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Photographs, Documents and Other Images Sourced from the National Archives and Records Administration. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Crowds Waiting for the Parade of the Famous 369th [African American] Infantry, Formerly 15th New York Regulars, New York City, 1917.

Crowds Waiting for the Parade of the Famous 369th [African American] Infantry, Formerly 15th New York Regulars, New York City, 1917. Photograph by Paul Thompson. National Archives and Records Administration. are ID # 533517, NAIL Control No. NWDNS-165-WW-127(33). GGA Image ID # 18b08deb38

General John J. Pershing, Commander of the American Expeditionary Force in New York City, 9 September 1919.

General John J. Pershing, Commander of the American Expeditionary Force in New York City, 9 September 1919. Photograph © Western Newspaper Union. National Archives and Records Administration. are ID # 45528933, Local ID # 165-WW-411B-7. GGA Image ID # 18b0a44c8a

General Pershing Arrives 8 September 1919.

General Pershing Arrives 8 September 1919. A View of the Pier, Decorated in Honor of the Returning Commanding General of the US Army, General John J. Pershing. at the Side, Red Cross Workers Are Lined up to Salute the General as He Leaves the Leviathan. Photograph by Western Newspaper Union. National Archives and Records Administration. are ID # 26423415. Local ID # 165-WW-94A-1. GGA Image ID # 18b0aa5d56

General Ferdinand Foch, Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Forces, and General John J. Pershing, Commander of the American Army. At the American Headquarters, France, 13 August 1918.

General Ferdinand Foch, Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Forces, and General John J. Pershing, Commander of the American Army. At the American Headquarters, France, 13 August 1918. Photograph © French Pictorial Service. National Archives and Records Administration, are ID # 45528945, Local ID # 165-WW-411B-13. GGA Image ID # 18b0d1aa06

Declaration of War Against Germany.

Declaration of War Against Germany. A Joint Resolution of April 6, 1917, Public Resolution 65-1, 40 STAT 1, Declaring that a State of War Exists Between the Imperial German Government and the Government and the People of the United States and Making Provision to Prosecute the Same. National Archives and Records Administration. are ID # 5916620. GGA Image ID # 18b10b5f0a

A Yeoman (f) on Submarine K-5 (SS-36) Gazes Through Her Binoculars.

A Yeoman (f) on Submarine K-5 (SS-36) Gazes Through Her Binoculars. National Archives and Records Administration 80-G-1025873). GGA Image ID # 18d0e90afd

Yeoman (f) Rose M. Volkman's Service Record Lists Merits and Achievements During Her Service, Including Her Enlistment, Transfer To New York, and Honorable Discharge.

Yeoman (f) Rose M. Volkman's Service Record Lists Merits and Achievements During Her Service, Including Her Enlistment, Transfer To New York, and Honorable Discharge. Service Number 001342477, Date of Enlistment 13 April 1917. National Archives and Records Administration, are ID # 4398260 (siWWI Navy Enlisted Block Volkman). GGA Image ID # 18d265ec7a

World War 1 Draft Registration Card for Harry Handcuff Houdini

World War 1 Draft Registration Card for Harry Handcuff Houdini, 1918. Record Group 163: Records of the Selective Service System (World War 1), 1917-1939. The Draft Registration Card of Harry Houdini Indicates That He Worked as an Actor. the Signature on Houdini's Card Reads Harry Handcuff Houdini. National Archives and Records Administration, are ID # 641795. GGA Image ID # 18dbc7bdb4

World War I Draft Registration Card for Cole Porter, 5 June 1917.

World War I Draft Registration Card for Cole Porter, 5 June 1917. The Draft Registration Card of Cole Porter Indicates That He Worked for a Music Studio at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Record Group 163: Records of the Selective Service System (World War I), 1917 - 1939. Series: Draft Registration Cards, 1917 - 1918. National Archives and Records Administration are ID # 641783. GGA Image ID # 18dbfbb62a

World War I Draft Registration Card for Fiorello Henry La Guardia, 1918.

World War I Draft Registration Card for Fiorello Henry La Guardia, 1918. The Draft Registration Card of Fiorello H. La Guardia Indicates That He Worked as a Lawyer in New York City. Record Group 163: Records of the Selective Service System (World War I), 1917 - 1939. Series: Draft Registration Cards, 1917 - 1918. National Archives and Records Administration. ARC # 641784. GGA Image ID # 18dc197bed

Marinettes Taking the Oath to Serve the United States.

Marinettes Taking the Oath to Serve the United States. Women's Actities, Marine Service, 1918. 165-WW-598A-7 NARA ID 45567999. GGA Image ID # 19763145f0

Marine Corps Girls Aid in Booming Enlistments.

Marine Corps Girls Aid in Booming Enlistments. Girls of the Marine Corps Placard New York City with Inviting Posters for Enlistments in the Marines, 21 January 1918. Photograph © Underwood & Underwood PN 253441. National Archives 165-WW-598A-9. NARA ID # 45568003. GGA Image ID # 1976579f79

Women Enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps, August 1918.

Women Enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps, August 1918. In Reply to the Demand of the Marine Corps for Women to Serve in the Capacity of Stenographers, Secretaries, Bookeepers, etc., Hundreds of Women Applied. Crowds of Women Waiting to Enlist. Photograph © Unerwood & Underwood. National Archives & Records Administration 165-WW-598A-13, NARA ID # 45568011. GGA Image ID # 19767c9a05

A Recruiting Officer is Swearing In One of the Female Recruits, August 1918.

A Recruiting Officer is Swearing In One of the Female Recruits, August 1918. Women Enlist in the United States Marine Corps. In Reply to the Demand of the Marine Corps for WOmen to Serve in that Branch of the Service in the Capacity of Stenographers, Secretaries, Bookkeepers, etc., Hundreds of Women Applied. Photograph © Underwood & Underwood. National Archives & Records Administration 165-WW-598A-8 NARA ID # 45568001. GGA Image ID # 1976b3e268

Second Unit of Signal Corps Telephone Operators for Service in France.

Second Unit of Signal Corps Telephone Operators for Service in France. Photograph by M. Rosenfeld, New York Telephone Company Advertising Department, 1918. National Archives and Records Administration, Signal Corps - Apparatus - Telephone Operators - Women 165-WW-511C-4, NARA ID # 45549882. GGA Image ID # 1988bd8860

First Group of American Telephone Operators for Service with the American Expeditionary Force to Leave New York City.

First Group of American Telephone Operators for Service with the American Expeditionary Force to Leave New York City. Photograph by New York Telephone Company Advertising Deparment. National Archives and Records Administration, Signal Corps - Apparatus - Telephone Operators - Women 165-WW-511C-1. NARA ID # 45549876. GGA Image ID # 1988e89346

Signal Corps Women Telephone Operators at General Headquarters, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France.

Signal Corps Women Telephone Operators at General Headquarters, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France. Top row, left to right: Anna Kinney; Helen Kayes; Charlette Gyss; Mary Sealey; Lydia Gelinas; Kathleen Hyatt; Middle row; Denise Ingram; Louise Gordon; Florence Keyser; Ethel Keyser; Marie Ponsolle; Hazel Hammond; Helen Cook; Front row: Delta Hogan; Leonie Peyron; Bernadette Douchette; Oleda Joure; Yvonne Gauthier; Alice Ward. Photograph by Sgt. Abbott, Signal Corps, 18 February 1918. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-52744. NARA ID # 86710693. GGA Image ID # 19891af630

Telephone operators. Hotel Crillon, Paris, Seine, France.

Telephone operators. Hotel Crillon, Paris, Seine, France. Photograph by Signal Corps ca 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-62729. NARA ID # 86730246. GGA Image ID # 19897476e9

Female Telephone Operators Staff the Telephone Switchboard at Signal Corps. Base Section #1. St. Nazaire, Loire-Inferieure, France.

Female Telephone Operators Staff the Telephone Switchboard at Signal Corps. Base Section #1. St. Nazaire, Loire-Inferieure, France. Left to Right: Misses Anderson, Viau, Supervisor Carey; Chief Operator Vannier. Photograph by Cpl. A. Q. Smith, Signal Corps, 3 February 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-52698. NARA ID # 86710601. GGA Image ID # 1989a4b5ad

Women Telephone Operators, Signal Corps, at Bassens Docks, Bassens, Gironde, France.

Women Telephone Operators, Signal Corps, at Bassens Docks, Bassens, Gironde, France. Left to Right: Miss Peggy Larrouse, Miss Peggy Larrouse, Miss Ann M. Ostrander, Miss Nora O. Pinch, and Miss Julia Audet, Supervisor. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-46187. NARA ID # 86698543. GGA Image ID # 1989a861cf

Telephone Exchange with Women Operators, Elysees Palace Hotel. Paris, Seine, France.

