Draft and mobilization activities for World War I in 1917-1918. Major General Enoch H Crowder and his staff assembled for calling to colors the registrants of 5th June, 1918. Scenes of the second draft on June 27, 1918 are shown. Major General Enoch H. Crowder delivers an opening remark on the occasion. The United States Secretary of War, Newton D Baker, Senator George E Chamberlain, Senator Francis E Warren, General Peyton C March, Major General Enoch Crowder and Ms. 'Major Billie' Welborn draw draft numbers in July 1918. The first numbers drawn are 246, 1168, 6818, 469, and 1091 respectively. Men note down the results of the draw in charts and on a board.
Office of Senator J. William Fulbright in Washington DC. Sign on office door reads '1215, W Fulbright, ARKANSAS'. Photographs on the wall inside Fulbright's office. Photographs signed by President Lyndon B Johnson, with humorous comments. Senator Fulbright is seen being interviewed on a television show with caption: "Fulbright Advise & Dissent."
President Woodrow Wilson leads the Army Day parade of 1918 in Washington DC. Troops march on the streets of Washington DC. A military band leads the troops. A large crowd on the side lines gathered to view the event. The President, in a top hat, accompanies officials in the parade along Pennsylvania Avenue. They are seen walking past the "New Capital Hotel," at 3rd & Pennsylvania Avenue.. Military officers in parade. The parade passes shopping areas and buildings. Men wearing white hats. A ceremony during the parade. Officers on horses. Troops in carriages. Banner reads: 'Ready for Duty' . Decorated float on a carriage. Officers march. Sailors hold banner that reads: 'Navy'. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
U.S. Nurses from wartime service units parade on Red Cross Day, in May, 1918, Washington, DC. Views of nurses in white uniforms and others in black, parading on the streets, accompanied by military bands. Red cross flags fly from various places along the streets. A mass of red cross flags near a reviewing stand. Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels, walking with Naval officer and Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, inspecting rows of uniformed U.S. Navy women Yeomen (F) on a field in Washington DC. Behind Roosevelt, is Admiral William Shepherd Benson, the first Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), accompanied by Major General George Barnett, Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. The tower of the Post Office Building is visible in background. The women yeomen parade on the field, watched from the sidelines by Secretary Daniels and Assistant Secretary Roosevelt, who is conversing with Admiral Benson. The sequence closes with women U.S. Marines, in uniform, on parade. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Senator Allen J. Ellender speaks about the Congress in Washington DC. Senator Allen J Ellender seated in the office. View of the United States Capitol building in the background. Senator Allen J Ellender speaking.
Inside view of everyday activities in the office of Senator Allen J. Ellender at the United States Capitol building in Washington DC, United States. Senator Allen converses with two officials. Woman delivers a document to the Senator. Group of women work in office. Woman at a typewriter as she types a document. Cartoon with a map of the United States that reads:Elected on population basis. Cartoon notes Congressmen elected for two year term. President Lyndon Johnson addresses the Congress.