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  1. Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive
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    The Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive consists of production elements from two PBS-broadcast documentaries: "In Our Own Hands: The Hidden Story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II," and "Is Jerusalem Burning? Myth, Memory and the Battle of Latrun." Both films, relying primarily on first-person accounts, tell the story of critical episodes in the formation of the nation-state...
  2. Forrest I. Peters Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1907
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates from the Forrest I Peters Papers, include a digitized program for the Chicago Cubs World Championship banquet (Chicago, 1907). Material includes handwritten notes and autographs
  3. French World War I Posters
    Collection

    This collection is comprised of 105 digitized posters published in France during the First World War. The selected posters represent a time of national volatility and a visual culture of lithography, illustrations, earlier posters and paintings.
  4. Great Lakes Bulletin
    Collection

    The Great Lakes Bulletin is a daily newspaper written by and for naval officers. This collection provides a record of official communication between naval officers at the United State Naval Training Station at Great Lakes, Illinois. Each issue featured official orders from the navy Commandant, events on base and news of ongoing military campaigns. The newspaper also featured...
  5. James Edward Myers World War I Sheet Music Collection
    Collection

    World War I is considered by many music scholars to be the most musical war in America’s history. Music for and about The Great War was created by all sorts of Americans: professional songwriters, acclaimed composers, church musicians, well- and little-known performers, and uncounted singing teachers, small-town bandmasters, and amateurs. Their melodies and lyrics intersecte...
  6. Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design
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    The Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design is a valuable source of documentation on the history of theatre and is housed in The Rare Book and Manuscript Library. It is a rare collection of original materials on the theatre comprising over 5000 items from more than 150 productions in England and the United States. These materials include costume and set designs, sket...
  7. Paléographie des classiques latins
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    Émile Chatelain's Paléographie des classiques latins was produced in 14 fascicles between 1884 and 1900, and consists of more than 200 facsimiles of leaves from medieval manuscripts, with explanatory text. The leaves range in date from the fourth to the fifteenth century, and together demonstrate the range of scripts in which the main Latin classics were transmitted from ant...
  8. Third Armored Division Association Records and Audiovisuals (Digital Surrogates), 1941-1945, 1993
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    Digital Surrogates of Third Armored Division Association Records and Audiovisuals (1941 - 1945, 1993) contain digitized copies of pictures, newsletters, newspaper clippings and newspapers' typewritten transcriptions, concerning the 3rd Armored Division's history, members, military campaigns and accomplishments, recreational activities, and cartoons about soldier's daily situ...
  9. Charles Mathews as Index in "The World"
    Image | 1808

    a sale of misery."
  10. John Bannister as Echo in "The World"
    Image | 1808

    pointing to papers in left hand. With text: "I have a collection of trifles here, but I don't know whether I shall publish them."
  11. Africa
    Image | 1853

  12. Souscrivez pour hater la paix par la victoire
    Image | 1917

    The spirit of victory defends a mother and her infant.
  13. Vous aussi faites votre devoir: avec toutes vos ressources Souscrivez a l'emprunt
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    A woman holds a gun and a baby as she watches a soldier plow the field.
  14. La souscription va être close le 16
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    Three soldiers stand in a trench. Two point at the text above and below them.
  15. Eux aussi! Font leur devoir
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    A wounded soldier points to a group of people lined up at a window labeled "Caisse."
  16. Français souscrivez au Deuxiéme Emprunt
    Image | 1916

    Flags reading "Honneur et Patrie" fly above the text, while bundled spears frame it on the sides, and a bucolic French landscape is below it.
  17. En Avant Armée de l’epargne
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    Citizens old and young are throwing money onto steps at the feet of a woman dressed in a French flag (Marianne) and a baby with a helmet and a sword. Above the two is a statue of winged victory.
  18. Pour la France versez votre or
    Image | 1915

    A German soldier is forced to his knees by an enormous French coin bearing a French coq.
  19. Faisons tous notre devoir
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    On the left side of the poster a soldier stands on a battlefield. On the right side, a couple gives money to the war effort.
  20. On les aura!
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    French soldier runs forward with his arm raised, looking back over his shoulder.
  21. Emprunt de la Défense Nationale
    Image | 1915

    A mother and her children watch a soldier wave as he heads off to war.
  22. Le Cardinal Mercier protege la Belgique
    Image | 1916

    A cardinal in full regalia stands in front of a huddled crowd.
  23. Journée du Puy de Dome. Paquetage du Soldat 23 Janvier 1916
    Image | 1916

    Two young people carry a package through the snow.
  24. Journée de l'Herault 15 Octobre 1916
    Image | 1916

    Bacchus sits on top of a wine cask and threatens a German soldier with a flower. The German soldier spills beer out of a stein, while a French soldier behind the cask holds a glass of wine. A fox runs under the German’s boot.
  25. Le retour au foyer
    Image | 1917

    Two wide-eyed children, a girl and a boy holding a cat, stand in front of a ruined home.
  26. No title [Image of Lafayette and Uncle Sam]
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    A statue of Lafayette mounted on a horse reaches down and clasps hands with Uncle Sam.
  27. L'emprunt de la Libération
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    Kaiser Wilhelm II walks with bowed head and broken sword. Behind him, the flags of the allied nations press him forward.
  28. Pour le dernier quart d’heure…aidez-moi!..
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    French soldiers march across a cratered field as officers watch.