny, Linda Vista, CAL

American Library Association - Libraries - Alabama through Iowa - A.L....

Photographer: American Library Association American Library Association - Libraries - Alabama through Iowa

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills With Clouds of Smoke- United States - Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts.  Demonstration of use of masks by officers who were in the trenches overseas.  Soldiers being subjected to real poison gas

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills With Clouds of Smoke- United States ...

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills With Clouds of Smoke- United States

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - A home-made periscope which was brought into use to view the procession, 27th Division, New York City

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - A home-made periscope wh...

Photographer: Paul Thompson Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York

American Library Association Instruction Books - A.L.A. books in use in classroom, Navy Dept

American Library Association Instruction Books - A.L.A. books in use i...

Photographer: American Library Association American Library Association Instruction Books

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Hull of F-5 Flying boat under construction in plant of Canadian Aeroplane Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Laying the keel of F-5 flying boat in plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - Red Cross Motor Corps. Headquarters of Emergency Corps during Influenza epdiemic. Automobile owners were asked to list their machines here for use during the epidemic. Washington, D.C

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - Red Cross Motor Corps....

Photographer: County Council of Defense, Tex. American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings

Airplanes - Instruments - Making instruments for war use. The No. 21 speed counter in the right hand corner is used extensively by the Aviation Section. The hub odometer in the center is used for recording mileage of motor trucks. The hand tally counter is used extensively by the goernment. Made by Veeder Manufacturing Co., Hartford, Conn. From W.F. Miller & Co

Airplanes - Instruments - Making instruments for war use. The No. 21 s...

Photographer: W.F. Miller & Co. Airplanes - Instruments

Airplanes - Flight - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, A new arm precluded by Armistice. Among new devices which Armistice prevented Royal Air Force from putting into use against enemy was torpedo-aeroplane. Considered to be greater potential value than submarine, and would doubtless have proved astonishingly efficient. Central News Service

Airplanes - Flight - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, A new arm precluded by Arm...

Photographer: Central News Service Airplanes - Flight

Ceremonies and Parades - Float Typifying U.S.S. Olympia constructed by enlisted personnel, Receiving Ship, Naval Station, New Orleans, La., for use in demonstration on July 4, 1918

Ceremonies and Parades - Float Typifying U.S.S. Olympia constructed by...

Date Taken: 1918. - Photographer: U.S. Navy Department Ceremonies and Parades

American Red Cross - Refugees - The Sous Intendent Militaire of the Loire gives the use o this building to Miss Porter, Head of the Bureau for refugees at Montbrison, A.R.C. Activities

American Red Cross - Refugees - The Sous Intendent Militaire of the Lo...

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

American Red Cross - Canteens - While the workers of Wellesley Unit serve refreshments to soldiers in American Red Cross recreation hut at Base Hospital 22, near Bordeaux, Lieut. John Guy Owsley, explains to them how Red Cross Home Service can be of use to them

American Red Cross - Canteens - While the workers of Wellesley Unit se...

Date Taken: 10/0/1918 Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Canteens

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 - Headquarters & Buildings - American Red Cross Activities in Middletown, Conn. Building erected in 53 days for use of the Middlesex Chapter of the Red Cross

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - American Red Cross Act...

Photographer: Middletown War Bureau American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings

American Red Cross - Recreation and Sports - Billiard room for use of American wounded in France. Billiard Room operated by the American Red Cross in the Casino at Vittel, the well known watering place in France

American Red Cross - Recreation and Sports - Billiard room for use of ...

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

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
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
Western front. Flame throwers in use

Western front. Flame throwers in use

German Military Activities and Personnel

Camouflage - Soldiers Training - Members of the Camouflage Squad with some of the models they use in their training work. The men have many new ideas which they will put into use to deceive enemy eyes, and make "things seem what they ain't."

Camouflage - Soldiers Training - Members of the Camouflage Squad with ...

Date Taken: 4/19/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Camouflage - Soldiers Training

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

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 Library Association - Preparing Books for the Blind - Showing how letters are raised so that the blind can easily read. The A.L.A. is now translating many popular novels into the Braille System for use of blind soldiers and others

American Library Association - Preparing Books for the Blind - Showing...

