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Scope and Contents Les Ruines Apre le Passage des Allemands photo-postcards - an 18-page commemorative album of photo-postcards depicting scenes in France during 1914-1915. Printed captions are in both French and English.
Dates: 1914 - 1915
Scope and Contents Series of 159 black and white photos, most with captions, printed on card stock, most taken between June 1917 and April 1919. Images include scenes of men as they enlist at the Fairgrounds in Detroit; views of the exterior and interior of the barracks at the Fairground in Detroit; scenes of the men enroute to Europe; scenes of thei engineers' work and activites while in France; and scenes of their return trip to the States.
Dates: 1914 - 1919
Scope and Contents A broad range of subject matter depicted in 238 snapshots. Subjects include ground-based weaponry (French, German), observation balloons and Zeppelins (American, German); aeroplanes (German, American); naval vessels and ferries; ruins (France, Belgium, Germany); soldiers. Also among the collection are approximately 81 snapshots from a later period, circa 1935, of barracks, airplanes, airports, etc.
Dates: 1918 - 1935; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1919
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...