• Follow the Pied Piper

    Barney, Maginel Wright, 1877-1966

    This poster from World War I shows Uncle Sam playing a fife, leading children carrying gardening tools (a hoe, rake, trowel, and shovel) and a seed bag. There are fields of crops in the background. Th…

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  • Soldiers digging themselves in for the night

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    A group of American soldiers are resting after a battle that had begun in the morning. They are positioned behind a trench or a small hill and are getting ready to rest for the evening.

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  • World War I Letter from Thomas Tracy to Mother

    Tracy, Thomas

    In this letter to his mother on New Year's Day, 1919, Thomas Tracey acknowledges the impact she has had on him and adds the following poem on the subject of women's suffrage: "Glory to God in the high…

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  • 105th Regiment Engineers seeking shelter from enemy fire

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Members of the 105th Regiment Engineers seek shelter from enemy shell fire under the protection of a high bank. This party came under range of German guns while proceeding into St. Martin-Reviere & we…

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  • British sending American propaganda to the German soldiers via small balloons

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Image features British troops in a field gathered around military trucks containing tanks of inflating gas. American propaganda materials are being suspended from small air balloons that will convey t…

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  • Silhouette of a British battery

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Image features a silhouette of a British battery of the 110th section, Antiaircraft Unit. The men pictured are all looking off into the distance. The gun is being operated by a group of soldiers and i…

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  • Frances Holder Overall scrapbook

    Overall, Frances Holder

    A scrapbook kept by Frances Holder Overall covering the topics of women's suffrage, Tennessee politics, World War I, and World War II. It includes clippings, handwritten notes, and some memorabilia. T…

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  • Photograph of Sanders family while William Josiah Sanders, Jr., was at war

    This photograph show the Sanders family posed on porch of home. Two of the children at the front center are holding a small banner with wide border and the a star at the top center. This banner is com…

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  • German machine-gun emplacements on Hindenburg Line

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Six unidentified soldiers occupy a former German machine-gun emplacement on the Hindenburg Line on the east bank of the St. Quentin Tunnel.

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  • Private M. L. Hunley of Company K

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    "Pvt. M. L. Hunley of Company K, 117th Regiment Infantry, 30th Division and other unidentified soldiers in a trench. Pvt. Hunley appears to be mending a piece of his equipment. The description on the…

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  • Marshal Foch and General Pershing

    Marshal Foch and General Pershing standing outside the General Headquarters of the American Expeditionary Forces at Chaumont.

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  • Member of Thirtieth Division with supply tank

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    A member of the American Expeditionary Force walks in front of a supply tank at Caution Paddock (near Villeret). He appears to have a cigarette in his mouth. "GRIFF" is written on front of the tank. T…

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  • Photo Album belonging to Frank Hodge

    Hodge, Robert Frank (1893-1975)

    The photo album contains approximately 80 pages of black and white photographs (presumably taken by Hodge himself), postcards, tickets, passes, and other items he collected. Some documents were remove…

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  • Wounded and attendants at a first-aid dressing station

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Unidentified members of the American Expeditionary Force transporting a wounded comrade on the field.

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  • Members of Thirtieth Division sniping in Belgium

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    An unidentified infantryman of the American Expeditionary Force is positioned with his rifle in a trench in Belgium. He is wearing a typical uniform with full equipment including steel helmet of Briti…

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  • Captain Frierson

    Calvert, Peter Ross, 1855-1931, Calvert, Ebenezer, 1850-1924

    Captain Frierson, standing in World War I uniform, outside. He is wearing a [Garrison] cap and boots.

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  • Alvin C. York and Jesse L. Lasky

    Dr. Charles M. Smith, photographer

    Alvin York at the signing of the contract with Jesse Lasky for the movie about York's life. They are in front of the Taylor Hotel.

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  • Letter to Governor Tom C. Rye from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local Union No. 41

    United Brotherhood of Carpenters Joiners of America. Local Union No. 41

    Letter dated July 12, 1918 in which the Nashville chapter of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners petitioned Governor Tom C. Rye to remove Theodore Hoepfner, a German-born American citizen,…

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  • Wounded soldiers on route to hospital

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Members of the 137th Ambulance Co. transport wounded soldiers to the hospital at Camp de Galbert. One mule pulls three carts that are attached to one another in single file.

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  • Krownprinz at Soissons

    The German Crown Prince Wilhelm inspecting German troops at Soissons, France.

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