Contains 3 Results:
Diary, Travel Permit, and Advertising Card, 1917-1918
File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents The diary describes Dowling’s military experiences in the U.S. and throughout France - Romorantin, Libourne, Marseilles. He mentions important dates such as October 30, 1918 when Austria surrendered to the Allies and November 11, 1918 when Germany signed the Armistice. Dowling was promoted to Corporal and then to Private by the end of the diary. The diary includes names and addresses of fellow soldiers and French women Dowling met during his duty in France. A travel permit and a...
Photographs, 1917-1919, and undated
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents The folder contains the following photographs: group of 487th Aero Squadron soldiers in Romorantine, France; Funeral of 487th Sgt McMillian of NY, died Libourne, France; Building used as YMCA in Romorantine, France; Paupers Cemetery, soldiers with bones, near Libourne, France; soldiers at the beach in Marseilles; Herbert Sloan with horse; Model T Ford in Texas; Joe B. Davis of La Grange, GA; three generations of Dowling men, taken in Orlando, Florida. Many of the photos have subject, names...
File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
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The folder contains postcards from France, St. Simons Island, Georgia, and two souvenir folder postcards of Hartford, Connecticut and New York City.