Knox College Experiences the First World War

Title

Knox College Experiences the First World War

Description

Presents material from the Knox College Special Collections & Archives documenting the experiences of people associated with Knox College who served in the First World War, and explores how the College and its community responded to the war.

Subject

World War I; First World War;

Creator

Knox College

Date

1914-1918

Coverage

1914-1918
Galesburg, Illinois

Items in the Knox College Experiences the First World War Collection

Biplane
A biplane.

Military vehicles on a road.
A chain of vehicles and soldiers makes its way down the road.

War ship
A large ship pulls into the harbor.

Tanks
Three tanks move across a dusty landscape.

Trenches
Trenches are fortified with barbed wire.

Aviator and plane
Two men work on an aviator's plane on the airfield.

Tank
A tank rests among a stand of trees.

Soldiers in gas masks
Three men wearing gas masks.

Soldiers in the trench
Four soldiers in a wood reinforced trench.

Soldier
A solitary soldier intently reads a piece of paper.

Landscape
Armies regularly moved through these barren landscapes.

Bridge
A bridge connects the foreground and background of this photograph.

Landscape and dust
A cloud of dust rises in the background of this bleak photograph.

Desolate land
Trees stand leafless and bedraggled on the battlefield.

Collapsed bridge
A bridge has collapsed in the river. Another bridge has been erected.