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Women At War Collection

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Frances Noyes, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Frances Noyes, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Frances Noyes, between 1910 and 1920. Probably shows Frances Noyes Hart (1890-1943), who published her first book in 1920 about her experience as a woman ambulance driver in World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Women at British Army Auxiliaries - Stretcher Bearers, between c1910 and c1915

Women at British Army Auxiliaries - Stretcher Bearers, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Women at British Army Auxiliaries - Stretcher Bearers, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Women enlisting - England, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Women enlisting - England, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Women enlisting - England, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageWomen At War Collection: London canteen, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

London canteen, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
London canteen, between c1915 and c1920. Shows soldiers at a Red Cross canteen in London, England during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Nurses on American liner the St. Louis, 4/17/15, 1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Nurses on American liner the St. Louis, 4/17/15, 1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Nurses on American liner the St. Louis, 4/17/15, 1915. Shows nurses aboard the American liner the St. Louis. Nurses were accompanying a US Army field hospital being shipped to Europe for operation by

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Mrs. Mary P. Gardner, Anna A. Ryan, 14 Oct 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Mrs. Mary P. Gardner, Anna A. Ryan, 14 Oct 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Mrs. Mary P. Gardner, Anna A. Ryan, 14 Oct 1918. Mrs. Mary Palmer Gardner and Anna A. Ryan working at the Souilly hospital canteen, Souilly, France, Oct. 14, 1918 during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: British women in Army Camp, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

British women in Army Camp, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
British women in Army Camp, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageWomen At War Collection: British ambulance drivers, 30 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

British ambulance drivers, 30 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
British ambulance drivers, 30 Jul 1917. Elsie Knocker, the Baroness de T'Serclaes (1884-1978) and Mairi Chisholm (1896-1981) standing in the ruins of Pervijze (Pervyse), West Flanders

Background imageWomen At War Collection: British women tending fat boilers at front, 24 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

British women tending fat boilers at front, 24 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
British women tending fat boilers at front, 24 Jul 1917. Members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps tending fat boilers situated outdoors in an infantry camp in Rouen, France on July 24

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Making army cooks, Pratt Institute, 9 Aug 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Making army cooks, Pratt Institute, 9 Aug 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Making army cooks, Pratt Institute, 9 Aug 1917 (date created or published later). Woman teaching men how to cook for the U.S. Army at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Canteen, 8th Coast Defense, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Canteen, 8th Coast Defense, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Canteen, 8th Coast Defense, between c1915 and 1918. Women serving food to American soldiers of the 8th Coast defense probably in New York State during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Mrs. E.R. Stettinius. Creator: Bain News Service

Mrs. E.R. Stettinius. Creator: Bain News Service
Mrs. E.R. Stettinius.Mrs. Edward Riley Stettinius, (formerly Judith Carrington) head of the Economy League of the Junior Colonial Dames of America

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Queen Mary visits ambulance corps, 6 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Queen Mary visits ambulance corps, 6 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Queen Mary visits ambulance corps, 6 Jul 1917. Queen Mary of Teck inspecting VADs in St. John Ambulance Hospital at Etaples, France on July 6th 1917 during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Women's Motor Corps, May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Women's Motor Corps, May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Women's Motor Corps, May 1917. The members of the Women's Motor Corps of the National League for Women's Service at the 71st Regiment Armory, New York City, May 1917, during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Colonel J.H. Wells swearing in woman motorist, 29 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Colonel J.H. Wells swearing in woman motorist, 29 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Colonel J.H. Wells swearing in woman motorist, 29 May 1917. Women in the motor corps of the National League of Women's Service taking the oath of allegiance at the 71st Regiment Armory

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Major Connell inoculating woman motorist, 29 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Major Connell inoculating woman motorist, 29 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Major Connell inoculating woman motorist, 29 May 1917. Major Connell, surgeon of the 71st Regiment, inoculating one of the three hundred women in the Women's Motor Corps of the National League

Background imageWomen At War Collection: British women carpenters near the front, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

British women carpenters near the front, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
British women carpenters near the front, between c1915 and 1918. British women carpenters working in a workshop near the front during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: English women sifting steel grit, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

English women sifting steel grit, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
English women sifting steel grit, between c1915 and 1918. Woman working in factory in England during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: L.C.C. Tech Institute, Munitions Class, May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

