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World War I Collection.

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 204 Collections and/or Records:

A. Richard Angell letters, 1918-1919

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-024
Scope and Contents 2 personal letters written by A. Richard Angell to "Miss Violet" about his feelings on the war and on the character and death of Theodore Roosevelt.
Dates: 1918 - 1919

A Soldier's Capture at the Front: A Memoir

 Item
Identifier: 2001-030
Content Description A handwritten memoir of a soldier's (British officer's) capture at the front, life in a prison camp, and his various escapes. Written in Scotland, December 1917. The soldier, whose identity is known only by his first name "Gordon", served with the 7th Battalion of the 1st British Columbia Regiment (CEF) and No. 2 Company of the 16th Battalion.
Dates: 1916 - 1917

Air service mechanics school WWI-era photographs, 1917-1957

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-003
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

Albert C. Hansen WWI archive

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-006
Content Description Albert C. Hansen was a Corporal with the American Expeditionary Force. This collection consists of letters from Hansen to his sister Ida M. Hansen and an unnamed brother, one photograph of a group of people, and various religious writings and commentary on Bible quotes.
Dates: 1884 - 1919; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1919

Alfred G. Lawson USS Paulding log, 1917-1919

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-063
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

Alton Conrad Rowe WWI-era postcards, 1918-1919

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-018
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

Amos V. Todd WWI ephemera, 1917-1919

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-007
Scope and Contents The Amos Todd ephemera consists of a group photo of the members of the Ambulance Company 167, 117th Sanitary Train, 42nd (Rainbow) Division, American Expedition Forces; a framed photographic reproduction of the officers and crew of the US Transport Mount Vernon; and the Roster of the Ambulance Company 167, 117th Sanitary Train, 42nd (Rainbow) Division, American Expeditionary Forces.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Armistice Day ceremony photograph, 1918

 Item
Identifier: 1000-131
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...
Dates: 1918