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World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Roland Lee Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0011
Abstract This collection includes documents related to the army service of this York, Alabama, native; an essay; a biographical sketch; and three miscellaneous letters.
Dates: 1891- circa 1919

Rucker Agee papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0013
Abstract [None]
Dates: 1861 - 1977

Lamar Aldridge papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0059
Overview Letters home written while Aldridge was in training in Georgia and then serving in France during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1919

Aunt Lou Letter, 1918 June 13

 File — Box 4257.003, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents Letter from Aunt Lou in Hammond, Illinois, to her nephew Milo Horn at Camp Wadsworth in Spartanburg, South Carolina, discussing their family, how she'll continue to pray for him, and how she wishes the war would end quickly.
Dates: 1918 June 13

Blue Star Salute Foundation Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4051
Overview United States Blue Star Service Flag (roughly 8.5" x 14"), membership brochures, and announcements of upcoming events honoring U. S. veterans in the Jefferson and Shelby Counties, Alabama.
Dates: 2014

Ottokar T. Cadek papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0253
Overview Correspondence, diaries, genealogies, and various other documents relating to the life of this violinist, conductor, and teacher.
Dates: unknown

Roy C. Corbell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0358
Overview Miscellaneous financial documents and copy of General Order No. 38-A, American Expeditionary Forces, February 28, 1919 (letter from General John J. Pershing to soldiers at the end of World War I).
Dates: 1919-1952

Andrew Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1626
Abstract Contains correspondence and other material relating to this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native's service in Europe during World War I.
Dates: 1918-1919

Durst Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0461
Overview Letters, newspapers, and miscellaneous documents from the Durst family. There is also a World War One era panoramic photograph and United Stated Service, or Blue Star Mother's flag.
Dates: 1708-1977; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868

Janie May Eppes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0489
Overview Teaching materials and clippings gathered by a Birmingham, Alabama, school teacher for use in her classroom, and in the course of her own education
Dates: 1907-1957

Four Minute Men, Women's Division, Birmingham, Alabama, scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0539
Overview Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and other materials about this organization, whose members gave speeches in support of World War I.
Dates: 1918-1919

Victor Hugo Friedman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0545
Overview 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.
Dates: 1918

Louis Giesler letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2148
Overview Letter to brother Albert, from Army sergeant serving during World War I and training in Camp Sherman, Ohio, discussing camp life, training, rifles, and a fire that killed horses and mules. He mentions the possibility of "going over" soon.
Dates: 1918 August 18

Charles S. Goodrich Diary and World War I Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4097
Overview Diary, banquet programs and menus, uniform insignia, and miscellaneous medals of a World War I veteran of the 167th Infantry, part of the Rainbow Division.
Dates: 1918-1951

William Crawford Gorgas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0581
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other material of this Alabama native who eradicated yellow fever from the Panama Canal Zone and served as Surgeon General of the U.S. Army
Dates: 1869-1920

Gregg and Beasley Families Papers - Correspondence, 1917-1926, 19171946

 File — Box 4257.020, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Letters to and from members of the Gregg and Beasley families of Union Springs and Opelika, Alabama, as well as newspaper clippings from the Avondale Sun circa World War II. Many of the letters are war-time letters for World War I and World War II, and talk about missing home and family. There is also a draft notice for a Cecil Taft Norton, dated May 3, 1945.The Avondale Sun was the company newspaper of the Comer...
Dates: 19171946

Gregg and Beasley Family Papers - Newspaper Clippings, 1917-1946

 File — Box 4257.020, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Letters to and from members of the Gregg and Beasley families of Union Springs and Opelika, Alabama, as well as newspaper clippings from the Avondale Sun circa World War II. Many of the letters are "war-time" letters for World War I and World War II, and talk about missing home and family. There is also a draft notice for a Cecil Taft Norton, dated May 3, 1945. The Avondale Sun was the company newspaper of...
Dates: 1917-1946

Mrs. Oscar Hall scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0611
Overview Scrapbook created by Birmingham, Alabama, resident containing clippings and other items related to World War I, particularly Birmingham soldiers and sailors.
Dates: 1918-1919

Thomas Wade Herren Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4154
Overview Papers, correspondence, and photographs documenting the life and military career of Lieutenant General Thomas W. Herren of Dadeville, Alabama
Dates: 1942-1985

