World War I
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/nr96016275
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
Overview Six catalogs of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Three are clothing catalogs, one is a plant catalog, one is an automobile supply catalog, and one is a biography/silverware catalog.
Abstract This collection pertains principally the World War One service of Dr. Drayton Doherty (1893-1969) of Selma, Alabama. It contains more than sixty letters from Doherty to his parents during his service in France, in which he served as a medical officer, chiefly with the British Second Army. Other items in the collection include some official correspondence relative to Doherty’s military service, a miscellany of personal papers, and three photographs.
Dates: 1910 - 1927
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
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 Sixteen letters and postcards from this World War I soldier to his sister in Birmingham, Alabama.
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
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: 1917 - 1926
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
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
Abstract The personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, of this Alabama politician, Confederate general, and University of Alabama president.
Overview Papers concerning WWI military disability claims
Overview Letter and photograph, from Hayslette in Conde, France, to "My Dear Mother," thanking her for a Christmas parcel and expressing longings for home.
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 A collection of letters home from Europe, during and immediately after World War I.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Abstract Small rectangular photo album containing photographs of prominent African American family probably from around Washington, District of Columbia area.
Dates: 1910 - 1955
Overview Handwritten letter and sheet of music from Geneva (Switzerland) professor Dr. R. Landesberger to President Woodrow Wilson, dated January 7, 1919. A typed transcript of the letter is also included.
Overview Contains a variety of rare, published materials. Most notable are the almanacs, biographies, guidebooks, art catalogs, and works of literature.
Dates: circa 1750-2000
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).
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
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 Journal, photograph, and service ribbons of a young sailor aboard the USS Alabama in the years preceding the United States' entry into World War I.
Dates: after 1918
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 consists of fifty-eight photographs depicting people engaging in various activities.
Dates: 1870 - 1950
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Abstract This collection consists of thirty-four photographs depicting people from Kentucky and Chicago, Illinois engaged in various activities: playing in a snow, playing baseball and driving cars. Also this collection consist of portraits of military men from World War I.
Dates: 1910 - 1940
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Overview This collection consists of eleven photographs depicting people and places in Kentucky.
Dates: 1860 - 1930
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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 This collection contains maps, legal documents, correspondence, receipts, photographs, and other materials related to the business ventures of Wilfred Adelbert Joubert (1867-1940), an American businessman. Mr. Joubert moved to Paramaribo, Surinam (Dutch Guiana), from 1891-1899 to harvest balata—an early latex product—for the American Exploitation Company, then to Chiapas, Mexico, to export bananas for the United States Banana Company (1908-1911), and then rubber for the Rio Michol Rubber...
Dates: 1813 - 1925
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 Diary of young woman in Cordova, Alabama, in 1918.
Overview This collection consists of nine photogrpahic albums from World War I and World War II.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1912 - 1947
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