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Letters to Max Linder

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Identifier: SC 01646
Scope and Contents Two letters addressed to Max Linder from his friends, Carl Hoger, and Carl Hoesel. Both discuss the duties they have as Army soldiers stationed in France during World War I. One work in the mess hall and the other reports of his schooling for machine guns. Both despise the cloudy and rainy weather of France and indicate that their health and spirits are high despite one having recently recovered from the flu.

Lois M. Ross Letters

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Identifier: SC 01352
Content Description Four page letter to Lois Ross from Raymond Ross dated November 8, 1918. He tells her that he is somewhere in Belgium and that this is his fourth front line assignment. He reports that he likes Belgium much better than France. Additionally, he mentions that he participated in the Battle of Argonne Forest and inquires if she had heard about it.26 page letter from James Crawford to his classmate, Lois Ross from Clarksville High School in Clarksville, Ohio dated April 24, 1919. James...

Lucian B. Dickerson Diary (Europe)

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Identifier: SC 00451
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Lucian B. Dickerson, a doctor who served during World War I. He is first stationed at a hospital in Roselle, New Jersey. For a brief while he was also stationed at Camp Merritt, New Jersey. He set sail from Hoboken, New Jersey aboard the RMS Aurania on January 8, 1918. During the journey, he describes the damage from the Halifax Explosion, which had happened approximately a month previous. Once in Europe, he describes his journeys with the advancing U.S....

J. G. Northrup Papers

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Identifier: SC 01030
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a small bound diary and ten photographs.  The diary was kept by Private J. G. Northrup, mainly while he was deployed in France in Company B, 303rd Engineers, 78th Division, American Expeditionary Forces, from June 1918 through May 1919.  Company B supported troops during major engagements in the Saint-Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives.  Diary entries are brief, mentioning routine duties and events.  The diary appears...

Porter Wilson Letter to the Black Steel and Wire Company

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Identifier: SC 01408
Content Description Three page letter from Private Porter Wilson of the 34th Engineers in France to the Black Steel and Wire Company inquiring about the status of his job or the possibility of getting a new one from them upon his return from active service in the war.

Reed Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2010.055
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers and biographic material, 1899-1946, of the Reed family of Floyd County, Virgina and Warren, Ohio. Included are personal letters and photographs, as well as  records relating to service of family members in WWI and WWII.  The correspondence series consists largely of personal letters written by Asa Daniel Reed to his future wife, Clarence Elizabeth Mangus (later Clarence Elizabeth Reed), during Reed's service in the U.S. Army.  Reed's assignments included...

Mary Roche and George B. Roche Postcard

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Identifier: SC 00681
Scope and Contents Postcard, 1918, written by both Mary Roche and George B. Roche. Mary Roche originally sent the postcard to George, a solider in France during World War I, on May 24 1918. The postcard includes a poem entitled "To My Lad in Khaki." On 4 July 1918, George Roche wrote a note to Mary on the same postcard and sent it back to her.

World War I Postcards and Newspaper Clippings

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Identifier: SC 01405
Content Description 10 postcards and eight newspaper clippings relating to World War I. The postcard images include uniformed men carrying artillery over a pontoon bridge, Battalion Drill at Camp Warden McLean in Chickamauga Park, Chattanooga, TN, Night Time at the U.S. General Hospital No. 12, formerly Kenilworth Inn, in Asheville, NC, The Salvation Army making doughbuts under bombardment of German guns along the front lines in France, an image of an unidentified US battleship, a war carnage scene from the...

World War I Field Artillery Book

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Identifier: SC 01017
Scope and Contents Field Book, October-November 1918, kept in France. Records artillery unit activities as well as airplane activity with both the Allies and Germany. Page headings include "Enemy Activity, Infantry," Enemy Activity, Artillery, " "Aeronautics, Airplanes," "Aeronautics, Balloons," "Movement, Visibility," "Works, " "Miscellaneous" and "General Impression of the Day." Includes a photograph of a young woman and a photograph of a baby with unclear note, "Leora. September 15, 1898" printed...

World War I Glass Slides

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Identifier: MS 00285
Scope and Contents Collection of 21 glass slides depicting various scenes from the First World War in France. Images include fox holes, fortification, soldiers in and around camp, and snow scenes. Some of the slides are numbered and some detail in French location and date descriptions. The individual slides are described below. 1. Alsace Panorama 2. Winter scene 3. La Chillette trench scene 4. Winter trench scene 5. Verdun with horses 6. Trench scene 7. Barricade at Coincy 8. walkway 9. Soldiers eating...