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World War, 1914-1918

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 88 Collections and/or Records:

ROTC Drill on Campus, circa 1917

Identifier: U201.01.0120.0033.00006
Overview Blakc and white print of ROTC and SATC cadets, and a few men in civilian clothers, marching in a drill with rifles on the University Park campus of the University of Denver during World War I.
Dates: circa 1917

ROTC Parade in Downtown Denver, 1918

Identifier: U201.01.0120.0033.00003
Overview Dr. David Shaw Duncan (later University of Denver chancellor), Granville Johnson (professor of physical education), Earl Engle, and Reuben Borgeson march in an ROTC parade in downtown Denver, Colorado during World War I.
Dates: 1918

Save the thoughtless dollars

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00030
Overview Black and white poster reads "Save the Thoughtless Dollars. 'I got the sweetest hat today. And, my dear, of course, I didn't really need it, but--' **** 'What if it is only a few blocks? Here, taxi!' **** 'I know I'd feel a lot better if I ate less, but I simply must have a big order of--' **** Over there in the Picardy mud, pock-marked with significant craters and 'plum-caked' with unspeakable things that once were men, our soldiers can't hear all that some of us are saying. Good that they...
Dates: Other: 1918-1919

Sidney Israelski Papers

Identifier: B255

Sidney Israelski (1897-1986) was in the United States Army in both World War I and World War II. After his brief service in World War II, he went to work in the defense industry at Winter-Weiss Company in Denver, Colorado, where he worked until he retired. This collection contains photographs, documents, and World War I medals and dog tags belonging to Israelski. This collection shows the experience of a Jewish World War I soldier.

Dates: 1918-1980; Majority of material found in 1918-1919

Soldiers Running

Identifier: U201.01.0120.0033.00002
Overview Soliders run in a double line down a wooden sidewalk next to an unidentified building as part of military exercises at the University of Denver during World War I.
Dates: 1918

Spivak Letters, National Library of Israel

Identifier: B375
Overview Dr. Charles Spivak was born in Russia in 1861 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1927. He arrived in New York City in 1882 and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1893, Charles Spivak married Jennie Charsky and they had three children: David, Deena, and Ruth. Jennie Charsky was born in Russia in 1871 and briefly studied law at Cornell before graduating from the University of Denver. Because of Jennie's poor health the Spivaks moved to Denver in 1886. Dr....
Dates: 1919-1920

Take home Christmas cheer and a treasury savings certificate, 1919 December 9

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00019
Overview Print poster reads "Take home Christmas cheer and a Treasury Savings Certificate. Ask any bank. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. Form 61 12-9-19." Poster depicts a figure walking through a snow storm with the moon in the background. The figure is carrying a wreath and is wearing a long scarf that trails behind. Poster has a red background and the figure is depicted in red, black, green, and white. At the bottom left corner, "Stacy H. Wood" is printed.
Dates: 1919 December 9

The broad highway of success is reached by the well-beaten footpath of small savings, 1919 May 12

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00016
Overview Print poster in shades of brown and orange reads "The broad highway of success is reached by the well-beaten footpath of small savings. Hold on to your W.S.S. and buy more. Governemnt Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. War Savings Committee. WS-865 - 5/12/19." Poster depicts a nature scene, featuring a path leading to the sun on the horizon. Poster is advertising War Savings Stamps.
Dates: 1919 May 12

"The Temple" Bulletin, 1918 November - 1918 December

Identifier: B258.01.0026.0028
Overview two issues of "The Temple" (early copies of what is later called the Bulletin). Letters from members serving overseas.
Dates: 1918 November - 1918 December

The true American, 1918

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00008
Overview A print poster in navy blue ink reads "The true American is one who sticks by America in peace as well as in war. The coming Victory Liberty Loan will be a test of your Americanism. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. Liberty Loan Committee. V-357." The background of the poster is light blue with scattered white stars.
Dates: 1918