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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:

H. Porter Pryor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1981_092-UA
Scope and Contents Personal papers and memorabilia from World War I and the peace negotiations that followed, kept by H. Porter Pryor of Louisville.Notably photographs, illustrative materials, souvenir editions of US, French, and English newspapers, a map with pencilled combat lines, war poems (various authors, most printed), correspondence and official notices to Pryor from the U S Army and the US Civil Service Commission, correspondence to get him the position of field clerk. Also Miss Landau's...
Dates: 1917-1981; Majority of material found within 1917-1921

Louis E. Schneeberger papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2015_192
Content Description

Personal papers of Louis E. Schneeberger. Comprehensive correspondence, unit list, photos, maps, pamphlets and memorabilia documenting a Louisvillianā€™s military service in Europe during WWI; other materials include patriotic poems, programs and American Legion membership cards. Materials date from the early 1900s to 1950, but the bulk of the material was created between 1917 and 1919.

Dates: 1893-1955; Majority of material found within 1917-1919

Eva Sesmer and Herbert Mitchell Snyder papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1980_009-UA
Scope and Contents This collection is foremost a reflection of the numerous interests of Eva Semser Snyder. There is a body of letters, with a few photographs interspersed, from Allied soldiers that she met during World War I. A few items illustrate her work as a Public Health Nurse during the 1937 Flood. For the World War II era and following, there are commendations, citations, and numerous job applications, usually for positions utilizing her skill in Russian. Newspaper clippings, with related...
Dates: 1907-1979

Souvenir folder of Camp Zachary Taylor postcards

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1990_022-PA

Alice Speed Stoll Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1999_035-UA
Scope and Contents

This small collection of papers was found in an old trunk purchased at an auction or sale and then donated to the University Archives. There was nothing to identify the papers as a whole, but most of the items have some reference to prominent Louisvillians Alice Speed Stoll or her husband Berry Stoll, including correspondence addressed to one or both of them.



Dates: 1914-1945

Thompson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006_008-UA
Content Description

Consists of a letter home from Frank A. Thompson dated November 24, 1918 from Chavenay, France, and Dwane Thompson's flight training notebook and logbook of his missions during World War II (1944).

Dates: 1918, 1944

Henry Watterson papers (microfilm)

 Collection
Identifier: 1973_428-UA
Content Description The papers of Henry Watterson are preserved on microfilm and include letters, telegrams, editorials, speeches, newspaper clippings, family history, photographs and Watterson's autobiography. This collection records the newspaper editor's career and documents, through his editorials and correspondence, his stand against protective tariff, his objection to the Civil Service Act, endorsement of the Gold Democrats in 1896, his opinions on William Jennings Bryan, the rift and subsequent...
Dates: 1857-1983; Majority of material found within 1882-1821

Women's Overseas Service League records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1990_093-UA
Content Description

This collection contains pictures, news clippings, and other memorabilia concerning women who served overseas in World War I.

Dates: circa 1917-1918