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Carl August Rothenheim WWI memoir, 1914-1919

 Item
Identifier: 2001-011
Scope and Contents A unique scrapbook from a lieutenant colonel in the German army. Probably bound after the war (as all pages seem to exhibit the same extent of wear), Rothenheim compiled an extraordinary number of photographs, newspaper clippings, field post cards, train tickets and military maps detailing troop movements throughout the approximate five years he was enlisted. Stationed in and around Lille in northern France (near the Belgium border), Rothenheim photographed military life; his comrades in gas...
Dates: 1914 - 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

Theo Freudenberg WWI journal, 1914-1916

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-023
Scope and Contents 124 page personal journal kept by Theo Freudenbergs in the years 1914, 1915, and 1916, while in the German Army. A studio portrait of Freudenbergs, pictured in uniform with medals, is pasted onto verso of front cover. Text in German.
Dates: 1914 - 1916

Wilhelm Forster WWI diary, 1914-1928

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-007
Scope and Contents Kriegstagebuch or War Diary of Wilhelm Forster, a Lt. in the German Army. Forster received the Iron Cross, 2d Class in 1916.
Dates: August 2 - June 23