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Clearing Trenches

Date: June 1917
Description: British troops clear German trenches that were destroyed in battle in the Messine Ridge, Flanders.
Poster

Build a Silo

Date: June 1917
Description: Poster issued by the Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of Wisconsin to persuade Wisconsin farmers of the value of a silo. Farmers were par...
Photograph

Root Commission Members in Rail Passenger Car

Date: June 1917
Description: Group of Root Commission members sitting in "the drawing room car of the Imperial train of Ex-Czar Nicholas." Cyrus McCormick, Jr. is standing at right. Th...
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Root Commission Members Seated for Meal

Date: June 1917
Description: Root Commission members seated at a long table in a dining car of the Imperial train of the Ex-Czar Nicholas.
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General Horwaeth and the Root Commission Train

Date: June 1917
Description: Men standing near the Imperial train carrying members of the Root Commission at a railroad station. Original caption reads: "General Horwaeth, chief of Rus...

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