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Harold Blote World War I letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16557
Content Description This collection contains eighty-five letters and associated documents of Harold "Hal" Blote, a volunteer of the American Ambulance Field Service in World War I. The letters are primarily those of Blote but also included are letters from a J.H. “Joe” Eastman to Blote and letters of Edward B. Gordon who sent letters to friends and family which included the Blote family. Blote's letters record his experiences as an active member of the Field Service in 1917 and subsequent activities...
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Szauer S. Ferencz World War I cartoon collection

 Collection — Box: BW 35, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16553
Content Description This collection contains a private collection of approximately one hundred cartoons and caricatures of World War I propaganda. Most of the cartoons are written in German, but some are in Hungarian. Many are printed in color and were probably cut from magazines, but there are privately printed carbon copies too. Included in the front few pages is a folded poster titled "Humorist. Darstellung der Wappen unserer Feinde 1914" [Humorist. Depiction of the coats of arms of our enemies, 1914] and...
Dates: c. 1914-1918

Carter Glass Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2913
Scope and Contents The Carter Glass papers, 1820-1946, 141 cubic feet, consist of correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper articles, photographs, speeches, and printed materials from his work in the Banking and Currency Committee, the Secretary of the Treasury (1918-1920), and the United States Senate (1920-1946). Subjects include: The Federal Reserve Banking Act of 1913, the Federal Reserve system, and the Banking Act of 1933 (1932 Glass-Steagall Act). Other topics include international, national and...
Dates: 1820-1946

W. Jett Lauck papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 4742
Scope and Contents The W. Jett Lauck collection consists of his professional, business and personal papers as an economist, statistician and government consultant on immigration, banking, railroads, coal, and unemployment problems as well as other facets of labor in the United States. Included are correspondence, scrapbooks of news clippings reflecting his activities, labor reports and studies, drafts of congressional bills, legal briefs, and other material concerning labor problems in the United States from its...
Dates: circa 1900-1952

William G. Loveridge World War I papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS16612

William Nalle, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16620

Alois Neumayer World War I memoir

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16396
Scope and Contents Note Alois Neumayer World War I memoir (1914-1915; 0.15 cf) is a hand-written documentation of his service in the German army during World War I. Neumayer came from the town of Cham, along the Czech border. He served in the 3rd Bavarian Reserve Foot Artillery Regiment, and saw action on both the Western and Eastern fronts. The volume is illustrated throughout with around 700 pieces of contemporary ephemera including postcards, photographs, maps, original artwork, clippings, letters, newspapers,...
Dates: 1914 - 1915

Corporal Tipton B. Omohundro, Jr. papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16098
Scope and Contents This collection (1943-1946; 1 cubic foot) consists of letters from Corporal Tipton B. Omohundro,Jr. to his parents in Howardsville, Virginia while serving in both the 454th and 176th Quartermaster Laundry Companies during World War II. Most topics refer to family news including his concern for his father's drinking, mention of letters about the rest of the family and girlfriends, and the daily activities of Corporal Omohundro. There is a brief mention of the D-Day invasion (1944 May-June...
Dates: 1943-1946

Red Cross artwork

 Collection — Oversize_Flat_File_folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16671
Content Description This collection contains one outsider artwork that appears to honor the Red Cross following the end of World War I. The item has the red cross symbol along with the date, 1919, rendered as a large cross made from red cross stickers. On the back is an additional Red Cross stickers. The artwork is torn on the top left corner.
Dates: circa 1919

Sheppard family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 14256
Scope and Contents The papers consist chiefly of personal letters and correspondence of James H. Sheppard during his service in France in World War I. There is some information about his role in the development of the 155 mm Filloux gun. There is also material relating to Thomas Jefferson Sheppard, including a reminiscence of his life that mentions his Civil War service and detention in Andersonville prison; a piece of a stockade log from Andersonville; a manuscript of a speech given by Sheppard at the Franklin...
Dates: 1883-1919, 1981-1999, undated

The Gleaner magazine

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15804
Scope and Content Note The Gleaner magazine (1910-1918; 0.8 cubic feet) documents a partial print run of the UK amateur manuscript magazine. The collection contains sixteen issues, each handmade and one-of-a-kind, each containing a variety of literary essays, illustrations, and cartoons. Later issues include first-person accounts of World War I written by members of the military.
Dates: 1910-1918

L.B. Watts diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16624
Content Description A small hand-written and illustrated manuscript diary compiled by Commander LB Watts, RNR (Royal Navy Reserve) on his World War I and later service that holds details and information on the merchant ship, HMS City of London. The diary contains detailed lists of officers and men, armaments and technical diagrams, maps, newspaper clippings, and annotated cartoons.
Dates: ca. 1916-1944

Joseph F. Welsh papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16654
Content Description 3 World War I diaries, each bound in leather or cloth with gilt decorative stamps and titles on front; 1 Army Song Book; 1 address book; 1 Aviation Pocket-Book by R. Boriase Matthews (1917); 9 other manuscript documents including pages of notes and drawings by Joseph F. Welsh, military form for R&R release, and receipts for paychecks (1920-21).
Dates: 1917 - 1921

World War I soldier diary and papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16717
Content Description A concisely written diary documenting the realities of life on the Western Front as experienced by chemical warfare soldiers in the British Army. The diarist makes his first proper entry upon being transferred from the Machine Gun Section to the Chemical Section in September 1915, only a few weeks before the first British mobilization of chemical weapons during the Battle of Loos. Following his month-long training at Helfaut, he is attached to the 15th section of the 187th Company, first...
Dates: 1915-09 - 1917-04

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