Date Taken: 1919 Photographer: American Library Association American Library Association - Preparing Books for the Blind

American Library Association Instruction Books - A.L.A. books in use in classroom, Navy Dept

American Library Association Instruction Books - A.L.A. books in use i...

Photographer: American Library Association American Library Association Instruction Books

American Red Cross - Refugees - Construction of portable houses at Malabry, intended for use for refugee tubercular families

American Red Cross - Refugees - Construction of portable houses at Mal...

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

Armistice - Armistice - Officers of the Allied Commission at Spa use former Kaiser's phone. French Officer of the Allied Armistice Commission talking through the telephone which the former Kaiser had used

Armistice - Armistice - Officers of the Allied Commission at Spa use f...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Armistice - Armistice

Drills - Police - War Activities New York City. Captain Edward J. Bourke of the 33rd Police Precinct instructing men of Class I A in the Draft, the use of the machine guns in Central Park
American Red Cross - N thru W - Wolf Tail, a full-blooded Blackfeet Indian, member of the Browning Red Cross Chapter; the largest Indian donor to Red Cross War fund in June; an active worker in the Membership Drive at Christmas and he says if the Government can use him he is ready for the call to war

American Red Cross - N thru W - Wolf Tail, a full-blooded Blackfeet In...

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

Balloons - Miscellaneous Operations - Aeronauts in balloon telephoning their observations to station on the field. Two parachutes are shown attached to sides of basket ready for use

Balloons - Miscellaneous Operations - Aeronauts in balloon telephoning...

Date Taken: 11/20/1917 Photographer: C.P.I. Balloons - Miscellaneous Operations

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. F-5 flying boat hull, showing Liberty Motors being installed, in plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Balloons - Manufacturing - General - Making balloons for war use by Behrend & Rothschild, Brooklyn, N.Y. Testing room

Balloons - Manufacturing - General - Making balloons for war use by Be...

Photographer: Behrend & Rothschild Balloons - Manufacturing - General

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks - This picture illustrates the respiratory drill which is held behind the British lines every time a company leaves for the trenches. The proper use and adjustment is demonstrated in this drill as its purpose is to prevent suffering in the enemy's gas attacks.

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks - This picture illustrates t...

Original Caption: This picture illustrates the respiratory drill which is held behind the British lines every time a company leaves for the trenches. The proper use and adjustment is demonstrated in this drill... more

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills With Clouds of Smoke- United States - U.S. Boy Scouts demonstrate use of gas masks

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills With Clouds of Smoke- United States ...

Original Caption: U.S. Boy Scouts demonstrate use of gas masks. United States Boy Scouts gave a demonstration of the use of gas masks in Union Square, New York City. Showing the use of the gas mask in a heavy... more

American Red Cross - N thru W - Lieut. Guy Owsley, A.R.C. telling American soldiers how they can make use of the A.R.C. Home Service

American Red Cross - N thru W - Lieut. Guy Owsley, A.R.C. telling Amer...

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

Camouflage - Ships - What the British censor has just revealed. One of the so termed "Blister Skined Monitors" in use by British Navy. The "Blister side" to Monitor made the ship submarine proof

Camouflage - Ships - What the British censor has just revealed. One of...

Photographer: International Film Service Camouflage - Ships

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Completed hulls, showing wings uncovered in plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Hull of F-5 Flying boat under construction in plant of Canadian Aeroplane Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Hull of F-5 Flying boat under construction in plant of Canadian Aeroplane Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - United States - Demonstrations of use of gas masks by officers in the trenches, Camp Devens, Massachusetts

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - United States - Demonstrations of ...

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - United States

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks - Gas mask suggested for American troops.  Photo shows type of gas mask suggested for use by American troops

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks - Gas mask suggested for Ame...

Photographer: Paul Thompson Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Hull of F-5 under construction in plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Airplanes - Historical - British torpedo carrying airplane. Plane in the act of dropping a bomb- at the time of the cessation of hostilities England had a number of these torpedo carrying aeroplanes completed and ready for use

Airplanes - Historical - British torpedo carrying airplane. Plane in t...

