World War, 1914-1918
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the breadth of the oral history collection at the Indiana State Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 2019. The bulk of the collection contains oral histories created during the ISL Oral History Project during the 1960s-1980s and recordings of events, meetings, recitations, and radio interviews created and acquired by library staff during that period. The remainder are oral histories created by various outside institutions and organizations, such as universities, public...
Dates: circa 1904-2019
Collection — Folder S2311
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of news clippings and letters from Corporal Orval Ferguson to his sister, Emma Shepard, ranging from 1917 to 1930, while he was stationed in Europe during World War I. Ferguson's obituary is also included.
Collection — Folder S2342
Scope and Contents This collection includes nine items, including certificates, fliers, charters, forms and letters, from 1919-1930, regarding the 1919 chartering of the Otis E. Brown Post No. 2, by the National Council of World War Veterans.
Collection — Folder SP158
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album compiled by the Indiana Historical Commission with images from Parke County, Indiana ranging from August to December 1918, regarding groups of men from the county, often wearing badges or armbands, who enlisted in the U.S. armed forces or the local guard during World War I. The men in the photographs are unidentified and most of them were taken on the steps of the Parke County Courthouse in Rockville. There is one photograph with four African-American...
Dates: 1918 April-December
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters from John F. Jones in Charlotte, Virginia and Brooklyn, New York; Speed in Bloomington, Indiana; Tom at Camp G.L.; D.F. Moore at Camp Taylor, Kentucky; Paul in Bloomington, Indiana; Thomas V. Dewey in France; Paula in Bloomington, Indiana; Paula in Bloomington and Indianapolis, Indiana; and Ira D. Funkhouser in La Crosse, Indiana ranging from 1917 to 1918 (and one letter undated) regarding life in camp, being drafted, military and language...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Note This collection includes panoramic photographs in a photogrpah album by: Moorefield, Bretzman, W. L. Dalbey Photography Company, Wallace, Pierce, Bass Photography Company, and William A. Swift. Photographs include the following subjects: Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, 1st Contingent in front of the Vocational Training Detachment National Army Headquarters; Soldiers at Fort Benjamin Harrison, entertained by Catholic women of Indianapolis at the Knights of Columbus Club House.;...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album of photographs taken in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana on May 7, 1919 depicting the Welcome Home Day celebration and parade to Monument Circle featuring marching troops, Red Cross workers, crowds, and school children after the end of World War I.
Collection — Folder OBF025
Scope and Contents This collection comprises 3 black-and-white panoramic photographs taken by O. L. Foster, likely in Lafayette, Indiana, of the Purdue Training Detachment on June 8, 1918; and of the headquarters staff of the Purdue University Students' Army Training Corps and the 3rd Truckmaster School on November 26, 1918.
Scope and Contents The collection contains two copies of a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with Ralph F. Gates conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on February 3, 1971. There are also clippings from 1976 to 1978.Gates discusses his family and childhood; his political views; Indiana Republican politics and his involvement; practicing law; the Ku Klux Klan; the American Legion; and running for Governor and his term in office. He also talks...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the Rhodes family, including papers from the Kreglo and Lauler families which married into the Rhodes family. It contains mortgages and deeds of Mary A. Kreglo, Sophia E. Rhodes (Kreglo), and John W. Rhodes from the late 19th century, as well as the legal papers of John William Rhodes. It also includes various investment papers of Joseph Lauler, particularly those regarding oil prospects in Texas. Finally, there are assorted personal items, such as...