Telephone Exchange with Women Operators, Elysees Palace Hotel. Paris, Seine, France. All Americans Sent over Here and Organized as Women's Telephone Unit, Signal Corps, USA. Personnel Include: Miss Elizabeth Shovar, Miss Maud E. Johnson, Miss Jeanne Legallet, Miss Marie B. Broderick, Miss Bertha M. Hunt, Miss Jane Lang, Miss Margaret Blegires, Miss Lillian Verkler, Miss Minnie Goldman, Miss Ida B. Lanz, Miss Albertine Arrents, Major R. P. Wheat, Signal Corps Chief Telegraph Officer. Photograph by Sgt. Brooks, Signal Corps, 10 January 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-48534. NARA ID # 86703177. GGA Image ID # 198a050865

Thirty-three Telephone Operators Leaving for Duty in France.

Thirty-three Telephone Operators Leaving for Duty in France. Group of Telephone Operators Proficient in French and English, Attached to the Signal Corps, USA, Leaving for Duty in France, Detachment Comprises One Chief Operator, Four Supervisors and Twenty-eight Operators, Miss Clair Banker, Chief Operators Hoboken, New Jersey, 2 March 1918. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-6069. NARA ID # 55173050. GGA Image ID # 198a075f2c

Sixteen Operators Trained by the New York Telephone Co.

Sixteen Operators Trained by the New York Telephone Co., Who Are Included in the Second Unit of Signal Corps Telephone Operators, for Service in France. Photograph by New York Telephone Company, circa June 1918. National Archives and Records Administration, 165-WW-597B-2. NARA ID # 45567926. GGA Image ID # 198a6f8ef2

Telework Operators Leaving for the War. Group of 33 Telephone Operators Proficient in French and English Attached to Signal Corps, USA, Leaving for Duty Somewhere in France.

Telework Operators Leaving for the War. Group of 33 Telephone Operators Proficient in French and English Attached to Signal Corps, USA, Leaving for Duty Somewhere in France. Detachment Comprises One Chief Operator, Four Supervisors, and Twenty-eight Operators. Miss Grace D. Banker, Chief Operator. 2 February 1918. Censored and Released by War College Division, 13 March 1918. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-6064. NARA ID # 55173040. GGA Image ID # 198b30a124

First Unit of Telephone Operators for Service in France.

First Unit of Telephone Operators for Service in France. These 29 Young Women Have Command of the French and English Languages and Have Been Recruited from All Parts of the Country. They Constitute the First Group of 33 Telephone Operators to Be Sent to France. They Were Attached to the Signal Corps and Occupied a Unique Position in the American Military Organization. Photograph © Underwood & Underwood. 2 March 1918. The Young Women in This Group Include Chief Operator Grace D. Banker, of Passaic, NJ; Supervisor Jean Cunnungham, of Westmont, Quebec, PQ; Supervisor Elizabeth G. Hunter of Medford, MA; Supervisor Renee Messalin, of San Francisco CA.; Supervisor Minnie R. Richards, of Van Buren, ME; and Operators Melina J. Adams, Swansea, MA., Eulalie I. Audet, Jamaica Palin, MA., Jeanne Bochet, San Francisco, CA; Almeria Capistran, North Yakima, WA; Estelle I. Oaron, Brockton, MA; Josephine Davis, New Orleans, LA; Cordelia Dupuis, Rolan, ND; Sarah Fecteau, West Lebanon, NH; Marie L. Ford, Worcester MA; Esther V. Fresnel, NYC; Marie A. Gagnon, Crafton, ND; Charlotte Gyss, Yonkers, NY; Winifred Hardy, Montreal, PQ; Leontine G. Lamoureux, Lowell, MA; Rose Langlier, Lynn MA; Marie A. Le Blanc, Montreal, PQ; Louise Le Breton, San Francisco, CA; Raymonde Le Breton, Berkeley, CA; Minerva G. Nadeaum Boston, MA; Helen A. Naismith, Seattle, WA; Francis B. Faine, Bronxville, NY; Bertha Plamonden, San Francisco, CA; Suzanne Prevot, NYC; Georgette Schaer, Omaha, NE; Agnes M. Theriault, Presque Isle, ME; F. J. Van Balkon, NYC; Alice Ward, Montreal, PQ; and Mrs. Clara Whitney, Butler, PA. National Archives and Records Administration, 165-WW-597B-6. NARA ID # 45567934. GGA Image ID # 198b75f45a

US Army Signal Corps Telephone Unit Now in France Operating the Telephone Exchange of the American Army, circa May 1918.

