Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

World War I

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bernice E. Payne Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00297
Scope and Contents Approximately 25 letters, 1918-1919, predominately from Bernice Edward Payne, of Roaring Springs, Texas, to his parents, Macon L. and Mattie S. Payne, and sister, Eunice Payne. Bernice Payne, a white man, served in the US Army during World War I. He began his initial training at Camp Travis, Texas as a private in the Quartermaster Corps. After successfully passing his examinations, Payne began to oversee the 322nd Labor Battalion Quartermaster Corps, an all-African American battalion. He was...

Glenn C. Homard Letters and Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01359
Content Description Two letters, and three postcards addressed to Glenn Homard from various people and four postcards from Glenn Homard, all to Mrs. Samuel Wigney. One of the postcards from Homard is a Red Cross communication that the ship on which Homard sailed arrived safely overseas. Homard also indicates in his communications that he is stationed "Somewhere in France." Included with the correspondence is a photograph of Private William G. Stevens who was in the 12th Engineers, Detached out of Fort Sheridan,...

Bill Newton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01492
Scope and Contents Letter to son Frank about the war and his plans to marry his girlfriend May. Mentions class differences between Frank and May.

Oliver Hansen World War I Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00429
Content Description Photograph album consisting of pictures of Oliver Hansen and his friends and family dated around 1919. The book features many pictures of the U.S.S. Julia Luckenbach, ported in New York City, NY. The ship is shown in dry dock, in port, at sea, and in Bordeaux, France. There are also pictures of sailors, a boxing match on board the Julia Luckenbach, snapshots of sailors boarding the ship, and the Hansen's family in New York City. There is one African American sailor featured among the...

Arthur P. Pratt Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01491
Scope and Contents Letter to Mr. Starkey about training in the armed forces and serving with "the Maryland-Virginia boys under General Gaither."

World War I Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01690
Scope and Contents Assorted but unrelated materials from before, during and immediately after World War I, including a photograph of a young man in military uniform, labeled "Richard Flack"; an envelope addressed to Carlotta Howard; an invoice for stamps bought at the United States Military Academy; and a "Food Conservation Notes" newspaper.There is also a two-page typed letter sent from John J. Miland, Company "E" 13th Infantry, Manila, Philippines to Captain Charles N. Murphy. Captain Murphy was...