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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

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

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 Louisvillian’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

Thompson Family papers

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

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

World War One photographs and postcards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2006_057-UA

Young Women's Christian Association records

Identifier: 1980_008-UA
Scope and Contents This record group includes material which documents the legal, social, administrative, and fiscal history of the YWCA in Louisville, from the founding of the central branch in 1912 and the west end branch (Phillis Wheatley) in 1922 into the 1970s. Record types include legal documents (constitutions and bylaws), board of directors and various committee minutes, correspondence, printed and published material, photographs, and financial records. Some photographs from these four shipments were...
Dates: circa 1912-1979

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