• Photograph post card of two American soldiers in overcoats

    Two American soldiers appear in overcoats and M1917 US helmets. A 3rd Army patch is visible on the shoulder of the right hand soldier. The helmets have a glossy finish with 3rd Army insignia on the fr…

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  • Postcard showing a troop review at Camp Gordon sent by Pvt. W. Joseph Knox to his mother

    Pvt. Joseph William Knox of Dyer, Tennessee, sent regular postcards to his parents during World War I. While traveling from Camp Gordon, Ga. to Camp Merritt, N. J. Knox wrote that he rested fine in th…

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  • Photograph of U.S. soldiers

    Charlie Martin Simmons is standing, third from the left. All of the men are wearing campagin hats, long sleeved shirts and breeches and leggings. Simmons served in Truck Co. C, 8th Corps Art. Park. He…

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  • Photograph of Adron Hershell Massey

    Photograph of Pvt. Adron Hershell Massey in uniform and wearing an overseaas cap. The image shows the subject from the waist up. There are no collar insignia nor shoulder patches on the tunic. Massey…

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  • Photograph of Joshua Denton Phillps

    A copy print showing Joshua Denton Phillips in civilian clothing. He appears to be wearing his campaign hat from World War I and is holding a lever-action rifle. He appears to be in the southwestern p…

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  • Photograph of three US soldiers.

    The photograph belonged to Dallas Walton Newsom of North Carolina. He was appointed into the Reserve Officer Training Camp from Trinity College (now Duke Univ.) and is seen lying on the first cot. He…

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  • Real photograph postcard of Pvt. Wilson A. Dowdy and fellow soldier

    In this photograph, possibly taken at Camp Jackson, S. C., Pvt. Wilson A. Dowdy posed with another soldier identified as Pvt. Cheek. At the time, Dowdy served in Co. C, 307th Engrs. Dowdy, a farmer fr…

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  • Photograph of Coxswain John Jacob Baggenstoss

    Baggenstoss was from Tracy City, Grundy County, Tennessee his parents were Swiss immigrants. He joined the US Navy on June 14, 1917 and served until July 31, 1919. His photo album indicates some servi…

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  • Postcard, "A fully equipped Wireless Station operated by U.S. Troops."

    A postcard bearing title "A fully equipped Wireless Station operated by U.S. Troops." it is a color-tinted photograph of a soldier operating a wireless station with large wheels. He sits on a crate an…

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  • Distinguished Service Medal certificate

    Distinguished Service Medal certificate issued to Gen. George H. Harries for his work as a member of Inter-Allied Commission for Repatriation of Allied Prisoners of War. Signed by Robert C. Davis, Adj…

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  • Postcard showing guard mount from Camp Sevier, South Carolina

    This black and white postcard shows a World War I guard mount from Camp Sevier, South Carolina. On the back, Musician Kenneth Redford, HQ Co., 114th FA, 30th Div., writes to his sister, Irma. He write…

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  • Cabinet card of L.B. Bailey

    A cabinet card image showing a young boy sitting on the arm of a large white wicker chair with his feet on the seat. He wears a dress like garment with full sleeves and wide collar. The subject is abo…

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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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  • 308th Engineer Regt. officers

    Photograph of the Headquarters and 2nd Batt. officers of the 308th Eng. Regt., 83rd Div. at Neuwied am Rhein, Germany. Maj. Joseph J. Ring is seated in middle row, 5th from left. The sign on the build…

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  • World War I discharge certificate for Lucian W. Rye

    This discharge certificate is for Pvt. Lucian W. Rye, Co. B, 163rd Inf. Regt. He served in this unit from October to December 1918. He later served in Co. 238, Prisoner of War Escort from December 191…

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  • Real photo postcard of Ivan W. Sisco

    This photo postcard shows Pvt. Ivan W. Sisco, Co. I, 325th Inf. Regt., 82nd Dvi. in uniform and holding a Model 1917 Remington Rifle. The Model 1917 was the msot common firearm among American soldiers…

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  • Photograph of the U.S.S. Housatonic

    The U.S.S. Housatonic was a mine layer in World War I. This ship layed 9339 mines and survived the war. Guy E. Housholder of Knoxville enlisted at age 18 and served Fireman 2nd Class. He was honorably…

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  • Aerial view of Old Hickory community

    Large aerial photograph shows original housing in the Old Hickory community. A major road, now Old Hickory Boulevard, can be seen running top to bottom. Nashville Banner photograph by Bill Goodman. Th…

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  • Photograph of Pvt. Ruby Glenn Blevins standing on a rock

    Pvt. Ruby Glenn Blevins was a farmer from Blount County who served in Co. L, 117th Inf. Regt., during World War I. He posed in uniform standing on a rock in a stream. Blevins was wounded slightly in a…

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  • Postcard of Esch-Alzette sent by Pvt. Joseph W. Knox to his mother

    Pvt. Joseph William Knox of Dyer, Tennessee served in Co. E, 11th Inf. Regt. during the war. He arrived in France in September, 1918, and saw action during the final week of the Meuse-Argonne offensiv…

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