• Photo postcard of the U.S.S. Siboney

    The naval troop ship U.S.S. Siboney is camouflaged in "war paint." Pvt. Henry R. Hubbs, a box maker from Knoxville, went over to Europe on this ship during World War I. Family tradition holds that he…

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  • Halloween postcard from Ben Dell McKnight to A. B. Banks

    This Halloween postcard from Ben Dell McKnight to A. B. Banks was sent while he was recovering from a wound in a hospital in New York, NY. "Dear Annie, How are you by now? I am much better than I have…

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  • Souvenir photo folder from the U.S.A. Debarkation Hospital No. 5

    This envelopelike souvenir folder has an illustration of Lady Liberty on front and contains several photographic images of the U.S.A. Debarkation Hospital No. 5, Grand Central Palace, New York, N.Y. I…

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  • Gafney, Joseph F.

    United States. Army; Infantry; 30th Division; 117th Regiment; Company H White

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  • Copy Print photographs of 2nd Lt. Hugh Francis Carey

    Hugh Francis Carey had served in the Tennessee National Guard before World War I. He received a commission into the army and his brother sent him the money to purchase a uniform in New York. He was st…

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  • Real photograph postcard of Petty Officer First Class Guy E. Housholder

    Guy E. Housholder of Knoxville enlisted at age 18 and served on the minelayer U.S.S. Housatonic as a Fireman 2nd Class. His uniform bears the shoulder insignia of a machinist mate. He was honorably di…

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  • After a Zeppelin raid in London

    Liberty Loan Committee

    This poster from World War I shows a hospital scene. A father and daughter are grieving the death of his wife and her mother while two medical professionals look on. The text of the poster reads ""Aft…

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  • Goddard, Cecil French

    United States. Navy White

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  • The Hun-his Mark

    St. John, James Allen, 1872-1957

    This poster from World War I shows a bloody handprint, presumably from a German soldier. The text of the poster reads, "The Hun-his Mark. Blot it out with Liberty Bonds."

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  • Loller, Willie A.

    United States. Army; Infantry; 92nd Division; 366th Regiment; Company I Black

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  • Jewish war sufferers. Shall they plead in vain?

    Mayer, Louis, 1869-1969, American Jewish Join Distribution Committee

    This poster from World War I shows a Jewish woman and child sitting among the rubble of a community.

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  • Boys and Girls! You can help your Uncle Sam win the War

    Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960

    This poster from World War I shows Uncle Sam holding a girl and standing next to a boy. Uncle Sam is offering war savings stamps to the children. The text of the poster reads, "Boys and Girls! You can…

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  • Weapons for Liberty

    Leyendecker, J. C. (Joseph Christian), 1874-1951

    This poster from World War I shows Columbia dressed in an American flag and holding a golden shield with the seal of the United States of America. A boy dressed in a khaki Boy Scouts of America unifor…

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  • Help him win by saving and serving

    United States. Department of the Treasury

    This poster from World War I shows General John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces, holding the hands of two children, a boy and a girl. General Pershing is dressed in his mil…

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  • Save and serve the cause of freedom

    Cooper, Fred G. (Frederic Gross), 1883-1962

    This poster from World War I lists four ways that individuals can ration and substitute food needed for soldiers. The text of the poster reads, "Save-1. Wheat-use more corn 2. Meat-use more fish and b…

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  • Sugar means Ships

    Fuhr, Ernest, 1874-1933

    This poster from World War I shows a fashionably dressed young woman holding a soda fountain glass. The straw in her glass has passed through the bottom and into the ocean. She is pulling ships labele…

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