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World War, 1914-1918 -- Military life

 Subject
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
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1917-1918

Charles L. White diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1390
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...
Dates: 1918-1919

Clifford W. Craig papers

 Collection
Identifier: L268
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.
Dates: 1917-1925

Erich L. Riesterer collection

 Collection
Identifier: L450
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
Identifier: S0947
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to Ernest Meyer's time spent in the U.S. tary during World War I. The papers include telegrams, a roster, instructional materials, mess accounts, and other ephemera.

Oversize material which belonged to Meyer comprises mainly certificates from Southside Turnverein in Indianapolis and World War I related material (OBD020).
Dates: 1911-1922

Francis M. Shearer collection

 Collection
Identifier: L313
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

 Collection
Identifier: L340
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

 Collection
Identifier: L553
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.
Dates: 1917-1931

Harry H. Coburn photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: SP032
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...
Dates: 1913-1927

Hugh Arthur Barnhart collection

 Collection
Identifier: L509
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;...
Dates: 1863-1964