World War I Exhibit Home

This World War I U.S. Army enlistment poster portrayed the German as a beast bent on laying waste to America.


Welcome to Oregon at War! - an exhibit and learning resource exploring the experiences of Oregonians in World War I as seen through the records of the State Council of Defense for Oregon.


Exhibit Introduction  — Get an overview of the exhibit
Before the War — Explore Oregon life and military history before the war
Defense Council — Examine the vital role of this unusual state entity
On Active Service — Experience the war with soldiers, sailors and marines on duty
On the Home Front — See the changes war brings to Oregon's homes, schools and communities
After the War — Follow Oregon's return to peacetime and the challenges of a postwar world
Learn More — Continue learning with related resources, teaching tools, web links and more


Use the > link at the bottom of each page to move through the exhibit in sequence. Or, use the sidebar to find tables of contents for each section.