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Sign on side of building reads, 'The 1917 scale means starvation wages, slavery conditions [and] sacrafice of honor to coal miners.'
Frontal view of the Woodson - Mohler Grocery Co. Wholesale Grocers building in Alderson W. Va. with C&O boxcar situated in front of building.
'Great Flood of 1917, covering North Alderson.'
People and goods in front of George H. Coffman Store in Elkins, West Virginia; See W. Va. Gazeteers 1903-04; 1923-24.
The wreckage of a boat lies on the river bank, at the foot of Walnut Street in Morgantown.
Four African-American World War I draftees in front of the post office.
Men are participating in military training at Camp Greenbrier in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.
View of Moorefield in Winchester Avenue from the Hotel about 1917, in Hardy County, West Virginia.
Group portrait of Pendleton County's Second Contingent of soldiers assigned to artillery duty.
'Raine Andrews Lumber Company.  X marks Fred Hertig on the front porch of the Boarding House.  He is my brother. Note the poster on the wall, it is World War I.'
Part of the Morgantown and Wheeling Railroad, a passenger service which extended to Pentress in western Monongalia County.
Wife of West Virginia Governor John Jacob Cornwell (1917-1921).
Possibly a circuit photograph of the facilities at the Sutton Chemical Company just below the town of Sutton. The photograph was taken during World War I.
Two of the students identified are Ray (Dusty) Ash, front row-first,left and James (Jim) Guiher, front row-third left. Information included on the photograph includes ". . . several [are] Clarksburg men. . ."
Automobiles, waving American flags line the main street.
Supply Co. 314 at basic training in Camp Lee, Virginia. Members of the 314th Field Artillery, 80th Divison U.S. Army were mostly from West Virginia. The 314th eventually became a part of the 155th Brigade which saw heavy and constant action in Meuse Argonne, through the armistice.
Members of the 80th Infantry Division, nicknamed the "Blue Ridge Division", it was initially composed of draftees from the mid-atlantic states of Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.
Members of the 80th Divsion U.S. Army inside their sleeping area at Camp Lee, Virginia during basic training. During the Meuse Argonne campaign, the 80th Division was the only one that saw action during each phase of the offensive. And they first earned their motto, "The 80th Division Moves only Forward!".
Because of significant heriage in the past, residents of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia became the structure of the 80th Division. The 80th Division was organized in August 1917 at Camp Lee, Virginia.
Members of the 314th Field Artillery which eventually became part of the 155th Brigade boasted more days of continuous combat firing than the batteries of any other American Division.
Members of the 80th Division U.S. Army give each other a shave while at basic training at Camp Lee, Virginia.
Member of the 80th Division U.S. Army on horseback at basic training at Camp Lee, Virginia.
Probably used for the training of trench warfare which was the type of fighting waged during World War I. Camp Lee was a basic training camp that included several men from West Virginia.
Men read while waiting their turn with the barber in a make-shift outside "shop". Many West Virginians trained at Camp Lee for fighting in Europe during World War I. Most were members of the 313th, 314th and 315th Field Artillery Units.
The units were composed of men from West Virginia and saw heavy fighting during World War I from the Meuse Argonne into Germany.
Unidentified soldiers, most likely from West Virginia, prepare to shave. This unit saw heavy fighting during World War l
An instructor teaches soldiers how to use a gas mask in case of a mustard gas attack during World War l
Unidentified soldier and army cook, most likely from West Virginia pose outside at basic training camp.
Note the "WV" behind the soldier, next to the door. All the men in the 155th Field Artillery trained at Camp Lee were from West Virginia and fought in some of the deadliest battles of World War l.
Unidentified soldier is probably from West Virginia.