Tableaux; Soldiers; Men; People with disabilities; War casualties; Kentucky Confederate Home
Edward Matthews poses as a Confederate soldier who lost part of one leg in the war. He holds a sword as he sits in a chair under a pine tree with a blanket across his lap and crutches at his side. Kentucky Confederate Home for Civil War veterans...
Edward Matthews, posing as a soldier in a military uniform, is sitting on a horse preparing to ride away from a young woman who stands on the ground looking up at him. The woman is Mary Johnston. Title supplied by cataloger.
Edward Matthews, posing as a soldier in a military uniform, stands with the reins of a horse in his left hand and the hand of a woman, who is turned away from him, in his right. Title supplied by cataloger.
Farmers; Agricultural machinery & implements; Turbans; Croplands; Ox teams
Farmer, wearing a turban and traditional Balkan attire, pauses with his plow and team of oxen in a field in the Balkan mountains during World War I. A soldier can be seen in the background and a young girl is at the far right of the photograph.
World War, 1914-1918--France; Military camps; Military cookery; Soldiers; Pots & pans
French soldier ladles liquid into a steaming cook pot, which is one of four sitting next to a brick building, in a military camp during World War I. Other soldiers, most likely from the 139e Régiment d'Infanterie, stand and sit nearby.
World War, 1914-1918--France; Soldiers; Military life; Reading
French soldier reads as he reclines on a cot during World War I. Two other soldiers are sitting behind him in what appears to an attic or barn loft. They are probably members of the 139e Régiment d'Infanterie, and are believed to be in...
World War, 1914-1918; Trench warfare; Soldiers; Digging; Shovels
French soldier stands and tosses dirt from his shovel as he digs a trench, probably in northeastern France, during World War I. He has a cigarette in his mouth and his jacket is lying on the ground to his left.