St. Louis Globe-Democrat Photographs: General Subjects

Here can be found photographs of subjects not related specifically to St. Louis, that the Globe-Democrat covered. For photographs of people please consult the St. Louis Globle Democrat Photographs - People collection.
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138th Infantry Regiment
This photo shows the Officers of the 138th (1st MO) Infantry Regiment No. 2 that are stationed in Kansas City, Missouri.
23rd Infantry Marching
Photograph of the soldiers of the 23rd Infantry marching through Brooklyn by the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch. Engraved on the arch is the statement, "To the Defenders of the Union 1861-1865". The solders are marching underneath the arch in the photograph while civilians walk around the outside of the arch and on sidewalks in the left middle-ground.
A Bell in the Rubble
Photograph of the rubble of at least one building with an upside down bell protruding from the middle. There's a soldier in a helmet examining the bell and the wood, brick, and mettle rubble around them. The door to the building is on the left, and there is large, wooden structure next to the bell. It is all on top of a pile of brick and wood.
A Line of Westinghouse Motor Generators
A line of Westinghouse motor generators that generate 230 volts of direct current with which the presses and paper reels are operated.
A Newsboy
A newsboy.
A Penthouse On the Globe-Democrat Roof
This is on the south side of the building and houses the motor generator set and the electrical equipment necessary for the operation of two Westinghouse elevators. In it also is a fan used for exhausting fumes from the engraving and photographic departments.
A Teletype Machine
A teletype machine.
A Ticker From the Chicago Stock Exchange
The fluctuations of the market are recorded on the moving tape supply the financial department of the Globe-Democrat with the information that is embodied in its stock market tables daily.
Allied Military Leaders
"With the Yanks in France in World War I, Americans learned the names - and nicknames - of Allied military leaders, along with their own. Here, somewhere in France, are four of the top men: Left to right, Gen. Joseph Joffre - Papa Joffre - idol of the French poilu; Gen. Ferdinand Foch, Allied commander-in-chief; unidentified officer (in back;) Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, the British Tommies' hero, and Gen. John J. - Black Jack - Pershing, commander of the AEF, the American Expeditionary Force."
American Cook-Shop
This photo shows an American cook-shop at the trenches of war. The cook-shop enabled soldiers to diminish their hunger, and continue to fight.
American Expeditionary Forces in Italy
"A detachment of troops from the expeditionary forces in Germany, headed by Gen. Henry Allen, arriving in the "Eternal City" to bestow the Congressional Medal of Honor upon the tomb of the unknown Italian soldier." This photo shows the soldiers marching down the street with onlookers lining both sidewalks.
American Military Division in Germany
"One of the Divisions of the American Army of Occupation in a Review on a Plateau above the Rhine near the Fortress of Ehrenbreitstein which proved its readiness for an immediate advance toward Berlin - None but regular army division are now in Germany, all others have been sent to United States - Those remaining in Germany are undergoing training for advance."
American Newsmakers
"On Thursday, Nov. 26, Americans will be celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. These people, below, are some of the newsmakers for the year that will be among those counting their blessings on the day Americans set aside for giving thanks. Top row, from left: President Ronald Reagan, Suzanne Somers, Gerry Faust and Dave Woodward. Bottom from left: Mary Gohlke, Dan Rather, Fernando Valenzuela and Moorhead Kennedy."
American Red Cross Doctors
"A group of American Red Cross doctors recently arrived from America, at their new post in North Russia:/Top Row, Left to Right:/E. Eliopul, Milwaukee, Wis./Dr. J. A. Dougherty, Baton Rouge, La./Dr. T. B. Haas, McArthur, Ohio./Dr. P. T. Barnum, Brooklyn, N.Y./Dr. F. L. Washburn, Denver, Colo./Second Row, Left to Right:/Dr. P. A. Taylor, Lace, Oklahoma./Dr. J. G. Bouvier, Jeannerette, La./Dr. W. T. Cain, Underwood, N. D./Dr. S. C. Loring, Plymouth, Indiana./Dr. I. O. Tracy, Brooklyn, N. Y./Dr. C. S. Brady, Weehawken, N. J./Third Row, Left to Right:/Dr. J. P. McQuiston, St. Louis, Mo./Dr. G. F. Woodbury, Cleveland, Ohio."
American Soldiers Training
"U.S. Regulars training for service in France. Our soldiers enter into the war games with all the enthusiasm attendant with real warfare. Photo shows them picking off the enemy from the protection of a hastily constructed trench; somewhere in the U.S."
