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10 Ton Holt in 210 Shellhole near Sommedieve

10 Ton Holt in 210 Shellhole near Sommedieve
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 21, 1919
Back end of ten ton Holt tractor stuck in a muddy hole created by an artillery shell near Sommedieve, France. Two soldiers are in the hole and two are next to it. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


10 Ton Holt in 210 Shellhole near Sommedieve, France

10 Ton Holt in 210 Shellhole near Sommedieve, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 21, 1919
Back end of ten ton Holt tractor stuck in a hole in the mud created by a artillery shell near Sommedieve, France. Three soldiers are in the hole and four are standing nearby. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


10 Ton Holt in 210 Shellhole near Sommedieve, France

10 Ton Holt in 210 Shellhole near Sommedieve, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 21, 1919
Back end of ten ton Holt tractor stuck in a muddy hole created by an artillery shell near Sommedieve, France. One soldier is standing in the hole and two are seated in the Holt. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


10 Ton Holt in 210 Shellhole near Sommedieve, France

10 Ton Holt in 210 Shellhole near Sommedieve, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 21, 1919
Back end of ten ton Holt tractor stuck in a hole in the mud created by an artillery shell near Sommedieve, France. Two soldiers are in the hole while ten others are gathered around. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


137th Intantry Regiment, 35th Division, Nancy, France

137th Intantry Regiment, 35th Division, Nancy, France
Creator: United States Army Signal Corps
Date: September 22, 1944
This photograph shows members from the 137th Infantry Regiment of the 35th Division using radio equipment to report their situation to headquarters as troops prepare to cross a field near Nancy, France.


37th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, Nancy, France

37th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, Nancy, France
Creator: United States Army Signal Corps
Date: September 22, 1944
This photograph shows men and tanks from the 37th Infantry Regiment of the 35th Division moving across a field near Nancy, France.


5 ton Holt - Doulaincourt, France,

5 ton Holt - Doulaincourt, France,
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: February 12, 1919
Two soldiers operating a five ton Holt army tractor and pulling a large wagon filled with large stones or coal in Doulaincourt, France. Another man is sitting on the back of the wagon. The ground is dirt with pockets of snow and mud. A car is parked to the right of the frame. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


75mm American, gun

75mm American, gun
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
This is a 75mm American gun which was photographed by Captain Hughes while with the Army of Occupation. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Abbot and Bass, St. Quentin?, France

Abbot and Bass, St. Quentin?, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
Captain Hughes took this picture of two military men, Abbot and Bass, standing on a train platform in St. Quentin, France. They were all part of the Army of Occupation in 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Address to be delivered at Versailles, October 6, 1937, at the dedication of the monument erected to General Pershing by the Republic of France

Address to be delivered at Versailles, October 6, 1937, at the dedication of the monument erected to General Pershing by the Republic of France
Creator: Colmery, Harry W., 1890-1979
Date: October 6, 1937
This speech was written and delivered by Harry W. Colmery at Versailles, France, October 6, 1937, at the dedication of the monument erected to General Pershing by the Republic of France. Harry Colmery was serving as the National Commander of the American Legion and represented that organization on this trip. He was a resident of Topeka, Kansas.


Aeolus, Brest Harbor, France

Aeolus, Brest Harbor, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: July 1919
The USS Aeolus is in the harbor at Brest, France. This Navy transport ship brought 27,000 healthy and wounded men back to the United States after World War I. Hughes, a member of the 13th Field Artillery of the 4th Division, took this photo in July 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Aeroplanes - Le Valdahon, France

Aeroplanes - Le Valdahon, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: March 1919
During his tour with the Army of Occupation, Captain Hughes photographed these biplanes (aeroplanes). James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


After the great war is over

After the great war is over
Date: 1917
This promotional brochure argues that the construction of good roads in the United States will enhance agricultural productivity and economic development in the aftermath of World War I.


American Expeditionary Forces (A.E.F.) Football Champions

American Expeditionary Forces (A.E.F.) Football Champions
Date: 1919
This is a photograph showing the victorious 89th Division football team. Members of the team are: left to right (lower row): Lt. G. Clark (end); Thompson (tackle); Capt. Withington (guard); Lt. Garside (guard); Lt. Lewis (center); Lt. Schweiger (tackle); Pvt. Laslett (end); and upper row: Lt. Adrian Hobart Lindsey (halfback); Sgt. Nelson ( fullback); Capt. Gerhardt (quarterback) later Major General; Lt. W. K. Clark (halfback) "Potsy" Clark later coached the Detroit Lions: Absent Higgins (end); Flannigan (guard); Padfield (fullback) and Fletcher (end). The American Expeditionary Forces (A.E.F.) Championship game was played at the Paris Velodrome where admirals and generals were in attendence. The game was played on May 30, 1919 before a crowd of an estimated 15,000 fans. The final score was 89th Division, 14 to 36th Division, six. A chapter from the Official Athletic Almanac of the American Expeditionary Forces, 1919 tells the story of the championship and the winning football team.


American troops in WW II

American troops in WW II
Creator: Signal Corps : Bureau of Public Relations War Department
Date: June 7, 1944
American Troops moving onto a beachhead in northern France.


Argonne at Clermont, France

Argonne at Clermont, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
This the view of Argonne at Clermont, France taken by James C. Hughes. In the distance there appears to be a graveyard. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Aviation Field, Le Valdabon; Lewis just going up. Schmidt in rubber boots, France

Aviation Field, Le Valdabon; Lewis just going up. Schmidt in rubber boots, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
While in France with the Army of Occupation, Captain Hughes had the opportunity to visit an Aviation Field. He has identified Lewis de Mayer who is in the biplane preparing to go for a flight. Another person Hughes identified is a soldier named Schmidt (in rubber boots) standing by Captain James Hughes. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Barricade - Bonzee, France

Barricade - Bonzee, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 31, 1919
Stone wall in Bonzee, France. A soldier is leaning on the wall. All around him are bombed out houses. There is snow on the ground. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Baseball

Baseball
Date: between 1910 and 1920
White leather baseball with red cotton stitching. Soldiers from the 139th and 140th Infantries used the ball in a game at St. Nazaire, France, in the spring of 1919. It was donated by Reverend A. Frank Johnson, who worked in Europe at the end of World War I. He reportedly served as the chaplain for the 140th Infantry, 35th Division. While there, he oversaw the baseball game between the two units. According to his application for a U.S. passport, Johnson traveled to England, France, and Italy with the Y.M.C.A.


Besancon: N. E. from Citadel, France

Besancon: N. E. from Citadel, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: February 25, 1919
Captain Hughes took this photo from high upon the Citadel to get an aerial view of Besancon, France. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Besancon, Pillars - Roman Theatre, France

Besancon, Pillars - Roman Theatre, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: February 25, 1919
Capt. Hughes photographed Pillars of a Roman Theater while in Besancon, France with the Army of Occupation. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Besancon from Citadel, France

Besancon from Citadel, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: Spring 1919
A view of Besancon, France from a citadel high on a hill above the city, taken by Captain Hughes while in the Army of Occupation. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Besancon from Citadel, France

Besancon from Citadel, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: Spring 1919
While still part of the Army of Occupation in the spring of 1919, Captain Hughes took this photograph of Besancon, France and the Doubs River from a citadel high on a hill above the city. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Billet at Loxeville, France

Billet at Loxeville, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: February 22, 1919
Interior of a room, a billet in Loxeville, France. Two potted plants sit on a table. An oversized mantle, with ladles hanging from the side, is behind the table and chair. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Boureilles - From Bridge, France

Boureilles - From Bridge, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
This photo was taken by Captain Hughes from a bridge near Boureilles, France shows ruins of a building on the hill beyond this fenced area. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


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