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WW1 Photos: The National Geographic Magazine - August 1918

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from The National Geographic Magazine Issue Dated August 1918. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, The National Geographic Magazine, Volume XXXIV, Number 2, August 1918.

Front Cover, The National Geographic Magazine, Volume XXXIV, Number 2, August 1918. Published by the National Geographic Society, Washington, DC. GGA Image ID # 183d13e307

In the Hands of a Competent Teacher, the Chart Becomes an Inexhaustible Source of Information.

“In the Hands of a Competent Teacher, the Chart Becomes an Inexhaustible Source of Information.” Without Photographs the Study of Geography in Connection With the War Would Be a Difficult Matter for Men Who Have Not Learned the Trick of Imagination. Photograph by Christina Krysto. GGA Image ID # 183d6055d7

The Palestine Chart, Made From the Geographic, Was a Joy to Make and a Joy to Teach.

"The Palestine Chart, Made From the Geographic, Was a Joy to Make and a Joy to Teach.” Often Though Not Always, the Teacher of the Same Nationality as the Class Finds a Readier Response From the Pupils. The Young Italian in This Photograph Welded His Italian Class at the Base Hospital Into a Friendly Unit, of Which He Was Very Definitely the Center. Photograph by Christina Krysto. GGA Image ID # 183d910687

After a Class of Foreign-Language Solders Has Become Thoroughly Familiar With the Charts Made From the Pictures of the National Geographic

After a Class of Foreign-Language Solders Has Become Thoroughly Familiar With the Charts Made From the Pictures of the National Geographic, It Is Ready to Try the Magazine Itself. Among the Issues of the Geographic in Which These Boys in Khaki Are Engrossed, There May be Identified One of the Bird Numbers, the Aviation Number, and the Flag Number. Photograph by Christina Krysto. GGA Image ID # 183daa942b

They Teach Our Foreign-Language Soldiers by Using Universal Language Charts—Pictures.

They Teach Our Foreign-Language Soldiers by Using Universal Language Charts—Pictures. A Squad of Camp Kearny Soldiers Who Absorbed a Six Weeks’ Normal School Course in Three Days and Then Put Their Knowledge Into Practice With the Aid of Picture Textbooks Made From Copies of the National Geographic Magazine. Photograph by Christina Krysto. GGA Image ID # 183dabe170

A Russian Peasant Girl Spinning: Ukraine.

A Russian Peasant Girl Spinning: Ukraine. the Women of the Ukraine Are Especially Fond of Bright Colors, and One of the Features of the Native Costume Is the Necklace of Varihued Beads. the Industrial Development of the Ukraine Region Has Provided a Cheap Method of Producing Cloth, So That the Home Spinning- Wheel and the Loom Gradually Began to Disappear a Decade or More Ago. Photograph by Nevin O. Winter. GGA Image ID # 183e227635

Part of a Double Line of Men Waiting Before a YMCA Truck in France for the Sale of Cigarettes and Chocolates to Open.

Part of a Double Line of Men Waiting Before a YMCA Truck in France for the Sale of Cigarettes and Chocolates to Open. The Truck Was Two Clays Behind Time, Because of Road and Other Conditions, and the Men Had Been Chocolate-Less and Cigarette-Less for That Time. The Supplies Are, of Course, Made Available at the Smallest Possible Cost. Tobacco Is Now Being Supplied to American Soldiers as a Part of the Army Rations. Photograph by Herbert Corey. GGA Image ID # 183e8b95be

He Goes Forth to Fight for the Safety and Happiness of Future Generations.

He Goes Forth to Fight for the Safety and Happiness of Future Generations. “As the World Hopes and Prays and Searches the Future With Yearning Eyes, the Armies and Navies of Democracy Tight on With Grim Determination.” Photograph © International Film Service. GGA Image ID # 183f4e7fa0

Suppose He Were Your Boy!

Suppose He Were Your Boy! There is No Overhead Expense in Handling the National Geographic Society Fund; Every Dollar is Expended for Equipment and Maintenance of the Wards. GGA Image ID # 18400ee8b6

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