World War I Photo Library - The Great War

Image Library of the Great War.

The GG Archives has curated many photographs relating to World War 1 with most of the material created during the war (1914-1918). A portion of these images deals with post-war topics such as transports home and the soldier's bonus. We have captions and sourced all photos making it useful for students to add pictures to their reports.

American Soldiers En Route to the Front Lines.

WW1 Photo Library: American Armies and Battlefields - 1938

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, American Armies and Battlefields, 1938. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, The American Review of Reviews, July 1918.

WW1 Photo Library: The American Review of Reviews - 1918

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from various issues of The American Review of Reviews, Edited by Albert Shaw, 1918. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

General John J. Pershing, Commander-in-Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces.

WW1 Photo Library: America's Part in the World War - 1919

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, America's Part in the World War, 1919. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, And They Thought We Wouldn't Fight, by Floyd Gibbons, 1918.

WW1 Photo Library: And They Thought We Wouldn't Fight - 1918

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book and They Thought We Wouldn't Fight, 1918. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

A Standard Army YWCA Hostess House.

WW1 Photo Library: The Architectural Record - July 1918

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from various issues of The Architectural Record, July 1918. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Interior of the Camp Library at Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois.

WW1 Photo Library: The Bellman Magazine - 17 August 1918

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from an issue of The Bellman Magazine, 17 August 1918. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover with Photo Insert, Camp Devens: Described and Photographed, 1918.

WW1 Photo Library: Camp Devens: Described and Photographed - 1918

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, Camp Devens: Described and Photographed, 1918. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover of Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918.

WW1 Photo Library: Camp Fuston Illustrated - Cantonment Life - c1918

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Brochure "Cantonment Life: Camp Funston Illustrated," 1918. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, Camp Grant of Rockford, Illinois Picture History Brochure, 1917.

WW1 Photo Library: Camp Grant of Rockford, Illinois Picture History - 1917

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Brochure "Camp Grant: Rockford, Illinois," 1917. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, Pictorial Souvenir of Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky, 1928.

WW1 Photo Library: Camp Zachary Taylor Pictorial Souvenir - 1928

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book Pictorial Souvenir of Camp Zachary Taylor, 1928. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, Collier's Photographic History of the European War: Including Sketches and Drawing Made on the Battle Fields, 1916.

WW1 Photo Library: Collier's Photographic History of the European War - 1916

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book Collier's Photographic History of the European War, 1916. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

General John Pershing's Arrival in France.

WW1 Photo Library: Current History Monthly Magazine - 1917-1919

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from various issues of the Current History Monthly Magazine by the New York Times, 1917-1919. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Civilians This Morning--Soldiers This Afternoon. the Selective Service Draftees Got Rousing Farewells as They Left for Camp.

WW1 Photo Library: Forging the Sword: The Story of Camp Devens - 1920

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book The Story of Camp Devens: Forging the Sword, 1920. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, The Great War Magazine - Part 143: The Standard History of the All-Europe Conflict, 12 May 1917.

WW1 Photo Library: The Great War Magazine - Part 143 - 12 May 1917

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from Serial Magazine of The Great War: The Standard History of the All-Europe Conflict, Part 143, 12 May 1917. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Three Generations of the Royal House of England.

WW1 Photo Library: Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 2 - 1920

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 2: How the War was Lost and Won - The Grand Strategy of the High Commands, 1920. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

General Henri Philippe Pétain Who Took Over the Command at Verdun After the First Phase of the German Assaults.

WW1 Photo Library: Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 3 - 1920

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume III: Battles, Sieges, and Campaigns -- The Military Achievements of the War, 1920. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Hit in the Stokehold.

WW1 Photo Library: Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 4 - 1920

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume IV: The War on the Sea - Battles, Sea Raids and Submarine Campaigns, 1920. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

General Pershing and General Joffre Having a Discussion.

WW1 Photo Library: Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 5 - 1920

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume V: The United States in the War -- The American Armies Abroad and at Home, 1920. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, Harper's Pictorial Library of The World War, Volume XIII: The Inventive and Industrial Triumphs of the War, 1920.

WW1 Photo Library: Harper's Pictorial Library of The World War, Volume 8 - 1920

The Inventive and Industrial Triumphs of the War from Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War offers incredible photographs covering advances in warfare, technology, and tactics used by Allied forces and German during World War 1.

On July 4, 1917, American Sailors in England Played a Game of Baseball at Chelsea.

WW1 Photo Library: Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 11 - 1920

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 11: Child's Book of the War--Its History and Wonders Told for Young People, 1920. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Happy with Ten Days' Food Sent in by American Red Cross for Americans at Rastatt.

WW1 Photo Library: In The Prison Camps of Germany - 1920

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book In The Prison Camps of Germany: A Narrative of "Y" Service among Prisoners of War, 1916. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, Leslie's Photographic Review of the Great War, 1920.

WW1 Photo Library: Leslie's Photographic Review of the Great War - 1920

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, Leslies Photographic Review of the Great War, 1920. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

America Calls: Enlist in the Navy World War 1 Poster.

WW1 Photo Library: Library of Congress Photographs, Illustrations, and Posters

Images sourced from the Library of Congress, photographs, illustrations, and posters, complete with captions, about World War 1 and the GG Archives Online Exhibit.

