Image ID
DN-0070159
Headline
Belgian soldiers standing along train tracks with rifles
Date Depicted
1918
Date Created
1918
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0070159, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2274
Max Pixels - Width
2910
KEYWORDS
Belgium
arms
guns
rifles
soldiers
tracks
trains
Chicago (Ill.)
World War, 1914-1918
railroads
uniforms
French Blue Devils
LaSalle Street Station
train stations
railroad stations
DN-0070159.tif
belgian soldiers standing along train tracks with rifles

Belgian soldiers standing along train tracks with rifles in Chicago, Illinois, 1918. Train cars are visible behind the soldiers. When the United States entered World War 1, the French Blue Devils toured the America raising money for the war effort. Text on image reads: Blue Devils at LaSalle Street Railroad station.

Belgian soldiers standing along train tracks with rifles in Chicago, Illinois, 1918. Train cars are visible behind the soldiers. When the United States entered World War 1, the French Blue Devils toured the America raising money for the war effort. Text on image reads: Blue Devils at LaSalle Street Railroad station.

8/23/1999