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  1. Digital Surrogates of the World War I Scrapbooks
    Collection

    The digital surrogates of the World War I Library War Service scrapbooks from 1917-1919. Scrapbooks include photographs of camp libraries, servicemen reading, camp libraries, books drives, and other activities.
  2. Dziennik narodowy (Chicago, Ill.)
    Collection

    Nearly forgotten today, Dziennik Narodowy ("National Daily News") was considered one of the most important newspapers of the Polish community in Chicago. Established on December 4, 1898, by members of the Polish Nationalist Party, Dziennik Narodowy remained crucial to the political education of Polish Americans until its demise in September 1923. After one year with the pape...
  3. American Library Association World War I Scrapbooks
    Collection

    Digitization of the American Library Association Archives Scrapbooks, 1917-1919 Scrapbooks of the Library War Service containing photographs of camp library buildings and activities, services to soldiers and sailors, hospital library service, Library War Service personnel and friends of the ALA, campaigns billboards, dispatch offices and publicity photographs and postcards....
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Faculty Reports (Digital Surrogates), 1918-1927
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates from Faculty Reports of the College of Engineering (1918-1927), include copies of correspondence, course schedules, and minutes concerning proposed revisions to the curriculum, such as the addition of courses pertaining to war issues during World War I; faculty committees; student enrollment statistics; special events and lectures, including efforts to inv...
  7. 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.
  8. William Yale Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1917-1919
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates from the William Yale Research Collection contain digitized copies of letters, reports, handwritten and typewritten journal pages, memorandums, handwritten drafts and notes, concerning William Yale's services as Department of State special agent (1917); wartime intelligence reports (1917-19); events of World War I in Near East, the Ottoman Empire and its ...
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. On les aura!
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    French soldier runs forward with his arm raised, looking back over his shoulder.
  12. Emprunt de la Défense Nationale
    Image | 1915

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

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

    Two young people carry a package through the snow.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. L'emprunt de la Libération
    Image

    Kaiser Wilhelm II walks with bowed head and broken sword. Behind him, the flags of the allied nations press him forward.
  19. Pour le dernier quart d’heure…aidez-moi!..
    Image

    French soldiers march across a cratered field as officers watch.
  20. Pour la Patrie
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    Algerians and Tunisians on horseback charge into battle.
  21. Liberté
    Image

    A French soldier prepares to plant a tattered flag reading “Liberté” into Europe on a large globe.
  22. Pour la liberté du monde
    Image

    The Statue of Liberty appears over a watery horizon.
  23. Souscrire, c’est hater son retour avec la Victoire
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    An Algerian soldier hugs his wife in front of an open_file-air marketplace. His child, towing a toy cannon, holds on to the mother’s hand and looks up at him.
  24. Pour que vos enfants ne connaissent plus les horreurs de la guerre
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    A mother carries her child to bed. Above the bed is a photo of the father, a soldier.
  25. Pour le Drapeau! Pour la Victoire!
    Image | 1917

    A crowned woman holds a French flag and a sword above her head. A legion of soldiers is lined up behind her, and olive branches litter the ground at her feet.
  26. Pour la France qui combat! Pour celle qui chaque jour grandit
    Image

    A soldier holds up a young child in his arms, while a mother nurses her infant in the background.
  27. Pour le triomphe souscrivez a l'Emprunt National
    Image

    Thousands of French soldiers march beneath the Arc d'Triomphe as a ghost army from the past wars descend from the sky and the spirit of victory urges them on.
  28. Emprunt Française
    Image

    The insignia for all of the French provinces form the border of this poster, while the French coq stands under the text.
  29. L'emprunt des "Derniéres Cartouches"
    Image

    A man and young girl hand munitions to a soldier as he watches the enemy retreat.
  30. Republique Française 3e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale
    Image

    The spirit of France stands on top of a globe above a sea of flags.
  31. 3e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale
    Image

    An image of an elderly couple counting money.
  32. French liberation loan. Marne Sept. 1914 - July 1918.
    Image

    A design with American and British flags and a fasces tied with a tri-color bow decorates the top of this poster.
  33. Pour la victoire
    Image | 1916

    A banner across the top of the poster features the French coq.
  34. Ils combattent: Souscrivons
    Image | 1918

    Allied soldiers raise their respective flags high and march forward as the sun rises behind them. Tanks and airplanes also advance in the background.
  35. Souscrivez au 4e Emprunt National
    Image

    A naked French soldier armed with a sword defends the French flag against the German eagle.
  36. Souscrivez au IVéme Emprunt et le drapeau tricolore à Strasbourg
    Image

    Three French soldiers sit on a hillside under a tree, looking over the countryside below to a towering Strasbourg Cathedral on the horizon, with the French flag flying.
  37. Pour que la France soit victorieuse!
    Image | 1918

    The French coq faces off against the German eagle.
  38. Souscrivez pour la victoire
    Image | 1916

    Winged Victory, carrying the French flag, leads the allied forces, floating on top of clouds, over a field of defeated Central Powers soldiers and weaponry.
  39. Pour achèver la Croisade du droit souscrivez!
    Image | 1918

    Allied troops on horseback advance on the battlefield.