Trivia Game from 1918

America in the War

A 1918 trivia game created by Committee on War Activities/Knights of Columbus, America in the War consists of 48 trivia flash cards, which have been digitized by the Digital Library@Villanova
Villanova University

WWI Podcast Series: America's Foreign-Born Doughboys

Foreign-born soldiers were critical to U.S. participation in the Great War. The logistics of registration, training and post-war citizenship were quite complicated. From the MacArthur Memorial, this
MacArthur Memorial
Historic Reference Book

American Armies and Battlefields in Europe

ABMC was created in 1923 to manage the country's overseas World War I cemeteries and memorials, and part of the agency's work included the writing and publishing of the "American Armies and
American Battle Monuments Commission
Primary Source Collection

American Committee for Relief in the Near East: Posters

This collection of original posters and documents created by the American Committee for Relief in the Near East are part of an early groundswell of humanitarian aid from American citizens during WWI.
Lesson Plan

American Response to the Armenian Genocide

Starting in early 1915, Ottoman Turks began expelling and killing hundreds of thousands of Armenians in the first major genocide of the 20th century. The lesson plan from Facing History and Ourselves
Facing History and Ourselves

American Women and WWI

This three-lesson unit examines the complexity of women's contributions to World War I. Students will demonstrate what they have learned through their analysis of various primary sources with
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Americans All: Foreign-born Soldiers and World War I

The three lessons in this unit explore the integration of foreign-born soldiers into the U.S. military during World War I and compares it to the integration of foreign-born civilians during World War I. Students are given the opportunity to read, analyze and evaluate an essay and a variety of primary sources.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Podcast Episode

WWI Podcast Series: Animals in World War I

From transportation, to communication, security, comfort and morale, animals have been indispensable human partners throughout history. It is therefore not surprising that animals have played
MacArthur Memorial

The Impact of Animals During WWI

Animals played a large role during the conflict known as the Great War. From traditional warfare animals such as horses and dogs to exotic animals such as lions, monkeys, and bears, animals of all
Articles & Primary Sources

Women in World War I: Anna Coleman Ladd

Anna Coleman Ladd, born in Philadelphia in 1878, was a well-known sculptor in the city of Boston by the outbreak of World War I. Like many other American women who dedicated much of their time to
Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Art and Understanding World War I

This three-lesson unit examines artistic expression from complementary perspectives of two American World War I soldiers. These works of art shed light on World War I in a compelling and very human
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Atatürk and Women's Rights in Turkey

After leading Turkey to victory in its war of independence, Mustafa Kemal, known as Ataürk, pushed forward a series of reforms meant to modernize the new Turkish state. Among these was the granting of
Stanford History Education Group