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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 021. Eastern Front : Greece, undated (144 items)

Abstract: Subjects include Serbian soldiers, Serbian women, peasants, troops, Serbian barber, Serbian refugees, gunners, Greek soldiers, Alpine battalion, French officers, "Colonial general," Serbian officers, Albanian man, Serbian engineers, fusiliers, "...

Album 022. Navy, undated (90 items)

Abstract: Subjects include sailors, Marine Commission, admiral, cabin boys, infantry, blacksmiths, Russian soldiers, German cooks, Senegalese troops, Japanese naval officer, unloading of English automobiles, soldiers in camp bathing and eating, shells, Russian...

Album 023. On the Somme, undated (107 items)

Abstract: Subjects include troops, wounded soldiers, officers, prisoners, defense works, village, trenches, telephone station, farm, ruins, signal station, church, German trenches and canteen, barricades, telephone wires, construction, German cannon and guns, ...

Album 024. Eastern Front : North Africa, undated (134 items)

Abstract: Subjects include "territorial troops," French officers and soldiers, sheiks, African horsemen and troops, Zouaves, Algerian gunners, interned civilians including artisans, English troops, Senegalese troops, "colonial soldier," "natives of Madagascar...

Album 025. On the Somme, undated (90 items)

Abstract: Subjects include trench diggers, gunner, Senegalese soldiers, English soldiers, artillery men, dragoons, English cavalry and infantry, trumpeters, cyclists, wounded soldiers, munitions station, ammunition park, ruins of a village, general's ...

Album 026. Meuse, undated (106 items)

Abstract: Subjects include English officers, "newspaper men," military band, gunners, an "Arabian barber," Russian troops, sentinel, Poilus (common soldier), munition depot, artillery park, camp, ruins, cantonment, theater in a barn, soldiers' quarters, ...

Album 027. Aerial Operations, undated (84 items)

Abstract: Subjects include aviators, aviation field, aviation camp, machine shop, hanger, armed plane, a downed LVG reconnaissance and artillery plane, Nieuport plane in flight, German planes, hydroplane, kite, inflation and loading of a sausage balloon, ...

Album 028. Saloniki, undated (113 items)

Abstract: Subjects include a German aviator, gunners, artillery men, wounded soldiers, Algerians, Albanian refugees, Italian troops, Africans, Russian regiment, engineers, Spahi (Algerian cavalry), English artillery men, Russian band, English band, English ...

Album 029. Allied Armies, undated (84 items)

Abstract: Subjects include English camp, theater in the park, cantonment for American ambulance drivers, hospital tent, headquarters of Belgian War Administration, camp bread shop, quarry, trenches, moveable kitchen, dancing, tents, trucks, storehouse, guns, ...

Album 030. Toulon, undated (83 items)

Abstract: Subjects include wet and dry docks, embarkation of a "colonial regiment," a sentinel, foundry kegs of oil, machine shop and machinery, man-of-war (frigate), Russian cruiser, torpedo boat, wounded soldiers, mules, mechanics, munitions factory, women ...