Advertisement for lecture and demonstrations by Dr. J. M. Trotter, President of the Virginia Emigration and Manufacturing Association, on a plan to buy land and form joint stock companies in order to build factories in the southern United States....
Letter from Thomas Crutchfield Jr. to James R. Hood. Crutchfield makes an effort to prove his loyalty to the Union by recounting his opposition to secession, his informing the Federals of troop movements, his supplying of the Union army with...
Draft; Recruiting & enlistment; Soldiers; Government officials
Sergeant Alvin C. York is talking with Major Hilton Butler at the Fentress County draft office at Jamestown. Both men are in business suits and are shown with paperwork, a stamp by a filing cabinet, and a 1940 calendar behind them.
Men; Soldiers; Heroes; Government officials; Government facilities; Stairways; Doors & doorways
York as Chairman of the Fentress County Selective Service Board leaves his office at the end of the day. A hand-lettered plywood sign on the outside of the building designates the office and the chairman of the board.
Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Uniforms; Carriages & coaches; Helmets; Graffiti; Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918; War destruction & pillage
"Americans out for a little recreation with the Huns' carriage, taken in the American drive on the Hindenburg section at Bellicourt. Bellicourt, Aisne, France. October 10, 1918." Several American soldiers are pictured examining a German carriage....
Militias; Military officers; Military maneuvers; Military headquarters; Military facilities; Military intelligence
The men of the Headquarters of the Second Brigade, Tennessee State Guard, are shown performing various duties which would be expected of them. They are pictured seated behind desks, on the telephone, examining maps, and monitoring radio equipment.