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World War, 1914-1918

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

University Archives Collection on World War I, World War II and the Korean War

Identifier: U198
Overview This is an artificial collection containing material relating to the University of Denver experience during World War I, World War II and the Korean War. The University of Denver was involved in training both soldiers and technical support during the Wars and participated in retraining programs between and after the wars. The University also had a Reserve Officers Training Corps on campus during World War II and the Korean War. The collection contains the administrative records of the...

V Invest!

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00004
Overview Decal pasted on to tan plate shows the word "INVEST!" in white letters on top of a large white "V" outlined in blue. Lettering is printed over a red circular background.

Work and save for peace and reconstruction, 1919

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00022
Overview A poster in shades of black and brown reads "Work and save for peace and reconstruction. Buy Treasury Savings Certificates. Ask any bank. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. For 58 - 10 M - Nov. 1919." The poster depicts a city skyline featuring a factory with smoke stacks and with the image of a man in a hat at the center. In the lower right corner is a stamp that reads "Amalgamated Lithographers of America, Local No. 1, New York, Union Label." At the bottom left...

World War I

Identifier: B229.02.0033.0001
Overview Silent black and white film footage taken by US Army Signal Corps members during World War One.

World War I, 1918

Identifier: U201.01.0120.0033
Overview Images related to World War I training at the University of Denver: 16 black and white prints, including Chancellor David Shaw Duncan, Granville Johnson, Earl Engle, and Reuben Borgeson at an ROTC parade; ROTC cadets in training drills; ROTC cadets on parade; and group portraits of ROTC cadets. 1 medium format black and white negative.

World War I Bible with Notations, 1918-1919

Identifier: B255.01.0001.0003.00001
Overview Readings from the Holy Scriptures for Jewish Soldiers and Sailors with diary entries on the inside cover pages. Sidney Israelski was an American soldier in the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit Two, Third Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces. The entries begin with his enlistment on January 15, 1918 and ends with Beaufort, Luxembourg on December 1, 1918. ''Compliments of Jewish Welfare Board'' and handwritten around ''Jewish'' is ''Truck Co. #2 - 1st C.A.P.''

World War I Dog Tags

Identifier: B255.02.0001.0001.00003
Overview The two World War I dog tags are circular and have a hole at the top. ''Sidney Israelski, Cpl.'' is engraved on the front sides of the dog tags. ''Sgt.'' has been scratched on the front of both tags. The number 1877169 is engraved on the back sides of the tags. The initial ''1'' is upside down on one of the tags. Sidney Israelski was in the United States Army during World War I.

World War I Posters Collection

Identifier: M438
Overview A collection of World War I posters advertising Liberty bonds and loans, as well as U.S. Government War Saving Stamps (W.S.S.) and Treasury savings certificates. Collection contains prints and lithographs from roughly 1918-1919. These posters would have been seen by the public on building exteriors and city streets, in office buildings and postal centers, even in schools. The posters introduced the idea of investing in government issued financial securities to many citizens for the first time.

World War I Victory Medal, 1919

Identifier: B255.02.0001.0001.00001
Overview On the obverse side of this bronze medal is a female Victory with wings and sword in her proper right hand and shield on her proper left side. On the reverse of the metal part is a shield with U.S. in the middle and on the left and right are raised capital letters. On the left: ''France, Italy, Serbia, Japan, Montenegro, Russia, Greece'' and on the right: '' Great Britain, Belgium, Brazil, Portugal, Rumania, China''. There are three stars in raised relief on both sides of the shield on the ...