• Eat less and let us be thankful that we have enough to share with those who fight for freedom

    Hendee, A

    This poster from World War I shows a variety of fruits and vegetables. The text of the poster reads, "Eat less and let us be thankful that we have enough to share with those who fight for freedom."

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  • A "Side Door Pulman"

    Warfield, Francis B

    Caption reads, "A Side Door Pulman Over the top is St. Quintin [sic] and the Cathedral."

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  • Near St. Nazaire

    Warfield, Francis B

    Lieutenant Palmer H. Olson, Lieutenant Robert M. Williams, and Lieutenant Robert M. McGeachy of Company E. 105th Engineers Regiment, 30th Infantry Division stand on above the Loire river near St. Naza…

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  • Interior of the Hindenburg Tunnel

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    A small group of soldiers is seen looking at the closed off area of the Hindenburg Tunnel which formed part of the Hindenburg Line during World War I. The St. de Quentin Canal, which ran through the t…

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  • Americans out for a little recreation with the Huns' carriage

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    "Americans out for a little recreation with the Huns' carriage, taken in the American drive on the Hindenburg section at Bellicourt. Bellicourt, Aisne, France. October 10, 1918." Several American sold…

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  • How to "Reach" the Masses: Typical Speech #4

    Four Minute Men (Society), United States. Committee on Public Information

    Form speech written for use by the Four Minute Men Association. This speech attempts to refute arguments against the United States' involvement in World War I such as Germany's attitudes toward libert…

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  • Big German Gun

    A German gun taken in the Crepy en Lannois region of France.

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  • World War I era canning operation

    This photograph shows a group of women carrying out an operation to can corn, tomatoes, green beans, and more in Oakland, Fayette County, Tennessee. They appear to be canning as part of a 4-H Club, as…

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  • U.S. Coast Artillery in action at Lenoncourt (Meuse)

    Group of American soldiers in the process of loading a howitzer. There is a sign on a tree that reads: "7th Bty Howitzer Regt CAC" indicating this group to be a part of the Seventh Battery Howitzer Re…

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  • U.S. Cemetery at Belleau Wood

    A graveyard filled with crosses can be seen. The graveyard is surrounded by a fence.

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  • Post War Problems in the Community, January 1919 by Rutledge Smith

    Smith, Rutledge, 1870-1962

    This essay by Rutledge Smith, National Council of Defense Federal Field Secretary for Tennessee, advises Tennesseans on how to maintain sense of community and patriotism after World War I. He presents…

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  • Wounded from the 27th Infantry Division

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Wounded from the 27th Division, United States Army, being carried to the rear by the aid of German prisoners taken during the drive at Vaux-Andigny, Aisne, October 17, 1918. See "Catalogue of Official…

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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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  • Parade in honor of soldiers leaving for service during World War I

    This photograph shows a parade of soldiers who are leaving Jackson, Tennessee for service in World War I. All soldiers are dressed in uniform.

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  • Headquarters of the 2nd Battalion

    Warfield, Francis B

    The caption reads, "Second Bn. 105th Engineers Hdq. Near Brandhock." Writing on the picture reads, "2nd Bn. Hdq. Brandhock Belgium." Several buildings can be seen in the picture next to a wooden walkw…

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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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  • "It's a long way to get the Kaiser" by Hettie Butler

    Butler, Hettie

    Patriotic song written by Hettie Butler of Martin, Tenn. during World War I and sent to Governor Tom C. Rye. This song celebrates the United States' military involvement in the conflict and emphasizes…

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  • Columbia Gives to her Son the Accolade of the New Chivalry of Humanity, World War I

    E. H. Blashfield

    Broadside depicting a soldier with rifle and wearing full field dress who stands kneeling before Columbia in front of a flag and other soldiers. Two fascii frame the image. Text states the image is de…

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  • 301st Tank Battalion

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Three hundred and first Tank Battalion. America's heavies going into action at Souplet on the morning of October 17, 1918. Note the American flag flying from one of the tanks. St. Souplet, Nord, Franc…

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  • Members of 30th Infantry Division aboard the U.S.S. Finland

    Warfield, Francis B

    Members of the 30th Infantry Division, including members of the 105th Engineers Regiment, are crowded aboard the U.S.S. Finland for the trip home to France.

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