Jim Hollingsworth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4195
Overview Papers concerning WWI military disability claims
Dates: 1918-1956

Hughes family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3748
Overview Letters written by brothers Arley and Eli Hughes while serving in the Army during World War I and late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century artifacts of this large, rural Alabama family.
Dates: 1885-1919

Huston Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0724
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other materials created by the Huston family in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, and extended family in Mobile, Alabama. Most materials center around George Waring Huston, who was killed in World War One.
Dates: 1831-1937

Doug E. Jones military artifacts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3766
Overview Collection of Vietnam-era military uniforms and accoutrements
Dates: after 1955

Katherine Boggess Letters - General Orders, Headquarters Second Division, American Expeditionary Forces, 1918-1919, 1918-1930

 File — Box 4257.019, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Katherine Boggess of Louisville, Kentucky, from her father, mother (a.k.a. "Mud"), sister, and many male friends. The letters talk of family news and activities, travel plans, school work, and health. Several of the letters are love letters from three young men, Maxwell (Mac) Turner, Lowry Nicolson, and John [no last name given]. There are also letters from World War I soldiers stationed in Europe and in military camps in the United States. There is also one letter from...
Dates: 1918-1930

Katherine Boggess Letters - Incoming, 1919, 1918-1930

 File — Box 4257.019, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Katherine Boggess of Louisville, Kentucky, from her father, mother (a.k.a. "Mud"), sister, and many male friends. The letters talk of family news and activities, travel plans, school work, and health. Several of the letters are love letters from three young men, Maxwell (Mac) Turner, Lowry Nicolson, and John [no last name given]. There are also letters from World War I soldiers stationed in Europe and in military camps in the United States. There is also one letter from...
Dates: 1918-1930

Katherine Boggess Letters - Incoming, 1921-1924, 1918-1930

 File — Box 4257.019, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Southern Region is made up of the following states: Alabama; Arkansas; District of Columbia; Florida; Georgia; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maryland; Mississippi; North Carolina; Oklahoma; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Virginia; West Virginia.
Dates: 1918-1930

Katherine Boggess Letters - Incoming, 1926-1929, 1918-1930

 File — Box 4257.019, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Katherine Boggess of Louisville, Kentucky, from her father, mother (a.k.a. "Mud"), sister, and many male friends. The letters talk of family news and activities, travel plans, school work, and health. Several of the letters are love letters from three young men, Maxwell (Mac) Turner, Lowry Nicolson, and John [no last name given]. There are also letters from World War I soldiers stationed in Europe and in military camps in the United States. There is also one letter from...
Dates: 1918-1930

Katherine Boggess Letters - Incoming, 1930, 1918-1930

 File — Box 4257.019, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Katherine Boggess of Louisville, Kentucky, from her father, mother (a.k.a. "Mud"), sister, and many male friends. The letters talk of family news and activities, travel plans, school work, and health. Several of the letters are love letters from three young men, Maxwell (Mac) Turner, Lowry Nicolson, and John [no last name given]. There are also letters from World War I soldiers stationed in Europe and in military camps in the United States. There is also one letter from...
Dates: 1918-1930

Katherine Boggess Letters - Incoming, August-December 1918, and Loose Envelopes, 1918-1930

 File — Box 4257.019, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Katherine Boggess of Louisville, Kentucky, from her father, mother (a.k.a. "Mud"), sister, and many male friends. The letters talk of family news and activities, travel plans, school work, and health. Several of the letters are love letters from three young men, Maxwell (Mac) Turner, Lowry Nicolson, and John [no last name given]. There are also letters from World War I soldiers stationed in Europe and in military camps in the United States. There is also one letter from...
Dates: 1918-1930

Katherine Boggess Letters - Incoming, January-June 1918, 1918-1930

 File — Box 4257.019, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Katherine Boggess of Louisville, Kentucky, from her father, mother (a.k.a. "Mud"), sister, and many male friends. The letters talk of family news and activities, travel plans, school work, and health. Several of the letters are love letters from three young men, Maxwell (Mac) Turner, Lowry Nicolson, and John [no last name given]. There are also letters from World War I soldiers stationed in Europe and in military camps in the United States. There is also one letter from...
Dates: 1918-1930

