World War, 1914-1918 -- Military life
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Camp Shelby, Mississippi World War I panoramic photographs
Collection — Folder OBF017
Scope and Contents This collection includes 20 black-and-white panoramic photographs taken at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi ranging from 1917 to 1918 regarding companies of soldiers from the 38th Division of the U.S. Army at the training camp during World War I. The images taken by Robb and Carleton of Hattiesburg in November 1917 show Companies A, B and C of the 139th Machine Gun Battalion; Company L of the 4th Indiana Infantry; Companies D, E, G, I, K and L of the 151st Regiment; Companies C, D and E...
Charles L. White diary
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a World War I diary, a photograph, and other items from Charles L. White, ranging from 1918 to 1919, during World War I. The diary contains White's account of military life, including trials of army life in France, specifically mentioning the food, weather, and living conditions. There are also a photocopy and a typed transcript copy of the diary, as well as a small photograph, positive print and negative, of a soldier, a document to his mother, and a French war bond...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Charles L. White diary
Clifford W. Craig papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, military orders, training information, intelligence reports, maps of France and Germany, published U.S. Army booklets, and photographs from Clifford W. Craig and the United States Army in the United States, France, and Germany, ranging from 1911 to 1930 regarding military activity during World War I. Materials are primarily in English, with a few items in French and German.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Clifford W. Craig papers
Erich L. Riesterer collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcript of an oral memoir in German, documents, and photographs from Erich L. Riesterer ranging from 1900 to 1977 regarding military service with German troops occupying the Ukraine during World War I. The oral interview was conducted by his son, Berthold P. Riesterer, a history professor at Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI), during 1975-1977 and transcribed 1976-1977. Notable items also include a German passport (travel pass) and a...
Dates: circa 1900-1977
Ernest Meyer collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to Ernest Meyer's time spent in the U.S. military during World War I. The papers include telegrams, a roster, instructional materials, mess accounts, and other ephemera. Oversize material includes comprises 4 certificates from the South Side Turnverein in Indianapolis (1911-1922) and World War I-related material, including a broadside for the 149th Field Hospital, 113th Sanitary Train (1917) and a publication, "The World's Greatest War," which...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ernest Meyer collection
Francis M. Shearer collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains legal documents, personal papers, receipts, genealogical information and photographs from the Shearer, Marshall, and English families, ranging from 1829 to 1974. The legal documents include warranty deeds, quitclaim deeds, and an abstract of title for property John and William Marion Shearer obtained in Indianapolis and Marion County. Other documents include Michael Shearer's tax receipts, a copy of his 1829 land grant, and copies of the wills of John Shearer and...
Dates: 1829-1974, undated
Harold Standish Barr collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-written and typed correspondences to family and friends from Harold Standish Barr in Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, and France ranging from 1917 to 1918 regarding camp life and World War I.
Dates: 1917-1920; 1928
Harold Wilson Scott collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 75 letters written by Harold Wilson Scott to his parents during World War I describing where he is stationed in Europe, his duties, and plans for work following discharge as well as other aspects of military life during the Great War. Also included are photographs, postcards, two World War I helmets, a German gas mask, military spurs and belt. Items in collection range in date from 1917 to 1931.
Harry H. Coburn photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...
Hugh Arthur Barnhart collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, periodicals, advertisements, and financial records from Hugh A. Barnhart ranging from 1898 to 1964 regarding his business ventures, his personal life, and his political career. The first series includes papers regarding Barnhart's family life, business ventures, and state government positions. Major topics include family correspondence; World War I correspondence; News-Sentinel newspaper; State Highway Commission;...