of almost fifteen hundred Oberlin men and women to serve
in World War I, David
W. Anthony (d. 1983) spent two years as a lieutenant
in the U.S. Army in France, where this photograph was
taken in 1918. Anthony, a member of the class of 1916,
later earned an M.D. from Howard University Medical School.
For more information on Oberlin College’s role
in World War I, please see the digital collection Oberlin
College and Military Service in World War I.