Katherine Boggess Letters - Incoming, Undated - From Family Members, 1918-1930

 File — Box 4257.019, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Katherine Boggess of Louisville, Kentucky, from her father, mother (a.k.a. "Mud"), sister, and many male friends. The letters talk of family news and activities, travel plans, school work, and health. Several of the letters are love letters from three young men, Maxwell (Mac) Turner, Lowry Nicolson, and John [no last name given]. There are also letters from World War I soldiers stationed in Europe and in military camps in the United States. There is also one letter from...
Dates: 1918-1930

Katherine Boggess Letters - Incoming, Undated - From Others, 1918-1930

 File — Box 4257.019, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Katherine Boggess of Louisville, Kentucky, from her father, mother (a.k.a. "Mud"), sister, and many male friends. The letters talk of family news and activities, travel plans, school work, and health. Several of the letters are love letters from three young men, Maxwell (Mac) Turner, Lowry Nicolson, and John [no last name given]. There are also letters from World War I soldiers stationed in Europe and in military camps in the United States. There is also one letter from...
Dates: 1918-1930

Katherine Boggess Letters - Outgoing, 1927, Telegraphs, Photographs, Piano Recital Program, and Miscellaneous Cards, 1918-1930

 File — Box 4257.019, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Katherine Boggess of Louisville, Kentucky, from her father, mother (a.k.a. "Mud"), sister, and many male friends. The letters talk of family news and activities, travel plans, school work, and health. Several of the letters are love letters from three young men, Maxwell (Mac) Turner, Lowry Nicolson, and John [no last name given]. There are also letters from World War I soldiers stationed in Europe and in military camps in the United States. There is also one letter from...
Dates: 1918-1930

Shelby Iron Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1261
Abstract Contains records of the Shelby Iron Company from 1862 to 1930, including correspondence, directors' minutes, stockholder records, manufacturing records (charcoal reports, stable reports, mining, time books, payrolls by department), commissary records, grist mill toll books, furnace record books, and many other records. It also includes records of a subsidiary, Shelby Manufacturing and Improvement Company, 1890-1923. The virtually complete set of manufacturing records also parallels the birth...
Dates: 1862-1930

Paoli Ashe Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1294
Abstract This collection consists mainly of personal correspondence from this jorunalist and Greensboro, Alabama, native to his mother during World War I, letters received from several of his cousins, financial and legal papers, and photographs. It also contains materials relating to other members of his family.
Dates: 1882-1970

J. Alfred Swatkins Sketchbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3911
Overview Four bound sketchbooks filled with drawings by Swatkins, a World War I era permit book, issued in England to John Alfred Swatkins, and a letter from noted British author Marie Corelli in Stratford-on-Avon, to Swatkins, complimenting his work and inquiring if it was ever used in the London press or by publishers.
Dates: 1912-1947

Roy and Sara Swindell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2926
Overview Letters from Roy Swindell and Sara Swindell to their family, who lived in Chattanooga, and later Nashville, Tennessee. The letters discuss missing home, traveling for work, and Bible verses. One letter is from Sara to their son James, an officer in the armed services during World War II.
Dates: 1918-1935

Herbert J. Taylor Jr. Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2652
Overview Correspondence between Major Herbert J. Taylor, Jr. (Battery 13, 136th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Forces) and his wife, Roberta Dorsey Taylor of Columbus, Ohio, from 1917 to 1920.
Dates: 1917-1920

Wade Hall Collection of World War I Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4251
Overview Letters and documents to and from American World War I soldiers and their families
Dates: 1908-1978

Willie T. White papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1548
Abstract Contains correspondence, photographs, financial records, and other materials, the majority of which are related to Willie T. White, who resided in Rockford, Birmingham, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1860-1970

World War I Military Unit Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4087
Overview Photographs of military units in camps in the United States
Dates: 1917-1918

World War I photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2468
Overview Three photographs of World War I era soldiers
Dates: circa 1917-1919

World War I Posters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4200
Overview A variety of American World War I propaganda posters
Dates: circa 1917 - 1918

Joseph Wilbourn Young letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1596
Abstract A collection of letters home from Europe, during and immediately after World War I.
Dates: 1918-1919