• "Get in the Game" by Berton Bellis

    Bellis, Burton

    Patriotic poem about rationing during World War I written by St. Louis poet Berton Bellis and sent to Governor Tom C. Rye. This work reflects the patriotic attitudes and spirit of self-sacrifice preva…

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  • A Proclamation by the President of the United States

    Wilson, Woodrow

    A proclamation from president Woodrow Wilson that states that Congress has enacted a law that subjects all male subjects between the ages of 21 and 30 to register for the military draft.

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  • French tanks going into line

    A number of tanks headed down a road and accompanied by several soldiers on foot and one on a motorcycle. The scarred terrain appears in the background of the shot.

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  • Trenches, mine craters, and shell holes

    Warfield, Francis B

    The caption reads, "Trenches, mine craters, and shell holes." The photograph was taken at Vauquois Hill in the Meuse-Argonne sector of France. The photograph has a desolate,"moonscape" quality to it.

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