World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents
Anonymous diary written in France right after Armistice ending WWI was signed. The author, a soldier, mentions places he visited in France, shows and other entertainment and how much he spent on them, souvenirs he purchased, and other daily activities. He mentions seeing the President of France, King George of England, the King of Italy, and Woodrow Wilson. The first part of the diary is used as an address book.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Eben Mumford papers
Scope and Contents The papers of Eben Mumford contain case notes, data, and manuscripts of rural communities and land utilization studies of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Professional correspondence, research data, manuscripts, research notes from the agriculture experiment station, standard of living in Michigan projects, the rural church project, and Michigan school districts are also found in Mumford’s papers. Also included are class notes, possibly from classes Mumford taught.The...
Dates: 1915 - 1940
Gaylord Nelson letters
Scope and Contents This collection consists wholly of personal correspondence from Nelson to his wife, Hal Fraley Nelson. Much of it is of a highly personal nature but there is a substantial amount of more general interest. The bulk of the correspondence falls in the period July 1917 to December 1918. During this time the newlywed couple were separated while Nelson finished his term as Treasurer of Gratiot County, Michigan and his wife ran her insurance agency in Ardmore, Oklahoma.The...
Dates: 1917 - 1946
Henson family papers
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
Mrs. Francis McDonald reminiscence
Scope and Contents This collection contains a brief, personal account of life in and around Lansing, Michigan, during World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II. Mrs. McDonald recounts her life as a child growing up in a rural community. She writes about life in general: the difficulty in finding a job, the hardships of the Depression, the relief offered by the New Deal, and a trip to the Chicago World's Fair of 1931. Throughout her writing, Mrs. McDonald shows how people were able to cope with the...
Dates: 1912 - 1979
Walter L. Mallmann papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains the speech presenting Walter Mallmann with the Michigan Public Health Association Distinguished Service Award. Also included is the transcript and audio reels of four oral history interviews conducted by Vergil Noble for a history class at Michigan State University. In the first interview Mallmann discussed his family and life growing up in Escanaba. The second interview covers Mallmann's years as a student at Michigan Agricultural College. He talks about his...
Dates: 1913 - 1981