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WW1 Stereoscopic Glass Plate Photographs 1914-1929

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The digital collection World War I Glass Plate Stereographs 1914-1929 has been created by Pennsylvania State University Libraries. This collection contains 368 stereoscopic photographs taken between 1914 and 1927. The photos were mainly taken in France, a few in Belgium, Germany, Italy, Macedonia and Greece. In particular the American Expeditionary Force and an afterwar meeting of the American Legion near Paris in 1927 come into view. Some of the images show most graphic injuries and soldiers killed in action. You can browse the images and filter them for year. There is also a simple free text search and an advanced search mode. For each stereograph both images are shown, without digital animation. There is a separate finding aid for this collection.

World War I Glass Plate Stereographs 1914-1929

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Fairbank Papers

Photograph of Thomas Fairbank - Cambridge University LibraryThe digitized collection of the Fairbank Papers is part of the Cambridge Digital Library.  (Harold Arthur) Thomas Fairbank was born in 1876. He became the first English orthopaedic surgeon working at Charing Cross Hospital in London. In 1914 he was commissioned in the Royal Army Medical Corps. He served in Flanders (Ypres, Loos), France and Macedonia, and he advised also the British Salonika Force. The Fairbank Papers (GB0012 Add 10082/1 to 100082/10) consist of diaries, photographic albums and glass plate negatives. His diaries and photographs show the horrors of the First World War, but there was also space for moments of recreation, playing in pantomimes.

Fairbank Papers

Photographic Archive, Museum for the Macedonian Struggle

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The digital collection of the Photographic Archive at the Museum for the Macedonia Struggle (Ίδρυμα Μουσείου Μακεδονικού Αγώνα) in Thessaloniki contains some 5,600 photographs documenting the various wars on the Balkan and in Greece during the last quarter of the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth century. Photographs from the First World War are also present in this digital collection. For each image an English translation has been provided. You can search the collection only with a free text search. Items from the First World War will be retrieved by entering a specific year. You can view the website, the library catalogue of the museum and the images in Greek and English.

Photographic Archive, Museum for the Macedonian Struggle

André Jeunet Collection – A French soldier in World War I

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The digital collection André Jeunet Collection – A French soldier in World War I has been created by the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. André Jeunet was a French soldier who fought at the front in France, in particular near the Somme and at Verdun, and later also on the Balkan, in particular in Macedonia and near Monastir (Albania). The collection consists of 210 photographs, some postcards, and transcripts of some letters translated into English. Some letters from 1917 contained strong pacifist views. The letters were intercepted by censors and brought Jeunet before a court-martial, which decided to transfer him to the Balkan. You can browse the entire collection, use the free text search mode or use the advanced search mode.

André Jeunet Collection – A French soldier in World War I

Fonts d’imatges de la Primera Guerra Mundial

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The digital collection Fonts d’imatges de la Primera Guerra Mundial is a small image collection kept at the Ateneu Barcolonès in Barcelona. The collection contains 114 photographs showing the Somme and Verdun fronts, and also images taken in Serbia and Macedonia. This digital collection is a part of the portal Memória Digital de Catalunya. The website can be viewed in Catalan, Castilian and English.

Fonts d’imatges de la Primera Guerra Mundial