World War, 1914-1918
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is invitations, programs, and announcements for social events in Washington, D.C. Other items include clippings related to Albert H. Vestal’s work in Congress; his diary and other materials from his trip to California and Alaska (1927); speeches; a record of assistance given to World War I veterans and their families in his congressional district; and a transcript of headlines made by Vestal during 1917.
Dates: 1899-1932, bulk 1917-1932
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Aletha Grace Hawk's letters to her family in Indianapolis, Indiana from Washington D.C. and Europe ranging from 1918 to 1919, describing her work with the American Red Cross and as a volunteer working with wounded servicemen at Walter Reed Hospital, as well as her travels through France, Switzerland, Belgium, and Germany. The collection also includes Hawk's 1921 letter describing the visit of Marshall Ferdinand Foch to Indianapolis, two letters sent to her...
Collection — Folder S1504
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a census of the chemists belonging to the American Chemical Society, Indiana section during 1917. The census includes a form filled out by each chemist containing name, address, date and place of birth, marital status, number of dependents, present position, training, experience and lines of work for which the individual is qualified. Of note is a census form for Eli Lilly. Included in the collection is a letter outlining a resolution adopted by the Executive...
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an oral history interview with Asa J. Smith conducted by Thomas Krasean on March 20, 1969. During the interview, Smith discusses his experiences as a Marine during World War I, Indiana political campaigns, the League of Nations, Harry S. New, Tom Taggart, George Coffin, James E. Watson, and Sherman Minton. He also discusses his association with the Oberholtzer family, including his representation of the family during the D. C....
File — Folder S0281
Scope and Contents This collection contains a single letter from Bernard M. Colditz from his station in France following the first world war, The letter describes many of the sights in Europe, such as Versailles, Monte Carlo and the ruined city of Eze, where Colditz visited in the aftermath of the war.
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, programs, photographs, publications, other documents, and an American flag from Blanche Liffick Morton and the American Red Cross, Women's Overseas Service League, and Indiana League for Nursing in Indiana, England and France ranging from 1917 to 1966 regarding nursing, World War I, the American Red Cross, Indiana League for Nursing, and the Women's Overseas Service League.
Collection — Folder S425
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied pamphlet from Calvin Stratton Engle in Winchester, Indiana ranging from 1864 to 1865 regarding his experiences as a prisoner of war in southern prison camps and a photocopied listing of men with Civil War or World War I military or naval service who have been getting mail from the Union City, Indiana Post Office .
Dates: 1864-1865, 1914-1918
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...
Collection — Folder SP060
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Carr family in Indiana and unidentified locations, circa 1919 regarding unidentified people, buildings, and military servicemen aboard the USS President Grant (SP-3014).
Dates: circa 1919