World War, 1914-1918
Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:
Series of letters addressed to Herbert Smith who served in the Army during World War I as part of the 184th Aero Squadron, AEF. Included with the letters is a war service chevron along with the documentation allowing Private H. B. Smith to wear the award.
Scrapbook, 1897-1918, of Florence Hillyard which contains newspaper clippings, handbills, postcards, and pamphlets concerning civic, political and social events in Winchester, Virginia and especially concerning Charlie [Charley] Rouss Fire Company and Mrs. Charles Broadway Rouss. The volume includes family letters of the Hillyard family during World War I.
Three page letter written on Y.M.C.A. stationary with the heading, "On Active Service" on each page. The letter is addressed to his sister and Stout inquires about his father's health and the status of their brother being called to active duty. He also asks about friends of his sister's and closes indicating that he will soon be in France.
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.
Papers, 1918-1936, of Lewis Peyton Little, a Baptist minister in Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes correspondence and notes concerning his duties as a chaplain in World War I and the writing of his books. There are drafts of his "Imprisoned Preachers and Religious Liberty in Virginia" (Lynchburg, Virginia., J.P. Bell Co., 1938) and of an unpublished work entitled "The Battle of Bethel".
Group A; Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk and Pensacola, Fla. and John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk. Includes papers of Barton Myers (1853-1927), mayor of Norfolk, Va. and his family.
World War I United States Marine Corps newspaper, titled The 'A' Company Eleventh Frapper, vol. 1 published in Brest, France. English language with a front page article describing Western Front battlefields. 4 pages.
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.
One page typed letter from Randolph to his family dated the 27th of December 1917. McGavock was a sergeant of the 54th Depot Brigade in the United States Army at Camp McClellan, Alabama. He writes to report on the status of his furlough request and his activities over Christmas.
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.
Diary, kept January 1 to March 30, 1918 on board the U.S.S. Vestal by an unidentified sailor who worked in the blacksmith shop. He mentions letters from Cam [or C.A.M.], owing taxes in British Columbia, weather, airing mattress, his 27th birthday on March 18, and other topics. It also includes an English-French dictionary.
Scrapbooks, 1917-1919, containing newspapers and magazine clippings concerning World War I.
A thirty-nine page Christmas memento book made for members of the Signal Corps Female Telephone Operators Unit. This memento contains letters of appreciation from commanding officers, commendation notes for the unit, thanks for the unit's service, an essay praising their work, three photographs of the officers who wrote the appreciation letters, two photographs of Corps members at work, and an alphabetical list of the women who served.