L.C.C. Tech Institute, Munitions Class, May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
L.C.C. Tech Institute, Munitions Class, May 1917. A woman receiving training in machine work in a munitions class offered by the London County Council in May 1917 during World War I, England

Background imageWomen At War Collection: London Common Council Tech. Lessons in Tracing, May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

London Common Council Tech. Lessons in Tracing, May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
London Common Council Tech. Lessons in Tracing, May 1917. Women receiving training in machine work in a munitions class offered by the London County Council in May 1917 during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: English women motor volunteers inspected, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

English women motor volunteers inspected, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
English women motor volunteers inspected, between c1915 and 1918. Women driver volunteers standing in front of automobiles during World War I, in England

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Actors Fund Fair, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Actors Fund Fair, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Actors Fund Fair, 1917 or 1918. Red Cross nurses standing behind guns at an Army and Navy Tea Room during a fundraiser for the Actor's Fund

Background imageWomen At War Collection: British Voluntary Aid ambulance drivers at front, 27 Jun 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

British Voluntary Aid ambulance drivers at front, 27 Jun 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
British Voluntary Aid ambulance drivers at front, 27 Jun 1917. Group of British Red Cross Society Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) and First Aid Nursing Yeomanry Women's Transport Service (F.A.N.Y)

Background imageWomen At War Collection: British women ambulance drivers, 27 Jun 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

British women ambulance drivers, 27 Jun 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
British women ambulance drivers, 27 Jun 1917. Female motor ambulance drivers with their vehicles, E´taples, France, 27 June 1917, during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Interior Military Hospital car, C.P.R.'Y, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Interior Military Hospital car, C.P.R.'Y, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Interior Military Hospital car, C.P.R.'Y, 1917. The interior of a military hospital car with nurses on the Canadian Pacific Railway during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: British women carpenters near front, 30 Jun 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

British women carpenters near front, 30 Jun 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
British women carpenters near front, 30 Jun 1917. Women carpenters working at the Tarrant Hut workshops near Calais, France during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Traning women for street R.R. [i.e. railroad] service Berlin, between 1914 and c1915

Traning women for street R.R. [i.e. railroad] service Berlin, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Traning women for street R.R. [i.e. railroad] service Berlin, between 1914 and c1915. German women training to become street car drivers in Berlin during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: German Nurses learning Russian, between c1915 and c1918. Creator: Bain News Service

German Nurses learning Russian, between c1915 and c1918. Creator: Bain News Service
German Nurses learning Russian, between c1915 and c1918. German nurses in a class room studying the Russian language during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Women workers, England, between c1915 and c1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Women workers, England, between c1915 and c1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Women workers, England, between c1915 and c1918. Women working in a field with hay in England during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Women working, England, between c1915 and c1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Women working, England, between c1915 and c1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Women working, England, between c1915 and c1918. Women working in a flour mill in England during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Training women for street R.R. [i.e. railroad] service - Berlin, between 1914 and c1915

Training women for street R.R. [i.e. railroad] service - Berlin, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Training women for street R.R. [i.e. railroad] service - Berlin, between 1914 and c1915. German women training to become street car drivers in Berlin during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: A spread in Nova Scotia ward, Le Touquet, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

A spread in Nova Scotia ward, Le Touquet, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
A spread in Nova Scotia ward, Le Touquet, between 1914 and c1915. Soldiers seated at a table in the Canadian base hospital in the Hotel du Golf, Le Touquet, France during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Archduchess Auguste, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Archduchess Auguste, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Archduchess Auguste, between c1910 and c1915. Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1875-1964), the wife of Archduke Joseph August of Austria, who served as a nurse in Budapest, Hungary during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Corporal J. Mant in Canadian Hospital, Le Touquet, between c1910 and c1915

Corporal J. Mant in Canadian Hospital, Le Touquet, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Corporal J. Mant in Canadian Hospital, Le Touquet, between c1910 and c1915. Nurse bandaging head of a soldier at the Canadian base hospital in the Hotel du Golf, Le Touquet, France during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Countess Forgach, 5 Feb 1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Countess Forgach, 5 Feb 1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Countess Forgach, 5 Feb 1915 (date created or published later). Ilona von Rosty (born Countess Forgach) who served as a representative of the Hungarian Red Cross during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: English Nurses entraining at London, between c1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

