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Postcard of American troops, Paris, France
Postcard of American troops, Paris, France
Resource Typeimage
TitlePostcard of American troops, Paris, France
Coverage / Year1918 to 1919
DescriptionPostcard of American troops parading in Paris on July 4, 1918. The color guard carrying an American flag has just made a left turn. Spectators are on the right side. This card is an American Red Cross Post Card. It was never sent.
InterpretationThis low quality post card was distributed as part of a set by the Red Cross in 1918. The series showed American activities in World War I and was meant to increase Americans' support for U.S. troops in Europe during and after World War I. This postcard shows how American holidays were celebrated overseas.
Lesson Plans / ThemesCelebrations and Festivals; World War I
Learning Standards16 History;
Author or CreatorEarly American Museum
Subject / KeywordsUnited States; Fourth of July celebrations; France; World War I; Red Cross;
Collection PublisherEarly American Museum
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifier1993.010.0114
CONTENTdm file name27.jpg
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