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WWI Aerial Emblem

Date: July 1917
Description: A factory worker painting the United States insignia on a bi-plane wing.
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Youth Machine Gun Training

Date: July 1917
Description: Machine gun training on the grounds of Peekskill Military Academy in New York during World War I. The training was part of a state-sponsored military inst...
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Trench Warfare

Date: July 1917
Description: ROTC engineers at Fort Leavenworth learn about trench work, an important skill for World War I combat.
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Norma Talmadge holding her Pomeranian Dog

Date: July 1917
Description: Norma Talmadge stands on a screened porch holding her Pomeranian dog and looking reflective. She wears a light-colored dress, a heavy knit sweater, and a f...
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Crowd near Train Station in Russia

Date: July 1917
Description: Crowd of women, children and soldiers at a train station on the Trans-Siberian Railway. The station may have been located between Mogzon and Vyatka, Russia...
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Parade on Nevski Prospekt

Date: July 1917
Description: Parade down a city street in Petrograd (St. Petersburg), Russia. There are numerous shops and storefronts. Original caption reads: "parade on Nevski Prospe...
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Cyrus McCormick, Jr. in Russia

Date: July 1917
Description: Admiral Glennon (left), Cyrus McCormick, Jr. (center) and "Gorbatenka" standing near a train in Russia.
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Cyrus McCormick, Jr. and General Scott in Russia

Date: July 1917
Description: Cyrus McCormick, Jr. and General Scott standing at a Russian railroad station.
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Men at Manchurian Train Station

Date: July 1917
Description: Man dressed in white suit standing outside with uniformed man. Original caption reads: "Russian station master and wealthy peasant at Manchuria."
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Russian Officials in Manchuria

Date: July 1917
Description: Men standing near a building, probably at a train station, in Manchuria. There are a number of large baskets on wheels sitting outside of a door of the bui...
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Colonel Hurd and Colonel Michie

Date: July 1917
Description: Colonel Hurd and Colonel Michie, probably at a train station near Irkutsk.
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Chinese Customs Officials Searching for Opium

Date: July 1917
Description: Uniformed men gathered around a train car somewhere along the Trans-Siberian railway in China. Original caption reads: "Chinese customs officials searching...
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Chinese Customs Officials Seizing Opium

Date: July 1917
Description: Uniformed men gathered around a train car somewhere along the Trans-Siberian railway in China. Original caption reads: "Chinese custom officials confiscati...
Print

Tractor Tilling Newsletter

Date: July 1917
Description: Cover of the Volume 1, Number 2 issue of Tractor Tilling newsletter, produced by the Smith Form-a-Tractor Company. The cover features a photograph o...
Magazine or Periodical

Tractor Tilling Cartoon

Date: July 1917
Description: Cartoon entitled :"A Hint to The Sceptic" featuring a conversation between a farmer and a mule, intended to entice farmers into trying Smith Form-a-Tractor...
Postcard

One of Our Country Drives

Date: July 1917
Description: Colorized postcard of a dirt road skirting a body of water or river. A guard fence can be seen between the road and the water. Text at top reads: "One of o...
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Wedding Preparations

Date: July 1917
Description: Japanese lanterns have been strung in preparation for the supper celebrating the wedding of Gertrude Merker and Clifford F. Messinger, which took place Jul...
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Wedding Preparations

Date: July 1917
Description: In preparation for the supper to celebrate the wedding of Gertrude Merker and Clifford F. Messinger, tables with tablecloths and chairs have been placed in...
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The Tree Swing

Date: July 1917
Description: During Word War I, a group of soldiers training at Fort Sheridan visited the home of W.A. Holt's parents. The Holt family entertained the soldiers. Lillian...
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Nap in the Hammock

Date: July 1917
Description: A woman is napping in the hammock on the screened porch at Island Lodge. Her bag and possibly a camera are on the floor near her. Caption reads: "July 30 -...

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