Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081, USA

 

WAITING FOR WAR: SOLDIERS AT EASE

Exhibit Of Selected Images From The Martha Freund-Hoppe Collection


Preparations, Propaganda and Effects of World War I

 


 

 

German soldiers in a bar (The sign "Heute Geschlossen," meaning "closed today," was probably taken out of the window of the pub where they were meeting)
5.5" x 3.5" sepia photograph
exhibit image #9

 

 

German soldiers playing cards (woman and child in background)
5.5" x 3.5" sepia photograph
exhibit image #10

 

German soldiers posing in farmyard with animals (The sign reads "Pfingstgruss aus Russia! 1915" [Pentecost greetings from Russia!])
5.5" x 3.5" sepia photograph, 1915
exhibit image #11

 

 

German soldiers resting inside a church
5.5" x 3.5" sepia photograph, ca. 1918
exhibit image #12

 

 

 German soldiers at the front, waiting for battle
2.5" x 3.5" sepia photograph
exhibit image #13

 

 
Exhibit Home Page
Paying for War
Teaching War
The Effects of War

 


All photographs are the property of the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Permission must be gained from the Curator for any reproduction of the images. Click here for details.

For more information on this or other questions, contact Wendy Chmielewski, Curator, at wchmiel1@swarthmore.edu or call 610-328-8557.

 


This exhibit produced by Anne Yoder, Archivist.

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