Date Taken: 1/17/1919 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Airplanes - Historical

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - U.S.S.M.A. Princeton, New Jersey.  Experiments in the use of gas, often proves the real thing for the cadets

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - U.S.S.M.A. Princeton, New Jers...

Photographer: Orren Jack Turner Colleges and Universities - Princeton

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks - Gas mask suggested for American troops.  Photo shows type of gas mask suggested for use of American troops

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks - Gas mask suggested for Ame...

Photographer: Paul Thompson Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Completed hulls, showing wings uncovered in plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Chemical Warfare Service - Equipment - Miscellaneous - Strombos horn developed by the British for use as an alarm for a gas cloud

Chemical Warfare Service - Equipment - Miscellaneous - Strombos horn d...

Photographer: Chemical Warfare Service Chemical Warfare Service - Equipment - Miscellaneous

Airplanes - Types - Airco (DeH) one Napier Lion Engine; pilot and eight passengers; speed 114 m.p.h., new type for use on London-Paris Service, first of this model now reaching completion. Air Service
American Red Cross - Warehouses - A large A.R.C. warehouse on Quai de Javel, Paris, France, used by the A.R.C. to store supplies until needed for use at the front

American Red Cross - Warehouses - A large A.R.C. warehouse on Quai de ...

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

American Library Association - European - French - St. Nazaire. Putting books aboard the Monticello a freighter for the use of officers and men

American Library Association - European - French - St. Nazaire. Puttin...

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

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills- Practice - Camp Dix, Wrightstown, New Jersey.  Learning the use of the gas mask

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills- Practice - Camp Dix, Wrightstown, N...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Chemical Warfare Service - Drills- Practice

Airplanes - Instruments - Manufactured articles for use of government. Automatic Bookkeeping Register Co's Plant, Kansas City, MO. Tachyscopes for anti-aircraft batteries

Airplanes - Instruments - Manufactured articles for use of government....

Photographer: Auto. Bkkpg. Register Co. Airplanes - Instruments

American Red Cross - Refugees - The Sous Intendent Militaire of the Loire gives the use o this building to Miss Porter of the A.R.C. at Montbrison. Here refugee women make straw maps under direction of the A.R.C

American Red Cross - Refugees - The Sous Intendent Militaire of the Lo...

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

Chemical Warfare Service - Equipment - Miscellaneous - Demonstrating use of Oyston Fan

Chemical Warfare Service - Equipment - Miscellaneous - Demonstrating u...

Photographer: Chemical Warfare Service Chemical Warfare Service - Equipment - Miscellaneous

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Hull of F-5 Flying boat under construction in plant of Canadian Aeroplane Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Balloons - Manufacturing - General - Making balloons for war use by Behrend & Rothschild, Brooklyn, N.Y. Stripping room

Balloons - Manufacturing - General - Making balloons for war use by Be...

Photographer: Behrend & Rothschild Balloons - Manufacturing - General

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Tampa Chapter American Red Cross making badges for overseas use

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Tampa Chapter America...

Photographer: Board of Trade, Tampa, Fa. American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Hull packed for shipment, being loaded on car, in plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Boy's Activities - Drills - The back lot Army prepares to lick the "Kaiser." The kiddies' field artillery protected by a deploy line of snipers is in action across the back lot battlefield. Note the "war weapons" these youthful warriors use. May 14, 1918

Boy's Activities - Drills - The back lot Army prepares to lick the "Ka...

Date Taken: 5/14/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Boy's Activities - Drills

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. F-5 boat, showing Liberty Motors being installed, in plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Airplanes - Wheels - Tires manufactured for government use. Airplane tire. This was developed for use on De Haviland 4 light bombing plane and was very satisfactory. Note the inflexible "windshield" or "streamline". This was a later improvement which reduced air resistance. U.S. Tire Co. plant, N.Y
Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. F-5 boat under construction, wings being fitted, in plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Armistice - Armistice - German trains in use in Belgium. Locomotives and coaches turned over to Allies in accordance with Armistice terms used by people of Belgium. Shows passengers boarding one of the trains at wayside station

Armistice - Armistice - German trains in use in Belgium. Locomotives a...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Armistice - Armistice

Airplanes - Historical - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, a new arm precluded by Armistice. Among new devices which Armistice prevented Royal Air Force from putting into use against enemy was torpedo-aeroplane. Considered to be greater potential value than submarine, and would doubtless have proved astonishingly efficient. Central News Service

Airplanes - Historical - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, a new arm precluded by...

