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Woodrow Wilson with his wife, Edith Wilson

Photographer: Harris & Ewing

 

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Final Goodbye

A soldier boy of the 71st Regiment Infantry, New York National Guard, saying goodbye to his sweetheart as his regiment leaves for Camp Wadsworth, Spartanburg, South Carolina, where the New York Division trained for service. International Film Service.

National Archives Identifier: 533733

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James Montgomery Flagg

James Montgomery Flagg, appointed "official artist" in New York State by Governor Whitman.

National Archives Identifier: 533470

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Uncle Sam

Uncle Sam poster was drawn by James Montgomery Flagg.                

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World War I National Draft Lottery

U.S. Secretary of War Newton D. Baker picks the first draft number capsule from the bowl at the start of the World War I National Draft Lottery.

Date: 1917-07-20

The University of Texas in Austin Archives # NYJA000900 

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Navy Recruiting

In New York City where they assisted in Navy recruiting and in putting the Victory Loan drive "over the top", 8 May 1919. These "Yeomanettes" were stationed in Washington, D.C.

Note advertising structure built to resemble a battleship's superstructure. In addition to its recruiting and Victory Loan signs, it features copies of the two Howard Chandler Christy recruiting posters: "I Want You for the Navy" and "Gee!! I Wish I Were a Man".

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER

Photo #: NH 53171

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San Francisco Yeomen

Photograph of San Francisco Yeomen Attached to the Naval Reserve

National Archives Identifier: 533764

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Mother and Son

Mother escorting her son, who is bound for camp, to the train. Newark, New Jersey. Mayor's Office, Newark.

National Archives Identifier: 533735

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Heading to Training 

Men on their way to Camp Upton for training. 

National Archives Identifier: 533732

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Pole-Climbing

Vocational training for S.A.T.C. in University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Class in Pole-Climbing in the course for telephone electricians, with some of their instructors. The University of Michigan.

National Archives Identifier: 533483

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Camp Wadsworth

Wall-scaling at Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina.

National Archives Identifier: 533639

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Bayonet Training

Training Camp Activities. Bayonet fighting instruction by an English Sergeant Major, Camp Dick, Texas.

National Archives Identifier: 533637

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