"Company G, Just Back from France in Toledo, April 15, 1919"
Troops from Company G, 147th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Division, American Expeditionary Forces, in Toledo, Ohio, having just returned home from serving in France during World War I. Company G was comprised of soldiers from Defiance, Ohio.
"The Premature Peace Celebration Nov. 7 1918"
Celebration in Defiance, Ohio, in anticipation of the end of World War I, November 7, 1918. The armistice officially ending the fighting between the Central and Allied Powers would be signed on November 11, 1918.
Crowd with patriotic banner, Defiance, 1919
A patriotic celebration in Defiance, Ohio. The banner being carried by men at the far left reads "My Country - May She Always Be Right, But Right Or Wrong My Country."
Formation of soldiers in street by Defiance Public Library, 1919
Troops in formation in front of the Defiance Public Library in Defiance, Ohio, after returning home from serving in Europe during World War I.
Soldiers lined-up in formation with band, Defiance, Ohio, 1919
Soldiers lined up in formation with a military band in Defiance, Ohio, after returning home from serving in Europe during World War I.
Soldiers marching through Defiance, Ohio, 1919
Troops on parade through downtown Defiance, Ohio, after returning home from serving in Europe during World War I.