• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Letter and manifesto sent to Governor Rye

    Harre, T.E

    A letter and following manifesto sent to Governor Rye from T.E. Harre. The letter mentions a manifesto for peace which is attached. The manifesto titled "Manifesto for Neutrality in the Interest of Pe…

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  • New Testament pocket edition

    Pocket testament of Pvt. Euliss Grant Hallowell, published by the National War Work Council of the Young Mens Christian Associations with a hand written inscription on inside front cover. Hallowell se…

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  • Letter and envelope from John Morris to Jeannette Morris

    Letter from John Morris to Jeannette Morris. Morris wrote from Hotel Martinique, New York before reporting for duty in London. "I will be with the English Army instead of French as I supposed. It woul…

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  • Sheet music "When a Blue Service Star Turns Gold"

    "When a Blue Service Star Turns Gold" is a World War I era song which references the tradition of placing a blue star banner on the homes of those with loved ones in service. A gold star reprsented th…

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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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  • Army uniform

    The private purchase wool garbadine uniform consists of breeches, tunic, overseas cap, and World War I Victory Medal. The breeches are an officer pattern. The tunic is complete with collar disks, 83rd…

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  • Gafney, Joseph F.

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

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  • New Testament pocket edition from the American Bible Society

    Pocket New Testament printed by the American Bible Society and given to Pvt. Euliss Grant Hallowell. There are numerous notations on the first few pages that provide biographic information about Hallo…

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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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  • Uniform of Lt. John Barksdale Greer

    This uniform, consisting of tunic, breeches, and neck stock of white cotton, belonged to Lt. John Barksdale Greer who served in the 117th MG Battn., 31st Div. and 324th MG Battn., 83rd Div., both of w…

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  • Letter for Governor Rye from Henry Ford

    Ford, Henry

    A letter for Governor Rye from Henry Ford regarding the International Conference for Peace. In the letter, Ford asks Governor Rye to join him and other United States government officials to the confer…

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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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  • 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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  • Letter and platform proposal from the League to Enforce Peace

    League to Enforce Peace

    A letter and platform proposal from the League to Enforce Peace sent to Governor Rye. The proposal details the ways that the League wants to support the League of Nations. Specifically mentioned are w…

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  • A League of Nations campaign plan

    The League to Enforce Peace

    A small pamphlet that details the campaign plan for the League of Nations distributed by the League to Enforce Peace, which was headed by President William Howard Taft. This pamphlet gives instruction…

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  • Goddard, Cecil French

    United States. Navy White

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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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