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Marion S. Battle Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-038
Abstract

The Marion S. Battle Papers document Battle's experiences in the United States Army during the First World War and afterwards in Czechoslovakia. Items include a report about the Czechoslovak Legion and Battle's roll in the U.S. Army Transportation Service operation to provide transport back to Czechoslovakia; photographs depicting members of the Legion and their trip on the USAT America; and photocopies of Battle's U.S. Army records.

Dates: undated

Craft Family Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-092
Abstract

The Craft Family Collection includes correspondence to and from Jacob Craft during the Civil War, and also includes correspondences written to his daughter Blanche from various soldiers during World War I.

Dates: 1861-1919, n.d.

Leander Dietrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-001
Abstract

Printed materials and photographs from the estate of Leander Dietrick, Virginia Tech dean of agriculture and director of the Virginia Agricultural Extension Service.

Dates: 1905 - 1919

George L. Ferguson Letters,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-043
Abstract

The collections consists of letters written from a George L. Ferguson to Julia Harvey Ingles in 1918 and 1919, during World War I.

Dates: 1918 - 1919

Earle D. Gregory Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-004
Scope and Contents Comprising the majority of the Earl D. Gregory collection are military records and files dating back to when Gregory was a member of the 1st Virginia, 29th Regiment during World War I. This material consists of publications and correspondence pertaining to Gregory's infantry unit, more specifically Gregory's impact during his first day of combat at Bois-de-Consenvoye, France in which Gregory was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions. Significant material from...
Dates: 1915 - 1997

Military & Wartime Cookery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-029
Abstract

The Military & Wartime Cookery Collection consists of a variety of manuscript and ephemeral materials relating to the history of military and wartime food and cooking. Items in the collection date from 1884 to 1965, though the bulk of the collection covers parts of World War I through World War II (1917-1945).

Dates: 1884 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1945

Political Buttons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-013
Abstract

This collection contains five American politcal buttons from the first half of the 20th century, primarily during World War I. The collection contains a button from the Liberty Loan of 1917, a button from the United War Work Campaign (1918), a button from the Fourth Liberty Loan (1918), a button from the Virginia Council of Defense (ca. 1917-1918), and a U. S. Senate campaign button supporting Harry Byrd (1940).

Dates: 1917-1918, 1940

Turner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-004
Abstract

The Turner Family Papers consists of multiple sets of correspondence to members of generations of the extended Turner family written between 1830 and 1944. The bulk of the collection is letters between Lexie Fox and his wife, Bessie, written during World War I.

Dates: 1830 - 1944

Joseph F. Ware Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-022
Abstract

The collection contains 102 letters from Joseph F. Ware to his wife, Susie, in Blacksburg, Virginia, while he was serving overseas during and after World War I. The other significant portion of this collection contains nearly 200 photographs.

Dates: 1900 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1920

World War I Baker Recruitment Poster

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-029
Abstract

This collection contains a poster from World War I recruiting bakers and cooks. It likely dates from around 1917 from New York City.

Dates: c.1917