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World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

A friend in need is a friend indeed

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00029
Overview A blue and red poster reads "A friend in need is a friend indeed. W.S.S. are your friends - Keep them. Get More. W.S.S. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. War Savings Committee." The image is split diagonally. The lower portion shows "W.S.S." outlined in blue with white text. The upper portion contains the rest of the text in red and blue. Poster is advertising War Savings Stamps.

America and her Allies in the World's Greatest War, circa 1918

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Identifier: U199.04.0003.00002
Overview Paper news publication about the war and America's allies. Contains maps of Europe and photos of battle scenes in addition to text.

America's first thrift citizens, 1919 November 20

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00010
Overview A print poster reads "America's First Thrift Citizens. Thanksgiving 1919. Be a thrift citize - buy Treasury Savings Certificates. Something to be thankful for. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. Form 59. 11-20-19." Image in shades of blue, gray, and brown shows a man and woman dressed as pilgrims. In the background of the image is a large boat. In the lower left corner of the image, "Stacy H. Wood" is written in brown ink.

Anderson, Howard O.

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Identifier: BPL76-221
Overview Republic County, Kansas, citizens were asked to tell stories of their lives as they lived and remembered them. The program was sponsored by the Belleville Public Library.

Arline Moehrke for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-moehrke
Overview Arline Moehrke reflects on her life in Rocky Ford and Cripple Creek and growing up on a farm. Father was known as a machine man in the gold mines, using a jackhammer to drill holes for dynamite to blast. Moehrke discussed the impact of World War I on mining towns. Moehrke discusses the Cripple Creek fire department, mining history of the town, the flu epidemic of 1918, and the Tramway strike in Denver in 1920.

Articles, Ads and Biographical Information, 1917-2015

 File
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0002
Overview The file contains newspaper articles and ads for the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool House. It also has biographical information on George D. Bercu and the Mistachkins and an obituary for Dorothy Bercu Gross. George Bercu married Olive Mistachkin, arranged probably through correspondence of the families.

Bill Russell for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-russell
Overview William (Bill) Russell reminisces about growing up in Colorado and discusses the Denver street car strike around 1918, living at the Argonaut Hotel, development of the city, and the end of World War I. Russell also discusses why he bought the Central City newspaper Weekly Register Call and about his time as Mayor of Central City in Colorado.

Blad, Enoch Paul, 1973 July 6

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Identifier: BPL75-141
Overview Republic County, Kansas, citizens were asked to tell stories of their lives as they lived and remembered them. The program was sponsored by the Belleville Public Library.

Bought your supply of W.S.S. this week?

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00023
Overview A red, white and black poster reads "Bought your supply of W.S.S. this week? Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. War Savings Committee." In the bottom left corner of the poster "S.H.W." is printed and archivist infers are the initials of Stacy H. Wood who commonly created other War Saving Stamps and Victory loan posters. The background of the poster is comprised of checkered red and white squares. The question mark at the end of the sentence is black and much larger...

Box 1, 1919-1920

 File — Box B375.01.0001: Series B375.01 [U186023261536]
Identifier: B375.01.0001
Overview Copies of several letters written between February 1919 and September 1920 by Dr. Spivak and his family in Denver while he was away.