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WWI photographs: France, 1918

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-009

Scope and Contents

92 photographs in a Ward's Album for Unmounted Photographs, No. 1743. Almost all of the photographs are captioned in the image; possibly translations into less than perfect English. Some of the smaller photos have been pasted in. A good number of the photos appear to be press photographs rather than snapshots taken by a serviceman.

Pictures include a German 3-seated bombing plane captured by the French after landing due to engine trouble; a picture of a German bomber causght in the spotlights while conducting a raid; a view of German trenches in the Hindenbutg section taken from a Fernch plane; a French plane downing a German observation balloon; several showing the wreckage of German planes and the bodies of their pilots; scenes of destruction in Cambrai ahnd Chateau Thierry; 2 French soldiers coming out of a shell hoel in no man's land after being there for ten hours; the wreckage of a German zeppelin; shots of German troops and officers; severl shots showing trenchees and the working of artillery emplacements; shot of the US Ambulance Service with French troops; a French tank leading an attack along the Marne.

Dates

  • 1918

Language

These materials are in English.

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (1 box (92 photos in an album.))

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase

Source

Title
WWI photographs: France, 1918
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
2014 June
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
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Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
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