US Army Signal Corps Telephone Unit Now in France Operating the Telephone Exchange of the American Army, circa May 1918. National Archives and Records Administration, Signal Corps - Apparatus - Telephone Operators - Women, 165-WW-511C-5. NARA ID # 45549884. GGA Image ID # 198c6060fd

Female Telephone Operators Staff at Camp Kearney Telephone Exchange Room, 4 June 1918.

Female Telephone Operators Staff at Camp Kearney Telephone Exchange Room, 4 June 1918. National Archives and Records Administration, Signal Corps - Apparatus - Telephone Operators - Women, 165-WW-511C-2. NARA ID # 45549878. GGA Image ID # 198c7b7950.

Miss Louise Barbour, District Chief Operator, District of Paris, Women's Telephone Unit, Signal Corps. Paris, Seine, France.

Miss Louise Barbour, District Chief Operator, District of Paris, Women's Telephone Unit, Signal Corps. Paris, Seine, France. Photograph by Sgt. Brooks, Signal Corps, 10 January 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, Signal Corps - Apparatus - Telephone Operators - Women, 111-SC-48538. NARA ID # 86703185. GGA Image ID # 198deeb3ef

Miss Louise Barbour, District Chief Operator, District of Paris, Women's Telephone Unit, Signal Corps. Paris, Seine, France.

Miss Louise Barbour, District Chief Operator, District of Paris, Women's Telephone Unit, Signal Corps. Paris, Seine, France. Photograph by Sgt. Brooks, Signal Corps, 10 January 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-48539. NARA ID # 86703187. GGA Image ID # 198e5c0762

Telephone Operators, Hotel Crillon, Paris, Seine, France.

Telephone Operators, Hotel Crillon, Paris, Seine, France. Photograph by Signal Corps, circa 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-62724. NARA ID # 86730238. GGA Image ID # 198ed09ea0

The Reading Hour; Melanie Van Gastel and Elenore A. Brown, Signal Corps Telephone Operators

The Reading Hour; Melanie Van Gastel and Elenore A. Brown, Signal Corps Telephone Operators, Second Army, Toul, Meurthe and Moselle, France. Photograph by Lt. Fox, Signal Corps, 15 January 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-49626. NARA ID # 86705358. GGA Image ID # 198f29d080

Where Telephone Girls Live in France. Despite Unpapered Walls, This Room in France in Portable Barracks Has Something of Air of a College Dormitory.

Where Telephone Girls Live in France. Despite Unpapered Walls, This Room in France in Portable Barracks Has Something of Air of a College Dormitory. It Is a Billet for Signal Corps Telephone Operators in Neufchateau. Photograph by Signal Corps AEF, 1918. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-50699. NARA ID # 86707156. GGA Image ID # 198f2fdf10
Signal Corps Telephone Operators at Switchboard, Toul, Meurthe Et Moselle, France.

Signal Corps Telephone Operators at Switchboard, Toul, Meurthe Et Moselle, France. Left to Right: Rose Langelier, Melanie Van Gastel, Louisette Gavid, Marie Lemaire, Eglantine Moussu. Photograph by Lt. Fox, Signal Corps, 14 January 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-49623. NARA ID # 86705352. GGA Image ID # 198f66c5fd

Telephone Operators, Signal Corps, Unit # 4, Tours, France.

Telephone Operators, Signal Corps, Unit # 4, Tours, France. Standing, Left to Right. Mrs. Lalla R. Munoz, Operator; Miss Malanie M. Van Gastel, Operator; Miss Mary Marshall, Operator; Miss Cora L. J. Berand, Operator; Miss Louise E. Maolin, Operator; Miss Irma R, Armanet, Operator; Miss Eugenie J. Couture, Operator; Miss Alma R. L. Hawkins, Operator; Miss Doris E. Summers, Operator; Miss Charlotte E. Anderson, Operator. Sitting, Left to Right; Miss Ruth E, Couturier, Operator; Miss Leonie C. Peyron, Operator; Miss Alice J. Borreson, Operator; Miss Marie L. Ruffe, Operator; Miss Marie A. Lassalle, Operator; Miss Georgette J. Boehrer, Operator; Miss Marguerite H. Chenet, Operator; Miss Aurelie C. Lucier, Operator; Miss Ida B. Lanz, Operator and Mrs. Pauline J. Mc Donnell, Operator. Photograph by Corporal W. S. Legge, Signal Corps, 20 July 1918. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-17484. NARA ID # 55195058. GGA Image ID # 198f86fbcb

Telephone Operators, Signal Corps, in Elysées Palace Hotel, Paris, Seine, France.

