World War, 1914-1918
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes a September 1, 1925 letter signed by United States Adjutant General John B. Shuman and sent to Jesse I. Mobley of Indianapolis. The letter accompanied a certificate (A057) for the French Croix de Guerre posthumously awarded to Mobley's son, Lotus N. Mobley, on May 16, 1919. The certificate is dated February 28, 1925 and is in a 19x23 inch wooden frame with glass.
Dates: 1925/02/28; 1925/09/01
Collection — Folder S1401
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents collected by Louis Wien, Jr. ranging from 1832 to 1918 and undated, including an "experience song" written for Thomas Whiteside on November 28, 1832; a January 23, 1841 deed signed by John W. Whiteside and William Hardy, both of Hancock County, Indiana; documents regarding penmanship by Benjamin Nixon and Nathan Earlywine (1843 and undated); rules of conduct and attendance list for school district no. 6, Shelby County, Indiana (1853-1854); William Vansickle vs...
Dates: 1832-1918, undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Lucille Lipps Gaynor and various people in Indiana and elsewhere; Gaynor's school papers and textbooks; religious memorabilia; family papers, a metal Indiana license plate from the Sesquicentennial in 1966; and advertisements from various Indianapolis businesses ranging from 1884 to 1979 regarding family matters, school life and work, life during various wars, Indiana and Indianapolis business advertising, religious art and organization life.
Dates: 1884-1979, undated
Collection — Folder SP013
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Lucille Lipps Gaynor in Indiana and Illinois ranging from circa 1850 to 1944, including snapshots Lucille with friends including Bert Forrest, portraits of soldiers from World War I and family members, group portraits of schoolmates, a memorial composite of the Knightstown firemen who died in the masonic temple fire on October 13, 1899, an image of a streetcar with war bonds advertisements, and a group portrait from the Red Cross Ambulance Company No....
Dates: circa 1850-1944
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Lucius B. Swift’s correspondence from the period 1885-1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift’s publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included...
Collection — Folder S1787
Collection — Folder S2207
Scope and Contents This collection contains items collected by Mary Jane Brown and Merle North Brown and includes a page and back cover of a scrapbook with newspaper clippings of the obituaries of Frank W. Brown (1886), Arrianna White Brown (1890) and Mrs. Louisa Huston (1902); a 1905-1906 program booklet of the Cary Club of Milton, Indiana; a copy of a typewritten resolution of Milton Chapter No. 303, Order of the Eastern Star regarding the death of Mrs. Martha North (January, 1916); newspaper clippings...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters written by World War II soldiers, who were active in the American Settlement, to Mary Rigg. Also included are reports on Indianapolis’s social work activities, as well as attendance and financial records for both the American Settlement and Southwest Social Center. The collection also contains cards, clippings, and other personal material of Mary Rigg.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes two scrapbooks created by Mary Yandes Robinson. The first scrapbook is composed primarily of newspaper clippings from 1875 to 1927 that Mary collected about a variety of topics, including obituaries of the Yandes and Robinson families; historical events, places, and natural sites in Indiana; articles about historical figures such as Henry Ward Beecher, George Rogers Clark, William Henry Harrison, James Whitcomb Riley, and Lew Wallace; and a large number of Kate Milner...