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World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Box 377, 1918

 File — Frame B002.04.0377: Series B002.04 [U186023258020]
Identifier: B002.04.0377
Overview Framed black and white group photo of American soldiers during World War I.

Carrie Herring for Colorado Reflections

 Item
Identifier: couda-herring
Overview Carrie Herring describes her experiences in Iowa and owning a grocery store before moving to Denver in the late 1920s. Herring reflects on her time working at Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company before attending a comptometer course and obtaining a job at Macklem Baking Company, working her way up to the board. Herring discusses the impact of World War II on businesses and her experience at Altrusa Club, a women's service club formed during World War I.

Christmas: Give U.S. Government W.S.S.

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00018
Overview A print poster reads "Christmas Give U.S. Government W.S.S. War Savings Stamps or Thrift Stamps Instead of Money. For sale here." Poster is accented with an image of holly and a candle in a candle holder. Poster has a red background and most of the text appears in a white circle at the center.

Columbus Day. Be a discoverer, 1919 September 29

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00012
Overview Print poster reads "Columbus Day. Be a discoverer. Find the value in savings. Buy W.S.S Regularly. Governemnt Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. Form 54. 9-29-19." Poster is advertising W.S.S., or War Savings Stamps. At the bottom left corner, "Stacy H. wood" is written in black ink. At the bottom right corner, "H.L.T." is written in black ink. Image in shades of orange, brown, black, and white depicts a large boat on water. The main text of the poster is written on the image...

Correspondence, 1919 February-1920 March

 File
Identifier: B375.01.0001.0001
Overview The collection consists of original letters between Dr. Charles Spivak and his family and colleagues during Dr. Spivak's travels to Poland via France in the 1920s. Dr. Spivak was appointed a member of the Joint Distribution Committee's relief unit to study health and sanitation in Europe after World War I.

Correspondence, 1920 April-September

 File
Identifier: B375.01.0001.0002
Overview The collection consists of original letters between Dr. Charles Spivak and his family and colleagues during Dr. Spivak's travels to Poland via France in the 1920s. Dr. Spivak was appointed a member of the Joint Distribution Committee's relief unit to study health and sanitation in Europe after World War I.

December is the last month to buy 1919 war savings stamps, 1919 December 12

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00017
Overview Print poster reads "December is the last month to buy 1919 war savings stamps. Dear Santa, Don't forget to change my THRIFT stamps into SAVINGS STAMPS or TREASURING SAVINGS CERTIFICATES. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. Form 62 12-12-19." Poster depicts a young girl writing a lettter in front of a fireplace near a toy horse, all in shades of brown, orange, gray, and blue. Near the center, on the left side of the poster, "Stacy H. wood" is printed.

Dr. C. D. Spivak Send-Off Dinner Program and Menu, 1919 December 28

 Item
Identifier: B250.01.0001.0009.00001
Overview Invitation to dinner and program for the farewell of Dr. C. D. Spivak as he departed for Poland to aid Jewish surviors of the war. Kosher dinner menu is written in French.

Dr. Charles Spivak, circa 1918

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0016.00087
Overview Formal military portrait of Dr. Charles Spivak wearing his World War I dress uniform.

Election night, 1919 October 27

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00020
Overview Print poster reads "Election Night. Everbody's choice Treasury Savings Certificates. Ask your bank. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. Form 57 10-27-19." Poster depicts a busy city scene in shades of gray and orange. Archivist infers that the cityscape is in New York City. A billboard sign in the scene reads "Buy WSS Regularly." Most of the text is contained in a scroll or banner at the bottom of the poster. Above the scroll to the left, "Stacy H. Wood" is printed.