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Scope and Contents An original manuscript diary kept by Carroll P. Crosby, recording his service during World War I. Also includes his accompanying address book with the names and addresses of fellow soldiers, nurses, French civilians, and young French women, as well as notes. Crosby's account begins in January 1918 and continues until the end of the year, when he returned to the United States from France.Crosby was a PFC in Co. F, 101st Engineers. he describes a number of battles, in the trenches,...
Scope and Contents Small journal, kept in a German pocket notebook, with handwritten entries by George W. Saldo while en route to and in France during the final months of the war; entries continue for several months following the Armistice. George W. Sadlo served as Musician 1st Class in the HQ Band GHQ (Chaumont, France), the 133rd Infantry Band, and the the 4th Infantry Band. Other items laid in includ 2 b/w snapshots of military bands on the march; postcard from Amra McDowell addressed to Geo. Sadlo...
Dates: 1918 - 1921
Scope and Contents Collection of materials belonging to 1st Lieut. Jean Carlisle Barnes of the U.S. 303 Field Signal Battalion, WWI. Items include his Soldier's Diary and Record Book, photographs, military documents and certificates. Found with these materials are war ration books and other miscellaneous items from the WWII era.
Dates: 1913 - 1943
Scope and Contents Diaries of John Archibald Campbell Colston, a John Hopkins urologist who served with the AEF during WWI. Documenting Colston's participation as one of the medical staff working for the AEF, tracing his activities from his departure on September 15, 1914 through Tuesday, February 23 the following year. A valuable first-hand look at the Great War, from the prospective of a doctor who served.
Dates: 1914 - 1915