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  • Tags: World War 1

rivets poster.jpg
A propaganda poster emphasizing the importance of factory jobs during World War 1.

The only anti-aircraft gun built for the United States army during World War 1. It was designed and built by the New Britain Machine Company.

New Britain High School students building gas masks for soldiers during World War 1.

A Browning Automatic Rifle Magazine produced at Stanley Works in New Britain, CT for soldiers in the US army during World War 1.

LOC - I Want You Poster.jpg
Iconic "I Want You" army recruiting poster.

Hartford Courant - Musical America Editorial Article.pdf
This is the editorial about an article written in the magazine "Musical America" regarding different Liberty Choruses in Waterbury.

LOC - Over There.jpg
This is the cover art for the sheet music for the iconic World War 1 song "Over There."

Connecticut Bulletin - National Division of Liberty Choruses (8-9-1918).JPG
This article describes that Connecticut Division of Liberty Choruses went to Washington DC to assist in creating a campaign for nation wide liberty choruses.

LOC - New Haven Town.pdf
This is the sheet music for the song "When You're Down in Old New Haven Town," which is about a soldier coming home from France and going to New Haven.

This song booklet contains nine different songs, including "America the Beautiful," "The Star Spangled Banner," and "America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)"
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