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World War, 1914-1918 -- National Defense Council (U.S.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George C. McIntosh (1868-1935) Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M 2599
Overview Memoirs of a retired newspaperman, editor, and Republican state house representative (1898-1901). McIntosh supported the Republican party and coal operator interests through his newspapers and periodicals, which included: HUNTINGTON GAZETTE, HUNTINGTON SUNDAY GAZETTE, HINTON FREE LANCE, FAYETTE JOURNAL, NEWS-MAIL CO., RALEIGH HERALD, and company magazines for the Island Creek Coal Company and Solvay Collieries. McIntosh discusses: his early employment on the railroads as census taker and...
Dates: 1895-1920

Okey P. Keadle, Soldier, World War I Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 2960

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.

Dates: 1919-1927