Photographer: Central News Service Airplanes - Historical

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Cutting machine in use, Red Cross Depot, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Cutting machine in use, Red Cross...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work (workrooms and classes) - War Activities, Spokane, Wash. One section of Red Cross Shop. A downtown store room 75x150 ft. in constant use by Red Cross workers since the war began

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work (workrooms and classes)...

Photographer: Christian American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work (workrooms and classes)

American Library Association Instruction Books - A.L.A. books in use in classroom

American Library Association Instruction Books - A.L.A. books in use i...

Photographer: American Library Association American Library Association Instruction Books

Balloons - Manufacturing - General - Making balloons for war use by Behrend & Rothschild, Brooklyn, N.Y. Packing room

Balloons - Manufacturing - General - Making balloons for war use by Be...

Photographer: Behrend & Rothschild Balloons - Manufacturing - General

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Aeroplane material manufactured for governent use. Ailerons and stabilizers for De Haviland 4 airplane ready for shipment. National Cash Register Co. Dayton, O

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Aeroplane material manufactured for...

Photographer: National Cash Register Co. O. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Exterior plant of Sturtevant Aeroplane Co., Boston, Mass., where machines are built for was use

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Exterior plant of Sturtevant Aeropl...

Photographer: Sturtevant Aeroplane Co. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Hull of F-5 boat, loaded on train, ready for shipment, at plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

On  a Submarine training boat. Crew practicing use of hatchways
Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Completed hulls, showing wings uncovered in plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks - Gas mask suggested for American troops. Side view of type of gas mask suggested for use of American troops

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks - Gas mask suggested for Ame...

Photographer: Paul Thompson Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Masks

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. F-5 boat under construction, wings being fitted, in plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

American Red Cross - I thru M - The members of the A.E.F. like jam so much that the girls at the American Red Cross canteen could not open the cans fast enough. Capt. S.A. Mitchell, A.R.C, knew of problem and invented a can-opener that can be worked and with very little effort and leaves no jagged edges to hurt tender hands. Capt. Mitchell is here demonstrating the use of it. As fast as they can be made they are forwarded to the various canteens

American Red Cross - I thru M - The members of the A.E.F. like jam so ...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - I thru M

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Captain Osborn Wood, of Company D of the Harvard University regiment, who taught the Harvard students the use of the rifle.  Captain Wood is a son of General Leonard Wood, U.S.A

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Captain Osborn Wood, ...

Photographer: International Film Service Colleges and Universities - Harvard University

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. Hull of F-5 Flying boat under construction in plant of Canadian Aeroplane Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - United States - American fighters show use of gas masks

Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - United States - American fighters ...

Original Caption: American fighters show use of gas masks. The first contingent of American fighters who have seen service in the trenches came to New York to aid the Liberty Loan, April 1918. They are shown ... more

American Library Association Instruction Books - A.L.A. books in use in classroom, Navy Dept

American Library Association Instruction Books - A.L.A. books in use i...

Photographer: American Library Association American Library Association Instruction Books

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. F-5 boat, loaded on train, ready for shipment, at plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - View from rear of plant of Sturtevant Aeroplane Co., Boston, Mass., where machines are built for war use

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - View from rear of plant of Sturteva...

Photographer: Sturtevant Aeroplane Co. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Balloons - Manufacturing - General - Making balloons for war use by Behrend & Rothschild, Brooklyn, N.Y. Rimming  room

Balloons - Manufacturing - General - Making balloons for war use by Be...

Photographer: Behrend & Rothschild Balloons - Manufacturing - General

Armor - Body and Helmets - Flexible front armor. For use without back armor. Fmanufactured by Hale Kilburn Corporation, Phila., PA

Armor - Body and Helmets - Flexible front armor. For use without back ...

Photographer: Hale & Kilburn Corp. Armor - Body and Helmets

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military use. F-5 boat under construction, wings being fitted, in plant of Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Building aeroplanes for military us...

Photographer: Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

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