Postcards -- World War I.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Content Description Miscellaneous collection of World War I letters, some service record materials, and personal papers.
Dates: 1917 - 1941
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of twenty photographs ranging in dates from 1866 -1917. Seventeen of the photos were taken during World War I, mostly of U.S. and European soldiers in uniform. The WWI photographs were taken in England, France, and Russia. Two other photos were taken in 1866 and 1867 respectively, one is of a man in civilian clothing, the other is of a man in military uniform. Accompanying the picture of the soldier from 1867 are five military documents/correspondence ranging...
Dates: 1912 - 1919
Scope and Contents 89 souvenir WWI-era postcards, some unused, but most containing handwrtten messages postmarked and addressed to a Miss Louise Waite of Shawnee, Oklahoma. The preponderance of postcards feature sites within France and Belgium. Also included is a WWI-era artillery pickelhaube.
Dates: 1918 - 1928
Scope and Contents An album of tipped-in photographs compiled by an unidentified soldier--a member of the 3rd Home Counties Brigade, A Royal Field Artillery (Cinque Ports) division of Britain's Territorial Forces during WWI; the division's purpose was to relieve regular troops needed at the Front. The photos document the soldier's service in India and Mesopotania, showing a variety of both personal and professional experiences ranging from tourist-type acitivities, hunting excursions, and views of the brigade in...
Dates: 1914 - 1918