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Pearl Johntz Diary

Identifier: SC 00458

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains the diary of Pearl Johntz, who was a Red Cross Canteen captain in Kansas during World War I. The Red Cross Canteen service cooked food for soldiers across the United States. The entries detail the Red Cross Canteen's daily activities and social events, including activities relating to the United States war effort. There are also three photographs, two of which are from February 1918.


  • Creation: 1918


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


0.10 Linear Feet



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase. Originally Mss. Acc. 2012.111.

Karen King, SCRC Staff
January 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository