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[Two Photographs of Two Men and a Soldier]

Description: Album page of two photographs. The photograph on the top shows two young men standing in front of a building and a tree, one with something on his shoulder. Both men are wearing hats. The other photo is of a soldier standing at the corner outside a building with a woman walking by.
Date: [1918..1919]
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The world: prepared expressly for the National Geographic Magazine, showing the political divisions, including those established after the World War

Description: Atlas map of the world showing international and states boundaries after World War I. The map includes insets of the north polar region (upper-left), south polar region (upper-right), density of population and prevailing winds (lower-right), and natural vegetation and ocean currents (lower-left). Scale [ca. 1:39,600,000] (625 miles to the inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Grosvenor, Gilbert
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of U.S. Destroyer Yarnell]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Destroyer Yarnell, shown on the water. Typed note below the photograph reads, "Sister ship to the Chauncey and represents the latest type of destroyers. These ships are amongst the fastest afloat and represent the class that was so effective in clearing the seas of enemy submarines. The Yarnell is George A. Klingman Jr.'s ship in World War 1, 1917-1918."
Date: [1917..1918]
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[World War One Doughboy Helmet]

Description: Doughboy helmet owned by Alvin Mansfield Owsley during World War One, made of steel with an anjustable leather chin strap. Officially known as the M1917 Helmet, it was also known colloquially as the dishpan hat, tin pan hat, washbasin, battle bowler, and Kelly helmet.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[World War One Small Box Gas Mask]

Description: World War One-era "small box respirator" gas mask, consisting of a canvas or cloth face piece, with inset glass or resin eye lenses, and straps that wrap around the back of the head. The front of the mask has a valve located behind a cloth-covered tube that goes over the mouth and attaches to a small yellow metal box containing activated charcoal (made of peach pits or the pits from other stone fruits). The wearer would have breathed only through the mouth, inhaling air scrubbed clean by the charcoal in the box, and had their nose squeezed shut by a clip inside the mask.
Date: [1914..1918]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Item 6: World War I (2)

Description: This is the 2nd of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage begins with American troops marching through rainy streets in France, then taking wagons on French roads and gearing up for the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. The footage then shows American guns firing the first shots of the 47-day Meuse-Argonne battle, an artillery observer being launched into the air in a balloon with an early radio, then being shot down by planes and parachuting to safety while anti-aircraft guns shoot at the plane with the balloon bursting into flames afterward. The battle scenes include early night-time battle footage, artillery fire, a Renault FT-17 Tank, and various troop movement. As the troops move into the Argonne Forest the footage shows various small conflicts, the assessment of a wounded soldier, dead lying in the fields, and villages in ruins. The footage also features Generals Foch and Pershing giving an update, troops in downtime, prisoners marching, Pershing pinning medals on American troops, and a German plane being shot down.
Date: 1927
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Item 4: World War I (1)

Description: This film is the 1st of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage features the sinking of a ship from the vantage point of a German U-Boat, Woodrow Wilson signing letters and addressing Congress, British and French troops firing and being fired on, and Italian troops scaling mountains and firing guns in the snow. Halfway through the video the focus turns to the American effort with cantonments, guns, and ships being built, then draft numbers being picked out of a bowel by Secretary Baker, Theodore Roosevelt watching a parade of draftees, draftees leaving on a train and being examined by doctors, soldiers being trained near Liberty Island, naval drills, King George of England welcoming the American Navy, Pershing and Foch paying a visit to Lafayette's tomb, and trench warfare training in France. Also, interspersed in the footage are cartoons by "Wally" the famous A.E.F. artist.
Date: 1927
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Item 2: World War I (4)

Description: This is the 2nd of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage begins with American troops marching through rainy streets in France, then taking wagons on French roads and gearing up for the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. The footage then shows American guns firing the first shots of the 47-day Meuse-Argonne battle, an artillery observer being launched into the air in a balloon with an early radio, then being shot down by planes and parachuting to safety while anti-aircraft guns shoot at the plane with the balloon bursting into flames afterward. The battle scenes include early night-time battle footage, artillery fire, a Renault FT-17 Tank, and various troop movement. As the troops move into the Argonne Forest the footage shows various small conflicts, the assessment of a wounded soldier, dead lying in the fields, and villages in ruins. The footage also features Generals Foch and Pershing giving an update, troops in downtime, prisoners marching, Pershing pinning medals on American troops, troops playing with a lion cub, milking a goat, dressing as women and dancing, and gambling entertainment.
Date: 1927
Creator: US Army Signal Corp
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Item 5: World War I (3)

Description: This film is the 3rd of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage opens with radio operators working in the trenches, various scenes of battle planning, artillery firing, wounded soldiers being removed from a battlefield and the dead left behind. The film then moves to the American forces move toward Soissons, crossing the Marne, and taking Chateau Thierry. The American troops are seen eating, washing, getting haircuts, and welcoming more troops and supplies from ships from the United States. Footage shows the city of supplies at Gievres, an industrial cooking demonstration, and General Pershing writing commands. The film then moves into the opening of the Saint-Mihiel Offensive of 12 Sep 1918 with many artillery scenes, Renault tanks, soldiers cutting barbed wire at dawn, and troops running out of bunkers to fight. An airplane dogfight is captured on film from this battle, ending with the German pilot being shot down and taken prisoner. Troops are then shown digging in Howitzers, crossing enemy lines, surveying the German dead, helping wounded American troops off the field, resting, then going back the next day. In the German fortifications they find a dog used for sending messages. Troops are seen eating, feeding villagers, and marching German prisoners through the streets. The footage then moves to show the American and Australian troops marching through the Hindenburg line together. The footage ends showing the St. Quentin Canal Tunnel, and King Albert and Queen Elisabeth of Belgium watch the American troops marching.
Date: 1927
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Document Listing Names of the 41st Aero Squadron]

Description: This document has names of some 1st and 2nd Lieutenants of the 41st Aero Squadron, Air Service Fifth Pursuit Group. The pilots were to write how many hours they had flown ,and on which planes they flew, under their names. There is a handwritten note on the bottom of the second page.
Date: November 25, 1918
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

Combats in the Air of 1st Lt. Henry R. Clay, A.S., USA., D. F. C.

Description: This document contains Henry Clay, Jr.'s different combats in the air from August 16, 1918 to September 27, 1918. Each page contains technical information, result of the fight, and comments about the enemy aircraft. The result listed at the bottom of the page is either "Decisive America" or "Considered O. C. by 13th Wing, R. A. F."
Date: [1918-08-16..1918-09-27]
Creator: Newhall, M. L.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Document of Pilots of the 41st Aero Squadron]

Description: This document contains the names of pilots of the Fifth Pursuit Group, 41st Aero Squadron. The document is divided into three different flights, on three different pages: "A Flight, B Flight, C Flight." B Flight contains nine different crews, and C Flight also contains nine crews.
Date: [1917..1919]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Henry Clay, Jr.'s Air Combat Records]

Description: This five page document outlines different air combats that Henry Clay, Jr. was a part of. Each page contains a description of time, location, plane type, etc., remarks about the enemy aircraft, and a result of the fight.
Date: [1918-08-16..1918-09-28]
Creator: Newhall, M. L.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Alliert Ainsworth to Henry Clay, Sr., January 28, 1918]

Description: Letter from Alliert Ainsworth to Henry Clay, Sr. regarding the death of her son and the compassion that Henry Clay, Jr. showed their family. She goes on to describe the unfair treatment Washington has given Clay, Jr.'s detachment in England and herself by not clarifying the cause of Harold Ainsworth's death.
Date: January 28, 1918
Creator: Ainsworth, Alliert
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas