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Bowman Gray Collection of First World War Photograph Albums and Scrapbooks (12024)

Albums and scrapbooks collected by Bowman Gray, Jr., of Winston-Salem, N.C., provide documentation of the First World War (1914-1918) through images created by photographers likely working for the French government or French Armée, through press (more)

Album 001. French Armee Officers, 1916 (134 items)

Abstract: Subjects include fusiliers, English soldiers, Russian troops, aviators, Serbian officers, Italian troops, Legion of honor, Algerian officer, Council of War, headquarters, German defense works, trenches, Bulgarian camp, village, hospital, munition ...

Album 002. Hospitals, 1916-1917 (85 items)

Abstract: Subjects include wounded German soldiers, "crippled" soldiers, blind soldiers, Australian troops, refugees, children, musicians, "Musselmen," Green Cross, Russian soldiers, clothing store, market, ruined buildings, Greek hospital, Dutch hospital, ...

Album 003. Infantry, undated (141 items)

Abstract: Subjects include infantry on the march and under artillery fire, Senegalese soldier, English troops, gunners, cavalry, bombardiers, Poilus (common soldier), Russian watchman, sentinel, Swedish mission, Parlementary Mission, runner, telegraph operator...

Album 004. Camp Life, undated (122 items)

Abstract: Subjects include Zouaves, engineers, gunsmith, priest, chasseurs, military band, barber, tailor, shoemaker, artillery men, sharp shooter, musicians, performers, children, cantonment, shelters, trenches, barber shop, signal post, officers' shelters, ...

Album 005. Belgium and Alsace, 1915 (119 items)

Abstract: Subjects include Belgian queen and minister of war, civilians, Belgian lancer, children, strolling merchant with wagon, Alpine soldiers, machine gunners, sentries, wounded soldier, soldiers in camp eating meals, maneorvres of a sausage balloon, ...

Album 006. On the Marne, undated (74 items)

Abstract: Pictured are infantry, Russian soldiers, aviator, stone cutters, Serbian refugees, Swedish mission, soldiers in camp eating meals, shelters, kitchens, cantonment, guardhouse, camps, barracks, underground hospitals, farms, churches, mills, trenches, ...

Album 007. Marseilles, Le Havre, and Versailles (77 items)

Abstract: Pictured are French Boy Scouts, Greek legionaries, Foreign Legion, Marocanis troops, Australian convoy, Serbian women, Serbian refugees, Serbian troops, children, "Hindoo" troops, British troops, Russian general, Russian troops, Argentine legionaries...

Album 008. Prisoners, undated (80 items)

Abstract: Pictured are German prisoners and aviators, French soldiers, La Roche-Maurice prison camp, prison hospital, prisoners at work and roll call, and forced march of prisoners. Places depicted include: Finistère (France), Gironde (France), and Meurthe-...

Album 009. In Northern France, undated (94 items)

Abstract: Pictured are gunners, sentry, barber, Japanese mission, sharp shooters, Zouaves, engineer, German soldiers, shelters, church, ruins, telephone station, lumber yard, village, trenches, defense works, grotto, camp kitchen, farm, staff headquarters, aid...

Album 010. Spoils of War and Hospitals, undated (100 items)

Abstract: Pictured are troops, wounded soldiers, doctors, nurses, Red Cross, dentist, widow, dead, "crippled" soldiers, conquered German trench, hospital, aid station, operating room, cemetery, church, barracks, German gun, German shell, iron clad revolving ...

Album 011. Saloniki, undated (107 items)

Abstract: Pictured are English soldiers, bootblacks, Greek police, Greek refugees, "A typical Jew," Serbian soldiers, French officers, Italian troops, Russian troops and military band, "Colonial troops," Royal Serbian Guard, village, money changers shop, ...

Album 012. Vosges, undated (79 items)

Abstract: Pictured are Alpine soldiers, Spaniards, Norwegians, Swiss soldiers, Foreign Legion, French officers, wounded soldiers, ruins, tram station, shelters, staff headquarters, tunnel, village, Lake Noir, Lake Blanc, church, Alleaux woods, scenic views, ...

Album 013. Artillery, undated (122 items)

Abstract: Pictured are machine gunners, artillery men, English gunners, grenadiers, shelter, sheltered battery, artillery park, artillery school, trenches, crater, cantonment, anti-aircraft cannon, munition train, horses, auto machine gun, mule convoy, ...

Album 014. On the Oise, undated (95 items)

Abstract: Pictured are English gunners and soldiers, Senegalese soldiers, farrier, German prisoners and aviators, cavalry, army factory, machine shop, torpedo depot, munition storehouse, munition train, kitchen, telephone station, shelters, farm, ruins, bridge...

Album 015. War Work, undated (107 items)

Abstract: Pictured are French soldiers, Senegalese, Zouaves, quartered soldiers, electrical engineers, military band, munition factory and depot, electric center, wharves, slaughter house, Dutch oil factory, dry dock, sawmill, bridge, women workers, shells, ...

Album 016. Prisoners, undated (104 items)

Abstract: Subjects include German prisoners including officers and an aviator, wounded prisoners, "prisoners taken at Combles," "prisoners taken before Verdun," "prisoners taken on the Hartman-Alsace," Bulgarian prisoners, Turk prisoners including officers, ...

Album 017. Meurthe-et-Moselle, 1916 (135 items)

Abstract: Subjects include an English general, Swedish mission, gunners, gas masks, farm, aid station, canal, inn, village, cantonment, machine stations, shelters, grave, cemetery, decorations for soldiers, large crowd of soldiers and civilians at an ...

Album 018. Spahis and Marocanis, undated (100 items)

Abstract: Subjects include Spahis in camp roasting meat, dancing, playing games, training, and conducting bayonet practice, Spahis captain, Spahis cyclists, gunners, and trumpeters, "Spahis wife," Russian soldiers, "Maroconi troops" and band, wounded soldiers...

Album 019. Ruins, 1914 (119 items)

Abstract: Subjects include infantry, ruins, castle, home "destroyed by Zeppelin bomb," trenches, village, destroyed forest, electrical factory, telephone poles, evacuation of a village, tomb, burial, and cemetery. Places depicted include: Berry au Bac Sites (...

Album 020. War Atrocities, undated (88 items)

Abstract: Subjects include troops, artillery men, prisoners, wounded soldiers, dragoons, refugees of Anatolia, Bois-Carre British Cemetery, dry dock, factory, church, ruins, synagogue, trenches, tunnel, shelters, camp, chapel, munition depot, school for the ...