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World War, 1914-1918 -- France

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Cornelius H. Menger collection

 Collection
Identifier: L105
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of correspondence to Jean Hornstein Menger from her husband Cornelius H. Menger. The letters date from when Cornelius served as captain in World War 1, and continue through after his time in the armed service (1917 to 1940). Letters from Menger originate from France, New York City, Boston, Washington D.C., Birmingham, Cleveland, Columbus, Pensacola, Omaha, and Indianapolis. Also included are letters to Mrs. Menger, then Jean Hornstein, from other World War I...
Dates: 1899-1957

Donald Barneclo photograph album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P073
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album from Donald Barneclo in Indianapolis, Indiana; Bourges, Paris and other places in France, 1918-1919 regarding Indianapolis street scenes, Barneclo in uniform, sights in France during and after World War I, tickets from sightseeing and travel, a telegram, snapshots of other soldiers and military life, the battlefields in France, destruction from war, including the damge to Reims Cathedral, and casualties.There are also photographs from...
Dates: 1889-circa 1950

Lotus N. Mobley, French Croix de Guerre letter and certificate

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1879
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, Indiana. The letter accompanied a certificate granting the Croix de Guerre award from the French Ministry of War (République Française Ministère de la Guerre) in Paris, France to Lotus N. Mobley, dated February 28, 1925, for his service fighting against the Germans and their allies during World War I (OBC029).
Dates: 1925/02/28; 1925/09/01

World War I French war orphan photographs

 Collection — Folder SP130
Identifier: SP130
Scope and Contents This collection contains 3 black-and-white photographs of French war orphans assisted by war work in Indiana during World War II with handwritten notes of gratitude to their benefactors in French and English. One photograph likely taken in Saint-Malo, Bretagne, France shows an 8-year old child named Pierre Mordrel in 1917, which has a note on the back that reads, "Souvenir affectueux de Pierre Mordrel à son aimable bienfaifrice Mrs. Lucius B. Swift." The other photographs show young men who...
Dates: 1917-circa 1930