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WW1 Photo Library: History of the Great War, Volume 4 - 1919

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, History of the Great War, Volume 4: America and Russia, 1919. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, History of the World War, Volume 4: America and Russia, 1919.

Front Cover, History of the World War, Volume 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 189f271230

"Carry On!" From the Painting by Edwin Howland Blashfield.

"Carry On!" From the Painting by Edwin Howland Blashfield. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 189f40fc4a

The President Addresses Congress.

The President Addresses Congress. "The World Must Be Made Safe for Democracy. . . . We Have No Selfish Ends to Serve. We Desire No Conquest, No Dominion. . . . We Are but One of the Champions of the Rights of Mankind. We Shall Be Satisfied When Those Rights Have Been Made as Secure as the Faith and the Freedom of the Nations Can Make Them.” History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 189f958056

A Preparedness Parade.

A Preparedness Parade. New York Businessmen, One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Strong, March up Fifth Avenue, Demonstrating for Preparedness. Photograph © Underwood & Underwood. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 189fadf500

Off for the Mobilization Camp. Wisconsin Infantry Marching through Milwaukee on Their Way to the Railroad Station.

Off for the Mobilization Camp. Wisconsin Infantry Marching through Milwaukee on Their Way to the Railroad Station. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 189fd5284b

Provisioning the Fleet in Preparation for Active Service.

Provisioning the Fleet in Preparation for Active Service. Photograph © Underwood & Underwood. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a003fa1f

The Campaign for Naval Recruits.

The Campaign for Naval Recruits. A Dummy Fleet Consisting of a Battleship, a Submarine Chaser, Etc., Was Maneuvered over the Tracks of Chicago’s Elevated Railroad. Photograph © International Film Service. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a0122c2b

Calling Landsmen to the Sea.

Calling Landsmen to the Sea. a Recruiting Rally around a Wooden Battleship "moored" near Broadway in Union Square, New York City. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a03b2a78

"The Avenue of the Allies."

"The Avenue of the Allies." Looking North from Forty-second Street, along Fifth Avenue, New York City, during the Campaign for the Fourth Liberty Loan. the "Haiti Block" Is in the Foreground. Photograph © Underwood & Underwood. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a13c8d3d

"Lafayette, Nous Voici!"

"Lafayette, Nous Voici!" Soon After the Arrival of the American Troops in France, General Pershing Was Invited to Speak at the Grave of Lafayette. the Gallant Frenchman Had Fought to Win Freedom for America, and the Americans Now Were Come to Repay the Debt by Standing Shoulder to Shoulder With the Men of France in the Hour of Their Need. the Delight of Marshal Joffre, Pershing’s Most Conspicuous Auditor, Is Very Evident. the Laconic Phrase, “Lafayette, We Are Here!” Which the Occasion Spontaneously Evoked, Was Uttered Some Say by General Pershing, Some Say by Colonel Stanton, and Some Say by Neither Speaker. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a17661fb

The Raw Material. Black and White, Fat and Lean, Jolly and Sober Were the Grist Drawn into the Draft-hopper. but Negro and Latin and Slav and Anglo-Saxon Were Americans All and Gave a Good Account of Themselves on the Battle-fields of France. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID #

Fifty-Two Tongues Registered for the Draft.

Fifty-Two Tongues Registered for the Draft. This Is a Group of Spaniards. the Interpreter Is a Young Spaniard Who Is Already in Khaki. Photograph © Underwood & Underwood. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a19cb927

Drawing the Fist Number.

Drawing the Fist Number. After He Had Been Blindfolded, Mr. Baker, Secretary of War, Plunged His Hand into the Large Glass Jar Containing the 10,500 Numbers Enclosed in Capsules. He Drew One Forth and Passed It to a Clerk Who Opened It and Announced the Number "258." Thus the Drawing Began. The Date Was 20 July 1917. Photograph © Committee on Public Information. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a203dc17

Draft Registration at Honolulu.

