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Four Minute Men photograph collection, 1917.

Collection of lantern slides for presentations prepared under the authority of the Committee on Public Information, Washington, D.C. and presented by members of the Four Minute Men society. Used to illustrate talks encouraging World War I enlistment and the sale of liberty bonds in 1917. Subjects...

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Otto J. Krampikowsky photograph collection, 1918-1919.

General views taken by Krampikowsky, Chief Stenographer, Quarter Master Depot #1, Advance Section, U.S. Army, of cities and war monuments where his unit stopped in Northern France and East central Germany during World War I. Includes activities in cities and villages, in Krampikowsky's Army camp,...

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Otto L. Schmidt papers, 1877-1941, bulk 1900-1935

Correspondence, news clippings, and other papers of Dr. Schmidt, a Chicago physician, historian, and German American civic leader. Materials pertain to his leadership of the Illinois State Historical Society, the Chicago Historical Society, and the Illinois Centennial Commission; participation in...


Raw war: the uncensored story of the World War in photogravure, 1934 Jan. 6-May 12.

Volume of pages collected from the Saturday rotogravure supplement of the Chicago Daily News that contained images made by the newspaper's staff photographers and by other news agencies (ca. 1914-1918) that were republished in weekly installments in 1934 and depicted events throughout World War I...

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United States Government War Exposition photograph album, 1918 Sept. 2-15.

Photographs of advertisements, structures, events, panoramic views of crowds and grounds of the exposition held in Chicago's Grant Park. Includes scenes of booths regarding the American Red Cross and food conservation. One scene shows a Salvation Army facility in the trenches. Soldiers are shown ...

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Veterans of Ambulance Co. 129 collection of visual materials, 1941.

Memorabilia of the Veterans of Ambulance Co. 129.

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World War I views in France, 1914-1918.

Collection includes views of military parades, battlegrounds, bombed buildings, prisoners of war, soldiers, dead and wounded French, and American soldiers in France during World War I. Also a group of views of cities and chateauxs in France. Stereographs are glass, made in France, and are stored ...

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