Front Cover, A Merchant Fleet at War, 1920 by Archibald Hurd.

WW1 Photo Library: A Merchant Fleet at War - 1920

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, A Merchant Fleet at War, 1920. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Canteen Workers from the American Red Cross Supply Soldiers with Snacks and Sundry Items at the Union Station, St. Paul, Minnesota, c1917.

WW1 Photo Library: Miscellaneous Photographs -- Soldiers & Events

Photographs and Other Images Sourced the Public Domain and the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Family Archives. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

WW1 Photo Library: Munsey Magazine - 1918

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from various issues of the Munsey Magazine, 1918. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, The National Geographic Magazine, Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, Volume XXXII, Numbers 5 & 6, November-December 1917.

WW1 Photo Library: The National Geographic Magazine, November/December 1917

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from The National Geographic Magazine Mid-Winter Double Number Issue Dated November/December 1917. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

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

WW1 Photo Library: The National Geographic Magazine - March 1918

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

Front Cover, The National Geographic Magazine, Volume XXXII, Number 4, April 1918.

WW1 Photo Library: The National Geographic Magazine - April 1918

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

Front Cover, The National Geographic Magazine, Volume XXXIII, Number 2, June 1918.

WW1 Photo Library: The National Geographic Magazine - June 1918

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from The National Geographic Magazine Issue Dated June 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.

WW1 Photo Library: 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.

American Expeditionary Force Troops Disembarking from the Transport Ship President Lincoln at Hoboken, c 1918.

WW1 Photo Library: Naval History and Heritage Command - Navy Archives (NHHC)

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Naval History and Heritage Command - Navy Archives (NHHC). A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, The Navy's First Enlisted Women: Patriotic Pioneers, 2019.

WW1 Photo Library: The Navy’s First Enlisted Women: Patriotic Pioneers - 2019

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book The Navy's First Enlisted Women: Patriotic Pioneers, 2019. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

American Infantry, Just Arrived in a French Port

WW1 Photo Library: The New York Times

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from various issues of The New York Times, 1914-1919. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Crew of the USS Fanning, Which Sank the U -58.

WW1 Photo Library: Our Navy at War - 1922

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, Our Navy at War, 1922. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, Pictorial History of the World's Greatest War, 1919.

WW1 Photo Library: Pictorial History of the World's Greatest War - 1919

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, Pictorial History of the World's Greatest War, 1919. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

A Group at Opening of Hostess House, Hampton Roads Naval Base.

WW1 Photo Library: Report of the Hostess House Committee - 1919

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, Report of the Hostess House Committee, 1919. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

43rd Railway Artillery Boarding the US Transport Ship Princess Matoika in France, Returning to the United States, 20 December 1918.

WW1 Photo Library: Scenes Aboard Troop Transport Princess Matoika, 1918-1919

Photographs of the Troop Transport Ship USS Princess Matoika, Used by the Allied Expeditionary Forces During the War. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. XLVI, No. 7, May 1919.

WW1 Photo Library: St. Nicholas - An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from various issues of the St. Nicholas Magazine For Boys and Girls, 1919. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover With Added Title, The Story of the Great War: Great German Offensive, Americans in Picardy, Americans on the Marne, Foch's Counteroffensive, Volume 14, 1919.

WW1 Photo Library: The Story of the Great War, Volume 14 - 1919

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book,The Story of the Great War, Volume 14, 1922. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Colors Presented to the Second Battalion by the Young Women Operators of the Four Down State Divisions.

WW1 Photo Library: The Telephone Review

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from various issues of The Telephone Review Magazine during 1918 and 1919. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, The Illustrated Review, October 1918.

WW1 Photo Library: The Illustrated Review

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from various issues of the Illustrated Review, 1918. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Leading the French Armies: General Joseph Joffre.

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.

Front Cover, The United States in The Great War by Willis J. Abbot, 1919.

WW1 Photo Library: The United States in The Great War - 1919

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, The United States in The Great War, 1919. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover of United States Naval Aviation 1898-1956.

WW1 Photo Library: US Naval Aviation 1898-1956 (WW1 Years)

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Booklet, United States Naval Aviation, 1898-1956. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

A Typical A. L. A. Camp Library.

WW1 Photo Library: War Libraries and Allied Studies - 1918

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, War Libraries and Allied Studies, 1918. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, "With the Army at Hoboken," by Captain King W. Snell, 1919.

WW1 Photo Library: With The Army At Hoboken - 1919

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, With The Army At Hoboken, 1919. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover, The World's Greatest War: The Triumph of America's Army and Navy -- Peace Treaty Edition, 1919.

WW1 Photo Library: The World's Greatest War, Peace Treaty Edition - 1919

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, The World's Greatest War: The Triumph of America's Army and Navy -- Peace Treaty Edition, 1919. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

British and American Sea Leaders.

WW1 Photo Library: The World's Work Magazine

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from various issues of The World's Work Magazine, 1919. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Group of Telephone Operators U. S. Signal Corps Third Unit at Headquarters Some Place in France.

WW1 Photo Library: The YWCA War Work Bulletin, 1917-1919

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from various issues from 1917 through 1919 of The YWCA War Work Bulletin. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

 

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