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Harry R. Swain journals

 Collection
Identifier: c-00683
Scope and Content

The Harry Swain journals contains addresses, lists, inventories, and accounts of day-to-day life as a soldier as part of the American Expeditionary Forces North Russia, nicknamed the Polar Bear Expedition. The dates and entries for the two journals overlap.

Dates: 1918 - 1919

Henson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.449
Scope and Contents These papers contain the diaries of Fred T. Henson from 1907 to 1969. Henson was a farmer in Richland Township, Kalamazoo County, Michigan. The diary entries cover his daily activities, the weather, chemicals used on crops, his wife Gladys' activities, genealogical data on Kalamazoo County residents, obituaries, and wedding announcements. Henson also describes his service days in World War I, including a stay in East Lansing, Michigan where he was a member of the Michigan Agricultural...
Dates: 1907 - 1970

Howard C. Rather papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.442
Scope and Contents The Howard C. Rather papers consists of Rather's correspondence and diaries documenting his experiences as an Army officer during World War I. Covering the time period of January 1918 to May 1919, the collection includes descriptions of the people Rather dealt with every day, and the conditions he lived in, both in America and in France. His letters home describe his training at Camp Custer, Michigan; Camp Jackson, South Carolina; Camp Merritt, New Jersey; and Saumur Artillery School,...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Lewis A. Wileden papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.415
Scope and Contents The collection documents Lewis A. Wileden's military service during World War I, including personal notebooks, military vouchers and orders, and personal reports. Also present is a 1919 copy of the Second Division newspaper, The Indian, a small publication about the accomplishments of the division during the war, a scrapbook of postcards and photographs of Europe, postwar correspondence with the Second Regiment Engineers, wartime newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1908 - 1968

Rule family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00216
Scope and Content The Rule and Alward papers consists of photographs, postcards, Officer Training notes, a commencement program from Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern Michigan University), and class notes. About half of the postcards were sent from Clifford Rule to Lela Alward during World War I while he was deployed in France. Many of the postcards are scenes from France, or of soldiers training. Some notable photographs include Notre Dame Cathedral with supports for protection during air raids,...
Dates: 1911, 1917-1919