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World War, 1914-1918

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Marion S. Battle Papers,

Identifier: Ms-2015-038

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

Alan Campbell Cameron Papers

Identifier: Ms-2008-043

The collection includes papers of World War I fighter pilot Alan Campbell Cameron of Cook County, Illinois, including letters from relatives and friends and Chicago Daily Tribune clippings.

Dates: 1914 - 1922

Craft Family Collection,

Identifier: Ms-2013-092

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

Identifier: Ms-1989-001

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

Farmville Guard (Company A, 2nd Virginia Infantry) Poster

Identifier: Ms-2002-046

This collection consists of a poster memorializing the Farmville Guard (Company A, 2nd Virginia Infantry), including a roster of the company during World War I.

Dates: c.1917

George L. Ferguson Letters

Identifier: Ms-1987-043

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

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

Identifier: Ms-2017-029

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

Identifier: Ms-2022-013

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

Rice Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-2022-021
Abstract The Rice Family Papers include decades of letters to and from four generations of the decendents of Jerry Rice of Campbell County, Virginia. The majority of the letters were sent to Nannie Mae (Rice) Banks but there are also letters to addressed to her father, Fletcher, her mother, Georgianna, and other members of the family. These letters document the experience of this Black family from Southwest Virginia as they lived through, fought, and died in, World War I, the Great Depression, and...
Dates: 1892 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1962