Glimpses From The Great War

The original photos from 1917-19 were copied and digitally restored.  These colorized interpretations were researched in an attempt to correctly reflect the actual colors seen when the photographer took the pictures.

(Special thanks to WW1 veteran Howard Sweet, who donated his collection of photos to the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library in Toledo, Ohio.)

Explore this site!

Sometimes, interesting details are revealed when restoring photos. Can you spot them? You'll have :10 seconds before each picture changes. Navigate using the left and right arrows. Have fun!