Draft Registration at Honolulu. In the Far Islands of the Pacific Long Lines of Yellow and Brown Americans Awaited Their Turn to Register. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a2081c4a

Draft Registration in Chinatown, New York City. It Would Have Been a Hopeless Task, but for the Help of the Keen Young Civilian Interpreter.

Draft Registration in Chinatown, New York City. It Would Have Been a Hopeless Task, but for the Help of the Keen Young Civilian Interpreter. Photograph © Underwood & Underwood. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a20e631f

Even the Tenderloin Furnished Its Quota. Registrars at Work in the Tenderloin District, New York City.

Even the Tenderloin Furnished Its Quota. Registrars at Work in the Tenderloin District, New York City. Photograph © Underwood & Underwood. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a2714aa3

Philadelphia Draft Army Parade.

Philadelphia Draft Army Parade. Twenty-five Thousand Men Were Drafted in Philadelphia. before Leaving for the Training Camp They Paraded before a Cheering Crowd of Relatives and Friends. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a31308f1

The "fighting Sixty-Ninth" off to Camp.

The "fighting Sixty-Ninth" off to Camp. A Last Goodbye to Sweethearts and Wives as the Train Pulls out of the Station. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a329b21d

Those Were Stirring Days. When Even the President of the United States Led the Parade, through the Flag-decked Sunny Streets of the Nation's Capital.

Those Were Stirring Days. When Even the President of the United States Led the Parade, through the Flag-decked Sunny Streets of the Nation's Capital. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a341078a

"Goodbye, Dear Old Manhattan Isle!" New York Boys, Waiting for the Train Which Is to Take Them to Camp Upton.

"Goodbye, Dear Old Manhattan Isle!" New York Boys, Waiting for the Train Which Is to Take Them to Camp Upton. Photograph © Underwood & Underwood. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a3a6c43e

"Are We Downhearted? No!" Men of the Second Draft Leaving Long Island City for Camp Upton.

"Are We Downhearted? No!" Men of the Second Draft Leaving Long Island City for Camp Upton. A Big German Drive Was on Just Then, but These Men Do Not Seem to Be Afraid. Photograph © Underwood U Underwood. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a3a86ab7

Philadelphia "Draftees" Arriving at Camp Meade.

Philadelphia "Draftees" Arriving at Camp Meade. It’s a Strange, New Life Which Lies before Them, and They Regard the Men Already Wearing Khaki with Much Curiosity and Some Awe. Photograph © Clintdinst. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a3aa33e2

First Steps in Military Training.

First Steps in Military Training. The Day after Their Arrival at Camp Sherman, These Men Settled down to Work in a Sober and Determined Spirit. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a3c21bf4

The New Uniforms.

The New Uniforms. Their Apparel Was Neither Neat nor Gaudy, but the Sidewalks of Fifth Avenue Were Packed with Their Friends as the New York Conscripts Marched Along. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a4364795

The Lusitania Sails from New York Harbor.

The Lusitania Sails from New York Harbor. The Lusitania Sailed from New York Harbor on 1 May 1915. Despite the German Warning, Her Owners Relied upon President Wilson's Note of 10 February 1915 Which Declared That the United States Would Hold the Imperial German Government "To a Strict Accountability" for Such Acts as Were Threatened. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a43c2647

Heavy Weather in the North Sea.

Heavy Weather in the North Sea. The Bow of This Cruiser Is Drowned in a Smother of Foam, as She Drives Ahead through the Big Seas. The Three round Caps in the Foreground Are Covers of the Observation Posts Used by the Turret Captain and the Gun Captain of the Bow-Chasers. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a442325c

The Marshal’s Baton.

The Marshal’s Baton. Foch, Commander-in-chief of the Allied Forces, Receives His Marshal’s Baton from the Hands of Raymond Poincaré, President of the French Republic, While Premier Clemenceau Looks On. After the Ceremony, the Marshal Is Saluted by the President in True Gallic Fashion. History of the World War, Vol. 4: America and Russia, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18a4e9a78a

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