"The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime." - Edward Grey, July 1914.
Cutting hair at the 166th Field Hospital in Baccarat, France on May 15, 1918.
Photo Credit: AP The First Battalion of the 308th Infantry, the famous “Lost Battalion” of the 77th Division’s Argonne campaign of the Great War, marches up New York’s Fifth…
Red Cross workers parade in New York City on October 4, 1917.
Theodora Boot of the Girls’ National Guard Honor Guard distributing fruit and flowers to the sick sailors in the Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital on Sept. 27, 1917.
Photo Credit: National Archives
Armed men, in Alaska, receive news of peace on November 11, 1918. //
Navy nurse Hazel Herringshaw and two of her patients, 1918.
Soldiers cooking in a field kitchen under a canvas tent during World War I. //
Women workers hand chipping with pneumatic hammers at Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company in Nicetown, Pennsylvania, 1918.
Lieutenant Kirk Booth of the U.S. Signal Corps being lifted skyward by the giant Perkins man-carrying kite at Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts. While the United States never used these kites during…
American and French Servicemen enjoy themselves at an American Red Cross canteen in Bordeaux, France, 1917-1918.
U.S. Army soldiers with raccoon mascot, 1918.
Parade organized to encourage donations and recruit volunteers for the Red Cross war-time services in Paint Rock, Texas in 1917.
Yeomen welcome the troops home, 1919.
American Red Cross in Great Britain. One unit of the famous “Flying Squadron” priding themselves on being able to get under way within three minutes of the time a call is received, ca. …
Hydrogen filled balloons were used at Fort Sill (Oklahoma) for observation of artillery fire. In 1918, a spark of static electricity caused a balloon to explode while the ground crew was still hold…