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View of a group of recent Army recruits to serve in World War I marching in a parade through downtown Helena, Montana, on Main Street. A group of at least nine women, possibly nursing recruits, and several men carry a large American flag at the…

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View of a group of American soldiers near a U. S. Army camp in France. Captain George W. Slack, commanding officer of the 20th Engineers, Forestry, sits on a horse behind the line of soldiers. One of the soldiers on the left, dressed in white,…

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View of a man in suit and coat with a white mask over his face.

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Real photo postcard view showing a group of women in white dresses holding a large American flag in the street likely outside of the Fergus Hotel, Lewistown, Montana. One banner says, 'FERGUS HOTEL, W S S, $1671.38' and another, 'FOOD WILL WIN THE…

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Real photo postcard view showing a woman standing behind a chair displaying a row of socks on the front porch of a house in Miles City, Montana. Hand writing on back of cards states, 'Knit 61 Pair of Mens Sox; 41 pair children for Red Cross; Worked…

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Completed prisoner description form entitled "Descriptive List of the Convict" for Herman Bausch, sentenced to the Montana State Prison for sedition on May 17, 1918.

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This letter was written by the North Butte Mining Company to Antone Majesky, on June 15, 1917, in response to inquiry into whether Nick Majesky was killed in the Speculator Mine Disaster. The company believed he was part of the unaccounted for dead…

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This is an ID card for George W. Slack, a resident of Kalispell and member of the 20th Engineers of the American Expeditionary Force.

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This is a petition, submitted to Governor Stewart of Montana, regarding the "IWW Menace" in Lincoln County, and the signatories support for sedition laws.

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Outline of state of Montana graphically depicting through different colors the proportions of the state's population according to ethnicity or country of origin according to the 1910 census.

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Folded rectangular brown leather case. There are two D rings at the top between the two sections. One side has two flaps that fold out. These panels have a plastic sheet with small square grid printed on it. A map can be inserted behind the plastic…

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Wooden rectangular case hinged by leather. Black leather lid with black paper base. The lid on the underside has two metal loops that fit into the bottom. The lid's interior is covered with purple fabric with a satin weave. Stamped in the fabric in…

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Sewing kit made of wide strip of black oilcloth and edged with olive green twill tape. The inside is covered with olive green muslin. Starting from the top point, there are three layers of wool. Top layer is red, middle is white and bottom is blue.…

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Man's vest. Front of vest is fully beaded with glass seed beads sewn to canvas using overlay stitch. Vest has white background with geometric and flag designs. On each side at top near shoulders, there are two American flags in red, white, blue.…

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World War I-era, olive drab, canvas U.S. M1910 haversack. Rectangular in shape, it is created by three panels. Top panel at the bottom has a stencil mark that reads "U.S". Panel has four button holes (two on each outer edge). Sewn near the upper…

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Small off-white paper program for a performance of the "Ballet of the Allies" held at Helena's Marlow Theatre. The Women's Defense Council helped organize the event in which young dancers acted out both the countries involved in the war, as well as…

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Small booklet with a dark brown cover constructed of heavy cardstock. The booklet is bound on one side with a piece of masking tape. There are two holes punched into the binding, which goes through the pages inside the booklet, but does not go…

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Ribbon worn by Sons of Norway Lodge Secretary. The ribbon has three vertical stripes in the following order: red, white, and blue. A metal plate attached to the top of the ribbon depicts two shaking hands in the center. The outside edge of this name…

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Woman's outdoor Army nurse uniform, including blouse, skirt, overcoat, hat, gloves, and boots.

Navy blue wool serge belted blouse [a] with four pleated, patch pockets with buttoned flaps. Two buttons on belt and four black buttons on each sleeve.…

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Image of exhibition installation that mimics a trench dugout. Seated mannequin is dressed in World War I-era uniform, wool puttees, and boots with bagged gas mask around neck and wool fingerless gloves and sewing kit on lap. Mannequin sits on…

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Bar graph showing casualties experienced by Montana during the Great War. Top bar extends width of graph and represents the 35,400 people who served in the war but returned home not wounded. The second bar represents deaths in service: 1,439 killed…

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Typed essay in Helena school newsletter.

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World War I-era round, metal Red Cross fundraiser pin. Pin has painted blue rim around a white background. In the center of the white area, there is a red cross. The year "1919" appears in blue below the red cross.

Contributors to Liberty Loan,…

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Button for War Savings Stamps campaign during World War I. Round, metal button has blue-painted front surface with large, gold-printed letters "W / S / S". Straight vertical pin on back is an extension of the half-circle of wire that fits inside the…

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Button for Victory Liberty Loan campaign during World War I. Metal button has blue-painted front surface with large gray roman numeral "V" in center and gray "LIBERTY / LOAN" curved across top and bottom. Straight vertical pin on back is an extension…
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