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View Finding AidsWorld War I glass plate stereographs, 1914-1929 Finding Aid
About the Collection
This collection contains 368 stereographs that document trench warfare during World War I. Some of the images contain graphic representations of injuries and death from combat. The majority of the stereoscopic views were photographed in France and Belgium, and there are a smaller number of images documenting Germany, Italy, the Macedonian front and Thessaloniki, Greece. Coverage of both the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) and the 1927 American Legion convention (Paris, France) is extensive. A small number of the stereographs were widely published as parts of the Keystone View Company sets illustrating World War I, however available documentation indicates that the vast majority of the included images were not previously published.
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