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We have a great photo of soldiers leaving for WWI saying goodbye at the Seattle train station. It is on a glass plate negative. The photographer was L.W.Clark.
Come to our Annual Gala “1917 One Hundred Years Ago”, to learn more about WWI in Washington State.
Save the Date! Our Gala will be on September 30th this year! Stay tuned for more details!
This was on the front page of The Seattle Daily Times on June 4, 1918, during WWI. It is interesting that they started giving children preventative healthcare to grow better soldiers one day.
“…to the credit of Seattle’s climate and health conditions, (children) were found to be 99.99 percent perfect”
One hundred years ago the U.S. entered WWI. While perusing The Kent Journal & Des Moines Intercitian Newspaper from 1918, a year later, we’ve found some amusing ads. Here is one example from Scott’s Emulsion.