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France--History--20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Sir Joseph Gold political and miscellaneous ephemera collection

Identifier: MSS 0472

The attorney and author Joseph Gold was born in London, England, on July 12, 1912; he died on February 22, 2000, in Bethesda, Maryland. The Sir Joseph Gold political and miscellaneous ephemera collection comprises .67 linear feet of newsletters, pamphlets, posters, blank letterhead, and typed pages from the 1960s through the 1990s.

Dates: 1960-1996; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Merci Train collection

Identifier: MSS 0440

Three manuscripts and a letter written by A. Carriere of Millau, Aveyron, France, provided to the University of Delaware as part of the Merci (or Gratitude) Train gift, a cross-country effort by the French people to thank American citizens for their generosity after World War II.

Dates: 1936-1948

Fagan H. Simonton World War I letters to Mrs. W. A. Simonton

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0128
Abstract These twelve letters were written by Delawarean Fagan H. Simonton to his mother, Mrs. W. A. (Hettie) Simonton, who resided in Wilmington, Delaware, during his service in the U.S. Army during the first World War. The letters, which date from June 1918 to May 1919, document the experiences of training and embarkment from Camp Meade to France. With references to trenches, gas "the flu," and the armistice, the letters Simonton's experiences in Europe during America's late entrance to the Great...
Dates: 1918 June-1919 May