“Lemonadeógratis,” 1919

Although the convoy was intended to be self-sustaining to simulate wartime conditions, this goal was undermined by the barbecues, melon fests, and other offerings of the hospitable Americans who welcomed the convoy to their towns.

Dwight D. Eisenhower annotated this photograph.

National Archives, Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, Abilene, Kansas [NLDDE-81-17-51]