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World War 1 Periodcal Collection

World War 1 Periodcal Collection

From Camp Newspapers, Great Lakes Recruit, The Great War Magazine, Current History Magazine, and others, the GG Archives has curated a historically valuable collection of periodicals covering the Great War.

Front Cover, Camp Dix Pictorial Review: A Picture History of a National Army Cantonment, November 1917.

Camp Dix Pictorial Review - September 1917

The first Issue of the Camp Dix Pictorial Review: A Picture History of a National Army Cantonment, Wrightstown, New Jersey, November 1917 documents the building of Camp Dix, the barracks, officers quarters, mess halls, fire houses, cafeteria, power plant, water supply system, and other structures.

Front Cover, Camp Dix Pictorial Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, 20 February 1918.

Camp Dix Pictorial Review - 20 February 1918

The Feburary 1918 Issue introduces some of the officers inclding Major General Hugh L. Scott, Commander of the 78th Division, photos of General Pershing, Soldiers Marching Through London, and Group Photos of some of the Companies of Men at Camp Dix.

Front Cover, Camp Dix Pictorial Review, 20 March 1918.

Camp Dix Pictorial Review - 20 March 1918

The March Issues includes various buildings in Camp Dix, African-American soldiers, a pictorial on teaching soldiers to drive a tank, along with photos of some of the infantry and engineering groups, boxing lessons, razor ads, and more.

Front Cover, Camp Dix Pictorial Reveiw, 20 April 1918.

Camp Dix Pictorial Review - 20 April 1918

The April Issue reviews two books, describes a model recreation room, and includes photographs showing Camp Dix, Browning Machine Gun in Action, Muledrawn Ambulance Team, Base Hospital Scenes, and more.

Front Cover, Camp Dix Pictorial Review, 20 May 1918.

Camp Dix Pictorial Review - 20 May 1918

The May Issue included an editorial on German Democracy, a review of a play, "The Beast of Berlin," and a Biography of Brigadier General James H. McRae. Photographs included Scenes of Camp Dix, Fire Houses, Remount Depot, and more.

Front Cover, Camp Dix Pictorial Review, 20 June 1918.

Camp Dix Pictorial Review - 20 June 1918

The June Issue provided a list with a photograph of a typical soldier's overseas equipment. Other articles include Getting Money Over There and Damaged Parcel Post. Photos Included many of the companies at Camp Dix, Hostess House, and more.

Front Cover, Camp Dix Pictorial Review, 20 July 1918.

Camp Dix Pictorial Review - 20 July 1918

The July Issue included articles on the Mastication and Coal, Banking Services "Over There," Your Uniform, Your Bond. Photos Included scenes around Camp Dix, Camp Dix Baseball Team, Major General Sturgis, Commander, and Officers, Eighty-seventh Division, and more.

Front Cover, Camp Dix Pictorial Review, 20 October 1918.

Camp Dix Pictorial Review - 20 October 1918

The October Issue included articles on Advice for the New Recruit at Camp Dix, and the Spanish Influenza. Photos Included Games Played and Cots Aired During Quarantine, The Mole Tequop Soldiers’ Club, Wrightstown, and more.

Front Cover, Character Building by Uncle Sam, 1918.

Character Building by Uncle Sam - 1918

A glimpse into the making of a World War 1 era soldier - this story takes place near Wrightstown, New Jersey at the new Army training facility called Camp Dix. This tabloid size paper was produced during 1918.

Front Cover, Great Lakes Recruit: A Pictorial Naval Magazine, Volume 4, Number 9, September 1918.

Great Lakes Recruit Magazine - September 1918

Published monthly by the Great Lakes Athletic Association, devoted to the interests of the United States Naval Training Station at Great Lakes, Illinois.

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

The Great War, Part 143, 12 May 1917

The present Part of The Great War contains the major portion of Mr. Wright’s chapter narrating the events which culminated in the intervention of the United States in the world-conflict.

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

St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls - May 1919

The issue provided some coverage of the war, which at the time had already ended. It included an assortment of short stories, poems, user/reader-generated content, War stories and photos, and Letters to the Editor.

Front Cover, St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. XLVI, No. 9, July 1919.

St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls - July 1919

The issue provided some coverage of the war, which at the time had already ended. It included an assortment of short stories, poems, user/reader-generated content, War stories and photos, and Letters to the Editor.

Front Cover, The National Geographic Magazine, November 1917.

The National Geographic Magazine - November 1917

The November/December 1917 Double Issue of The National Geographic Magazine featured many articles including Training the New Armies of Liberty, The Geographical and Historical Environment of America's New Soldier Cities, and More!

Front Cover, The National Geographic Magazine, March 1918.

The National Geographic Magazine - March 1918

The March 1918 Issue featured articles included The Health and Morale of America's Citizen Army, Voyagin on the Volga Amid War and Revolution, and A Unique Republic, where Smuggling is an Industry.

 

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