Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
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, sending...
Dates: 1917-1919; Majority of material found within 1919
Carl Robinson, Soldier, Photographs from Post-World War I AEF Military Tour in France and Other Material
Collection Number: A&M.3737
Scope and Contents Records of Carl Robinson, a West Virginian who, as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces, toured France as a member of an American Expeditionary Force (AEF) military observation tour from 10 July to 26 September, 1919. The collection contains an archive of photographs taken of the tour, apparently by Carl Robinson. There are also service records for Robinson dating from 1919 to 1941. Subjects of photographs include battlefields, grave markers and cemeteries, damaged villages and towns, railroad...
Collection Number: A&M.2432
Overview Ten letters from Pvt. Chester Merriman, serving in the A.E.F. (American Expeditionary Force) during World War I, to his mother in Romney. He describes army camp life and his travels in Italy, England, and France, where he mentions serving on the Western Front.
Collection Number: A&M.3130
Overview Items that belonged to Elmer W. Prince, Morgantown City Manager from 1933 to 1942 and from 1946 to 1966. The collection includes Prince's 1905-07 post card collection, a 1921 West Virginia University Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering, and two Morgantown budget statements, 1935 and 1937. There are also photographs, including images of Morgantown (1941) and several taken by Prince of post World War II France and Germany (1945-1946). Prince served as an army major during and after...
Collection Number: A&M.0314
Overview Records of the general store of B.A. "Moose" Fleming, Fairmont, relating costs and prices for construction materials, groceries, labor, drayage, clothing and fuel; includes miscellaneous medicinal recipes.
Collection Number: A&M.1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C.&O. Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Collection Number: A&M.2592
Overview Louis Reed (1899-ca. 1985) served in France and Germany during World War I. Collection contains letters he wrote to his future wife, Mildred Johnston. Reed and Johnston married many years later, after the death of Reed's first wife. Reed's letters, written between 1918 and 1920, discuss army life, the front in France, and the occupation of Germany. Collection also contains a 235-page photocopied typescript that Reed wrote about the history of Burning Springs, Wirt County, and its role in the...
Dates: 1918-1920 and undated
Collection Number: A&M.2960
Overview Letters from Okey P. Keadle (1894-1958) to his family in Williamson, West Virginia, written while he served with the first American army regiment on active duty in France during World War I. Keadle was stationed in Paris and Tours, serving as a clerk. Subjects include his reaction to French customs, wartime civilian life in Paris, celebrations held by the American troops, and fashions and popular entertainers of the day.
Collection Number: A&M.0834
Overview The letters, diary, and service related documents of William Emory Paul, a Captain in the U.S. Army Dental Corps, who served with the 327th Inf. Reg., 82nd Div. A.E.F. in France during World War I. Most of the documents are supply forms, regulations, and his service records and identification papers. The diary records his time spent at the front working in medical aide stations during the Meuse-Argonne campaign, for which he received promotion to Major. The letters are to his parents or to his...
Collection Number: A&M.1455
Overview Letter and account books, clipping scrapbooks, and miscellaneous family papers of a pioneer, Ohio Valley, general merchandise firm founded by Dudley Woodbridge, Sr., at Marietta, Ohio, and operating under various names for a period of more than sixty years. The collection also includes the account books of Daniel, Richard, and John Greene, 1808-1844; account books of F.B. Loomis, 1842-1844; a medicinal formulary book; the estate records of John Brody; records of a pension and bounty land claims...