United States consul Marion Letcher with General Gutierrez at Chihuahua, Mexico. They discuss the movement of the American troops through Mexican territory under Carranza. Children stand next to building with rubble on the ground. Woman carries water on her head. Views of towns people.
United States punitive expedition against Pancho Villa in Chihuahua, Mexico. Pancho Villa and some of his men standing and posing for camera. New recruits of the Mexican Revolutionists, in regular civilian clothing, marching with Villa's forces heading for Pancho Villa's camp. Buildings along the sides of a street. Trees in the background. U.S. Army soldiers fire artillery. They guard the railroad track so that no more supplies can be brought to Villa. Smoke from firing. American Army soldiers fire rapid fire machine guns.
Events during World War 1. Sketches : In November 1916 newspaper shows Wilson reelected as a president. Cartoon depict the people of America supporting the Wilson's policy of peace. Several sketches of Thomas Woodrow Wilson after winning the election. Second inaugural of President Wilson at the United States capitol in Washington D.C. The German High Command in Berlin. Posters show the hardships of German citizens due to Allied blockade. Germany announces unrestrained submarine warfare against all vessels. Posters of the Germans destroying the American ships. The New York times reports German demarche to Japan and Mexico for support to Germany. Sketch depicts Germany Secretary of foreign affairs, Arthur Zimmermann seeks these alliances. Theodore Roosevelt addresses people. Several sketches of Woodrow Wilson. On April 2nd 1917 President Woodrow Wilson obtains declaration of war against Germany, from congress. American enters the conflict. U.S. Soldiers carry weapons in the battle field. sketches of several American officials. People work in factories to produce war materiel. A person with posters promoting Liberty bonds. A blindfolded person draws numbers from a bowl for civilian conscription. Citizens entering military service. People in a railroad train and others stand outside. People holding baggage walk in a group. A doctor checks the mouth of a recruit. Army recruit getting a haircut. Soldier stands holding guns. Soldiers practice firing artillery. Soldiers march. American recruits practice on wooden guns. Several sketches of the allied armies.
Doroteo Arango Arambula, nicknamed Pancho Villa, with his troops in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. Villa wearing a 3 piece suit, posing with his men. Villa and his men mount horses and ride through a town. General Pancho Villa converses with other people. Views of Columbus, New Mexico after raid by Pancho Villa's men. Dead men and horses on ground. Villa's followers in Torreon, Mexico, mounted on horseback and posing for camera.
Pancho Villa troops at an encampment in Mexico. Troops seated at table converse with people in Mexico. Villa troops stand on top of a small hill.
Mid West Dog show in Chicago, Illinois. Owners hold leashes of dogs. Canines of every size and shape from giant St. Bernard to Chihuahua exhibited at the dog show.