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Indianapolis Branch of the American Fund for French Wounded, French Relief Fund

 Collection — Folder: S2911
Identifier: S2911

Scope and Contents

These twelve broadsides are color illustrations with a poem beneath. Some appear to be Valentines.

Four have drawings by Kin Hubbard and poems by William Herschell. They are: The Girl I Left Behind Me; An Impeded Patriot; The Souvenir Card Fiend; and A Threadbare Soldier.

Four have drawings by McCutcheon and poems by George Ade. These are: From Her Mother; Her Choice This Year, Some One Has Not Forgotten, and To You – Somewhere.

Four more have poems by George Ade, but the drawings are by Gaar Williams, which are: A Young Girl’s Fancy, My Special Delivery, My Special Cable, and Rookie Dear.


  • 1918

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

The French Relief Fund supported the soldiers and the Great War, later called World War I. These 12 broadsides were published by the Indianapolis Branch of the American Fund for French Wounded. They all have the copyright year of 1918.


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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Dr. Leon Goldberg on 1989/05/11.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 2013/11 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created in 2013/11 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Indianapolis Branch of the American Fund for French Wounded, French Relief Fund
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.