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1919 - FRITZI SCHEFF, actress and opera singer, promoting Fifth Liberty Loan's War Bonds in New York City. In 1915, Scheff appeared in her first film, "Pretty Mrs. Smith," based on a Broadway play in which she starred. ~ Entertainment equipment provided by Magnavox.

Historic Newspapers~ New York Herald dated 04/16/1912 -- The Titantic sinks on its maiden voyage. On exhibit in the News Corporation News History Gallery at the Newseum. Newseum collection Photo credit: Newseum collection

Photo shows Winthrop More Daniels (1867-1944), appointed by President Wilson to the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1914.

Members of the National Women's Party (formed by Alice Paul) in front of the White House, 1917; sign reads: "Mr. President, how long must wo...

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.

Window Hanger~ This window hanger was part of an advertising campaign in four eastern states for women's voting rights. Newseum collection Photo credit: Sarah Mercier/Newseum collection

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The last of the Horse Drawn Carriages, side by side with an electric tram in New York; 1917.