World War I service medal

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Before the war

Defense Council

Active service

Home front

After the war



Exhibit home Square marker

Archives home

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State Archivist Seal
An exhibit by the
Oregon State Archives

Oregon at War! American soldiers marching through gas shelled French town.
Exhibit Scope and Content
A bird's eye view

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Lt. Claude B. Washburne of Junction City was one of thousands of Oregonians who served in World War I. (OSA, Oregon State Defense Council Records, World War I Personnel Photographs)