Telephone Operators, Signal Corps, in Elysées Palace Hotel, Paris, Seine, France. One of First Units to Come Overseas Left to Right; - Miss Anna M. Campbell; Miss M. Beryl Broderick; Miss Celia A. Grimeke; Miss Mary C. Story. Photograph by Corporal A. L. Lubatty, Signal Corps, 28 January 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-44783. NARA ID # 55248335. GGA Image ID # 198faf4a32

Group of Nurses and Telephone Operators Returning From France on SS Cedric, circa 1919.

Group of Nurses and Telephone Operators Returning From France on SS Cedric, circa 1919. Left to Right: Emma Brousseau, of Brockton, MA, Signal Corps Telephone Girl; Rena Taft, Rome, NY, Nurse; Edith Rover, Boston, MA, Nurse; Mrs. Caroline B. King, Philadelphia, PA, Nurse; Miss Matilda Huff, Grand Forks, ND, Nurse, and Mell S. Wilkins, Fremont, NE, Signal Corps Telephone Girl, All of Whom Have Seen Active Service in France. Photograph © Western Newspaper Union. National Archives and Records Administration, Women's Activities - Industry - Army Telephone Operators 165-WW-597B-31. NARA ID # 45567985. GGA Image ID # 198fdb2202

Female Operators Staff the Telephone Exchange at Elysées Palace Hotel, Paris, Seine, France.

Female Operators Staff the Telephone Exchange at Elysées Palace Hotel, Paris, Seine, France. The Operators Sent over Here Are Organized as a Women's Telephone Unit of the US Army Signal Corps. 560 Telephones Are Terminating on This Board, Averaging 15,000 Calls per Day. 25 Operators and 24-hour Service to All AEF Personnel are Miss Elizabeth Shovar; Miss Maude E. Johnson; Miss Jeanne Legallet; Miss Marie B. Broderick; Miss Bertha M. Hunt; Miss Jane Lang; Miss Margaret Blegires; Miss Lillian Verkler; Miss Minnie Goldman; Miss Ida R. Lanz; Miss Albertine Arrents; and Major. R. P. Wheat, Signal Corps Chief Telegraph Officer.. Photograph by Sgt. Brooks, Signal Corps, 10 January 1919. Photograph by Sgt. Brooks, Signal Corps, 10 January 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-48535. NARA ID # 86703179. GGA Image ID # 1990b0c268

Signal Corps Telephone Exchange Switchboard at Bordeaux, Gironde, France.

Signal Corps Telephone Exchange Switchboard at Bordeaux, Gironde, France. At Switchboard, Left to Right: Miss Laborde; Miss Fairbrother; Miss Dickerson; Miss Blanc; Miss Knall; Miss Honey; and Grande-Maître Miss Sage (supervisor), Miss Snow, Chief Operator at Desk at the End of the Room. Photograph by Lt. Strohmeyer, Signal Corps, 10 January 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-46189. NARA ID # 86698547. GGA Image ID # 1990ceb2f2

Signal Corps Telephone Exchange at Bassens Docks. Bassens, Gironde, France.

Signal Corps Telephone Exchange at Bassens Docks. Bassens, Gironde, France. Female Operators Staffing the Switchboard, Left to Right: Miss Larrouse; Miss Ostrander; Miss Finch and Miss Delney. At Table on Right, Mrs. Audet, Supervisor. Photograph by Lt. Strohmeyer, Signal Corps, 10 January 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-46188. NARA ID # 86698545. GGA Image ID # 1991126dbf

View of the Reception Room, Signal Corps Women Telephone Operator's Home, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France.

View of the Reception Room, Signal Corps Women Telephone Operator's Home, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France. Photograph by Sgt. Abbot, Signal Corps, 19 February 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-52743. NARA ID # 86710691. GGA Image ID # 19921b7c80

Another View of the Reception Room in Signal Corps Women Telephone Operators' Home at Chaumont, Haute Marne, France.

