World War (1914-1918)
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
This file consists of mostly German cipher material.
Contains correspondence with Henry St. George Tucker regarding the maintenance of Lexington, Virginia's Col Alto estate, where Hart was residing prior to World War I. Also contains correspondane concerning WWI, including notices of military protocol. The U.S.S. Mongolia and 317th Infantry at Sea, and the medical detachment of which Hart was a part, are topics of interest.
The series contains primary and secondary resources on the Rockwell brothers, Paul Ayres and Kiffin Yates, and World War I aviation history utilized by author and historian Dale L. Walker in his research. Walker has written, among others, Only the Clouds Remain: Ted Parsons of the Lafayette Escadrille, Amsterdam, NY: Alandale Press, 1980.
This collection includes Graham's compositions, World War I papers and correspondence, memorabilia of Washington and Lee University activities, scores, sheet music, notebooks, and other correspondence.
Letter to John from his father about news in Lexington.
This folder contains handwritten notes on the family of Julian and Nora McClung, family photos, a notice of military selection, enlistment record, and discharge papers for Julian McClung in World War I.
Miniature Hamlet which Hart carried with him during WWI
Miscellaneous WWI material including uniform patches, a pamphlet for the Washington and Lee Victory Alumni Reunion, a small American Flag, a photograph of soldiers, a blank Liberty Loan Bond, a song sheet, inventory and personnel documents, personal items, and a graphic guide to identifying military insignia.
Also included is an enveloped color brochure, "Flags of Our Country, National, State, Historic," published in 1962.
Roster and other beaureaucratic documents, a song lyric sheet, a description of meals for several days, and a publication titled Bulletin.
Newspaper clippings related to WWI, including local Rockbridge County citizens' experiences, full pages from The New York Herald, the Stars and Stripes, The Bayonet, The News, and The Evening World.
Several of Hart's notebooks from during WWI.
A real photograph postcard of Washington and Lee University ambulance driver James Rowan (WLU class of 1914) standing in front of his ambulance in France during the First World War. The second image in this collection is of Robert P. Rowan in his military uniform wearing the U.S. Army's Distinguished Service Cross awarded to him for his heroism in combat as a corporal in Company A, of the 116th Infantry. The Rowan brothers were from Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia.
Postcards that are military issued and from different areas of France.
This file consists of official documents, such as merandums, official business letters, and reciepts, from John Aleander Graham's war years.
This folder contains unidentified pictures of the Shields family including a portrait of a soldier from the first World War.
This booklet contains the schedule of end of year events, which were held to celebrate and commemorate the Washington and Lee students who fought in World War I. Events included several dances, a meeting of the Washington Literary Society, the performance of a band, and commencement. It also contains photographs of Washington and Lee's campus.