The character Uncle Sam was created for a World War I recruiting poster by James Montgomery Flagg.

American Experience: The Great War

Acclaimed three-part PBS series is now available for streaming online. With an array of other resources also on this site. American Experience: The Great War.

Echoes of the Great War

Details of the World War I display at the Library of Congress, a multimedia collection, online exhibition and listing of events and resources. Library of Congress.

Home Front, 1917-1919: War Transforms American Life

17-minute documentary created by CBS News in 1965 utilizes war-era film and narration to chronicle domestic life and issues.  Internet Archive.

Illinois World War I Records

World War I documents from the Illinois Digital Archives.

Lynching of Robert Prager

Peter Stehman's account of the lynching, written expressly for Madison Historical, the Online Encyclopedia and Digital Archive for Madison County, Illinois. Madison Historical. 

Over There

The George M. Cohan composition from April of 1917 sung by Nora Bayes, a popular singer of the era. Library of Congress.

World War I Posters

The World War I poster digital  collection from the Library of Congress.

World War I Timeline

 From the Echoes of War online exhibit from the Library of Congress.