St. Louis police officers from the Carr Street Station supervising the draining of a mash vat in an illicit Franklin Avenue distillery during Prohibition.
During World War II, American high schools initiated a program that focused on wartime training for male and female high school students called Victory Corps. Established on September 25, 1942 by John W. Studebaker, the Commissioner of Education, Victory Corps was “designed to mobilize secondary school students for more effective preparation and participation in wartime […]
Calvin Coolidge was a man of few words. Upon the sudden death of President Warren G. Harding in 1923, Coolidge became the 30th President of the United States and earned the nickname “Silent Cal.” Often called the “most negative” and “remote” of U.S. Presidents, Coolidge has also been called the “most accessible” of U.S. Presidents. […]
The letter and photographs are used with the permission of Mary Elizabeth Zill VandenBerghe. To view more letters and photographs of Kenneth and Rosalie Zill, visit koreanwarletters.com. The following letter is one of many that Kenneth Zill wrote to his girlfriend Rosalie Nash. Zill was a Cpl. in the 45th Division, 180th Regiment, E Company, 2nd Battalion […]
No lack of fresh air in this Korean ‘barbershop’ near the northwestern front on Dec. 31, 1950. Apprehensively awaiting the touch of the icy clippers is Pfc. Joseph Tono of Dickson, Pa. The GI performing the job is Tono’s 8th Army buddy, Cpl. Russell Graff of Jefferson, Wis. According to the National Archives, Pfc. Joseph […]