• Alsatian girls

    Three Alsatian women in native dress standing near a canopy of trees. The woman on the left has her hand on a wooden chair. The women are wearing boldly patterned dresses and have oversized bows in th…

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  • Ready for Work at Box Factory

    Photograph of two women from the Old Hickory Powder Plant Box Factory dressed in their work uniforms, called "womanalls." One of the women is seated on a box, presumably made at the factory. In the ac…

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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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  • Two female Red Cross volunteers, another woman, and a man at a Red Cross booth during World War I

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

    According to the volume, Davidson County Women in the World War, 1914-1919, this photograph depicts one of the first Red Cross booths erected in Davidson County. Volunteers at these booths solicited m…

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  • Anne Porterfield Rankin's Application for United States Passport

    Rankin, Anne Porterfield, 1869-1942

    Anne Porterfield Rankin's application for a United States passport for the work she planned to do in France as a canteen worker for the Young Men's Christian Association during World War I.

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