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World War I

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/nr96016275

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Aunt Lou Letter, 1918 June 13

 File — Box 4257.003: [1006214228], 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

Catalog collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0286
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.
Dates: 1883–1910s

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

Robert Court Fletcher World War I Correspondence and Dog Tags

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4151
Overview Sixteen letters and postcards from this World War I soldier to his sister in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dates: 1918-1919

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

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

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

 File — Box 4257.020: [1006214244], 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: [1006214244], 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

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box 2009001.030: [1006241527]
Identifier: 2009-143
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

Wade Hall Collection of Stereocards

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-004
Abstract Collection consists of 1708 stereocards depicting scenes from all over the world.
Dates: 1874 - 1950

Henry De Lamar Clayton Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0313
Abstract The personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, of this Alabama politician, Confederate general, and University of Alabama president.
Dates: 1840-1925

Jim Hollingsworth Papers

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

Howell F. Hayslette letter and photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0654
Overview Letter and photograph, from Hayslette in Conde, France, to "My Dear Mother," thanking her for a Christmas parcel and expressing longings for home.
Dates: 1919 January 6

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

Doug E. Jones military artifacts collection

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

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

R. Landesberger letter and music

 Collection
Identifier: W-0121
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.
Dates: 1919 January 7

Rare vertical file

 Collection
Identifier: PM-013
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

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

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

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

James T. Tate Journal, Photograph, and Service Ribbons

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4121
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

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

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

Wilfred A. Joubert Papers from Suriname and Mexico

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4242
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

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

Violet Rochelle Wolford Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4065
Overview Diary of young woman in Cordova, Alabama, in 1918.
Dates: 1918

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