William Strickland's sketch of an unnamed suspension bridge crossing the Saone River. Strickland provides detailed descriptions of the bridge, as well as measurements. The sketch covers two pages in the sketchbook.
World War 1914-1918; Soldiers; Battlefields France 1910-1920; War
Photograph of a dozen soldiers of the 30th Infantry Division walking through the remains of a battlefield at Montbrehain, France in October 1918. There is also one soldier mounted on one of the two horses pulling a cart. Battle debris, in the...
Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Military vehicles; Trucks; Automobiles; Horses; Military facilities; Military headquarters; Campaigns & battles; War; World War 1914-1918; Vehicles
"View in front of the 30th Division Headquarters, showing heavy traffic caused by the transportation of British, American, & Australian war material to the battle lines. Montbrehain, Aisne, France. October 14, 1918." Numerous vehicles, troops,...
Three Alsatian women in native dress standing near a canopy of trees. The woman on the left has her hand on a wooden chair. The women are wearing boldly patterned dresses and have oversized bows in their hair.
World War, 1914-1918; Sailors; African Americans; Warships; Arms & armament; Naval warfare
Unidentified seamen aboard the U.S.S. Rambler during convoy escort duty. The men are operating the ship's 3"/50 gun. The inscription on the photograph incorrectly identifies the ship as the U.S.S. Rumpler.
A promotional certificate for the memorial dedicated to the defenders of Verdun and Douaumont. It features a sketch by Georges Scott of a fallen French soldier being attended by a nurse. The broadside states it is a memorial to the French and...
Two-barrelled revolver (pistol & short-barrel shotgun) used by Confederates and made in Paris, France. Ramrod intact. "1781 LM" incised in plate. "Col LeMat Bte S.G.D.G [French abbreviation for Brevet rank] Paris" incised on top of octagonal barrel.
Civil War era field glasses made in Paris, France. The following markings are visible on the field glasses: Vendome, Paris; Day & Night; Signal Glass. The item may have been issued to the signal specialist working for Union forces.