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WWI. World War I and Louisville

 Popular Topic
Identifier: WWI
Holdings relating to the first World War and how it affected Louisville. Includes material from and relating to Camp Zachary Taylor.

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Kentucky Irish American (microfilm)

 Collection
Identifier: 1993_002-UA
Scope and Contents

A microfilmed copy of the Kentucy Irish American, 1898-1968.

Dates: 1898-1968

Kimbrough Family papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1982_038-UA
Scope and Contents These papers consist largely of Duke S. Kimbrough's correspondence with his parents in Louisville, Kentucky. Most of these letters were written in 1945 while the young Kimbrough was either on duty in Europe as a Lieutenant in the U. S. Air Force or on his return trip home. The letters reveal the everyday concerns of a young serviceman at the close of World War II, as well as the relationship between a young adult and his parents. Further, there are two Duke Kimbrough letters to his parents...
Dates: 1918-1953

Michael A. Lewis Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1980_019_B-UA
Scope and Contents The Michael A. Lewis Papers, 1913-1919, focus on the Kentuckian's seventeen months of active duty with the American Expeditionary Force. Only two items relate to any other period in the life of this civil servant and farmer. Both are educational records from the pre-war years.Lewis kept a pocket diary from the day he reported for duty (February 23,1918) until he returned to the family farm near Glendale, Kentucky on July 16, 1919. He did not write every day, but seldom skipped more...
Dates: 1913-1919

John B. "Jack" Marshall papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2011_009-UA
Content Description The Marshall Papers consist largely of photographs he presumably took from his departure for Europe until he left the battle zone. The photographs were found in two photo albums and in an unsorted group. Marshall identified many of the photos of frontline scenes, military equipment, soldiers and events in a decorative script. The manuscript material includes military directives and commendations (in both French and English), some personal writings, undated clippings, a map of rural France,...
Dates: 1916-1919

McVaigh Camp Taylor collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013_010
Content Description

Three copies of "Trench and Camp" (Oct. 7, 14, 21, 1918). Includes information on the Spanish Influenza. One picture of Charles Newberry (1895-1974) in a World War I uniform. One panoramic photograph: Battery C 3rd Bn. F.A.R.D., Lt. Fred R. Deaton, Comdg. (dated 8-1-18 by the American Studio, Louisville, Ky.).

Dates: 1918

Mess at Camp Zachary Taylor postcard

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1999_054-PA

Robert Paul Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1981_042-UA
Scope and Contents

These are Paul's personal papers, consisting of literary manuscripts, correspondence (both personal and business), photographs, and memorabilia documenting his career and family life.

Dates: 1913-1979

Photographs of 1918 parade in Louisville

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1984_011-PA

Benjamin and William Pike World War I Correspondence

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1994_046-UA
Scope and Contents The World War I letters between Benjamin and William Pike and family members were graciously lent by Aliene Pike of Columbia, Kentucky, to the University Archives in 1993 for copying. Family members include their mother, father, and sister. Both Pikes served in the United States Army from 1916 through 1919 and both were stationed overseas. The brothers letters comment on weather, scenery, speculations about what is happening back home on the farm and pleas to have everyone write to them....
Dates: 1916-1919

William F. Porter papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010_086-UA
Summary The overwhelming bulk of his personal papers chronicle his service during WWI in the U. S. Army Medical Corps (then known as the Sanitary Corps) as a member of a “Casual Operating Team.” The papers include what you would expect a soldier to save: induction and discharge papers, travel and other papers associated with training in Georgia, transportation to and from the war theatre in France, operation of the field military hospital, cloth military insignia, and miscellanea documenting ...
Dates: 1912-circa 1963; Majority of material found within 1918-1919