Walter B. Anderson Diaries
Two diaries kept by Walter B. Anderson during the end of World War I. Anderson lived on Marshall Street in Richmond and attended Richmond College. He writes extensively about local and international current events, as well as student life and the military training he received.
Content warnings for derogatory language and racial statements.
- Creation: 1918 - 1919
- Anderson, Walter B. (Person)
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0.2 Linear Feet (Two legal sized folders.)
- Basic training (Military education)
- College sports--United States--History--20th century
- Education, Military
- Richmond (Va.)--History--20th century
- Richmond (Va.)--Social life and customs
- University of Richmond. Richmond College--History
- World War, 1914-1918
- World War, 1914-1918--Military life--American
- World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations, American
- World War, 1914-1918--United States
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