2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns battles.

  1. Samuel J. Woolf collection

    146 drawings : chiefly charcoal and white chalk drawings ; sheets 65 x 50 cm and smaller. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Collection contains formal portraits of political and military leaders, many from World War I and World War II, as well as documentary sketches from that time period by artist Samuel J. Woolf. Notable individuals include Aristide Briand, Neville Chamberlin, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Rudolf Hess, Roberto M. Ortiz, Pope Pius XI, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., among others. Much of the work in this collection is the result of Woolf's live sketching of portrait sitters and of scenes of soldiers fighting or in transit, military headquarters and encampments, daily life during the wars, and the civilian response to wars.

  2. Benjamin K. Edwards collection

    ca. 13,000 items. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    This collection of tobacco trade cards documents advertising techniques used by American tobacco companies from the late 1800s through the 1940s. Cards were first issued by tobacco companies in the 1880s for distribution in cigarette packages and served to stiffen the packages, promote sales, and foster brand loyalty. Baseball cards became the most popular collecting subject, depicting professional, minor, and amateur league players and teams, 1887-1914. Larger illustrated albums featuring specific sets were also available for collectors. The tobacco cards and albums depict actors and actresses, historical figures, animals and plants, military personnel and equipment, Civil War heroes, various forms of transportation, flags, jokes and puzzles, depictions of life in the American West, and other subjects. Some of the collector's lists, correspondence, and notes relating to the collection of tobacco cards are included with the collection.

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