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