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World War, 1914-1918

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Lobdell, Military Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0329
Scope and Contents

Arthur T. Lobdel, Military Records contains correspondence, military records, maps, photographs, diaries, newspaper articles, and other records that document Lobdel’s experiences during World War I.

Dates: 1916-1919

Charles O. Mathews, Military Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0314
Scope and Contents The Matthews correspondence is composed mainly of letters written during World War I by Charlie to his family. Folders 1-6 contain original correspondence to Mathew's father Lewis, his sisters Laura and Helen, his brother Lawrence, Helen's husband and Edith Sullivan, a childhood friend. Correspondence during wartime was read by army censors. Matthews could not divulge his exact location to his family and often began his letters with "Somewhere in France." Of the sample of envelopes in folder...
Dates: 1917-1937

Edward T. Osler, Military Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0109
Scope and Contents

The Osler materials are largely comprised of correspondence to Osler's family while he served in the Medical Corps during WWI. Additional items include correspondence from the Kenesaw, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and the Sterling National Bank of Sterling, Colorado; Christmas cards from friends; Osler's will; a 1910-1911 report card from grade school; a 1946 bank book; deeds to gravesites purchased by Osler's mother; and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1917-1961

Great Plains Black History Museum Collection

 Collection — Box 1-16
Identifier: GPBHM
Scope and Contents Archival material from the Great Plains Black History Museum (GPBHM) consists of over 200 document boxes of letters, photographs, clippings, artifacts, and other collection material. An archivist for the GPBHM inventoried the material and identified potential series for the collection, including Local Histories, Black Institutions, Family Papers, Rare Books, Musical Scores, Bertha Calloway’s Research Collection, Photographs, Artifacts, and Unknown or Miscellaneous documents. ...
Dates: 1906 - 1997

J. Patras, World War I Photographs

Identifier: MS-0283
Scope and Contents Photographs taken by J. Patras in France and surrounding areas during World War I. The photographs illustrate areas of France affected by the war, soldiers in camps and bunkers, cemeteries and burials, hospitals, churches and trenches.This collection contains black and white photographs of war scenes in France during World War I. The photographs are arranged according to the group name and number assigned to them by the creator. Group B contains images of Allied cemeteries and a...
Dates: 1916-1918

John Hanwalt, World War I Posters

Identifier: MS-0239
Scope and Contents

A collection of United States World War I Posters from the United States Department of Agriculture, state councils of defense, various university agriculture departments, and others.

Dates: 1914-1918

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Edward Sweeney, Interview Date: 1977 May 6, Date Digitized: 2/10/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au065
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Edward Sweeney was conducted by UNO student Ronald Bartlett on May 6, 1977. Sweeney was born in Beebeetown, Iowa and spent the majority of his youth in hard labor after his father and some of his younger siblings died. Sweeney joined the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I and spent the war fighting in France. Once he returned to the U.S. after WWI, he worked in a variety of different jobs including for the Miami police force on eliminating gangs. Sweeney held...
Dates: Interview Date: 1977 May 6; Date Digitized: 2/10/2017

Orin Goodrich, WWI Military Records

 Collection — Oversize OSB 5: [Barcode: R0240273857]
Identifier: MS-0343
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters to his parents in Nelson, Nebraska, throughout the duration of his deployment (Sept. 1917 through May 1919), as well as letters from his brothers, Richard and Harold, to their parents. A set of postcards includes notes on the back of each card that provides additional description about the location on the front of the postcard, written by Goodrich. Other postcards are those Goodrich may have purchased while in Europe, many of which were placed in a photo...
Dates: 1917-1919

Scrapbooks, Reserve Officers' Training Corps Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-33-20-00

Sue Reich, Quilt Papers

Identifier: MS-0455
Scope and Contents Sue Reich, Quilt Papers contains World War I and World War II periodicals, artifacts, postcards, music scores, quilt patterns and research, newspaper clippings, photographs, embroidered emblems, and scrapbooks that Reich collected and used to research her books, World War I Quilts and World War II Quilts. The collection also contains several scrapbooks including a 1930s quilt...
Dates: 1910-2000; Majority of material found within 1939-1945

William McGeachin, WWI Correspondence

 Collection — Box MS Collections: [Barcode: R0241280310]
Identifier: MS-0490
Scope and Contents

Six handwritten letters from William McGeachin to his mother while station in Europe during World War 1 in 1918-1919. McGreachin writes about traveling and seasickness, battles and fighting on the front lines, the weather, food, influenza, and the engineering classes he was taking.

Dates: 1918-1919

Woodrow Wilson, Collected Materials

 Collection — Box 001: [Barcode: R0241973971]
Identifier: MS-0050
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an assortment of materials including photographs, postcards, a leaf from a tree at Wilson’s birthplace in Virginia, reporductions of manuscripts, letters and cartoons.

Dates: -

World War I, Publications & Artifacts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0043
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a variety of materials pertaining to WWI.  These include political cartoons, atlases, photographs, magazines, postcards (British, French, and German), posters, scrapbooks, and medals.  The medals include one presented to the University of Nebraska by the University of Paris, as well a collection of French commemorative medals which depict different battles and people who played significant roles in the war.  The materials deal primarily with the Allied perspective...
Dates: 1914-1918