Following the armistice of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson and his party depart Hoboken New Jersey bound for the Paris Peace Conference. Band on a transport pier near building marked "Pier 5 U.S. Army Transport Service" at Hoboken, New Jersey port. Converted liner USS George Washington seen with sailors and dignitaries aboard, leaving port. Sign "Naval Transport George Washington" seen briefly on the ship. People stand on ship and on shore waving. A tugboat at the port with many people aboard bidding farewell to the President and his party. Steam rises from stack of USS George Washington. President Woodrow Wilson stands on the ship talking to others. USS George Washington underway in the harbor.
Views from a small boat moving past docked transport ships at U.S. Transport Service piers in Hoboken, New Jersey, during World War 1. Tugboats and some small boats maneuver in the area. Some ships display the American flag at their sterns. The camera boat passes pier 5, of the Transport Service when smoke from ships' stacks obscures the picture somewhat. Next it passes Pier 4 and then a large ship being maneuvered by tugboats at Pier 3. The camera boat continues past a tugboat tied up at Pier 2 and finally reaches Pier 1, where another tugboat is tied up. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
USS George Washington departs from Hoboken, New Jersey bound for the Paris Peace Conference at end of World War 1, with President Woodrow Wilson and his party on board. Smoke rises from stacks of the ship. Hoboken buildings and skyline in the background as seen from ship on the water. Silhouette of ship. A zeppelin airship (presumably of the U.S. Navy) in the sky over the port. It passes near the USS George Washington. A biplane aircraft in the sky passes by ship. A barge with stripes painted across entire exterior. Barge, airship and airplane in the sky seen. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
United States ship George Washington leaves the harbor in Hoboken, New Jersey. Men on a building at the port look on as the ship pulls away from the port. A sign on the building reads ' U.S. Army transport service '. Boats along the side the George Washington. A view of the harbor with boats and ships anchored. Smoke being emitted by the vessels and buildings in the background. President Woodrow Wilson talks to men aboard the ship as he heads to Europe on December 4th, 1918, for the Paris Peace Conference, following the armistice ending World War I.
Military Embarkation center office in Hoboken, New Jersey, during World War I. Views from above of large stretch of buildings. Scenes inside the Military Embarkation Center. Large number of women at work in clerical and typing pool. Several U.S. Army officers at their desks, including a Colonel and other field grade officers. Army personnel discuss official orders and other matters with civilians. Many file cabinets line a wall of the Center. Large contingent of U.S. Naval Reserve Yeoman (F) women in uniform walk up from River Street, through Hudson Park, towards the corner of 5th and Hudson Street. They pose for photograph. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Soldiers of the 33rd Infantry Division, American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) arrive by a ferry boat, named Catshill, at port of embarkation, Hoboken, New Jersey in World War 1. They march from the ship in two lines, with full battle gear and shouldering their arms. View from the bridge of the ferry showing soldiers marching across the pier and into a large embarkation center building displaying a sign reading: "Pier No.3, U.S. Army Transport Service." Sailors hand out chits to the soldiers, as they enter the building. Red Cross women volunteers hand out donuts and fill soldiers' mess kit cups with coffee. Several soldiers are seen placing their chits into a container held by a sailor. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)