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Box Small Collections Box 94

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Diary, 1919

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1, Object: 2
Scope and Contents The 1919 diary begins with Hermannn in the vicinity of Coblenz, Germany, during World War I. In it, he describes his daily life, recreational activities, and work routine. The diary entries make special note of the many letters and cards he writes and receives, as well as his friendships with local families. Place names used in these entries include: Wallershein, St. Sabastian, Rhine River, Coblenz, Neunendorf, Ehrenbreitstein, Kaltenengers, Bubenheim, and Cologne.Hermann's...

Diary, 1919

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1, Object: 3
Scope and Contents In March 1919, Hermann receives permission to take a furlough in Paris, which is described in his regular diary and also a supplemental diary. On March 16 he departs St. Sebastian by train for Paris with a layover in Joul, returning on March 21. While in Paris he takes the subway to Versailles and tours the palace and gardens. H he tours the Latin Quarter, the Museum of Luxemburg, the Pantheon, the University of Paris Law Library, the Tower of Clovis, tht Church of St. Genevieve, and...

Diaries, 1912, 1919

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This folder contains three pocket diaries. The cover of the 1912 diary reads “The North Western Line – Diary 1912 – Compliments of C.St.P.M. and O.Ry.” There are two diaries from 1919; the larger black diary has the title “Bagels Termin-Kalender” and contains complete daily entries with the months January–June covering Hermann's service in Europe during World War I. The smaller black leather diary with the title “Compliments Chicago-New York” only contains entries about Hermann’s trip to...

Diary, 1912

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1, Object: 1
Scope and Contents

In the 1912 diary, Hermann enjoys a “Hard Times” party. A friend’s wife dies of spinal meningitis. He hears both Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson deliver speeches. At a friend’s house, Hermann listens to a Graphophone. In the summer, he attends Saengerfest and in the fall he goes to the ball park to watch the scoreboard returns come in from the World Series between the Giants and the Red Sox.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Collection of six letters from addressed to Florence E. DeSantes. Cashier served as a Private in Company "G" of the 16th Infantry Division during World War, II. His letters are from North Africa and England where Cashier was training for the Allied invasion into France. He writes about missing his sweetheart, Florence, anticipation of their upcoming wedding, and of wishing the war was over or that he could at least get a furlough for a short while before fighting again.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Collection of five letters, a telegram, and pictures addressed to George T. Yusa spanning the years 1947- 1948. Most of the letters give updates on fellow servicemen from World War II and detail the fear of another war with Korea based on President Truman's talk and actions. Yusa ultimately reenlisted in the Army and fought in Korea. He was severely wounded in June 1951 but recovered from his injuries.

Postcards

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Three postcards circa 1900 depicting African Americans. One postcard shows workers in a peanut field, another features a child on a pile of picked cotton. The third is a picture of James Smith, posed seated with a cane in one hand and a hat in another. It states that he was age 93, born in 1813 and the oldest living man in Hampton, Virginia.

Prints

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Collection of five cartoons of Gene Nichol, President of William and Mary, drawn by Gary Brookins for the Richmond Times Dispatch between 2006 and 2008. The caricatures were drawn as part of the negative response to Nichol’s decision to remove the cross from permanent display in the Wren Chapel. This action evoked criticism from alumni, students, and donors, causing one to revoke a 12 million dollar pledge. Nichol’s controversy continued and he eventually resigned as president in 2008. ...

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Two page letter addressed to his sweetheart, Ruthie S. Davis, letting her know how much he misses her.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Two page letter addressed to his parents letting them know of his change in companies and barracks while attending the Citadel.