Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Keystone View Company Red Cross Dog and Soldier for Whom He Got Help

Order a pdf of this item here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.114 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: s.l. Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

A dog wearing a Red Cross collar stands beside a wounded soldier. Red Cross dogs would find wounded soldiers and lead medical and rescue teams to the site.

Order a CopyCitation Guidelines for Online Resources