Another View of the Reception Room in Signal Corps Women Telephone Operators' Home at Chaumont, Haute Marne, France. Photograph by Sgt. Abbott, Signal Corps, 19 February 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-52742. NARA ID # 86710689. GGA Image ID # 19922d7a5b

Exterior View of Women Telephone Operators Home, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France.

Exterior View of Women Telephone Operators Home, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France. Photograph by Sgt. Abbott, Signal Corps, 19 February 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-52739. NARA ID # 86710683. GGA Image ID # 1999d64213

Dining Room in Women Telephone Operators' Home, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France.

Dining Room in Women Telephone Operators' Home, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France. Photograph by Sgt. Abbott, Signal Corps, 19 February 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-52740. NARA ID # 86710685. GGA Image ID # 1999db02c6

Telephone Operating Room General Headquarters, Signal Corps, Chaumont Haute Marne, France.

Telephone Operating Room General Headquarters, Signal Corps, Chaumont Haute Marne, France. Photograph by Sgt. Abbott, Signal Corps, 19 February 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-52735. NARA ID # 86710675. GGA Image ID # 1999de9d4c

Telephone Operating Room, General Headquarters, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France.

Telephone Operating Room, General Headquarters, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France. Photograph by Sgt. Abbott, Signal Corps, 19 February 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-52736. NARA ID # 86710677. GGA Image ID # 1999e29557

Telephone Operators at General Headquarters, Chamount, France, 16 April 1918.

Telephone Operators at General Headquarters, Chamount, France, 16 April 1918. Left to Right: Rose Langlier, Minerva Nadeau, Marie Gagnon, and L. Provost. Photograph by Sgt. L. J. Rode, Signal Corps. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-14203. NARA ID # 55188581. GGA Image ID # 199a3fc089

Telephone Office at General Headquarters Showing Telphones and Girls at Work, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France, 11 May 1918.

Telephone Office at General Headquarters Showing Telphones and Girls at Work, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France, 11 May 1918. Photograph by Sgt. Abbott, Signal Corps. Released by AEF Censor 7 January 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-33448. NARA ID # 55226045. GGA Image ID # 199a9d99ee

Telephone Board Office Room, General Headquarters, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France.

Telephone Board Office Room, General Headquarters, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France. Captain L. B. Boylan, O.I.C. Visible on the Right. Photograph by Sgt. Abbott, Signal Corps, 5 November 1918. Released by AEF Censor, 7 January 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-33447. NARA ID # 55226043. GGA Image ID # 199aa9ac6c

The Girls are Entering the Grounds at the Telephone Exchange at General Headquarters at Chaumont, France, 16 April 1918.

The Girls are Entering the Grounds at the Telephone Exchange at General Headquarters at Chaumont, France, 16 April 1918. Left to Right: L. Provost, Minerva Nadeau, Marie Gagnon, and Rose Langlier. Photograph by Sgt. L. J. Rode, Signal Corps. Passed by AEF Censor 24 June 1918. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-14202. NARA ID # 55188579. GGA Image ID # 199abc4511

Bedroom in Women's Telephone Operators' Home, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France.

Bedroom in Women's Telephone Operators' Home, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France. Photograph by Sgt. Abbott, Signal Corps, 19 February 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-52741. NARA ID # 86710687. GGA Image ID # 199af835a8

Rest Room for Women Operators at General Headquarters, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France.

Rest Room for Women Operators at General Headquarters, Signal Corps, Chaumont, Haute Marne, France. Photograph by Sgt. Abbott, Signal Corps, 19 February 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-52738. NARA ID # 86710681. GGA Image ID # 199b4697cd

Telephone Operators from the Paris "White House" Back on Board the SS George Washington to Return to the United States.

Telephone Operators from the Paris "White House" Back on Board the SS George Washington to Return to the United States. Miss Martha Carrel from Indiana (left); Miss Beatrice Farancfort of New York City, Who Were President Wilson's Telephone Operators in the Home of Prince Murat, Where the President Lived during His First Stay in Paris, France. Photograph by Western Newspaper Union circa 1919. National Archives and Records Administration, 165-WW-428P-1133. NARA ID # 45532539. GGA Image ID # 199b89359e

Phone Girls on Duty at Chief Signal Corps Office Headquarters at Souilly, Meuse, France, 15 November 1918.

