Women in World War I Resources at Smithsonian American Art Museum

The objects highlighted below are held by the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and represent only a preliminary survey of the museum's holdings that are related to women in World War I.  Please also keep in mind that we have a very broad definition of what constitutes women's involvement in the war.

The pieces of art in this section show women in a variety of roles during the war. Also included are medals that feature allegorical female figures, typically representing a country such as France.