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Scope and Contents Photographic record of the men and their activities at the Air Service Mechanics School, Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas, 1917-1919 in 2 photo ablums plus loose photos and press cutting regarding Williamette National Cemetery. Most photo pages were annotated in white pencil by the owner.
Dates: 1917 - 1957
Scope and Contents A WWI sailor log of Alfred George Lawson on the U. S. S. Paulding from 1917-1919, which describes Lawon's experiences on the U. S. destroyer and his daily activities. The U. S. S. Paulding's primary duty was to escort convoys and protect them from German u-boat attacks. Most of the entries are very brief, merely talking about the weather and whether they were in port or at sea. However, others are much more detailed, particularly in the cases where the U. S. S. Paulding sank a submarine or...
Dates: 1917 - 1919
Scope and Contents Consists of 80 postcards, most of which are written by Corporal Alton Conrad Rowe, Jr. (Co. A, 301st Engineers AEF) to family members and to his fiance; mailed from Camp Devens (Massachusetts) as well as various places in France and Germany such as Paris, Coblenz, and Metz.The black & white, tinted, or full-color, postcards are comprised of photographic reproductions, artist's renderings and 2 actual photograph cards.The postcards are addressed as follows: 8...
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Scope and Contents Photograph caption: "Early in 1918 President Wilson, together with the heads of othe Allied governments, decided to send troops to keep the German submarines from occupying the ice-free harbors of Murmansk and Archangel. The people of north Russia invited this action. Five thousand American troops and other from England, France and Italy were used. This occupation lasted about one and a half years. This photo by H. W. Wyckoff shows the ceremony celebrating the news of the armistice. The...
Scope and Contents This collection documents the time of Charles G. Aldrich and his time in Siberia from 1917-1920. Aldrich was with the American Army/Navy, YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association). The photos document his time in Vladivostok during the Civil War. There are photos of a few other areas, including his time aboard the ship America, etc., but the majority are of Vladivostok. Included are a couple pieces of ephemera (hand drawn card, and certificate from G. S. Phelps, National Secretary to Russia...
Dates: 1917 - 1920
Dates: 1918 - 1927; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1919
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 American artillery field notebook, alphabetically tabbed, with typed and handwritten notes by various hands; photographic portrait of Major Harvey D. Higley; press clipping.
Dates: circa 1909-1920
Scope and Contents Memorial Day Program, May 30th, 1918; Honor Roll and Service Flag Chart of the Village of Sag Harbor, Long Island, NY, bearing the name of Helen T. Slate handwritten at top; a small flag with 2.5 inch red border surrounding a cream-colored rectangle with a blue star at its center; and a miniature French flag.
Scope and Contents Original wireless signal log of the HMS Cossack (23-24 October) and HMS Crusader for the period 24 Oct 1914 to 2 Nov 1914, describing the naval flank action off the Belgian coast. The HMS Crusader was a destroyer on Dover patrol the first few months of the war and was part of the 6th or Dover Destroyer Flotilla consisting of destroyers, light cruisers, submarines, trawlers, and miscellaneous other auxiliary patrol vessels under the command of Admiral Hood. The 19 days...
Dates: 1914-10-23 - 1914-11-02