Phone Girls on Duty at Chief Signal Corps Office Headquarters at Souilly, Meuse, France, 15 November 1918. Left to Right: Ester V. Fresnel, Yonkers, NY; Leonie C. Peyron, Los Angeles, CA; Marie Flood, Chicago, IL; Marie D. Belanger, Rochester, NY; Grace D. Banker, Passic, NJ; Jennie R. Young, Seattle, WA; Suzanne Prevot, NYC; Marie Lange, San Francisco, CA; Louise Beraud, Houston, TX; B. Hunt, San Francisco, CA; and Bertha Arlaud, Brooklyn, NY. Photograph by Pvt. T. R. Shaw, Signal Corps. Passed by AEF Censor, Date Not Given. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-33116. NARA ID # 55225379. GGA Image ID # 199d53318c

Thirty-Three Telephone Operators Leaving for France, 2 March 1918.

Thirty-Three Telephone Operators Leaving for France, 2 March 1918. Group of Telephone Operators, Proficient in French and English, Attached to the Signal Corps, U.S.A., Leaving for Duty in France. Detachment Comprises One Chief Operator, Four Supervisors, and Twenty-eight Operators. Miss Clair D. Banker, Chief Operator. Hoboken, New Jersey. Photograph by Lt. DeBerri, Signal Corps. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-6068. NARA ID # 55173048. GGA Image ID # 199d5649b4

Telephone Operators Leaving for the War, 2 February 1918.

Telephone Operators Leaving for the War, 2 February 1918. Group of 33 Telephone Operators Proficient in French and English Attached to Signal Corps, U.s.a. Leaving for Duty "somewhere in France." Detachment Comprises One Chief Operator, Four Supervisors, and Twenty-eight Operators. Miss Grace D. Banker, Chief Operator. Censored and Released 13 March 1918 by War College Division. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-6066. NARA ID # 55173044. GGA Image ID # 199d636edd

American Telephone Girls Photographed on Arrival for "hello" Duty in France, March 1918.

American Telephone Girls Photographed on Arrival for "hello" Duty in France, March 1918. They All Can Speak Both English and French. Photograph by Q.M. Sgt. Leon H. Caverly, U.S.R. Censored and Released 28 April 1918 by War College Division. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-8445. NARA ID # 55177410. GGA Image ID # 199d9d7646

American Telephone Girls, Members of the US. Signal Corps, Whose Efficiency Contributed to the Success of the American Troops in Capturing St. Mihiel.

Capturing St. Mihiel Salient. American Telephone Girls, Members of the US. Signal Corps, Whose Efficiency Contributed to the Success of the American Troops in Capturing St. Mihiel. This Exchange Was within Range of German Shell Fire. The Gas Masks and Helmets Are Handy for Emergencies. Photograph by Signal Corps. Passed by AEF Censor, Oct. 5, 1918. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-21981. NARA ID # 55203658. GGA Image ID # 19a110f2df

Girls Who Handle Toul "Central" Signal Corps Telephone Operators, Toul, Meurthe Et Moselle, France, 17 January 1919.

Girls Who Handle Toul "Central" Signal Corps Telephone Operators, Toul, Meurthe Et Moselle, France, 17 January 1919. From Left to Right: First Row: Elizabeth Maculey; Marie Lemaire; Miss E. G. Hunter, Chief Operator; Rose Langelier; Marie A. Gagnon. Second Row: Kathleen Mitchell: Melanie Van Gastel; Elenore A. Brown; Suzanne Coheleach and 1st Lt. Frank Hogan, in Charge of Operators, Photograph by Lt. Fox, Signal Corps. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-49636. NARA ID # 86705378. GGA Image ID # 19a13e3fab

The Girls Having Tea, Seated around the Table on 15 January 1919

Living Quarters and Clubrooms. The Girls Having Tea, Seated around the Table on 15 January 1919, Left to Right: Elenore A. Brown; Melanie Van Gastel; Marie A. Ganyon; Marjorie Persons, Pouring Tea; Marie Lemaire; Miss E. G. Hunter. Sig. Corps, Telephone Operators, 2d Army, Toul, Meurthe Et Moselle, France. Photograph by Lt. Fox, Signal Corps. National Archives and Records Administration, 111-SC-49625. NARA ID # 86705356. GGA Image ID # 19a1739eb7

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