Pres't Wilson, 1919 (LOC)

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Pres't Wilson, 1919

1919 (date created or published later by Bain)

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-B2- 4976-2


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    • 06/Apr/2017 08:44:03

                              Wilson Declares War on Germany One hundred years ago today, April 6, 1917, (at 1:18 PM ET) President Wilson declared war on Germany. A few days earlier Wilson made an address to a joint session of Congress asking that a resolution be passed, making the important distinction that a state of war with Germany already existed – and requesting Congress to declare it. (The particular photo uploaded last week shows a later Bain News Service publication date of 1919.) New York Times • Page One • April 7, 1917     Headlines • The New York Times • Page One • April 7, 1917                                                               – Read the full page (pdf) The President's proclamation to the American people announcing the existence of a state of war is as follows:                                      A PROCLAMATION. Whereas, the Congress of the United States, in the exercise of the constitutional authority vested in them, have resolved by joint resolution of the Senate and House of Representatives, bearing date this day, "that a state of war between the United States and the Imperial German Government which has been thrust upon the United States is hereby formally declared." – full text             "America Has Never Begun a Foreign War" – Editorial • The New York Times • April 8, 1917