World War 1

WWI Submarine L-1 (SS-40): 1918

WWI Submarine L-1 (SS-40): 1918

Old photo of USS L-1 (SS-40), a World War One L-class submarine of the U.S. Navy, taken between 1914 and 1918. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Singer With Sailors: 1910s

Singer With Sailors: 1910s

Ernestine Schumann-Heink, celebrated Austrian, later American, operatic contralto with sailors. She was active in the allied effort during World War One, raising money by singing at Liberty Bond rallies. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Armistice Day Celebration: 1938

Armistice Day Celebration: 1938

Men with American flag watching Armistice Day parade, Omaha, Nebraska. Hosiery Lingerie sign in the background. Patriotic photo taken in November 1938 by FSA photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Singing for Her Adopted Country: 1910s

Singing for Her Adopted Country: 1910s

Ernestine Schumann-Heink, an Austrian, later American, operatic contralto singer. The photo shows her performing, probably in New York City, as she toured the U.S. raising money for the war effort during World War One. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Antique Canteen Truck: 1910s

Antique Canteen Truck: 1910s

Dog admiring truck modified for use as a Red Cross canteen, Scranton, Pennsylvania. Photo taken between 1910 and 1920, probably during WWI. Harris and Ewing Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Irish Tenor John McCormack: 1910s

Irish Tenor John McCormack: 1910s

John McCormack (1884-1945), world-famous Irish tenor, singing to soldiers and sailors on the deck of the U.S.S. Surf. Bain News Service, publisher. Photo not dated. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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