English Nurses entraining at London, between c1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
English Nurses entraining at London, between c1914 and c1915. English nurses getting on a train at London, during World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: On 'Red Cross', Sept 1914. Creator: Bain News Service. On 'Red Cross', Sept 1914

On "Red Cross", Sept 1914. Creator: Bain News Service. On "Red Cross", Sept 1914
On "Red Cross", Sept 1914. A group of nurses aboard the "Red Cross" bound for Europe in mid September 1914 at the beginning of World War I

Background imageWomen At War Collection: On 'Red Cross', 1914 Sept. Creator: Bain News Service. On 'Red Cross', 1914 Sept

On "Red Cross", 1914 Sept. Creator: Bain News Service. On "Red Cross", 1914 Sept
On "Red Cross", 1914 Sept. Medical personnel aboard the "Red Cross" bound for Europe at the beginning of World War I in mid-September 1914

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Les revers Roumains ; au Palais Royal de Bucarest, transforme en ambulance

Les revers Roumains ; au Palais Royal de Bucarest, transforme en ambulance: la reine Marie au cheve Creator: Unknown
Les revers Roumains ; au Palais Royal de Bucarest, transforme en ambulance: la reine Marie au chevet des blesses, 1916. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919

Background imageWomen At War Collection: 'La Guerre a L'Allemande'; Le lendamain de l'explosion, dans salle voisine et exactement... 1918

"La Guerre a L'Allemande"; Le lendamain de l'explosion, dans salle voisine et exactement... 1918
"La Guerre a L'Allemande"; Le lendamain de l'explosion, dans salle voisine et exactement semblable, les eleves sages-femmes et les infirmieres continuent leurs soins aux meres et

Background imageWomen At War Collection: L'exode devant l'ennemi; Les refugies a Paris: on releve l'identite de chacun et on... 1918

L'exode devant l'ennemi; Les refugies a Paris: on releve l'identite de chacun et on... 1918
L'exode devant l'ennemi; Les refugies a Paris: on releve l'identite de chacun et on s'enquiert de leur preference en vue de les diriger vers la region ou ils attendront la victoire

Background imageWomen At War Collection: L'exode devant l'ennemi; L'embarquement dans la zone de bataille pour les gares de depart, 1918

L'exode devant l'ennemi; L'embarquement dans la zone de bataille pour les gares de depart, 1918. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration, Paris

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Les manifestations contre 'la vie chere' en Hollande; camionnage de pommes de terre... 1916

Les manifestations contre "la vie chere" en Hollande; camionnage de pommes de terre... 1916
Les manifestations contre "la vie chere" en Hollande; camionnage de pommes de terre sous la garde de soldats hollandais, 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Les manifestations contre 'la vie chere' en Hollande; manifestation faminine a Amsterdam... 1916

Les manifestations contre "la vie chere" en Hollande; manifestation faminine a Amsterdam... 1916
Les manifestations contre "la vie chere" en Hollande; manifestation faminine a Amsterdam contre la cherte de la vie, 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV

Background imageWomen At War Collection: La Reine Marie de Roumanie au chevet des blesses, 1916. Creator: Unknown

La Reine Marie de Roumanie au chevet des blesses, 1916. Creator: Unknown
La Reine Marie de Roumanie au chevet des blesses. 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV. L'Illustration Tome CXLVII

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Mrs. Parmlee Campbell, Woman Mail Carrier - Delivering Mail... 1917 Creator: Harris & Ewing. Mrs

Mrs. Parmlee Campbell, Woman Mail Carrier - Delivering Mail... 1917 Creator: Harris & Ewing. Mrs
Mrs. Parmlee Campbell, I.E.Permelia, Woman Mail Carrier - Delivering Mail To Mrs. Nellie McGrath, 1917

Background imageWomen At War Collection: Food Administration, U.S. War Kitchen, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Food Administration, U.S

Food Administration, U.S. War Kitchen, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Food Administration, U.S. War Kitchen, 1917
Food Administration, U.S. War Kitchen, 1917

Background imageWomen At War Collection: La bataille de la Somme; derriere le front Franco-Britannique: le salut aux blesses allies, 1916

La bataille de la Somme; derriere le front Franco-Britannique: le salut aux blesses allies, 1916
La bataille de la Somme; derriere le front Franco-Britannique : le salut aux blesses allies. 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV. L'Illustration Tome CXLVII



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