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World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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

Davidson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L126
Scope and Contents The collection contains Davidson family correspondence, including that of Abigail Porter Davidson, David M. Davidson, and their grandson, Mark Davidson. There are some letters to Alice Davidson. Among Abigail Porter Davidson’s letters are those to her brother Isaac and David’s brothers, James and William. Mark Davidson’s letters are those he wrote home during World War I. He was stationed in Mississippi before being deployed to France. After a short time in France, he was wounded and spent the...
Dates: 1859-1920

Frank W. Buschmann papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2694
Scope and Contents This collection contains military documents ranging from 1913 to 1922 from Frank W. Buschmann's service as a supply officer with the Indiana National Guard and with the Service of Supply (S.O.S.) during World War I. The collection includes correspondence, memorandums, vouchers, and receipts regarding transfers of military property; documents certifying the cause of death of horses issued to military units; correspondence and documents concerning Buschmann's military assignments while in France;...
Dates: 1913-1922

Indiana War History Commission collection

 Collection
Identifier: L585
Scope and Contents This collection contains the administrative files of the Indiana War History Commission, including a detailed history of the group, publication plans and ingoing and outgoing correspondence. The commission collected information from most Indiana counties during World War I. This information falls into two categories: service records of soldiers, used for the publication of the "Gold Star Honor Roll" and "Indiana's Roll of Honor"; and war histories, records of civilian activities,...
Dates: 1917-1989

Kinnaman-Lee family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0819
Scope and Contents This collection contains the autograph books of Lizzie Kinnaman, Maggie Kinnaman, and Josie Lee with entries ranging from 1881 to 1899. The collection also includes Josie Lee's first term high school report card from the 1905-1906 school year and a post card sent to her sister, Faith, from John I. Denison while he was serving with the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I (April 22, 1918).
Dates: 1881-1918

Lawrence A. Cassidy memoir

 Collection — Folder S0239
Identifier: S0239
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Cassidy containing a brief biographical sketch, as well as Cassidy’s typewritten memoirs of his time in the army, 1914-1919.
Dates: 1914-1919

May Wright Sewall, Henry Ford Peace Expedition scrapbook

 Collection — Volume V118
Identifier: V118
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook compiled by May Wright Sewall during 1915-1916 regarding the Henry Ford Peace Expedition. It includes telegrams, letters, an itinerary, the ship's newsletter, "Argosy", and her daily writings to "fellow Hoosiers" back home.
Dates: 1915-1916

World War I, Bartholomew County collection

 Collection
Identifier: L392
Scope and Contents This collection contains Bartholomew County, Indiana soldiers' letters during World War I. It also includes histories and clippings regarding war related events occurring around the country.
Dates: 1914-1919