National WWI Museum Portrait Photographs

Fold3.com presents over 500 portrait photos of soldiers, sailors, nurses, and aid workers who served during the period 1914-1918, courtesy of the National WWI Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. The photos in this collection:

1. Are black & white.
2. Are uniformly good-excellent quality.
3. Are head & shoulders or full-length portraits.
4. Are both American and foreign soldiers and sailors.
5. Include officers, enlisted men, nurses, and aid workers.

Photos are organized alphabetically by surname. You can do a name search of Fold3.com, or you can browse this collection by surname. I recommend browsing by surname—it will take a little longer, but in my experience is more likely to retrieve that photo of interest.

You may use Fold3.com at Central Library or any of our branches. You may also use it at home, if you have a valid SLPL Library Card and PIN.

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