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WW1 Photo Library: The Independent Magazine

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from The Independent Magazine, from various issues of 1914. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Leading the French Armies: General Joseph Joffre.

Leading the French Armies: General Joseph Joffre. Now Chief of the General Staff, He Carries With Him Against Germany Memories of Service as a Lad of Eighteen Years in the Franco - Prussian War, His Policy Is Always to Attack. Photograph by Underwood & Underwood. The Bellman Magazine, 17 August 1914. GGA Image ID # 18c0600784

The Women's Protest Against War.

The Women's Protest Against War. On Saturday, August 29, Fifteen Hundred Women, Behind a White Banner Inscribed With the Word "Peace," Silently Marched Down Fifth Avenue in New York a Protest Against the War. No Speeches, No Arguments, No Blazoned Banners Marked This Protest, Only the Silent, Black-Clad Ranks Marching to the Beat of Muffled Drums. Photograph by Underwood & Underwood. The Bellman Magazine, 7 September 1914. GGA Image ID # 18c0610230

A Titled Red Cross Nurse: The Duchess of Sutherland.

A Titled Red Cross Nurse: The Duchess of Sutherland. Like Many Other Titled Women in England, the Duchess of Sutherland Has Volunteered for Service as a Nurse at the Front. Their Owners Have Turned Over Country Homes, Town Houses, and Private Yachts for Use as Hospitals. In Response to the Prince of Wales's Appeal, More Than $5,000,000 Has Been Raised in England for the Red Cross. Photograph by Underwood & Underwood. The Bellman Magazine, 7 September 1914. GGA Image ID # 18c0de3252

Better Than Neutrality: Impartial Service to All Belligerents American Nurses and Surgeons to the Number of 164 Who Sailed on the "Red Cross" to Carry Relief to the Wounded of All the Armies.

Better Than Neutrality: Impartial Service to All Belligerents American Nurses and Surgeons to the Number of 164 Who Sailed on the SS "Red Cross" to Carry Relief to the Wounded of All the Armies. Photograph © Underwood & Underwood. The Bellman Magazine, 21 September 1914. View the List of Nurses and Physicians on the SS Red Cross, 13 September 1914. GGA Image ID # 18c15ec0a8

In August 1914, when the World War broke over Europe, the American Red Cross, true to its watchword, offered its trained personnel and hospital supplies to every belligerent country; acceptance was unanimous. On September 13, 1914, the relief ship Red Cross carried surgeons, supplies, and 120 nurses for England, Russia, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Serbia, and Bulgaria. Four days before, the Serbian unit had gone on a slow steamer, crowded with several thousand Serbian reservists, to meet what proved to be the most heroic task of all.

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