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Ben Byrnes collection of Ralph B. Creamer WWI diaries, 1918

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-001
Scope and Contents Group of 4 manuscript diaries dated June to December 1918, written in great detail by Ralph B. Creamer (579th Ambulance Service, US Army) about his experiences [as a mechanic] in WWI -- from his training at Allentown, Pennsylvania, to his service in Italy, and including the time leading up to the Armistice.
Dates: 1918-06 - 1918-12

Ed Granger journal, 1917-1919

 Collection
Identifier: D640 .G73-1919-Undrsz
Scope and Contents The diary of Lieutenant Ed Granger from Aug 1917 through Jun 1919. Lt. Granger was a dentist and served the 138th Infantry Regt., 35th Infantry Div. Granger writes about his experiences in WWI. He trained at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma.
A manuscript diary, written is dos-a dos fashion, several pages have been torn out.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

F. Watkins WWI diary, 1919

 Item
Identifier: 2010-015
Scope and Contents Diary of F. Watkins, a US Medical Corps driver. Diary entries generally regard Watkins's activites, primarily in France and include entries regarding his on board experiences and brief notes on the daily weather. The last 20 pages of the diary include 4 pages containing addresses, the remaining 16 pages containing receipts and expenditures.The preliminary pages of the Excelsior diary Include printed yearly and monthly calendars for 1918 and yearly calendar for 1919;...
Dates: 1919-01-01 - 1919-12-31

Fred Hickerson WWI diary, 1918-1919, 1960

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-033
Scope and Contents Private Fred Hickerson's (Company B. 314th Ammo train, 89th Division) 87 page handwritten diary, recorded primarily while he was in France; plus a black/white snapshot of Fred Hickerson at age 60 laid in.
Dates: 1918 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1919

Fred R. Batchelder WWI diary, 1918

 File
Identifier: 2009-034
Scope and Contents 1918 pocket diary of Fred R. Batchelder US Army 401st Telegraph Battalion, Supply Detachment. 165 daily entries documenting his experiences while serving in France. Includes descriptions of the countryside, the extensive damage of country, towns, and villages, German prisoners of war, massive air sortes, bombing and shelling, etc.
Dates: 1918

Leo McCusker WWI diary, 1918

 Item
Identifier: 2009-032
Scope and Contents Pocket diary of Captain Leo McCusker (US Army, HQ Troop, 4th Div) dating from May 6 through September 26,1918. The diary begins with McCusker's boarding ship for England. It continues with excellent detailed descriptive accounts of battles (including September 25th battle on Hill 304), German bombing and shelling raids, the elaborate German dugouts, dead and wounded on the battlefields, prisoners of war, etc at and near the Front in France. It also includes his experiences in various French...
Dates: 1918

Louis Vogel WWI diary, 1918-1919

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Identifier: 2009-030
Scope and Contents Diary of Sgt. Louis Vogel, US Army, with entries about his experiences beginning from his departure from Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma in May of 1918 through his service in France near the Front, and up to his return to the US in May of 1919. The diary entries actually begin on the pages for May and continue through December, then resume on the pages for January (1919). PLEASE NOTE: It is not always clear where entries begin and end as they often continue through many dates as one long...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Lt. Hans Schilling WWI-era ephemera, 1918

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-029
Scope and Contents German lieutenant of the 5th Reserve Division Hans Schilling. 118 page manuscript diary (1918), 6 field post cards, a manuscript notebook, 2 newspapers from the Front, 9 handwritten forms (possibly instructions/locations for shelling or bombardment), and 2 mimeograph typed military documents.
Dates: 1918

Robert Alfred Doring WWI archive, 1887-1939

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-008
Scope and Contents Archive of Robert Alfred Doring, a non-commissioned officer in the Schutzen-Fusilier Regiment, Prinz Georg (Koniglich Sachsisches) Nr. 108. Born in Wermsdorf, Germany in 1887. Survived the war and was awarded a certificate of 25 years service (Leipzig) by the German Chief of Presidential Chancellery [Otto Meissner] in 1939. Archive includes a war diary, Doring's National identification book, his military identification booklets, several military certificates, a letter, 4 photo-postcards, and...
Dates: 1887 - 1939

Schreiner Reinhold Rott WWI-era ephemera, 1914-1918

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-022
Scope and Contents 138 page manuscript pocket diary, 2 studio portraits, 4 photo-postcards, and death certificate of Medical-Segeant Schreiner Reinhold Rott, Ersatzbataillon, 3rd Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment In German.
Dates: 1914 - 1918

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