Victor Hugo Friedman papers
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The collection contains Friedman's personal and official correspondence, photographs of a camp in the Alps, his lieutenant's commission, his Croce al Merito di Guerra and other military pins and ribbons, and various items issued to him by the military. Incoming correspondence is arranged alphabetically by author's surname, and outgoing correspondence is arranged chronologically.
- Friedman, Victor Hugo (Person)
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Victor Hugo Friedman was a prominent Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native and former University of Alabama football player. The founder of the Red Cross chapter in Tuscaloosa, he also served as an ambulance driver in the military for six months in Italy during World War I. He was stationed at the highest base in the Alps in August 1918. For his service to Italian soldiers in the mountains, the Italian government awarded him the Croce al Merito di Guerra (War Merit Cross).
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Personal and official correspondence, photographs of a camp in the Alps, lieutenant's commission, Croce al Merito di Guerra, and various items issued by the military to this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native.
Gift of Tuscaloosa Red Cross Chapter, 1996
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