American Troops Leaving Antwerp
"First and Exclusive Photos of Last of American Troops Leaving Rhine!/This first and exclusive photo the first to arrive from abroad shows the U.S. Flag passing the French Flag and the Guard of Honor as last of American troops prepare to embark for States at Antwerp."
American Troops Leaving Coblenz
"First Photos of American Troops Leaving Coblenz for Home./French civil and military authorities at Coblenz tribute to the American troops leaving the city for the U.S. photo shows the last of the American troops passing through the square for final review."
American Troops Leaving the Rhine
"The American troops marching through Coblenz to entrain for the embarkation port, where they boarded the transport St. Mihiel, the streets were lined with a guard of French troops, who took over control of the city after the departure of the Americans. There were many tear dimmed eyes among the hundreds of Natives who lined the streets to wave farewell to the American boys with whom they had become fast friends."
American Troops Preparing to Go Home
Two photos showing two different moments before American Troops leave Germany. "Above - Major General Henry T. Allen, commanding the last of the American troops in Germany, inspects his men before they embark on the transport St. Mihiel for home. General Allen is directly in the center. Below - American soldiers entrain at Coblenz, bid their German wives farewell, if only for a short time. The women went to the port of embarkation on a separate train."
American Troops Recalled
"American troops leave the Rhine. Uncle Sam's Troops parting on S.S. St. Mihiel after being recalled by President Harding./Photo shows American Troops from the American Army of the Rhine on board the U.S. Transport St. Mihiel at Antwerp before sailing for home."
Americans Landing in France
"The Yanks Came/Eighty-one days after the United States declared war on Germany, the first regiments of the American Expeditionary Force landed in France, June 26, 1917. Here Yanks from the first convoy line up after debarking at St. Nazaire. The 14 vessels of the convoy carried about 14,500 troops. By the end of World War I Nov. 11, 1918, the Americans had 1.4 million men in France and had suffered 325,000 casualties."
Assemblage of the Russian Army
"Road to Revolution/Russia entered World War I as it started 50 years ago with an army which was massive but badly armed. She suffered quick body blows from Germany and went on to one disaster after another. She lost 1.650,000 men killed, 3,850,000 wounded and 2,410,000 prisoners before the 1917 revolution which ousted the tsar and ended her part in the war. Here reservists, accompanied by relatives, are called up in St. Petersburg as the army was assembled. Date unknown."
Attack on Cantigny
"A Picture of Our Boys in Action That Will Live in History./"Attaque et prise de Cantigny par les troupes Americaines: un vague d'assaut soutenue par les tanks."/That is the French official description of the photo shown above showing the beginning of the attack upon Cantigny, where American troops early in the summer campaign began to make their mark. It gives a vivid idea of real conditions in action."
Baking Bread
This photo shows a baker pushing a pan of unbaked bread into the oven, with three full pans of baked bread in the foreground of the photo. An officer is standing next to the oven.
Batting 1,000
Marvin Marcus, right, collects his prize as the first winner of a 25-inch Sylvania console color television set awarded in the Globe-Democrat/Talk Radio 63 KXOK's World Series Trivia Contest. With Marcus are, from left, Ron Janecke, associate editor of The Globe-Democrat, and Joe Farhatt Jr. and Steve Mizerany of The New Deal. Contest questions can be heard on KXOK from 7 to 9 a.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. on weekdays. Listeners who call the radio station with correct answers will automatically win an official 1984 World Series program. Callers lucky enough to hear the Globe's bonus bell and answer a second question correctly will join Marcus as winners of a new 25-inch Sylvania color console TV with 112 channel capability.
Battle Aftermath
In this war photo, there are deceased soldiers in the foreground and middle ground laying among the rocks and debris. In the background are partially destroyed buildings.
Battlefield Aftermath
This photo is of an empty, muddy battlefield that is void of any life. There are metal pieces sticking up from the muddy ground, and a large, damaged tank in the middle of the field. Towards the foreground is a puddle of opaque water and a metal ladder.
Beginning of World War I
"The Spark That Touched Off World War I/The arrest of the Bosnian student, Princip, pictured here, followed the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria at Sarajevo on June 28, 1914. The assassination was recognized by the Central Powers to be an adequate casus belli and it was followed by the presentation to Serbia of an ultimatum from Austria on July 23. Five days later Austria declared war on Serbia - and that was the beginning of World War 1."


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