Meet the Seegers: May 1921. TRAVEL AND LIVE IN AN AUTOMOBILE. Charles Seeger, Wife and Three Sons See World While Living Outdoors like wandering minstrels. Professor Charles Seeger, a composer, his brother Alan Seeger, the war poet. His wife is a distinguished violinist, Pete Seeger, 2 years old, and family along with their camping rig. (Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative)
Pictured here is a New Years card sent from Banska Bystica, Slovakia. It is a view of the town from the end of the 19th century. In 1940, there were 1,327 Jews in Banska Bystica. Deportations began in March, 1942. Many families were deported to concentration camps and ghettoes in the Lublin area. 400 “useful” Jews remained behind. - Before the war
June 13, 1922: Veterans Bureau employee Viola LaLonde and Census Bureau employee Elizabeth Van Tuyl pose beside a Ford automobile before making their cross-country drive from Washington, DC to San Francisco. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Pete Seeger's uncle, Alan Seeger, joined the French Foreign Legion when WWI broke out. You can see Seeger in this photo as his unit carries the American flag into battle. Seeger died on July 4, 1916, during the bloody Battle of the Somme. He was posthumously awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Medaille Militaire.
War Machine: 1942 (Shorpy Photo Archive - Old Pictures, Better Than New)