World War, 1914-1918
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85148236
Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:
Dates: 1861 - 1977
Overview Letters home written while Aldridge was in training in Georgia and then serving in France during World War I.
Overview Letters from this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, physician to his wife and children before and after he was shipped to France during World War I, as well as a photograph of Fitts.
Dates: 1917 - 1919
Abstract Contains correspondence and other material relating to this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native's service in Europe during World War I.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
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.
Overview Correspondence, diaries, genealogies, and various other documents relating to the life of this violinist, conductor, and teacher.
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
Overview The collection contains one solicitation letter from Shackelford, president of the State Normal School in Troy, Alabama, recruiting teachers who have not attended college and received "special training" to attend the school as a means of securing their teaching positions in the future.
Abstract Letters written by Private Earl Elmer Stewart of the Headquarter Company, 70th Artillery, Coast Artillery Command from April 5, 1918 to March 4, 1919 to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Elmer Stewart of English, Crawford County, Indiana.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
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
Overview Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and other materials about this organization, whose members gave speeches in support of World War I.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
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
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.
Overview The H. C. Powell Papers contain materials related to Powell’s service during World War I and his service on the Board of Trustees of the Louisville Free Public Library.
Dates: 1917 - 1978
Overview Scrapbook created by Birmingham, Alabama, resident containing clippings and other items related to World War I, particularly Birmingham soldiers and sailors.
Abstract Collection consists of 1708 stereocards depicting scenes from all over the world.
Dates: 1874 - 1950
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.
Overview Papers, correspondence, and photographs documenting the life and military career of Lieutenant General Thomas W. Herren of Dadeville, Alabama
Overview Papers concerning WWI military disability claims
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.
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.
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.
Abstract A collection of letters home from Europe, during and immediately after World War I.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Overview A collection of love letters and friendly correspondence from Alabama and Mississippi, addressed to Lillian Cunningham of Tuscaloosa, with the bulk of the contents originating in the latter part of the 1910s. There is also a small series of older sister Daphne Cunningham's correspondence.
Dates: 1907 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1920
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.
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
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).
Overview The collection consists of one photograph of R.C. Corbell of Bidford, Alabama, in World War I soldiers' uniform.
Scope and Contents Thirty seven framed photographs of African Americans in military uniforms, Border War, WWI, and WWII including portraits of Duncan Fields and Rubin Fields; portraits of women and families; large plaque with two photos of military men (Willie L. E. Means and James E. Means, date of their enlistment in the army).
Dates: 1898 - 1959
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...
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.
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.
Overview Letters and documents to and from American World War I soldiers and their families
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Abstract This collection of 208 black and white photographs depicting unidentified people playing in a snow, on the beach, in the garden, and World War I soldiers.
Dates: 1910 - 1920
Abstract This collection consists of 534 photographs from World War I, a drawing, and a short narrative.
Dates: 1914 - 1918
Overview Includes personal and family photographs, as well as photographs taken in association with Jones' professional endeavors as state geologist of Alabama and during his military service in World War I and World War II.
Dates: 1915 - 1950; 1890 - 1973
Overview Extensive scrapbook concerning the life and home of Annie Wheeler, daughter of "Fighting" Joe Wheeler.
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
Abstract Correspondence, literary papers, clippings, criticism, photos, and memorabilia of this author.
Dates: 1897 - 1980
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.
Overview Photographs of military units in camps in the United States
Overview Three photographs of World War I era soldiers
Dates: circa 1917-1919
Overview A variety of American World War I propaganda posters
Dates: circa 1917 - 1918