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1917 Weatherbirds: Puns about the draft, plots and the fall of the czar

1917 Weatherbirds: Puns about the draft, plots and the fall of the czar

A hundred years ago, the Weatherbird was much more concerned with Liberty Bonds and military drafts than he is today. Congress voted to declare war on Germany on April 6, 1917; discussion of going "dry" was in the headlines, the Russian czar abdicated, and football helmets certainly looked different. A look at some of the Weatherbirds from 1917.

— Compiled by Beth O'Malley, bomalley@post-dispatch.com

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