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American Expeditionary Forces in France.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Barger Brothers, Soldiers, World War I Letters

Collection Number: A&M 3678
Scope and Contents World War I letters authored by brothers Joe Douglas Barger (26 items) and Pat Burnley S. Barger (37 items) to their sisters Lula and Juanita Barger of Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, their home town. Joe served on the front lines in France with Battery A, 315th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Force (AEF), while his brother worked in a railway shop for Company B, 49th Engineers, AEF. Topics of letters include descriptions of everyday life in camp, entertainment, health,...
Dates: 1917-1919; Majority of material found within 1919

James Produce Company Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2336

Copies of correspondence and business records of Charles H. James, founder of the James Produce Company, one of the first totally black owned and managed businesses in West Virginia. Correspondents include: Governor J.J. Cornwell, John W. Davis, and Theodore Roosevelt.

Dates: ca. 1915-1929

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Account books 1
African Americans -- Business enterprises 1
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Armistice -- 1918 1
Baptists 1