• US gas mask bag and mask

    This is a typical US issued gas mask and gas mask bag. With the introduction of gas warfare in 1915, the armies of the world required protection against the poisionous vapors. The American gas mask wa…

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  • Red Cross apron of Minter Jones Somerville

    Minter Jones Somerville wore this apron when she served with the Red Cross during World War I. She was married to Dr. William Glassell, a psychatrist who served with the A.E.F.

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  • World War I Victory Medal

    World War I Victory Medal of Pvt. Floyd Johnson, Btry E, 115th FA, 30th Div. with bars indicating engagements and campaigns in which he was involved. Johnson enlisted in Jackson, Tennessee in 1917 and…

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  • US M1917 helmet

    The model 1917 was the standard helmet for the American soldier in World War I. It was patterned after the British Brodie helmet.

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  • Framed image of "The Ship That Brought Me Home"

    Print of the S.S. Kaiserin Auguste Victoria (named for Empress Augusta Victoria, Kaiser Wilhelm's wife), the "ship that brought me home." Built by the Hamburg America Line in 1905, she was at the time…

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  • Photograph of Capt. Walter Chandler

    This portrait studio image of Walter Chandler shows him in uniform with 30th Div. shoulder patch, captain's bars and Sam Brown belt. Chandler was from Memphis and served as congressman and later mayor…

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  • photograph of Pvt. Frank M. Ring, Co. A, 114th MG Battn., 30th Div.

    A portrait format photograph of a young man in the uniform of the United States Army circa 1918. He is wearing a campaign hat with cords and uniform coat with standing collar. There are no insignia vi…

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  • Pastel portrait of Domenico Antonio Cianfarani

    A pastel portrait of Italian soldier Domenico Antonio Cianfarani in uniform. He served in the 70th Co., 1st Regt. Combat Engineers. The pastel is copied from the picture postcard seen in GWnash031. He…

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  • Photograph of Doss Haney McAllister

    Doss Haney McAllister appears in his World War I uniform. He enlisted December 14, 1917 at Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia and was assigned to Btry. E, 60th Arty, of the Coastal Art. Corps. Later he transferr…

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  • Photograph of Lawrence Ray Estep

    Lawrence Ray Estep appears in his World War I uniform. He served in Recruit Co. 20, 5th Training Battn., 156th Depot Brigade before receiving a medical discharge for heart trouble in February 1918. Es…

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  • Real photo postcard of Lt. Nathan S. Ring

    Lt. Nathan S. Ring is shown in his WWI uniform. Lt. Ring served in several field artillery regiments during the war, but never served overseas. His older brother, Maj. Joseph Ring served in the 308th…

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  • Real photo postcard of Pvt. Robert Holloway and his brother Joseph Brown Holloway

    The civilian in this photograph, Joseph Brown Holloway, enlisted after this postcard was made and was posted to England when war ended. The brothers were from Whitwell in Marion County. Robert was ind…

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