Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Time Arrives

The clocks move forward one hour in most states this weekend.  See these earlier posts on the origins and implementation of Daylight Saving Time during World War I. All blogs were written by David Langbart, archivist at the National Archives in College Park.

illustrated poster of Uncle Sam rising from bed, an analog clock with arms and a hat on its top sits on the windowsill
Saving Daylight! “Set the clock ahead one hour and win the war!” Uncle Sam, your enemies have been up and are at work on the extra hour of daylight – when will YOU wake up? (NAID 512689)

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