World War 1

Pencil Salesman: 1938

Pencil Salesman: 1938

Crippled war veteran who sells pencils, sitting on fender of old car, Omaha, Nebraska. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

German Military in D.C., 1910s

German Military in D.C., 1910s

WW1 era photo of German officers in antique car wearing dress uniforms with swords. Photograph taken during visit to Washington, D.C. between 1910 and 1915. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Kids for Peace: 1922

Kids for Peace: 1922

Children holding 'No More War' signs participating in anti-war rally held by National Council on Limitations of Armament, 1922. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Governors Island Bunk Room: early 1900s

Governors Island Bunk Room: early 1900s

Bunk room for soldiers on Governors Island, New York. No date with photo but probably 1910s during WW1. Click to see the detail of rifles, posters, stars and stripes banners, and sleeping soldiers. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Uncle Sam Walks the Walk: 1916

Uncle Sam Walks the Walk: 1916

Uncle Sam in WWI preparedness parade, 1916. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Therapy Dog: early 1900s

Therapy Dog: early 1900s

Sailors carrying wounded on deck of the hospital ship USS Comfort. Possibly World War One. Cute little dog is along for a ride on the stretcher. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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