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In April 1917 the United States entered World War I against Germany and Austria-Hungary. The Federal Government immediately began to mobilize American society to meet the demands of "total war." Millions volunteered for or were drafted into military service. Government worked with business, labor, and agriculture to increase weapon and food production.

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Liberty Loan Choir sings on the steps of City Hall

"Liberty Loan Choir sings on the steps of City Hall, New York City during third Liberty Loan campaign. Bishop William Wilkinson leads the choir"
By Paul Thompson, April 1918

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer
(111-SC-16561) [VENDOR # 40]

American base hospital, France

"American base hospital, France"
By an unknown photographer, ca. 1917-18

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer
(111-SC-4067) [VENDOR # 42]

Liberty Day celebration, Camp Grant, Rockrord Illinois

"Liberty Day celebration, Camp Grant, [Rockford] Illinois"
By Duce and McClymonds, ca. 1917-18

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs
(165-PP-37-12) [VENDOR # 43]

Some of the colored men of the 369th

"Some of the colored men of the 369th (15th N.Y.) Who won the Croix de Guerre for gallantry in action. Left to right. Front row: Pvt. Ed. Williams, Herbert Taylor, Pvt. Leon Fraitor, Pvt. Ralph Hawkins. Back row. Sgt. H. D. Prinas, Sgt. Dan Storms, Pvt. Joe Williams,. Pvt. Alfred Hanley, and Cpl. T.W. Taylor"
By an unknown photographer, 1919

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs
(165-WW-127-8) [VENDOR # 46]

Women Rivet Heaters and Passers on

"Women Rivet Heaters and Passers on"
By an unknown photographer, Puget Sound Navy Yard, Washington, May 29, 1919

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Women's Bureau
(86-G-11F-7) [VENDOR # 47]

Soldiers being mustered out at Camp Dix, New Jersey

"Soldiers being mustered out at Camp Dix, New Jersey"
By Underwood and Underwood, 1918

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs
(165-WW-139C-3) [VENDOR # 45]

Suffragette banner

"Suffragette banner. One of the banners the women who picketed the White House carried"
By an unknown photographer, Washington, DC, 1918

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs
(165-WW-600A-5) [VENDOR # 51]

Community Hospital

"Community Hospital; Maternity Case"
By an unknown photographer, Hutchinson, Minnesota, October 1924

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics
(83-ML-10309) [VENDOR # 49]

Mysterious fliers who thrilled a gathering of the Ku Klux Klan

"Mysterious fliers who thrilled a gathering of the K[u] K[lux] K[lan] at a reception of officers of [the] Klan"

By an unknown photographer, Dayton, Ohio, 1924

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the U.S. Information Agency
(306-NT-650-11) [VENDOR # 52]

Pilot Wm. C. Hopson

"Pilot Wm. C. Hopson, U.S. Mail Service Winter Flying Clothing."
By an unknown photographer, Omaha, Nebraska, ca. 1926

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the U.S. Postal Service
(28-MS-6E-1) [VENDOR # 54]
 
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