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World War, 1914-1918

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Bates family papers

Identifier: MSS 0758
Abstract The Bates family papers comprise 1.3 linear feet of correspondence, diaries, and ephemera documenting the personal and professional lives of three generations of Bates family members and largely centering on materials relating to writer Arlo Bates. The collection also offers insights into the archeological work of Arlo’s son, Oric Bates, while documenting the social and professional lives of Arlo’s daughter-in-law Natica Inches Bates and his grandson John Chester Bates. Arlo Bates...
Dates: 1879-1940

Anna Beebe papers

Identifier: MSS 0134

The Anna Beebe papers consist of a collection of letters written to Delaware native and teacher Anna Beebe (circa 1898-1990) during the period 1906-1919.

Dates: 1906-1919

Black family papers

Identifier: MSS 0249

The Black Family Papers contain 174 items, including letters, greeting cards, postcards, telegrams, pamphlets, programs, photographs, and diaries pertaining to Helen Black Stewart, Lynam Stewart and other members of the Black Family. The papers span the dates 1889-1982, with the bulk of the material dating from 1917-1919 when Willard Black, Helen Black's brother, served in World War I.

Dates: 1889-1982

Phyllis G. Chew World War I scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0004

Created by Phyllis G. Chew of Salem, New Jersey, these two scrapbooks of newspaper and magazine clippings document World War I, beginning in August 1914 and ending with the United States's entry in 1917.

Dates: 1914-1918

A diary of the American Red Cross Sanitary Commission to Serbia 1915-16

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0056
Abstract The journal of Dr. Stanley Hart Osborn describes his work with the Red Cross in Serbia and Montenegro during World War I, where he joined a group of doctors and sanitary engineers volunteering to fight typhus and other epidemic diseases. The journal is a carbon copy of a typescript of the daily journal kept by Osborn from May 1915 to Jan 1916 and relates his experiences as a member of a neutral organization during the war. The journal also features over 300 photographs taken by Osborn,...
Dates: 1915-1917

Jessie Southard Parker journal and scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0057

These nine volumes are a journal and scrapbook kept by Jessie Southard Parker of Belmont, Massachusetts, from 1899 to 1916. Parker wrote extensively about her social and family life, thoughts on current events, and belief in Christian Science, supplementing her entries with theatrical programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other pieces of ephemera.

Dates: 1899-1916

E. G. Renesch Colored Man is No Slacker : poster

Identifier: GRA 0099-F0013

This chromolithographic print produced by E.G. Renesch in 1918 depicts an African American World War I infantryman parting with a woman in a blue dress as he goes off to war. It is captioned "COLORED MAN IS NO SLACKER."

Dates: 1918

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

Talcott Williams papers

Identifier: MSS 0176

Talcott Williams (1849-1928) was an American journalist and educator. The Talcott Williams collection consists of letters, pamphlets and clippings.

Dates: 1894-1925; Majority of material found within 1894-1923

World War I posters collection

Identifier: GRA 0123

The World War I posters collection consists of 300 posters and broadsheets from the United States, France, Germany, and Great Britain and covers the period from 1914-1920, extending into the post-war era.

Dates: 1914-1920